Lawyers, Can We Please Talk About Auto Direct and Private Messages?

Okay, raise your hands if, out of the blue, you’ve received a private message on LinkedIn, Twitter or Facebook that was so disconnected from your world that you wondered what that person was thinking.
Keep those hands up if you instantly formed a negative opinion of that person in your mind.
Keep it up if you thought or said something to yourself …

Coverage From #LMA16, The 2016 Legal Marketing Association Annual Conference

We came. We learned. We networked. We had a huge family reunion.
We are the 1400 attendees of the 2016 Legal Marketing Association (LMA) Annual Conference in Austin, Texas, April 10-14, 2016.
The coverage was swift. It started prior to the conference, continued during the conference with a record number of live-Tweets (and I wasn’t even live-Tweeting this year, so I can’t take any credit!), …

Lawyers: Do These Questions About Social Media Sound Familiar?

I write a lot about Social Media and Social Networking because I find that lawyers have many questions.
Many of you have shared those questions with me, such as:

Where do I start?
Who do I follow?
Which sites should I use?
How do I find the time?
What should I say once I’m there?
How do I sign up for the individual sites?
What is the correct …