Happy 10th Birthday, Twitter! Thanks For The Gifts. #LoveTwitter

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It was shortly before 10:35 PM ET on September 6, 2008, when it happened. I was sitting on my mom’s couch all by myself with my laptop up in South Bend (Indiana). It was a moment I will never forget, which is why I am writing about it so clearly today. I was watching election coverage on CNN with Rick …

#LetsAskNancy 005: Lawyers, Should You Start A Practice Area Twitter Account?

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#LetsAskNancy is where I answer questions others have about legal and lawyer marketing and business development, including content, social and digital marketing.  You have a choice…either listen to this post in the podcast player by clicking the arrow, read it below, or both!   Today’s question was posted in a legal marketing group I am a part of on Facebook. …

Who Said That? How To Live Tweet A Conference.

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​ I received a blog post titled Stealing Ideas and Social Media via email this morning from Randall Craig, one of our presenters last week at the LMA, or Legal Marketing Association, annual conference. Randall spoke on Social Media, a topic very much on the minds of marketers and communicators everywhere. Randall started a good discussion when he expressed a …

12 Twitter Tips For Lawyers

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Twelve Twitter Tips for Lawyers…say THAT 10 times real fast! Go ahead. I’ll wait. Had I told you five years ago that I had a tool that would allow you to: Listen to your clients Observe your competition Stay in touch with your referral sources, and Nurture relationships with media What would you have thought? If I also told you …

Law Firms: When Making Announcements, Think Outside The Box

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A while back, Amazon’s release of the Kindle Fire provided an interesting case study for those of us who deal with communicating law firm news and announcements. There was an article on PR News that described Amazon’s press release about the Kindle Fire. They spread the release out over 14 Tweets. Each Tweet plugged a different aspect of the new Kindle …

It’s Official: Twitter Files For IPO.

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IT’S OFFICIAL! One of the worst-kept secrets in Social Media is coming true. Twitter has filed for IPO. Heck, I even swapped out my branded purple headlines in honor of the big announcement. I don’t do that for just anyone, you know. It’s exciting to watch, and to read all of the buzz in the trades about what it means, …

TWITTER CHANGES: YOU FAVORITE ME…NO, YOU LIKE ME!

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  It looks like our favorite… real-time micro-blogging conversational breaking news 140-character message hashtagging event-tracking Social Networking site   …Twitter, might be in the midst of making a little change to your Favorite button. I wrote about a few other changes Twitter recently made that really irritated some people, but this latest one is pretty minor in my book. As …

Twitter: Nice To Meet You Egg

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You signed up for this thing called Twitter a while back for one of a few reasons: You weren’t quite sure what to do with it, but you knew you needed to reserve your name so it wouldn’t be taken when you were ready. You were ready to reach out to others that you want to do business with. You …