Summarized: The 2013 In-House Counsel New Media Engagement Survey

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Those of us who care about all forms of marketing, networking and communication for lawyers anticipate surveys that study the use of Social Media, as well as all marketing tools, when it comes to lawyers’ clients.
They can help us wade through the possibilities that lie in front of us in terms of marketing strategy.
Today, the 2013 In-House Counsel new Media …

The #LMA13 Twitter Feed

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Tweets about “#lma13”
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Social Media: LinkedIn Is FINALLY Jumping On The Mentions Bandwagon

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I know LinkedIn has been avoiding getting all Facebookified, and didn’t want their mostly business-minded site to get all Twitterized, and certainly not all Google Plussy, but this is looooong overdue.
Beginning today, LinkedIn will begin rolling out the ability to “mention” other users in our updates. Hallelujah!
Some might find this obnoxious, and don’t look forward to their inboxes filling up …

SOCIAL MEDIA: IF YOU’RE LOOKING FOR A QUICK FIX, MOVE ALONG

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Who among us wouldn’t love to find a marketing tool that would cause our phone to ring with…

Lots of clients
The right clients in the areas we serve
Those who know how to pay their bills
Those who LOVE us, I mean REALLY love us
Media who want to write about all the wonderful things we do
People who want to refer profitable business to …

SOCIAL MEDIA: HOW’S YOUR DANCE COMING ALONG?

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My online friend, Bill Dorman, published a post today asking what we would change if we could turn back the clock to start in this world of Social Media today.
He writes often about the big kids of Social Media, those who are perceived to be important, the ones who are always tapped to speak at national and international conferences on …

SOCIAL MEDIA: HOW VISUAL IS YOUR FIRM?

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THE NUMBERS ARE TELLING
Regardless of which Marketing and Social Networking sites we use, we can learn something from the following numbers.

Instagram has 90 million monthly active users
40 million photos are uploaded per day
8500 likes per second
1000 comments per second

Instagram launched in October, 2010, and had 14 million users one year later.  They now have 90 million 1.25 years later.
Human beings …

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 you know, when you want to archive a Tweet for any reason, you …

SOCIAL MEDIA MEAN NOTHING WITHOUT ME, I MEAN YOU

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Have you spent time thinking about what Social Media really are?
Here’s my definition:
“In their purest form, Social Media are those media, or methods of communication, that are virtual, and that offer the ability to interact and establish relationships by being ‘social’ with our intended audiences.”
Social Networking occurs within Social Media.
Let’s take a look at what Merriam-Webster has to say about …

TWITTER, YOU NAUGHTY BIRD, YOU!

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AH, CHANGE
When it comes to the Social Media landscape, one thing we know for sure is this:
It changes regularly, and will continue to do so.
There’s nothing we can do to stop the momentum, so hang on tight, and let’s enjoy the ride together, okay?
Alright, alright, you don’t have to enjoy the ride. I’ll enjoy it while you ride …

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 were ready to …