Social media! Social media! Social media! (to be read in a monster truck rally commercial announcer voice a la Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!) You have to have it. It needs to be plastered all over your website and blog. You have to interact and join every possible service. It’s the most important thing to do because that’s the way [...]
I do. I own the law. www.whoownsthelaw.com If this makes no sense to you (which it really shouldn’t), go look at all the tweets regarding the #reinventlaw conference that is going on now. Or just follow me on Twitter, if you want to see more hashtag, conference-hijacking shenanigans.
A couple of days ago I received an email encouraging me to cheat. It was from Twitter. Here is the pertinent part of the message: Twitter was offering two methods of advertising. Neither involved any sort of ad placement or banner placement. Rather they offered: Promoted Accounts Promoted Tweets Why is this cheating? Because, whether you realize it or [...]
The following is an email I just sent to a young man wanting to become a marketing strategist/consultant of some sort. It also includes a different email that I sent to a law firm a couple of days ago. Hey XXX, Last thing from me I promise. You want to write about trust. I’ve done [...]
N.I.N.J.A - No Income, No Job, or Assets Often used in context with loans, it also applies to so-called social media “experts.” There has been a ridiculous rise fo people claiming to be some sort of expert or professional or guru in social media in the past few years. How many? Try this on for size: So [...]
I’ve already told you about how you don’t own your video games. I’ve already told you about how you don’t own your books. And if you haven’t already heard, while you do own your photos, you’re licensing them away for free – at least if they’re on Instagram. Some or all of the service [...]
My wife and I walked into a local Starbuck’s. It was moderately full but there was only one other couple in line. I placed our order after the couple in front of us (tall, skinny chai; extra hot) and sat down to wait on our order. After our son was done explaining to us that [...]
The Alabama State Bar just released the following report: Thirty-four percent of Fall 2011 new admittees who responded to a survey conducted by the Alabama State Bar indicated they graduated from law school with educational debt in the range of $100,000 to $180,000. Every year, law students embark on a three-year course of study that [...]