LinkedIn /ˌlɪŋkt.ˈɪn/ is a business-oriented social networking service. Founded in December 2002 and launched on May 5, 2003, it is mainly used for professional networking. In 2006, LinkedIn increased to 20 million viewers. As of June 2013, LinkedIn reports more than 259 million acquired users in more than 200 countries and territories.The site is available in 20 languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Romanian, Russian, Turkish, Japanese, Czech, Polish, Korean, Indonesian, Malay, and Tagalog. As of 2 July 2013, Quantcast reports LinkedIn has 65.6 million monthly unique U.S. visitors and 178.
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    • Owner Of Phony Patent Law Firm Wants Colorado UPL Case Dismissed

      The owner of a fake IP law firm that is being sued in Colorado for allegedly engaging in the unauthorized practice of law has filed a motion to have the case dismissed for alleged lack of subject matter and personal jurisdiction. Dak Steiert, the owner of “Intelligent Patent Services,” which purports to be a “patent law firm,” is the subject of a Petition for Injunction filed ...

      Michael E. Mccabe Jr./ IPethics & INsights- 15 readers -
    • New Year, New Hires: Best Hiring Practices for Law Firms

      Hiring a new employee can be incredibly daunting. At least one person at your law firm will have their work hours reallocated to combing through potentially hundreds of resumes, enduring back-to-back phone interviews, and finally selecting someone with no guarantee about how he or she will work out.

      Stacey E Burke Blog- 10 readers -
  • Optimize Your Social Media Networks in One Hour

    … have an important announcement, new landing page, or particularly great blog post you shared on social media? Pin that post to the top of your social profile. Pinned posts on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn allow the post to stay put at the very top of your timeline for a certain period of time, or until you unpin it. This step will ensure more…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 14 readers -
  • What To Ask Job Applicants in a Law Firm Job Interview

    … (while maintaining professional boundaries, of course – leave out politics, religion, and other such divisive topics). Ask the applicant questions you actually want to know the answers to, not just the typical boilerplate “how many years of experience do you have doing XYZ” questions. You can learn a lot more about a person from asking an open-ended…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 15 readers -
  • Link Building For Lawyers

    … power to maximize your social signals, starting with including social sharing buttons on your website. (e.g., LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter) For more in depth reading on how to build links, Point Blank SEO has compiled a comprehensive list of link building tactics that is worth a read. Need Help? Our legal marketing team at Stacey E. Burke…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 11 readers -
  • Why Email Marketing and Social Media Go Hand In Hand

    … marketing campaigns, you can easily upload your subscriber lists to social networks such as Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google +. This not only helps to further build relationships across new platforms, but it will help you get to know more of your audience as you see them posting on their social media channels. The more you post the type…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 18 readers -
  • Twitter Tips For Lawyers

    … Better To Be Overdressed When using social media, I often think of a saying my mother used on us when we were younger, “It’s always better to be overdressed than underdressed.” Southern euphemisms not withstanding, when a business professional creates an account on a social network, he or she should build it out completely and make it look nice…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 12 readers -
  • The Dos and Don’ts for Lawyers on Reddit

    … the rules. As a lawyer, you can subscribe to subreddits like law, legal news, and even private lawyers only subreddits in which you must submit a request to the moderators to ensure only actual lawyers are joining the group. Reddit’s forums allow you to interact with other members of the legal community, keep up with issues relevant to your area…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 14 readers -
  • Employer Forum Recap: Dismissal Done Right (May 2017)

    … and a glass of water are also always a good idea. What resources can you offer the dismissed employee? While some employers provide outplacement services, some of these services help only with the absolute basics, such as preparing a resume or how to use LinkedIn. When it comes to transition support, we strongly encourage employers to seriously…

    Wendy Woloshyn/ 15 readers -
  • Your Face Here: Five Tips for Perfect Headshots

    … lawyers is available and present for the group shot, as well. Find an Interesting Location Gone are the days of the Sears seamless backdrops and law library backgrounds. Nothing is more boring than someone standing in front of a bookcase – especially since the world has gone digital anyway. Just look to Instagram for the rise of the visual…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 17 readers -
  • Content Curation For Lawyers

    … and acquiring interesting and relevant content of all types: Communities (e.g., LinkedIn Groups) Curators Data Aggregation Sites (e.g., Hacker News) Feedly / RSS Tools Google News Sources Medium Newsletters Research SlideShare Tumblr Twitter Vimeo YouTube Why Should Lawyers Engage in Content Curation? When cultivating…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 16 readers -
  • Make Business Cards Great Again

    … is instant when you give someone your business card. They don’t have to search for you on Facebook or LinkedIn and find the “right one.” They don’t have to try to remember your law firm’s name, Google the website, and click through the list of lawyers to find you (where you may or may not have an email address listed – you should). Each new connection…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 22 readers -
  • 10 Ways Lawyers Can Promote Their Blogs

    … on? It is better to engage well and thoroughly on just a few social networks than to be present and not really use many. For most attorneys, the top three most important social networks to use are Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. Quick tips on social sharing for law firms include: Share an image-centric post with a link to your blog post on your law…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 26 readers -
  • What Is Podcasting And How Can It Boost My Law Practice?

    … Podcasts If you’ve been living under a rock lately and haven’t heard of podcasts (think hybrid of broadcast and iPod) you’re missing out on a major value-added vehicle here. A podcast is an audio show, usually made up of a series of episodes, which can be downloaded from a computer, smartphone or Mp3 player. Anyone with a computer and Internet…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 23 readers -
  • Tennessee Expands Data Breach Reporting Obligations

    …. The experience of LinkedIn is illustrative. In 2012, the company suffered a breach that it believed affected 6.5 million encrypted passwords. Last month, it was reported that hackers were trying to sell the credentials for 117 million LinkedIn accounts, including email addresses and passwords. The hackers stated that the data had been stolen during…

    Brann & Isaacson- 23 readers -
  • Top 5 Reasons Your Law Firm Should Have A LinkedIn Company Page

    … With a seemingly endless number of social media platforms available, you may be unsure which ones are right for your law firm. While you might have your own individual LinkedIn profile, many companies fail to build out a comprehensive Company Page, which is a missed opportunity. Here are five reasons you should have a LinkedIn Company Page…

    Stacey E Burke Blog- 24 readers -
  • Digital Marketing Is Not Just For Plaintiffs’ Lawyers Anymore

    … as a result of the recipient’s interaction with the email. Social Media – Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, YouTube, and more. While many professionals have viewed these networks as potentially inappropriate for their target markets, the numbers of social media users speak to the contrary. For example, 70% of the U.S. population has at least one…

    Stacey Burke/ Stacey E Burke Blog- 32 readers -
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