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  • Twitter has grown from its early days as a way for friends to stay in touch to be both a networking tool and news source. Twitter’s mission statement is: “To give everyone the power to create and share ideas and information instantly, without ...

  • Evergreen trees and shrubs keep their green needles throughout the year. Like the trees, evergreen content on your website retains its usefulness to readers long after publication. It is information unlikely to change soon, material readers ...

  • Blog: "A regularly updated web page, typically run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style."— Oxford English Dictionary The basics of a blog are included in the above definition: It is ...

  • The lawyer sitting next to you at the conference is busy writing a tweet, another is taking a selfie to post on their Facebook, LinkedIn, or SBM Member Directory profile. It seems to you that everyone is busy using social media to market ...

  • When driving around our beautiful state, we see rivers, lakes, trees, domestic and wild animals, and the occasional town. As you travel north, the towns are further apart and farms dot the landscape. This is rural Michigan, with an estimated ...

  • Last week, we wrote about saving time by recycling content. This post looks at scheduling the posting of refreshed and new material on social media, your website, and your blog to free up more of your time. Scheduling social media posts ...

  • “Remember that time is money.”—Benjamin Franklin Lawyers are uniquely aware of this. They know that time wasted is money lost while time saved is money earned. Marketing, a necessary part of running a law firm, takes time. You can save ...

  • As we’ve stated in the past, every lawyer and law firm needs a website. It is the online front door to your office. To be sure that your website is welcoming and properly designed, look at this list of common mistakes made by law firms and ...

  • A business, whether it is service or product based, has tangible and intangible assets. Tangible assets are items that are perceptible to the senses—they are things you can see, hear, touch, or taste, such as the building that houses your ...

  • Search engine optimization (SEO) is a series of techniques used to increase the visibility of your website. Using them can help your website appear in Google’s organic search results and help provide a complete user experience. For example, ...

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