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Avoid the Pitfalls of Social Media

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Social media seems to be taking over the world these days.  Most people we know have at least a Facebook and Twitter account. In fact, for many this seems to be the preferred form of communication these days. It would

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Is Your Law Firm in the TV Danger Zone?

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As you probably know, PILMMA founder and president Ken Hardison is also a Personal Injury and Disability lawyer from Raleigh, N.C. who has been practicing since 1982.  He began marketing on television in 1998 and took his firm from 2

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How to Take Control of Your Practice by Creating Vision and Mission Statements

Know where you want to go? As we discussed in last week’s Tip of the Week, knowing where you want your practice to be in the future is the first and most important step in successfully expanding your firm. In

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Implementing a Realistic Electronic Use Policy

Facebook, Twitter, Fantasy Football, personal email and many other websites are accessed by employees on a daily basis. This can greatly affect productivity or worse – it could put your firm in jeopardy of an unwanted scandal (if unsolicited sites

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Selling Pieces of Law Firms to Investors

Can you imagine getting a will prepared in a Wal-Mart? Sounds outrageous but it may not be that farfetched! England is now allowing groups other than lawyers, to own and control law practices. Some of England’s major retailers have started

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Bendable Phones?!

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Mobile technology is advancing at an alarming rate! The latest mind-blowing innovation in the smartphone world is flexible screens! Yes, you read that correctly… flexible screens. How amazing is that? Nokia demoed a handheld device that allows you to bend

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Ghost Calling: Not Just for Halloween

The biggest responsibility for your receptionist is answering the phone in a professional, friendly and welcoming manner. You also want your receptionist to sound comforting and truly interested in what the caller has to say. You want your receptionist to

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Selling Pieces of Law Firms to Investors

Can you imagine getting a will prepared in a Wal-Mart? Sounds outrageous but it may not be that farfetched! England is now allowing groups other than lawyers, own and control law practices. Some of England’s major retailers have started offering

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Ruby Receptionist

Virtual Receptionists: A “New” Alternative to Full-Time Hires Don’t have the funds for a full time receptionist in your budget this year? Could you use an extra hand answering phone calls? There is an answer for both of these dilemmas.

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State Bar Crackdown on Lawyers’ Blogs?

The Virginia State Bar is sending out the message loud and clear that blogging about cases online is “inappropriate advertising”. The Bar is currently charging Horace Hunter, a Richmond criminal defense attorney, with misconduct. Hunter posted blogs addressing past cases

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“The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated!” – William James

Do You Know Who the Most Successful Referral Marketer of All Time Is?   His name is Joe Girard. Joe was so successful at generating sales through referrals that he was named by the Guinness Book of the World. Records

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Social Media: Future or Fad for attorneys?

Here in the U.S. Facebook now tops Google for weekly site traffic. What this means for the way information reaches consumers is astounding. Social media is taking the marketing world by storm and those who are not adapting are being

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Optimize Your Internet Marketing with Conrad Saam

At this year’s Spring Summit, Conrad Saam will be presenting the fundamentals of SEO (search engine optimization), improving the results of your internet marketing and how to manage your online reputation.

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Sandie Wike Will Multiply Your Leads!

Sandie Wike will be teaching the importance of database and automated marketing, and the value of multi-step follow-up systems at the PILMMA Summit in Atlanta. If you miss this you are guaranteed to miss out on signing new leads!

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Synergize Your Marketing with Harlan Schillinger

The rising popularity of smartphones has affected the internet marketing game. At this year’s Spring Summit, Harlan Schillinger will teach you to synergize your marketing, so your TV, internet and mobile marketing are all working together.

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