Social Media for Lawyers

Last Chance: Hootsuite Exclusive Webinar on Social Media Strategies for UK Lawyers

February 2, 2015 Social Media

Leading social media management company Hootsuite are presenting an exclusive webinar on social media strategies in the legal sector, with particular focus on how UK law firms can achieve great social media results. Having been an avid power-user of Hootsuite since I started legal blogging back in 2010, I’m pleased to have been invited to […]

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Social media training for legal practice students: #StrathSocial Seminar 2012

December 9, 2012 Social Media

Following on from my Social Media for Lawyers and Trainee Solicitors seminar on 28 November, I was invited to present to Diploma in Legal Practice students at University of the Year 2012, Strathclyde University on Wednesday 5th December 2012. The slides are above which provide a note of some of the key ideas and the […]

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements: Social Media and SEO for Lawyers 2012

November 12, 2012 Law Practice

I’m pleased to announce that within the next month I will be speaking on a variety of topics, two of which will be in Glasgow and one of which will be via a Twitter live chat session. Please do register or put these dates in your diary:- 1. TANQ Society (Trainee and Newly Qualified Society): […]

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Stumbling upon law: 5 reasons why I use StumbleUpon

August 9, 2012 Social Media

After using StumbleUpon last night to send out a few legal tweets (here, here and, my favourite, here) and having had a few RTs, I gave credit to the StumbleUpon team for allowing me to find such interesting publications. They kindly replied as per the following tweet:- Instead of responding privately, I thought it would […]

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WardBlawg helps publish over 100 blawg posts in May & June 2012

July 4, 2012 Blawg

We are pleased to announce that across May and June 2012 we have helped law firms and other legal professionals to publish well over 100 blawg posts regarding laws from the UK (including Scotland, England & Wales and Northern Ireland), the US, Australia and beyond. Here are some of the best:- Top 10 most viewed […]

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How lawyers and law firms can set up multiple Twitter accounts using one email address

March 11, 2012 Social Media

Looking back on my blog post from last year sharing my 10 Twitter Tips for Law Firms, I realise that number 1 on the list was ‘Create at least two Twitter accounts’. Moving further into 2012, there are many more sector-specific Twitter accounts and indeed lawyers having their own Twitter accounts separate from the main […]

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SEO for Law Firms: Improving web presence for business & brand awareness

January 21, 2012 Law firm website design

With law firms expecting a brighter year in 2012, it is important for firms and their lawyers to keep up-to-date with their marketing and business development practices. One such practice involves optimising web presence, which is otherwise termed “Search Engine Optimisation” or “SEO”. Yesterday, I joined US lawyer and cold case blogger Vidster and his […]

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Top 10 Linkedin Tips for Young Lawyers

July 11, 2011 Linkedin Tips

Looking towards 2012, many young lawyers and trainee solicitors should no longer be looking merely to survive, but instead to thrive and advance their careers. Aside from the most important approach of getting the head down and doing the legal work, utilising social media, through blogging, Twitter and Linkedin, can produce some powerful results.

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