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WardblawG’s ScotsLawBlog: Top 25 International & Foreign Law Blogs of 2011

November 17, 2011 Blawg

[Translate] I am delighted to announce that ScotsLawBlog has been named as one of LexisNexis’ Top 25 International & Foreign Law Blogs of 2011. For those other keen bloggers or for those considering blogging for the first time, it may be surprising to learn that ScotsLawBlog has only recently marked its 1 year anniversary. Such is the […]

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10 Useful Tips for Better Blogging

November 14, 2011 Social Media

[Translate] Last Friday (11 November 2011), I was invited by Vidster of Defrosting Cold Cases to join a live chat discussion on Twitter about blogging. The tweets from the discussion were collated under the hashtag #cclivechat and reproduced in full in this recap by Vidster shortly afterwards. As noted on Friday, not all topics were […]

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Social Media ROI: Glasgow West Business Club Presentation

October 31, 2011 Social Media

[Translate] I spoke recently in my capacity as Search and Social Media Marketing Manager at Moore Legal Technology on Tuesday 30 October 2011 at the Glasgow West Business Club. My presentation considered how professional services organisations can achieve greater results from social media marketing, including enhanced brand loyalty, increased website traffic, greater online presence and, ultimately, the generation of […]

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Social Media ROI for Law Firms: Inverness Presentation

October 31, 2011 Social Media

[Translate] I spoke recently in my capacity as Search and Social Media Marketing Manager at Moore Legal Technology on Wednesday in Inverness on the subject of the return on investment for law firms in optimising their use of social media marketing and online presence. I introduced the subject by explaining the various components of return on […]

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Ranking Law Firms on Twitter by Klout: When will it end?

October 3, 2011 Social Media

[Translate] Another list of law firms on Twitter ranked by influence according to Klout has been published. The list was produced using Klout by I-Com. This list of influential Scottish law firms on Twitter follows I-Com’s publication of a list of English law firms on Twitter. These lists aim to expand on the poor efforts […]

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Social Media Marketing & ROI at Social Media Week | Gavin Ward

October 1, 2011 Social Media

[Translate] Gavin Ward was speaking at Social Media Week at the Business Banter on the subject of “Social Media Marketing & ROI: Generating Business Online” The following topics were discussed in further detail, with examples of successes both personal and for client law firms, through use of social media:- The various facets of “return on […]

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Upcoming Events: Social Media Week in Glasgow welcomes Business Banter

September 17, 2011 Social Media

[Translate] Over the course of Social Media Week Glasgow (week c.19 September), the Business Banter team have organised an exciting programme of early morning events. Various speakers will be presenting on how social media has benefited either their business or that of their clients. Some of these presentations will be of particular interest to the […]

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5 Reasons to Guest Blog / Blawg

September 5, 2011 Blawg

[Translate] A key component of blogging, guest blogging is, as the term suggests, where a blogger writes as a guest on another blogger’s blog. While this may be obvious, it may not be apparent to some why guest blogging can be useful. Here are 5 reasons why you may wish to increase your own or […]

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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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Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association Annual Conference 2011

June 30, 2011 Lawyers Who Tweet

The Scottish Young Lawyers’ Association (SYLA) held their annual conference on 24 June 2011 at The Corinthian Hotel in Glasgow. The conference featured speakers expert in many areas of the legal profession.

I was invited, alongside Philip Knight of Biggart Baillie and Brian Inkster of Inksters, to speak on social media and how it can help young lawyers advance their careers. Unfortunately I missed the morning’s speakers, the reason being that I had a conflicting meeting to attend that morning with a lawyer, which meeting was coincidentally brought about because of Twitter.

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TwegalsTweetUp London 7 June 2011

June 7, 2011 Social Media

Tonight (7 June 2011) is the TwegalsTweetUp in London, as organised by Shireen Smith (@Azrights) and Steve Williams (@MotoringLawyer).

For further information, see the Azrights Blog Post on the Tweetup

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Social Media, SEO and Business Development: Growing Connections

May 26, 2011 Blawg

Further to my experiences over the past 8 months with LawCloud as SEO and social media consultant and given my new role as Search and Social Media Manager with Moore Legal Technology Limited, I thought it would be useful to share some insights on the correlation between social media, SEO and business development. The bulk of the ideas below have already been posted on my guest blog post for Connectegrity, although, I have expanded upon some of the reasons why search marketing remains an important weapon in the arsenal of every marketing department in every law firm across the world.

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WardblawG Mentioned in UK Blawg Roundup #6

April 10, 2011 Blawg

I am delighted to have been mentioned in the sixth installation of the UK Blawg Roundup, as written by Brian Inkster of The Time Blawg. In a thoroughly comprehensive review, Brian travels back in time to discuss the early days of UK law blogging (the past), considers the current status (the present) and looks at what is to come (the future). This is a must read for anyone with an interest in blogging, not just blawging.

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Next Legal Tweetup in the UK: Vote Now!

March 24, 2011 Law Practice

Pursuant to the success of the #Lex2011Tweetup in London last week, it has been proposed among the UK’s legal twitterati elite that a second tweetup of a similar scale should take place later this year.

In that respect, it would be helpful if those who are wishing to attend could indicate their preference in the short survey below.

Best wishes and hope to see you later in the year.

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