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iOS Notifications User Guide Plus Speak Your Way to New Cases

By Kathryn Hughes | Friday, December 12, 2014

Coming today to SmallLaw: iOS notifications on your iPhone and iPad (and soon Apple Watch) offer you unprecedented awareness of your world. However, great power requires some responsibility. In this issue of SmallLaw, TechnoLawyer publisher and iOS expert Neil Squillante explains the various types of notifications, and provides strategies on how best to use each of them. Neil also explores the intricacies of Notification Center, which he describes as a "parallel universe" within iOS. Also, don't miss the SmallLaw Pick of the Week to learn how to gain new clients through speaking events.

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Topics: Coming Attractions | Laptops/Smartphones/Tablets | SmallLaw

What's Hot and Not in Legal Practice Plus 50 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 51 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the Week.

Lawyer of the Year Kathleen Zellner

An Ode to Law Firm Leadership

Is This the Next Major Lawyer Rating Site?

Your Firm's Facebook Page Will Soon Be Gagged

Congratulations to Bob Denney of Robert Denney Associates on winning our SmallLaw Pick of the Week award: What's Hot and Not in Legal Practice (PDF Version)

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Topics: Coming Attractions | Law Firm Marketing/Publications/Web Sites | Law Office Management | SmallLaw

A Matter of Trust Plus Technology Gift Guide for Lawyers

By Kathryn Hughes | Friday, December 5, 2014

Coming today to SmallLaw: Working in a small law firm isn't all sunshine and bubble gum. Sometimes the environment becomes toxic. Law firm CIO and former Navy officer Matt Berg has found that most such situations result from a lack of trust. In this issue of SmallLaw, Matt explains how to rebuild trust in three scenarios — between you and your boss, between you and your direct reports, and between you and your peers. Also, don't miss the SmallLaw Pick of the Week for GPSolo's massive 15,000+ word technology gift guide for lawyers (they say you can see this article from space).

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Small firm, big dreams. Written by practicing lawyers who manage successful small firms and legal technology and practice management experts who have achieved rock star status, SmallLaw provides practical advice on management, marketing, and technology issues in small law firms, as well as comprehensive legal product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. SmallLaw also ensures that you won't miss anything published elsewhere by linking to helpful articles (and podcasts and videos) about solo practices and small law firms. The SmallLaw newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Law Office Management | SmallLaw

How to Calculate Your Law Firm's Marketing Budget Plus 35 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 36 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the Week.

Top Five Reasons Why Prospects Don't Hire You

Fair Deal for All Clients

Are You Losing Prospects at Hello?

How to Use Marketing Personas

Congratulations to Stephen Fairley of The National Law Review on winning our SmallLaw Pick of the Week award: How to Calculate Your Law Firm's Marketing Budget

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Topics: Coming Attractions | Law Firm Marketing/Publications/Web Sites | Law Office Management | SmallLaw

Review of ScanSnap iX100 Mobile Scanner Plus Taming Email

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Originally published in the November 26, 2014 issue of SmallLaw: Business travel involves significant downtime so you may as well lighten your load by scanning documents as you encounter them. In this issue of SmallLaw, lawyer and legal technology consultant Seth Rowland reviews Fujitsu's ScanSnap iX100 wireless mobile scanner. Seth tested the scanner with a Surface Pro, iPad, iPhone, and Android smartphone. He also threw a variety of documents at the ScanSnap iX100 to see what it can handle. Also, don't miss the SmallLaw Pick of the Week for six apps that can tame your email inbox.

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Small firm, big dreams. Written by practicing lawyers who manage successful small firms and legal technology and practice management experts who have achieved rock star status, SmallLaw provides practical advice on management, marketing, and technology issues in small law firms, as well as comprehensive legal product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. SmallLaw also ensures that you won't miss anything published elsewhere by linking to helpful articles (and podcasts and videos) about solo practices and small law firms. The SmallLaw newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Copiers/Scanners/Printers | SmallLaw

The Completely Virtual Lawyer Plus 48 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 49 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the Week.

General Counsel Speak Out

Banish These 15 Phrases

The Magic of Facebook Ads for Lawyers

Make Your Marketing More Persuasive

Congratulations to Andrew Cabasso of JurisPage Blog on winning our SmallLaw Pick of the Week award: The Completely Virtual Lawyer: Pipe Dream or Possible?

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Topics: Coming Attractions | Law Firm Marketing/Publications/Web Sites | Law Office Management | SmallLaw

Save Up to $25,000 on Your Taxes Plus 57 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 58 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the Week.

Are You a Real Lawyer or a Pretender?

Sell Your Practice; Don't Close It

Reach Your LinkedIn Goals

Disclaimers in Your Tweets

Congratulations to David Mandell of Law Practice Advisor on winning our SmallLaw Pick of the Week award: Six Tips to Save Up to $25,000 on Your Taxes

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Topics: Coming Attractions | Law Firm Marketing/Publications/Web Sites | Law Office Management | SmallLaw

A Lawyer's Life: Personal Injury Pivot, a Family Affair, Battle of the Bulge Plus the Best iOS Office Suite

By Kathryn Hughes | Friday, November 14, 2014

Coming today to SmallLaw: Some guardian angels don't look much different than you. In this issue of SmallLaw, law firm founder Clark Stewart continues his A Lawyer's Life series by discussing how a lawyer across the street has changed his life. You'll learn why Clark finds personal injury law a breath of fresh air, why his father knows best, and why he's finally winning the battle of the bulge. Also, don't miss the SmallLaw Pick of the Week for a comparative review of iWork, Office, and Google Docs on iOS.

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Small firm, big dreams. Written by practicing lawyers who manage successful small firms and legal technology and practice management experts who have achieved rock star status, SmallLaw provides practical advice on management, marketing, and technology issues in small law firms, as well as comprehensive legal product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. SmallLaw also ensures that you won't miss anything published elsewhere by linking to helpful articles (and podcasts and videos) about solo practices and small law firms. The SmallLaw newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Coming Attractions | Law Office Management | SmallLaw

The Lawyer's Guide to Airport Lounges Plus 81 More Must-Reads

By Kathryn Hughes | Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Coming today to SmallLaw: Our editorial team has selected and linked to 82 articles from the past week worthy of your attention. Below you'll find a sample article from each section of today's issue, including our SmallLaw Pick of the Week.

Are You a Good Lawyer?

Closing Your Law Firm

Ten Tips to Optimize Your Law Firm Blog URLs

Why Law Blog Ghostwriting Isn't Unethical

Congratulations to Lee Rosen of Divorce Discourse on winning our SmallLaw Pick of the Week award: The Lawyer's Guide to Airport Lounges

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Topics: Coming Attractions | Law Firm Marketing/Publications/Web Sites | Law Office Management | SmallLaw | Technology Industry/Legal Profession

Review of XpressDox Plus Equipping a New Law Firm

By Kathryn Hughes | Friday, November 7, 2014

Coming today to SmallLaw: Document assembly software XpressDox earned an A+ when reviewed in BigLaw. Today in SmallLaw, estate planning lawyer and document automation fan Chandra Lewnau evaluates XpressDox from the perspective of a small firm. Chandra's review covers both the basic and advanced document creation tools, conversion capabilities, external data source handling, and more. You'll also learn how XpressDox compares to the competition. Also, don't miss the SmallLaw Pick of the Week to learn how to equip a new law firm on a budget of $1,000, $2,500, or $5,000.

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Small firm, big dreams. Written by practicing lawyers who manage successful small firms and legal technology and practice management experts who have achieved rock star status, SmallLaw provides practical advice on management, marketing, and technology issues in small law firms, as well as comprehensive legal product reviews with accompanying TechnoScore ratings. SmallLaw also ensures that you won't miss anything published elsewhere by linking to helpful articles (and podcasts and videos) about solo practices and small law firms. The SmallLaw newsletter is free so don't miss the next issue. Please subscribe now.

Topics: Automation/Document Assembly/Macros | Coming Attractions | SmallLaw
 
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