Thursday, February 10, 2011

More advice on when to use (and not use) social media to enhance your law practice

The long and short of it is - forget Facebook.  LinkedIn is where it's at.  But limit the amount of time you spend on social media because it can be a workday-killer according to the blog Attorney at Work:

Don’t get consumed by [the social media trend]! Limit the amount of time you devote to it and focus on social media sites such as LinkedIn, which people use for business purposes. You won’t build your practice by sharing recipes or discussing your recent vacation on Facebook or Twitter.

Read more here.

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http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/legal_skills/2011/02/more-advice-about-using-social-media-to-enhance-your-practice.html

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Actually the author does not say "forget Facebook" but suggests that using Twitter and Facebook for solely personal information will not build your client base. Wise professionals find a way to link all social media networks to build a consistent message to prospective clients. The main message of that bullet point was "use your time wisely."

Posted by: John Tarley | Feb 11, 2011 4:39:18 AM

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