Tag Archives: LinkedIn for Lawyers

Networking with LinkedIn for Lawyers

Recently, I was asked to appear as a guest on a new podcast with Louise Kulbicki, which focuses on teaching non-native English-speaking lawyers “Legal English.” Paid members can also get access to further learning materials, including quizzes and transcripts. Our conversation centered on the importance of social media, and LinkedIn in particular, for making and … Continue Reading

LinkedIn 2.0: Efficient Strategies for Busy Lawyers – A Webinar Recap (Part I)

Apparently, this is the week for excellent webinars, because I had the privilege of attending another amazing one this afternoon. The LMA’s Social Media Shared Interest Group offered LinkedIn 2.0: Efficient Strategies for Busy Lawyers, featuring presenters David Ackert (@DavidAckert) of The Ackert Advisory and Jonathan Fitzgarrald (@JRFitzgarrald) of Greenberg Glusker, moderated by our own … Continue Reading

Let’s Get Specific – On LinkedIn

Over the last couple of days, I’ve been working on developing a few sub-groups for our International Lawyers Group member group on LinkedIn.  These groups are online forums for our Specialty Groups, which member firm attorneys participate in throughout the year. As I’m developing the groups, I’m going through my LinkedIn contacts to invite those … Continue Reading

LinkedIn Tutorials – The Wrap Up

And here we are – with the exception of possibly one more post on My Travel from TripIt (which is still acting a bit wonky), we are at the end of our series on LinkedIn! I hope that you’ve gotten some useful tips, and you feel as though you’re starting to use LinkedIn to its … Continue Reading

LinkedIn Tutorials – Companies

We’re nearing the very end of our series on LinkedIn tutorials – so please let me know if you have any questions that you think haven’t been addressed, and I’ll answer them in our last LinkedIn post next week!  Today, we’re going to talk about the Company feature on LinkedIn.  There are a few different … Continue Reading

LinkedIn Tutorials – Answers

Another one of LinkedIn’s features is their "Answers" section.  This is a place where you can share business knowledge with others on LinkedIn – you can ask your question to get fast, accurate answers from your network and other experts, showcase your knowledge by answering questions, and stay up on the latest information in your … Continue Reading

LinkedIn Tutorials – Recommendations

And I’m back. It was a rather eventful week off for me here on the east coast, with a mild earthquake as I was staining my deck, and then having to evacuate because of Hurricane Irene over the weekend.  My thoughts go out to everyone still dealing with flooding, power outages and damage – I … Continue Reading

LinkedIn Tutorials – Groups

When groups were introduced on LinkedIn, it really revolutionized the way a lot of us used the site.  LinkedIn went from being a very one-dimensional platform to being a place where you could regularly engage with people who were interested in the same things that you are. The first group I joined was one of … Continue Reading

LinkedIn Tutorials – Is there an App for That? Part II

Following yesterday’s interlude about settings, we’re back to Part II of LinkedIn’s applications! I’ll focus on a few important ones, and briefly talk about the ones that might not be as meaningful for you.  We’ll start with Company Buzz. Company Buzz We’re going to be talking more about Twitter in a later series of posts, … Continue Reading

LinkedIn Tutorials – Some Important Settings

Although today’s post should be our Part II about applications, I’m going to take a bit of a break to talk instead about some settings.  I know we’re all concerned about (and should be) the settings that we have in these various social platforms, and one came to the forefront today – which I’ll get … Continue Reading

LinkedIn Tutorials – Is there an App for That? Part I

We’ve got our LinkedIn profile, and we’re connecting and engaging with people, so what’s left? Plenty. LinkedIn used to be very one-dimensional – you would have a profile and could connect with people, but that was mostly it.  Then, they began to develop more tools for engagement and to enhance your LinkedIn experience – this … Continue Reading

LinkedIn Tutorials – You’re Connected…Now What?

So you’ve got your profile almost complete and you’ve started to connect with people in your network…now what?  There’s so much more you can do with LinkedIn, but we’re going to start with what I think is the most important – engaging.  There are a few ways you can do this, including answering questions and … Continue Reading

LinkedIn Tutorials – Let’s Get Connected! Part II

Yesterday’s tutorial covered how to export your contacts from Outlook and upload them into LinkedIn.  But this is limiting – although it cuts down on the investment of time you need to make in order to connect with people, it doesn’t give you the flexibility of personalizing the invitations to make engaging more likely – … Continue Reading

LinkedIn Tutorials – Let’s Get Connected! Part I

Now that you’ve created a complete profile, it’s time to start connecting and engaging with people you might know on LinkedIn.  Let’s start with the basics – connecting with people in your Outlook contacts.   Start by logging in to your home page.  Since you’re a new member and still building your LinkedIn base, you … Continue Reading

LinkedIn Tutorials – How to Set up a Profile Part II

Yesterday, we went through the basics of setting up an account and profile on LinkedIn.  Today, we’re going to look much more in-depth at the LinkedIn profile and get ourselves to 100% profile completeness (or just about)! You may be wondering why you need to bother with completing your profile – isn’t the bare minimum … Continue Reading

LinkedIn – Making the Most out of Groups

I’ve spent the last two days talking about how to make improvements to your LinkedIn profile, and getting the most out of your LinkedIn home page.  Today, I want to cover LinkedIn Groups. On LinkedIn, there are groups for everything, from business networking to animal lovers.  Groups are an excellent way to connect with people … Continue Reading
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