Tag Archives: LinkedIn

LinkedIn Intro: Potential Security Problems?

The latest new release from LinkedIn is LinkedIn Intro, a mobile product that works in conjunction with the iPhone Apple Mail app, released in English for all users worldwide at the end of October. If you activate LinkedIn’s new Intro service, when viewing email in Apple Mail on your iPhone, a bar will pop up that shows you the person’s …

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Taking Advantage of LinkedIn’s New Interface

Kennedy Mighell Podcast

LinkedIn had a major interface overhaul in 2013. With so many changes to the graphics, connection management, and new ways for lawyers to take advantage of this important tool, the ABA just released a second edition of LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers. Authors Dennis Kennedy and Allison Shields monitored the developments and began conducting new experiments to uncover new ways …

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Create a LinkedIn Action Plan

Excerpted and adapted from LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition by Dennis Kennedy and Allison C. Shields, published by the ABA Law Practice Division. Participation on LinkedIn can help you identify and learn about poten­tial clients, strategic alliances, and referral sources, and these contacts can be a good way to get the word out about what you are doing, build …

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Now available: “LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition”

One of the ABA’s bestselling books has been fully updated and revised for our readers and members. LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition, reflects significant changes to LinkedIn’s layout and functionality made in the past year. In just one hour, this book will help you: Set up a LinkedIn account Create a robust, dynamic profile—and take advantage of new …

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Become a Business Matchmaker by Sharing LinkedIn Profiles

You might be overlooking a simple, powerful feature of LinkedIn that will help you introduce two of your connections who don’t know each other, but should. A friend of mine (to protect his identity and introduce a bit of mystery into this post, let’s call him “A”) called me a few weeks ago to update me on his move to …

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LinkedIn Pages for Law Firms

LinkedIn’s Company Pages feature is a tool law firms can use to promote the firm and its lawyers, attract qualified prospects for job openings within the firm or to engage with clients, potential clients and referral sources. When the firm creates a Company Page, all employees of the firm who have Profiles on LinkedIn will automatically be attached to the …

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Coming Soon: “LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition”

One of the ABA’s bestselling books has been fully updated and revised for our readers and members. Coming in October, LinkedIn in One Hour for Lawyers, Second Edition, reflects significant changes to LinkedIn’s layout and functionality made in the past year. In just one hour, this book will help you: Set up a LinkedIn account Create a robust, dynamic profile—and take …

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Social Media Management with Hootsuite

If you or your law firm supports multiple social media accounts such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, you may be wondering how to effectively manage all of these pages in one place. There are many options to choose from (see the bottom of this blog post), but my personal holy grail for social media management is Hootsuite. I am sure …

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Cultivating Social Media Interaction

Your firm has decided to engage in social networking. You’ve set up accounts on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and maybe even Google Plus or Pinterest. But nothing much seems to be happening: you’re not getting followers, and no one seems to be interacting with you or your posts and updates. Are you doing social networking wrong, or is it just not …

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“Unendorsing” People You’ve Already Endorsed on LinkedIn

The new LinkedIn “endorsement” feature has gotten a lot of attention – both positive and negative. The feature gives you a “one-click” way to indicate publicly that someone has certain skills or expertise. In general, endorsements relate to skills that people have affirmatively listed on their LinkedIn Profiles. For example, if you speak publicly, you can add “public speaking” as …

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