The End of a Chapter: My Time at the ABA
After almost 10 years, I've decided to move on from the ABA. A quick look back.
New Blackberry Apps – Twitter & LinkedIn
BlackBerry Apps: Twitter and LinkedIn give business users a much needed set of apps.
Last night I went to an event called IgniteLaw. IgniteLaw was the idea of Matt Homann, an innovative legal consultant who has brought people together in un-conference formats before with LexThink and BlawgThink (both of which I’ve participated and been a speaker at). IgniteLaw is a bi-product of the Ignite concept originally developed by the [...]
This short video is worth watching on how Best Buy is adopting social technology to change their business strategy.
In social networking one of the first things we think about with LinkedIn and Facebook are the relationships we have and make. We have Connections and Friends. Through our contacts we acknowledge through a virtual “handshake” that we can have a symetrical relationship. We grow our “friends” or “connections” sometimes through widgets of “Who you [...]
This isn’t a researched post. It isn’t one that has a lot of stats or basis to stand on. It is a pure observation that may or may not spark a conversation. I read headlines and hear from colleagues that all the advertising spending in print continues to decrease. It’s moving to online advertising or [...]
Twitter is one of those social media tools that is hard to ignore, but a lot of people are not sure how to use it. Personally, I use Twitter as a resource, a pulse of the industries I follow, and for business. I try not to use Twitter to update what my kid did today [...]
I don’t think anyone can argue that Barak Obama made history this week. While the popular vote was no landslide, unlike the electoral college, Obama had several strategic game changers during election campaign that separated him from his opponent. So it should come as no surprise that everyone is now writing about how organizations can [...]
Ah, and you thought you were going to see a post of genius did you? Well, not yet. That’s the topic of a presenation I’m giving on Thursday to a group of State Bar communications staff. I have a few things in mind, but what are your thoughts? Still room to tweak my presentation. Add [...]
Today’s Wall Street Journal called One Key Fits All tells a tale of something that has been on my mind a lot lately. In the world where websites are requiring users to create accounts to participate from commenting on blogs to reading archives of a newspaper website, user accounts are inevitable. However, from a usability [...]
The ABA Journal has won the People’s Voice Webby Award for the category of Law today. Thanks to all that voted.
Last year you may remember me writing about a project I worked on redesigning and launching a new website for our flagship periodical, ABA Journal. It was just announced that the ABA Journal website has become a finalist in the Law category of the People’s Voice section of the Webby Awards (an online award for [...]