#LegalChat Transcript from 1/07/2011 on Social Media for Lawyers

LegalChatter: #legalchat Q1. How does social media fit in to your strategic plans to grow your firm in 2011?
4:01 pm PlettRedi: ready set #legalchat ! #legalchat
4:02 pm marriottmurdock: RT @plettredi: ready set #legalchat ! #legalchat
4:02 pm netdocuments: RT @plettredi: ready set #legalchat ! #legalchat
4:02 pm TechManChild: @legalchatter Twitter has been on my radar forever it seems…trying to up my LinkedIn game. #legalchat
4:03 pm goclio: Tweets mentioning #legalchat for January 7Β http://fb.me/CTL00wMt
4:03 pm marriottmurdock: RT @legalchatter: #legalchat Q1. How does social media fit in to your strategic plans to grow your firm in 2011?
4:03 pm netdocuments: RT @legalchatter: #legalchat Q1. How does social media fit in to your strategic plans to grow your firm in 2011?
4:03 pm legalerswelcome: @legalchatter: #legalchat Q1. there are no big plans right now in my firm, but there is lack of knowledge.
4:03 pm marriottmurdock: Q1: I see more and more legal pros going to any and all avail sm channels … is this a strat? #legalchat
4:03 pm tqmock: This year we’ll make a big education push to all attys abt #LinkedIn and #Twitter specifically. Ethical issues and BD strategies. #legalchat
4:04 pm marriottmurdock: do all in the firm participate? RT @legalerswelcome: @legalchatter: #legalchat Q1. there are no big plans right now in my firm,
4:04 pm jeffrey_brandt: Im working with a start up where #sm plays big role in communicating their message to clients #legalchat
4:04 pm TechManChild: @legalerswelcome Q1: I have that issue as well. Any ideas to get others in the firm bumping on SM? #legalchat
4:05 pm briestampe: RT @LegalChatter: Welcome world to the first ever #legalchat. We’ve got four questions scheduled today but we’ll go where the tweets take us.
4:05 pm goclio: Oh. Oops. That went a little early. Testing something… #legalchat
4:05 pm LegalChatter: RT @tqmock: This year we’ll make a big education push to all attys abt #LinkedIn and #Twitter Ethical issues and BD strategies. #legalchat
4:05 pm marriottmurdock: Ethics and social media … tell me more RT @tqmock: big education push to all attys abt #LinkedInand #Twitter . Ethical issues #legalchat
4:05 pm marriottmurdock: RT @jeffrey_brandt: Im working with a start up where #sm plays big role in communicating their message to clients #legalchat
4:05 pm legalerswelcome: @marriottmurdock strategy and presence are 2 differnt things #legalchat
4:06 pm jeffrey_brandt: Many law firms still lacking #sm policies. Good idea to have that in place before making big push. #legalchat
4:06 pm LegalChatter: RT @legalerswelcome: @marriottmurdock strategy and presence are 2 differnt things #legalchat
4:06 pm KevinChern: @legalchatter #legalchat Attys should use soc media to build a brand, share news, nurture prof relationships.
4:06 pm marriottmurdock: do they outsource any of it? jeffrey_brandt: Im working with a start up #sm plays big role in communicating to clients #legalchat
4:06 pm netdocuments: RT @legalerswelcome: @marriottmurdock strategy and presence are 2 differnt things #legalchat
4:07 pm tqmock: @marriottmurdock The old rules of prof conduct still apply, #sm makes it easier to cross lines. Not a lot of new rules…yet. #legalchat
4:07 pm netdocuments: #legalchat Q1: Increase interaction with current customers. It’s hard to remember that SM isn’t only about marketing but interaction.
4:07 pm jeffrey_brandt: @marriottmurdock I dont believe that true #sm can be outsourced. #legalchat
4:07 pm legalerswelcome: @techmanchild educate, get in on their section meetings, admin mtgs, show what comp is doing. #legalchat
4:08 pm LegalChatter: RT @kevinchern: @LegalChatter #legalchat Attys should use soc media to build a brand, share news, nurture prof relationships.
4:08 pm marriottmurdock: i agree. is that a best practice or a growth strategy? RT @kevinchern #legalchat Attys use soc media to build brand, nurture relationships.
4:08 pm jeffrey_brandt: @tqmock I expect new rules to come eventually, don’t you? #legalchat
4:08 pm KevinChern: RT @netdocuments: #legalchat Q1: Increase interaction with current customers. It’s hard to remember that SM isn’t only about marketing but interaction.
4:08 pm legalerswelcome: there is fear b/c it is new and unknown territory like email was years ago πŸ™‚ #legalchat
4:08 pm econwriter5: RT @KevinChern: @legalchatter #legalchat Attys should use soc media to build a brand, share news, nurture prof relationships.
4:09 pm netdocuments: good point RT @tqmock: @marriottmurdock Old rules of prof conduct still apply, #sm makes it easier. Not a lot of new rules…yet. #legalchat
4:09 pm goclio: RT @KevinChern: @legalchatter #legalchat Attys should use soc media to build a brand, share news, nurture prof relationships.
4:09 pm DannymJohnson: #legalchat Q1: How does a firm decide who should oversee the whole SM strategy? One attorney or do they hire a specialist?
4:09 pm LegalChatter: RT @jeffrey_brandt: @marriottmurdock I dont believe that true #sm can be outsourced. #legalchat
4:10 pm goclio: You bet. In some form. RT @jeffrey_brandt: @tqmock I expect new rules to come eventually, don’t you? #legalchat
4:10 pm legalerswelcome: Firms still need to know WHY they are making or need a policy @jeffrey_brandt: Many law firms still lacking #sm policies. . #legalchat
4:11 pm TotalAttorneys: #legalchat Building relationships via SM is a great chance to interact at a one on one level- hugely important
4:11 pm marriottmurdock: Q1: is it fair to say that #SM in law is to facilitate the convo between clients or is it more geared towards branding? #legalchat
4:11 pm marriottmurdock: RT @totalattorneys: #legalchat Building relationships via SM is a great chance to interact at a one on one level- hugely important
4:11 pm KevinChern: @marriottmurdock Attys are diversifying channels to reach a variety of potential clients, pros, referrals, #legalchat
4:11 pm legalerswelcome: Combination and never one attorney – should be team – focus group @dannymjohnson: #legalchat Q1
4:12 pm LegalChatter: @legalerswelcome My initial policy would be to just do it. It’s easy getting people started…hard to get them to maintain #legalchat
4:12 pm marriottmurdock: what would be a possible rule? RT @goclio: You bet. In some form. RT @jeffrey_brandt: @tqmock I expect new rules to come #legalchat
4:12 pm stephkimbro: @DannymJohnson #legalchat Initially someone else can advice, but firm should designate member responsible for monitoring online presence.
4:12 pm stephkimbro: RT @totalattorneys: #legalchat Building relationships via SM is a great chance to interact at a one on one level- hugely important
4:12 pm tqmock: What I don’t understand is why they think they DON’T RT @legalerswelcome: Firms still need to know WHY they need a policy. #legalchat
4:12 pm marriottmurdock: agreed. RT @legalchatter: RT @jeffrey_brandt: @marriottmurdock I dont believe that true #sm can be outsourced. #legalchat
4:12 pm jeffrey_brandt: @DannymJohnson I think it depends on Marketing group. sum get #sm, sum dnt. #sm is just another branch of wht shld B coordinated #legalchat
4:12 pm LegalChatter: RT @legalerswelcome: Combination and never one attorney – should be team – focus group @dannymjohnson: #legalchat Q1
4:12 pm KevinChern: @TechManChild linkedIN is a great place to build a prof network and support group for solos. Also see Solosez listserv. #legalchat
4:12 pm legalerswelcome: Depends on goal – #sm is the channel to lead to their goal @marriottmurdock: Q1: is it fair to say that #SM in law is #legalchat
4:13 pm marriottmurdock: RT @stephkimbro: @DannymJohnson #legalchat Initially someone else can advice, but firm should designate pers. monitoring online presence.
4:13 pm netdocuments: RT @kevinchern: @TechManChild linkedIN is a great place to build a prof network and support group for solos. #legalchat
4:13 pm stephkimbro: @DannymJohnson #legalchat Consistency of image for the firm online w/in different channels is key with #SM.
4:13 pm tqmock: ABA just closed comment period for new rules, so I’d say soon. RT @jeffrey_brandt: @tqmock I expect new rules don’t you? #legalchat
4:14 pm legalerswelcome: Living in a bubble? These firms will be left behind @tqmock: What I don’t understand is why they think they DON’T #legalchat
4:14 pm jeffrey_brandt: Keep in mind, in larger law firms, #sm tools and practices can be focused internally with great success too. #legalchat
LegalChatter: Here comes question 2. Q2. With seemingly everyone using social media, what can lawyers and firms do to stand out? #legalchat
4:14 pm marriottmurdock: RT @tqmock: ABA just closed comment period for new rules, RT @jeffrey_brandt: @tqmock I expect new rules don’t you? #legalchat
4:15 pm marriottmurdock: internal use of social media for comm – love it! RT @jeffrey_brandt: in larger law firms, #sm tools can be focused internally #legalchat
4:15 pm KevinChern: @marriottmurdock more of a best practice but diversifying sm networks is a growth strategy. Attract new clients and referrals. #legalchat
4:15 pm legalerswelcome: They do need guidance, but not hard core rules that take away the initial meaning of #sm @tqmock@jeffrey_brandt: #legalchat
4:15 pm TechManChild: Q2: a really good, consistent and detailed blog. This will drive content for other channels #legalchat
4:15 pm marriottmurdock: RT @legalchatter: Q2. With seemingly everyone using social media, what can lawyers and firms do to stand out? #legalchat
4:16 pm econwriter5: Hiring consultant to advise is a good idea, esp. if no current lawyer in office uses #sm. #legalchat
4:16 pm LegalChatter: RT @stephkimbro #legalchat Consistency of image for the firm online w/in different channels is key with #SM.
4:16 pm tqmock: Q2. I think indiv attys who are genuinely & consistently engaged in #sm stands out right now, honestly. #legalchat
4:16 pm marriottmurdock: nicely put. RT @kevinchern: more of a best practice but diversifying sm is a growth strategy. Attract new clients and referrals. #legalchat
4:16 pm jeffrey_brandt: To stand out? – provide useful information and serious content. Fully engage – half in is half out. #legalchat
4:16 pm TotalAttorneys: #legalchat Firms can stand out best by being themselves and creating a unique presence. Providing a knowledge base and interacting.
4:16 pm netdocuments: RT @techmanchild: Q2: a really good, consistent and detailed blog. This will drive content for other channels #legalchat
4:16 pm PlettRedi: RT @jeffrey_brandt: To stand out? – provide useful information and serious content. Fully engage – half in is half out. #legalchat
4:17 pm LegalChatter: RT @legalerswelcome: They do need guidance, but not hard core rules that take away the initial meaning of #sm #legalchat
4:17 pm legalerswelcome: Depending on goal: Blogs and Joining Groups is a great way to build relationships and brand @legalchatter: #legalchat
4:17 pm KevinChern: @DannymJohnson To build online presence made need assistance. To build relationships needs to be personal interaction from attys. #legalchat
4:17 pm marriottmurdock: RT @jeffrey_brandt: To stand out? – provide useful information and serious content. Fully engage – half in is half out. #legalchat
4:17 pm goclio: Best practices instead of rules is probably better route. #sm will change & evolve. #legalchat
4:17 pm legalerswelcome: 100% agree! @jeffrey_brandt: To stand out? – provide useful information and serious content. Fully engage – half in is half out. #legalchat
4:18 pm DannymJohnson: Well put. What should be goal? RT @legalerswelcome: Depending on goal: Blogs and Joining Groups is a great way #legalchat
4:18 pm netdocuments: RT @kevinchern: @DannymJohnson To build relationships needs to be personal interaction from attys. #legalchat
4:18 pm jeffrey_brandt: Too many law firms view #sm as a new outlet for the firm newsletters.. Doesnt fly as the total game. #legalchat
4:18 pm LegalChatter: RT @goclio: Best practices instead of rules is probably better route. #sm will change & evolve. #legalchat
4:18 pm gyitsakalakis: RT @KevinChern: @DannymJohnson To build online presence made need assistance. To build relationships needs to be personal interaction from attys. #legalchat
4:18 pm legalerswelcome: totally agree @tqmock: Q2. I think indiv attys who are genuinely & consistently engaged in #smstands out right now, honestly. #legalchat
4:18 pm marriottmurdock: RT @legalerswelcome: 100% agree! @jeffrey_brandt: To stand out? – provide useful information and serious content. Fully engage – #legalchat
4:19 pm KevinChern: @LegalChatter Q2 Focus on interaction not just marketing blasts.#legalchat
4:19 pm jeffrey_brandt: RT Yes! @KevinChern: @LegalChatter Q2 Focus on interaction not just marketing blasts.#legalchat
4:19 pm tqmock: The last part is the key RT @jeffrey_brandt: To stand out: Useful info & serious content. Fully engage: half in is half out. #legalchat
4:19 pm TotalAttorneys: RT @KevinChern: @LegalChatter Q2 Focus on interaction not just marketing blasts.#legalchat
4:19 pm legalerswelcome: what are any of u doing to increase knowledge in your firms currently? #legalchat
4:19 pm goclio: RT @legalerswelcome: 100% agree! @jeffrey_brandt: Stand out-provide useful info &serious content. Fully engage-1/2 in is 1/2 out. #legalchat
4:19 pm DannymJohnson: Prophetic! RT @KevinChern To build online presence: assistance. To build relationships: personal interaction from attys. #legalchat
4:19 pm MarioMayans: RT @TotalAttorneys: #legalchat Firms can stand out best by being themselves and creating a unique presence. Providing a knowledge base and interacting.
4:20 pm marriottmurdock: right, that is an easy default for distribution RT @jeffrey_brandt: many law firms view #sm as outlet for the firm newsletters. #legalchat
4:20 pm TechManChild: RT @kevinchern: @LegalChatter Q2 Focus on interaction not just marketing blasts.#legalchat
4:20 pm gyitsakalakis: on legal publishing, great stuff from @jordan_law21http://bit.ly/gZzuju #legalchat
4:20 pm tqmock: Q2 Too many firms think they’ve “engaged” by using Twitter as a OR feed. That’s not engaging. But I wonder if FIRMS can engage? #legalchat
4:20 pm jaredcorreia: re: Q2, Quality content will stand out. SM is an extremely effective broadcast medium. We use FB partly as a content aggregator. #legalchat
4:21 pm legalerswelcome: business development, showcase expertise, build relationships @dannymjohnson: Well put. What should be goal? #legalchat
4:21 pm jeffrey_brandt: @tqmock Not when its relegated to the lowest levels in dark back rooms. #legalchat
4:21 pm marriottmurdock: engagement must be at a personal level RT @tqmock: Q2 firms think they’ve “engaged” But I wonder if FIRMS can engage? #legalchat
4:21 pm DannymJohnson: RT @tqmock: Q2 Too many firms think they’ve “engaged” by using Twitter as a OR feed. not engaging. I wonder if FIRMS can engage? #legalchat
4:21 pm goclio: Q2: Interaction is key. Sending tweets is easy & can be automated. Responding to inquiries takes thought & effort. #legalchat
4:22 pm KevinChern: @tqmock they can engage as long as they keep ethics in mind. Don’t solicit but can share expertise. #legalchat
4:22 pm netdocuments: RT @goclio: Q2: Interaction is key. Sending tweets is easy & can be automated. Responding to inquiries takes thought & effort. #legalchat
4:22 pm DannymJohnson: The 3 pillars of #sm by @legalerswelcome! business development, showcase expertise, build relationships #legalchat
4:23 pm tqmock: Q2. I get the PR feeds, but I think that’s different from engaging, & I think THAT happens w/ individual attys rather than firms #legalchat
4:23 pm netdocuments: Q2: what is some of the quality “content” you see pushed around #sm as valuable? #legalchat
4:23 pm TotalAttorneys: #legalchat @legalerswelcome increase #SM knowledge by being there and learning from peers & mistakes. This is a new sphere for everyone
4:23 pm LegalChatter: RT @netdocuments: Q2: what is some of the quality “content” you see pushed around #sm as valuable? #legalchat
4:23 pm KevinChern: RT @DannymJohnson: The 3 pillars of #sm by @legalerswelcome! business development, showcase expertise, build relationships #legalchat
4:23 pm LouFanucchi: RT @TotalAttorneys: #legalchat @legalerswelcome increase #SM knowledge by being there and learning from peers & mistakes. This is a new sphere for everyone
4:24 pm marriottmurdock: RT @kevinchern: The 3 pillars of #sm by @legalerswelcome! business development, showcase expertise, build relationships #legalchat
4:24 pm TechManChild: @totalattorneys Easy to forget that. (everyone is new to Sm) #legalchat
4:24 pm legalerswelcome: #sm is really no different than att an event or conf face to face its just a new channel for old tricks reaches a broader aud #legalchat
4:25 pm PlettRedi: Excellent! RT @DannymJohnson: The 3 pillars by @legalerswelcome! business development, showcase expertise, build relationships #legalchat
4:25 pm TotalAttorneys: #legalchat @netdocuments some of my favorite content includes surveys/studies with real answers from real attorneys
4:25 pm jeffrey_brandt: Ovr generalizing thr R 2 issues in law firms – how 2 get older atys 2 engage & how 2 get yngr attys 2 engage brain b4 engaging, #legalchat
4:26 pm KevinChern: @netdocuments Links to practical advice, introductions to new contacts, live realtime news. #qualitycontent #legalchat
4:26 pm TotalAttorneys: RT @legalerswelcome: #sm is really no different than att an event or conf face to face its just a new channel for old tricks reaches a broader aud #legalchat
4:26 pm econwriter5: @legalerswelcome Except that at after an event, ppl forget. #sm is online & accessiible well after the fact. #legalchat
4:26 pm gyitsakalakis: RT @legalerswelcome: #sm is really no different than att an event or conf face to face its just a new channel for old tricks reaches a broader aud #legalchat
LegalChatter: #legalchat Q3. How beneficial is it to participate in as many SM channels as are available? Is it necessary to have profiles everywhere?
4:28 pm jeffrey_brandt: I think it’s foolish to think you can be everywhere and do all areas well. #legalchat
4:28 pm LegalChatter: RT @jeffrey_brandt: how 2 get older atys 2 engage & how 2 get yngr attys 2 engage brain b4 engaging, #legalchat
4:28 pm legalerswelcome: Recent blog posts of mine that focus on “business” of social media and learninghttp://www.legalerswelcome.com/ #legalchat
4:28 pm marriottmurdock: so #SM is the constant cont. – not annoying but constant. RT @kevinchern: RT @econwriter5: @legalerswelcome after, ppl forget. #legalchat
4:28 pm PlettRedi: If participation is succinct and clean. Noise is noise #legalchat
4:29 pm KevinChern: RT @jeffrey_brandt: I think it’s foolish to think you can be everywhere and do all areas well. #legalchat
4:29 pm legalerswelcome: Find evangelists in your firms @netdocuments: RT @totalattorneys: #legalchat @netdocuments some of my favorite content includes surveys
4:29 pm tqmock: Q3. I encourage attys to test drive #sm to find the channels that feel right…and forget about everything else. #legalchat
4:29 pm PlettRedi: RT @KevinChern: RT @jeffrey_brandt: I think its foolish to think you can be everywhere and do all areas well. #legalchat
4:29 pm goclio: Q3: Pros & cons to being early adopted to new #sm platform. Experiment & stick with those that match your goals. #legalchat
4:29 pm marriottmurdock: Q3: consistency and value is key. If you can’t provide value in the channels where you’re visible … get out! #legalchat
4:29 pm DannymJohnson: Q3: #legalchat Does anyone participate in legal specific social networks?
4:30 pm KevinChern: #legalchat q3 Start slow and build comfort level and presence with time. Make sm 2nd nature instead of a task you hate.
4:30 pm PlettRedi: RT @marriottmurdock: Q3: consistency and value is key. If you cant provide value in the channels where youre visible get out! #legalchat
4:30 pm legalerswelcome: sure if that’s what your goal is…define goal, choose the media best for you @marriottmurdock: so is broad better than spec? #legalchat
4:30 pm netdocuments: RT @marriottmurdock: Q3: consistency and value. If you can’t provide value in the channels where you’re visible … get out! #legalchat
4:30 pm gyitsakalakis: @LegalChatter Q3. better to have 50 real #sm relationships on one platform than 100 pseudo-relationships on 100 #sm platforms. #legalchat
4:30 pm LegalChatter: RT @gyitsakalakis: Q3. better to have 50 real sm relationships on one platform than 100 pseudo-relationships on 100 sm platforms. #legalchat
4:30 pm marriottmurdock: RT @kevinchern: #legalchat q3 Start slow and build comfort level and presence with time. Make sm 2nd nature instead of a task you hate.
4:31 pm jeffrey_brandt: @DannymJohnson Lets define legal-specific soc net? Legal OnRamp? L-N? #legalchat
4:31 pm marriottmurdock: RT @gyitsakalakis: Q3. better to have 50 real sm relationships on one platform than 100 pseudo-relationships on 100 sm platforms. #legalchat
4:31 pm econwriter5: Like MHC or LegalOnRamp? RT @DannymJohnson: Q3: #legalchat Does anyone participate in legal specific social networks?
4:31 pm tqmock: Agree 100% RT @gyitsakalakis: Better to have 50 real relationships on 1 platform than 100 pseudo-relationships on 100 platforms. #legalchat
4:31 pm legalerswelcome: Yes! @plettredi: RT @marriottmurdock: Q3: If you cant provide value in the channels where youre visible get out! #legalchat
4:31 pm TotalAttorneys: #legalchat q3 emphasize channels that make sense. Hiring? Bump up LinkedIn. Hosting an event? Tweet the details. Engage on Facebook
4:31 pm LegalChatter: RT @marriottmurdock: RT @kevinchern: #legalchat q3 Make sm 2nd nature instead of a task you hate.
4:32 pm gyitsakalakis: @DannymJohnson imho, legal specific #sm platforms not nearly as effective as big 3 #legalchat
4:32 pm marriottmurdock: RT @totalattorneys: #legalchat q3 emphasize channels that make sense. Hiring? Bump up LinkedIn. Hosting an event? Tweet the details.
4:32 pm netdocuments: RT @totalattorneys: #legalchat q3 emphasize channels that make sense. Hiring? Bump up LinkedIn. Hosting an event? Tweet the details.
4:32 pm EUdiscovery: A3: #legalchat Just started in Quora.Many legal topics there. Anyone else?
4:32 pm gyitsakalakis: RT @TotalAttorneys: #legalchat q3 emphasize channels that make sense. Hiring? Bump up LinkedIn. Hosting an event? Tweet the details. Engage on Facebook
4:32 pm tqmock: Right; nothing’s permanent. Try Twitter. Hate it? Don’t get it? Move on. If you hate it, you won’t do it. #legalchat
4:32 pm KevinChern: @DannymJohnson Yes! Solosez shares great tips for solos and there are some really great LinkedIN groups to share/network #legalchat
4:32 pm DannymJohnson: Facebook seems like a must! But a firm presence on FB I think is most difficult? RT @totalattorneys: #legalchat q3 Engage on Facebook
4:32 pm legalerswelcome: #sm is a commitment & not one that should be taken lightly – time, effort & consistency = ROI for your relationships u will build #legalchat
4:32 pm jeffrey_brandt: @gyitsakalakis I dunno, if I agree – there are RFPs for legal work released exclusively inside Legal OnRamp. #legalchat
4:33 pm marriottmurdock: is @donnaseyle here? I think she mentioned Quora RT @eudiscovery: A3: #legalchat Just started in Quora.Many legal topics there. Anyone else?
4:33 pm gyitsakalakis: @EUdiscovery #legalchat lot’s of potential for Quora.
4:33 pm DannymJohnson: @kevinchern Never heard of SoloSez. Will check it out #legalchat
4:33 pm econwriter5: Already there. RT @LegalChatter: RT @marriottmurdock: RT @kevinchern: #legalchat q3 Make sm 2nd nature instead of a task you hate.
4:33 pm jeffrey_brandt: @DannymJohnson I think FB depends on tthe type of work you do and your message. #legalchat
4:33 pm LegalChatter: RT @eudiscovery: A3: #legalchat Just started in Quora.Many legal topics there. Anyone else?
4:34 pm EUdiscovery: A3; #legalchat I also like the many legal groups on LinkedIn
4:34 pm tqmock: I agree; I think LOR is the best of the legal #sm sites RT @jeffrey_brandt: @gyitsakalakis RFPs released excl on Legal OnRamp. #legalchat
4:34 pm marriottmurdock: Q3: do you have a unified profile across #sm networks? or do you have some professional and others personal? #legalchat
4:34 pm jeffrey_brandt: RT I do 2. Hate the 50 grp limit tho. @EUdiscovery: A3; #legalchat I also like the many legal groups on LinkedIn
4:34 pm legalerswelcome: RT @tqmock: Right; nothing’s permanent. Try Twitter. Hate it? Don’t get it? Move on. If you hate it, you won’t do it. #legalchat
4:34 pm DannymJohnson: What about LinkedIn Answers? I’ve been getting feet wet in there RT @gyitsakalakis: @EUdiscovery#legalchat lot’s of potential for Quora.
4:35 pm econwriter5: Surprised @adriandayton has not jumped on #legalchat.
4:35 pm marriottmurdock: I’m loving the personal interaction on LI answers. RT @dannymjohnson: @gyitsakalakis: @EUdiscovery #legalchat lot’s of potential for Quora.
4:35 pm TechManChild: Where I need to get to! Wanting more than 50 groups RT @jeffrey_brandt: RT I do 2. Hate the 50 grp limit tho. #legalchat
4:36 pm marriottmurdock: amen. RT @legalerswelcome: RT @tqmock: Right; nothing’s permanent. Try Twitter. Hate it? Don’t get it? Move on. #legalchat
4:36 pm LegalChatter: RT @econwriter5: Surprised @adriandayton has not jumped on #legalchat.
4:36 pm gyitsakalakis: @jeffrey_brandt #legalchat but vs. twitter, fb, and linkedin? legal #sm‘s may prove some value, but imho, not enough traction yet.
4:36 pm jeffrey_brandt: @DannymJohnson Answers to specific issues starts to hit the gray areas of client engagement. #legalchat
4:36 pm LegalChatter: RT @marriottmurdock: Q3: do you have a unified profile across #sm networks? or do you have some professional and others personal? #legalchat
4:36 pm tqmock: I think LI Answers is one of those problem areas for attys in terms of ethics. #legalchat
4:37 pm LegalChatter: LinkedIn Answers RT @jeffrey_brandt: @DannymJohnson Answers to specific issues starts to hit the gray areas of client engagement. #legalchat
4:37 pm marriottmurdock: Because they’re public or not billable? RT @tqmock: I think LI Answers is one of those problem areas for attys in terms of ethics #legalchat
4:37 pm gyitsakalakis: RT @jeffrey_brandt: @DannymJohnson Answers to specific issues starts to hit the gray areas of client engagement. #legalchat
4:37 pm jeffrey_brandt: @gyitsakalakis All I can say is I personally know firms that got real business thru LOR.. cant say same for FB, LI or Twitter. #legalchat
4:38 pm jeffrey_brandt: @marriottmurdock Havent you heard? Billable hour is dead πŸ™‚ #legalchat
4:38 pm tqmock: @marriottmurdock More about where is the line for client engagment and what constitutes “legal advice”? #legalchat
4:38 pm goclio: Lawyers are ppl too, and gravitate to what ppl are talking about, like Twitter & FB, even if not right fit. #legalchat
4:38 pm TotalAttorneys: #legalchat @marriottmurdock unified! #sm is informal, why confuse your audience? The most successful #sm is when the company is a friend
4:38 pm jeffrey_brandt: RT Exactly @tqmock: @marriottmurdock More about where is the line for client engagment and what constitutes “legal advice”? #legalchat
4:38 pm DannymJohnson: LOR? RT @jeffrey_brandt: @gyitsakalakis I personally know firms that got real business thru LOR.. cant say same for others. #legalchat
4:39 pm CashmoresBeard: RT @jeffrey_brandt: @marriottmurdock Havent you heard? Billable hour is dead πŸ™‚ #legalchat
4:39 pm tqmock: @DannymJohnson LOR = Legal OnRamp #legalchat
4:40 pm marriottmurdock: lol no …. in marketing it’s still kickin #wishIwasanattorney RT @jeffrey_brandt: Havent you heard? Billable hour is dead πŸ™‚ #legalchat
LegalChatter: Time is flying! Q4: How do you measure your ROI from Social Media? #legalchat #finalquestion
4:40 pm netdocuments: RT @tqmock: @marriottmurdock More about where is the line for client engagment and what constitutes “legal advice”? #legalchat
4:40 pm legalerswelcome: @legalchatter @marriottmurdock have to run, thank you for invite, good infor shared! will you wthashtah this chat? #legalchat
4:40 pm TechManChild: RT @legalchatter: Time is flying! Q4: How do you measure your ROI from Social Media? #legalchat#finalquestion
4:41 pm marriottmurdock: RT @legalchatter: Time is flying! Q4: How do you measure your ROI from Social Media? #legalchat#finalquestion
4:41 pm stephkimbro: For solos using #SM it’s harder to keep the personal and professional separate. Think consistency of image is key. #legalchat
4:42 pm legalerswelcome: how do u measure the ROI of your cell phone LOL πŸ™‚ @marriottmurdock: RT @legalchatter: Time is flying! Q4: #legalchat #finalquestion
4:42 pm adriandayton: @econwriter5 what is #legalchat ?
4:43 pm DannymJohnson: #legalchat Q4: Should I put any weight into what Klout say’s?
4:43 pm jeffrey_brandt: @LegalChatter difft firms use difft ROI. difft goals mean difft successes. Most law firms try 2 trace 2 work in the door. #legalchat
4:43 pm marriottmurdock: Q4: anyone using tools to measure… other than simple stats (google or hootsuite) #legalchat
4:43 pm LawPracticeTips: RT @stephkimbro: For solos using #SM it’s harder to keep the personal and professional separate. Think consistency of image is key. #legalchat
4:43 pm gyitsakalakis: RT @legalerswelcome: how do u measure the ROI of your cell phone LOL πŸ™‚ @marriottmurdock: RT @legalchatter: Time is flying! Q4: #legalchat #finalquestion
4:43 pm goclio: Q4: Measuring ROI is hard since trying to build relationships & engagement. Long term investment, hard to see in short term ROI. #legalchat
4:44 pm TotalAttorneys: #legalchat q4- comments, number of friend/fan/followers, mentions
4:44 pm marriottmurdock: Q4: web traffic? # of inquiries? … to me, it is more of a brand building necessity (hard to quantify) … #legalchat
4:44 pm marriottmurdock: RT @legalerswelcome: how do u measure the ROI of your cell phone LOL πŸ™‚ RT @LegalChatter: Time is flying! Q4: #legalchat #finalquestion
4:44 pm KevinChern: #legalchat Are you building network? Getting new clients? Getting more hits on your website? #measuringroi #sm
4:44 pm LegalChatter: RT @jeffrey_brandt: @LegalChatter difft firms use difft ROI. difft goals mean difft successes. #legalchat
4:44 pm marriottmurdock: RT @lawpracticetips: RT @stephkimbro: For solos using #SM it’s harder to keep the personal and professional separate. #legalchat
4:44 pm LegalChatter: RT @kevinchern: #legalchat Are you building network? Getting new clients? Getting more hits on your website? #measuringroi #sm
4:44 pm netdocuments: RT @goclio: Q4: Measuring ROI is hard since trying to build relationships & engagement. Long term investment, hard to see . #legalchat
4:45 pm goclio: RT @stephkimbro: For solos using #SM it’s harder to keep the personal & professional separate. Consistency of image is key. #legalchat
4:45 pm tqmock: Q4. So far, ROI is anecdotal. Attys report media inquiries or emails. I think it’s abt brand & reputation & it’s a marathon #legalchat
4:45 pm TechManChild: Number of awesome apps! RT @marriottmurdock: RT @legalerswelcome: how do u measure the ROI of your cell phone LOL πŸ™‚ #legalchat
4:45 pm gyitsakalakis: RT @KevinChern: #legalchat Are you building network? Getting new clients? Getting more hits on your website? #measuringroi #sm
4:45 pm legalerswelcome: Transcript of today’s chat #legalchat http://ow.ly/3A373
4:45 pm statebaroftexas: RT @stephkimbro: For solos using #SM it’s harder to keep the personal and professional separate. Think consistency of image is key. #legalchat
4:45 pm molecule18: RT @legalerswelcome: Transcript of today’s chat #legalchat http://ow.ly/3A373
4:45 pm EUdiscovery: RT @legalerswelcome: Transcript of today’s chat #legalchat http://ow.ly/3A373
4:45 pm econwriter5: @adriandayton Weekly Twitter chat on legal topics. Talkin’ about #sm today. Thought you’d be interested. #legalchat
4:45 pm DannymJohnson: RT @tqmock: ROI is anecdotal. Attys report media inquiries or emails. I think it’s abt brand & reputation & it’s a marathon #legalchat
4:46 pm marriottmurdock: so ROI depends on interpretation and goals. RT @tqmock: Q4. So far, ROI is anecdotal. A. I think it’s abt brand #legalchat
4:46 pm jeffrey_brandt: RT What is ur score? I just used it now for the 1st time @DannymJohnson: #legalchat Q4: Should I put any weight into what Klout say’s?
4:46 pm marriottmurdock: RT @molecule18: RT @legalerswelcome: Transcript of today’s chat #legalchat http://ow.ly/3A373
4:46 pm TotalAttorneys: RT @legalerswelcome: Transcript of today’s chat #legalchat http://ow.ly/3A373
4:46 pm gyitsakalakis: RT @DannymJohnson: RT @tqmock: ROI is anecdotal. Attys report media inquiries or emails. I think it’s abt brand & reputation & it’s a marathon #legalchat
4:46 pm gyitsakalakis: RT @EUdiscovery: RT @legalerswelcome: Transcript of today’s chat #legalchat http://ow.ly/3A373
4:47 pm KevinChern: RT @tqmock: Q4. So far, ROI is anecdotal. Attys report media inquiries or emails. I think it’s abt brand & reputation & it’s a marathon #legalchat
4:47 pm EUdiscovery: 54 RT @jeffrey_brandt: RT What is ur score? @DannymJohnson: #legalchat Q4: Should I put any weight into what Klout say’s?
4:47 pm netdocuments: RT @kevinchern: RT @tqmock: Q4. So far, ROI is anecdotal. Attys report media inquiries or emails. I think it’s abt brand #legalchat
4:47 pm LegalChatter: Awesome inaugural #legalchat We had 33 contributors and up to know, 250 tweets! See you all next week. Topic posted soon!
4:47 pm KevinChern: RT @legalerswelcome: Transcript of today’s chat #legalchat http://ow.ly/3A373
4:47 pm tqmock: @marriottmurdock I absolutely think goals are key before attys begin #sm efforts as a professional #legalchat
4:48 pm stephkimbro: I don’t calculate a ROI from #SM use. My investment is to take the “watercooler” or break time & instead tweet, post, etc. #legalchat
4:48 pm marriottmurdock: RT @tqmock: @marriottmurdock I absolutely think goals are key before attys begin #sm efforts as a professional #legalchat
4:48 pm legalerswelcome: Post about KloutΒ http://ow.ly/3A3fO #legalchat
4:48 pm jeffrey_brandt: RT AAgree absolutely a marathon @tqmock: I think it’s abt brand & reputation & it’s a marathon #legalchat
4:49 pm marriottmurdock: RT @stephkimbro: I don’t calculate a ROI from #SM use. My investment is to take the “watercooler” or break time & instead tweet #legalchat
4:49 pm DannymJohnson: Love it! RT @stephkimbro My investment is to take the “watercooler” or break time & instead tweet, post, etc. #legalchat
4:49 pm stephkimbro: Instead of chatting or taking a break, I’m rolling time into #SM building. No additional investment, just diff time allocation. #legalchat
4:50 pm EUdiscovery: Thanks for mentioning LegalOnRamp. Will try it #legalchat
4:50 pm BrandTactics: I just heard #branding and woke up … hello folks – RT @jeffrey_brandt: RT AAgree a marathon @tqmock: it’s about #branding #legalchat
4:51 pm econwriter5: I tweet to escape, which has turned out to be far more productive than expected. #legalchat
4:51 pm jeffrey_brandt: @DannymJohnson @eudiscovery I’m 49.. I think you compare against those who you know, respect and trust. #legalchat
4:52 pm marriottmurdock: Nice to meet everyone, and thanks for the great discussion … see you next week!Β http://ow.ly/3A3p8#legalchat
4:52 pm LegalChatter: Just ending 😦 Next week/same time RT @brandtactics just heard #branding and woke up … hello folks – RT @jeffrey_brandt @tqmock #legalchat
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