Evernote and LinkedIn

LinkedIn Connects with Evernote to Scan Business Cards

LinkedIn had a nifty little app called CardMunch which turned business cards into contacts. So, of course, they’re shutting it down. Fortunately, they’re offering the same service by deepening their partnership with an even niftier app, Evernote: LinkedIn members can scan a business card using Evernote’s mobile app and then directly connect with this contact […]

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Webinar: How to Get Started with Google+ For Your Law Practice

Have you wondered how Google+ might help your law practice? Google+ influences search, allowing lawyers who use the platform to stand out in search engine results. Google+ also helps Google verify online profiles, enhancing the author’s reputation. As a result, many lawyers are active on Google+, with new lawyers joining every day, connecting with other […]

Legal Productivity Q&A Video Series

How Do I Get My Bills Out in 30 Minutes?

This is the latest edition in our quick-and-practical Q&A style videos. Questions come from social channels, keyword analysis, and readers of this blog. A transcript accompanies each video. How Can I Get My Bills Out in 30 Minutes? The question is “How do I get my bills out in 30 minutes?”. The answer is, you […]

App of the Week: Wibbitz Turns News Articles Into Video Snippets

Don’t care for television news but still like to watch instead of read the latest news? Check out Wibbitz, the app that transforms articles into video snippets that you can watch (or listen to) on your iPhone. Here’s how the folks at Wibbitz use artificial Intelligence to turn long text articles into video summaries: Using […]

Working Remotely: Managing Time, Boundaries, and Balance

This series on “Working Remotely” is inspired by “Remote,” the book by the 37Signals guys, and by my own experience working remotely for many years. When designing this series, my original intent was to treat managing time, creating boundaries, and work-life balance, as three separate parts, but it’s become apparent that they’re connected and dependent […]

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Improve Productivity with Google Docs and Sheets Add-Ons

Google Apps can help lawyers streamline document drafting and review. While it has many of the features of traditional office productivity suites, there are some features that Google Apps lacks. In a move to extend Google Apps’ features, Google now allows third-party developers to create “Add-ons” for Google Docs and Sheets – much like “extensions” […]

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App of the Week: Google Docs and Sheets Standalone Apps

Google launched new standalone mobile apps for Docs and Spreadsheets, with Slides coming soon. Divorcing the individual apps from Drive gives users the ability to quickly access and use their favorite Google apps on the go. It’s also probably a response to the recently launched and very popular suite of mobile apps from Microsoft. The […]

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Working Remotely: Managing Distractions

This series on “Working Remotely” is inspired by “Remote,” the book by the 37Signals guys, and by my own experience working remotely for many years. One of the major advantages of working remotely is escaping the hustle and bustle and constant interruptions in the office. But working from home presents its own unique set of […]