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Office 365 Business Premium: All the Extras Worth Checking Out

Office 365 Business Premium packs a mighty punch. Just getting it for the email alone is worth it. Then you’ve got the obvious Microsoft Office suite of apps, both local and cloud versions, along with the suite of mobile apps for your tablets and mobile devices. However, that’s not all Microsoft includes with the Premium […]

ABA TECHSHOW 2017

ABA TECHSHOW 2017: Everything You Need to Know

Another ABA TECHSHOW has come and gone, and this year certainly was a success. If you missed it, here are some of the highlights: The Perfect Theme The theme this year was health and wellness, and it seemed to be a huge hit. For instance, a yoga session hosted by Clio was well-attended, while Rocket Matter […]

The Paperless Law Office, Second Edition

New E-Book: The Paperless Law Office, Second Edition

It’s no secret that just about everything is paperless these days. Many retail stores email receipts instead of printing them. You can pay most of your bills online. Even some waiters are starting to taking orders with iPads instead of on paper. So it stands to reason that you’d want to make your law firm […]

The Best Way to End an Email: How to Actually Get a Response

Sure, we live in an age where email is a prime form of communication. Of course, when it comes to work, we couldn’t live without it. However, it can be incredibly frustrating when you’re waiting for someone to respond and, well, they just don’t. As a journalist, I’m always on deadline and often just can’t wait days for […]

The Remarkable Power of LinkedIn for Hiring Legal Professionals

If you haven’t tried LinkedIn to bring on a critical hire for your firm, you’re missing out.  Recruiting without this powerful professional social channel is like playing tennis with the racket in your mouth:  You’re making things way too hard, and you’re going to end up with a headache. LinkedIn is an overwhelmingly productive recruiting […]

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From the Oscars to Your Law Firm's Marketing: A Lesson in Design

Even if you didn’t watch the 89th Academy Awards show this past Sunday night, you’ve no doubt seen and/or heard about the “Best Picture Fiasco.” You know, the one where Warren Beatty looked like a deer in headlights while Faye Dunaway enthusiastically called out the wrong movie? Yeah that. Based on what we know of the […]

The Most Valuable Piece of Advice When Starting a New Law Firm

I recently had the honor of being interviewed by Bob Ambrogi for his Law Technology Now podcast about my adventures starting Rocket Matter and how, out of all possible things in the universe, I ended up running a legal technology company. One of Bob’s many excellent questions had to do with what advice I would […]

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How to Stay Focused at Work: A Guide for Lawyers

We get it. It is way too easy to waste a lot of time at work, especially if you have awesome co-workers you actually like and want to socialize with. You’ve got to catch up on gossip, discuss the latest episode of whatever you’re binge-watching these days, talk about the headlines of the day, and go […]