Email is a necessary part of our work lives, but it takes up a lot of our time and our readers’ time. Here are some hints to make your emails more effective. Your readers will appreciate your efforts. First, should you be using email at all? If you are communicating something sensitive or confidential, should […]
Many lawyers think sending confidential client documents over email is secure, without risk. But did you know you might as well post that information on a billboard? When you email a document, your message gets routed without encryption through multiple servers before it ends up in your recipient’s mailbox.
For lawyers, getting sucked into an email morass can be a black hole for profits, considering the billable hour nature of legal work. Three sentence emails can help restore the sanity. Pass it on.
Email marketing is a tactic that our lawyers and law firms are exploring more and more, especially given its relative low cost. And if you know what you’re doing, you’ll get a good success rate.
This post deals two Sine Qua Nons for lawyers in solo and small practice face every day: the Lawyer Trust Account and a branded email account.
Email batching, then, is the first step to Email Nirvana. Step two is unsubscribing. Check out the article for steps three and four.
When Facebook and Twitter started taking off in 2008 and 2009, users engaged in a mad scramble to embrace the networks, amass a bunch of followers/friends, and stay highly engaged. Now, as the dust begins to settle and we understand the utility of these tools, we have the opportunity to ask “what have social networks done for me lately” and scale back activity accordingly.
Here’s a small secret: Stop worrying about email. A very well regarded technique (one discussed in numerous books and sites about personal efficiency) is to answer email no more than twice a day, such as at 11AM and 4PM.
One of the salient technology conversations of 2010 revolves around our newly found state of constant Internet connectivity. We love our iPhones, Droids, and Blackberries, but apparently they’re not so good for us when abused. Kind of like chocolate. Or booze. Exhibit A: A recent article in the New York Times declares Digital Devices Deprive […]