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January 22, 2009

Social Media for Lawyers - Powerpoint now available

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Yesterday I presented a seminar to the Vancouver chapter of the Legal Marketing Association on Social Media and Social Networking for Lawyers where I set out my thoughts on why social media matters for law firms as well as introducing some of the major components (RSS, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, blogs) and how they all work together. The session generated a great discussion and certainly confirmed for me that social media issues and strategies are top of mind for many in the legal community as we delve into 2009. A copy of the powerpoint is now available in the resources section of the Skunkworks website. You can access it here.

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January 14, 2009

Social Media For Lawyers Breakfast Seminar - LMA Vancouver January 21, 2009

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For Vancouver area lawyers and legal marketers interested in the exploding world of Social Media/Social Networking and wondering what all the fuss is about, I will be presenting a breakfast session next Wednesday, January 21st at downtown law firm Farris Vaughan Wills & Murphy. Any and all interested parties welcome from committed luddites to the merely curious to hardcore techgeeks who will undoubtedly be able to teach me a thing or three along the way.

Details and registration information are available on the Legal Marketing Association Vancouver Chapter website.

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January 02, 2009

Seeking 16 BC Lawyers for focus group January 22, 2009

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Courthouse Libraries BC is continuing the development of a major revamp of their web presence to be released later in 2009. As part of the development process, they are seeking input from 16 BC lawyers at a focus group session to be held on January 22, 2009 from 4:30pm-6:30pm. The feedback will help build a more lawyer-friendly end-product and is being facilitated by the good folks at Habenero Consulting.

If you are a British Columbia lawyer that wonders what really happens at focus groups, here's your chance to find out first hand while giving back to the profession at the same time. If you are available and willing to pitch in, please get in touch and I'll get you on the list!

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