Getting the Most Out of a Virtual Receptionist

Today’s post deals with productivity but doubles as a marketing hack. Missing calls is a virtually inevitable way of losing opportunities and goodwill. But it’s not enough to use voice mail or an answering service to plug the leak. In…

SellanApp … that gives me an idea!

Ever feel that if only you had the right tools, backing, money, time, background, education, encouragement and inspiration, you could build a killer app? I used to think so; especially when I learned about efficient use of widely distributed human…

Instant Law Clerk

This is the second really good practice hack that I’ve come across in a week, and it incorporates all the best things about the new, new Internet (Web 2.1?): crowdsourcing, naming your own price, friction-free transactions, and cheap labor. Cheap…

What do you call 100 unemployed lawyers?

A good start! But seriously: according to this piece in the Wall Street Journal new law grads continue to enter the workforce faster than Starbucks can hire them. To quote the article: According to jobs site SimplyHired.com… the hardest-to-place industry [is the] the…

LegalZoom ...can't ...be ...stopped

LegalZoom …can’t …be …stopped

As highlighted recently on Shatterbox and in my discussions with Richard Granat of DirectLaw back at the 2011 ABA Tech Show, LegalZoom is coming into its own big time. Then again, what else would LegealZoom do with the money raised…