Are you daydreaming of being your own boss? Whether entrepreneurs are manifesting their business plans by securing financing, drumming up marketing plans, and expanding their network by meeting colleagues at professional mixers, these hustlers are pursuing their passions — and making bank at the same time. Continue reading “Tips on Jump-Starting Your Small Business”
A web portal is a means of accessing multiple websites via the main website.
It is, essentially, a “gateway” to other related (and sometimes unrelated) sites. Web portals were created to enable a user to easily locate and access services, functions, and information that would otherwise be more cumbersome and time-consuming to find. By branching into various sites through a portal system, a user can find information in a more organized fashion. It would also create a simpler way to engage in that websites various functions without leaving the home website.Continue reading “What a Portal Can Do for You”
The deadly crash of a Boeing B-171 during a 1935 test flight gave birth to the use of checklists by pilots, flight attendants, and ground crews. The crash occurred when the aircraft stalled shortly after takeoff. After the crash, an investigation revealed that the pilot failed to release an elevator lock before takeoff making the plane unresponsive to pitch2 control. To prevent future failures, it was suggested that B-17 pilots use a pre-flight checklist to assure that all systems were operational before takeoff. Checklists have since spread beyond aviation to construction, education, healthcare, and manufacturing. This article provides tips and resources for lawyers who want to use legal checklists to avoid problems. Continue reading “Using Checklists to Avoid Problems”
It seems there are often new tax proposals. In fact, a couple of prior articles this year examined other tax proposals, such as those from Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT). But, regardless of their merits, those proposals are not likely to go anywhere given they are opposed by most Republicans.
In the early days of civilization, speechmakers used outdoor forums to communicate ideas and inspire action. In our Internet Age, technology enables speakers to make presentations online, as well as indoors and out. Whichever setting you choose, speeches will help you build your reputation and client base. Read on for speechmaking tips and resources for using speeches to attract new clients and connect with old ones. Continue reading “Giving Speeches to Get Clients”
About 120 years ago, novelist Emile Zola submitted an article to a Paris daily newspaper about the miscarriage of justice in a criminal case. The article helped win freedom for the accused and lasting recognition for the author. Lawyers can likewise write articles to gain visibility and win new clients. This article provides writing tips and resources for lawyers who want to write articles to promote their practice.
In New York, the primary standard for measuring attorney misconduct is the Rules of Professional Conduct which have been formally adopted by each of the four New York Appellate Divisions as court rules (22 NYCRR part 1200 et seq.). These Rules are binding upon all licensed attorneys who practice in New York.
Welcome back, readers. If you’re just joining us this is the third volume of How to Improve Your Law Firm’s SEO. We started the series by giving the basics requirements for a successful SEO campaign and the importance of Keyword Research and implementation. We followed that up with an in-depth look at On-Page Website Optimizations. Which brings us to our last, but not least, installment: Local SEO and the Importance of Backlinks.