Tag Archives: lawyers

Negative statements and how to ignore them to meet goals

If a person stopped to listen to all the people that told them they couldn’t do something, they would never succeed.  It’s always worth hearing people out when they have advice, whether you asked for or not. But if you…

Mainstream Media vs. the Internet Continued

So often I see stories about mainstream business ventures in the papers and on TV, and rarely do I see a story about a purely online business, at least one that isn’t Google, Twitter, or Facebook anyway.  Why?  What’s the…

Back to Basics: ‘It’s not what happened that matters to the court, only what you can prove happened’

I hope that’s an accurate quote.  I tried to remember it exactly as I heard it last week in Hamilton where Justice Harvey Brownstone talked about his book, Tug of War.  While he had a lot of informative and entertaining…

Facebook foils Canadian lawsuits

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20090510.wfacebooktrial0510/BNStory/Technology/home TARA BRAUTIGAM The Canadian Press May 10, 2009 at 11:28 AM EDT ST. JOHN’S — Lawyers in Canada are increasingly warning their clients about the perils of posting information on social websites such as Facebook after a small but…

The End of the Webpage?

Recently…very recently, because it’s the Internet, Steve Rubel wrote a piece entitled, “The End of the Destination Web Era.”  In it, he argues that the webpage as an advertising tool is dead and has been dead for a while now. …

Question and Answer Marketing

Lately there have been a lot of articles and blog entries dealing with online marketing and social networking.  These articles deal with Facebook, Twitter, FriendFeed, LinkedIn and other social networking sites.  These types of sites are gaining momentum daily because…

Legal Advice vs. Legal Information

For the public, the difference between legal advice and legal information may not be entirely clear; or even important.  But for lawyers the distinction is of paramount importance.  You see, lawyers have to be very careful about what kind of…

Do Lawyers market themselves properly?

Earlier this month in a question and answer forum on the Globe and Mail website, Justice Harvey Brownstone, author of Tug of War, stated that “the legal profession does not do a great job of ‘marketing itself,’ so that the…