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We’ve put together a list of our best performing blog posts of the week. Take a look and see what interests you!
1. 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting Your Law Practice with a Virtual Office Rental
Even if you’re on the verge of opening up your law practice and becoming your own boss, you must make sure you’re prepared. That includes knowing which mistakes to avoid when using a virtual office. This article explains common behaviors of solo attorneys using a virtual office that can inhibit the growth of their law practice.
2. Insight into the Bait and Switch with Executive Suites
Searching for the ideal executive suite can be exhausting for a solo attorney. Many office providers will use shady tactics to con attorneys into paying more. This articles explains the bait and switch method executive centers use to trick renters so you can avoid overpaying for your office space.
3. Are Natural (Ethnic) Hairstyles Professional for Legal Practice?
How you dress is important to your attorney brand and reputation, but what about how you style your hair? Solo attorney Joleena Louis shares her story of deciding to wear her hair “naturally” and questioning whether it was professional enough for the legal industry.
4. Why Attorneys Must Embrace Social Media
Not everyone loves using social media, but it has become a critical platform for business development. Attorneys who ignore this fact might be missing an opportunity to connect with potential clients or referral sources. This article explains why not having a social media presence will make you seem out of touch and cause you to miss out on new business.
5. 4 Time Management Methods for Solo Attorneys
Time management is crucial to any law firm, but it’s even more important for a solo attorney. Start becoming more productive in your law practice with these four tips that can help any attorney stay organized and remain focused throughout the day.
6. 5 Branding Tips For Solo Attorneys From Unlikely Sources
Taking time to build your personal brand will help set you apart from the competition. Since branding can sometimes be a bit of a mystery, we gathered five tips from reality television starlets that can help you build a brand clients will notice.
7. Why Law Firms Fail: 8 Things Unsuccessful Solo Attorneys Do
Failure is a common fear for solo attorneys because they put a lot on the line to run their own business. There are many reasons why a law firm could fail, but avoiding certain habits can help ensure success. This article outlines what unsuccessful solos are guilty of doing so you can prevent putting your law practice at risk.
8. How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Get New Clients
LinkedIn is a great way to market your law firm because you can connect directly with your target audience. Learn how to use LinkedIn groups to find new clients by engaging with the right people and boosting the credibility of your profile.
9. 4 Reasons Why “For Profit” Networking Groups Don’t Work for Solo Attorneys
Networking is key to an effective business development plan, but it’s important to make sure you’re spending your time with the right organization. Elder law and estate planning attorney Matthew Lenza outlines the flaws in the way “for profit” networking groups operate and why they might not be the best source of networking for solos.
10. Beware of Differing Cultures in a Shared Office Space NYC
Each profession has a different business culture, which is something attorneys should consider when renting space in a multi professional shared office space. This article explains why operating your law firm in an office that doesn’t align with attorney culture could harm your career.