Archive for the “Blogging” category

Navel gazing

By Nick Holmes on February 20, 2008

There’s too much navel gazing by bloggers – blogging about blogging; but, as my business is legal information publishing and blogs are a key part of that now, I think I’m entitled to gaze deep into my navel. Following my (…)

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Lexblog Q & A

By Nick Holmes on February 6, 2008

Rob La Gatta, Editorial Manager at Lexblog, has already conducted and published on Real Lawyers Have Blogs numerous interviews with leading names in the field of law firm blogging and web marketing. These Q & As deliver structured, in-depth thoughts (…)

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Hats off to Charon QC

By Nick Holmes on January 20, 2008

I finally succumbed to Charon QC‘s invitation to be be interviewed for his series of podcasts – in Podcast 37, wherein we discuss infolaw, blawging and the future direction of law publishing. One day on and he has already put (…)

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He couldn’t have said it better himself

By Nick Holmes on January 14, 2008

I came across the following hilarious garbage, scraped from Kevin O’Keefe’s post about my FamilyLawPipe and translated into … what? Family accumulation pipes? Nick Holmes, a business consultant specializing in the UK jural sector, has created a FamilyLawPipe aggregating UK (…)

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Pimp your own ride

By Nick Holmes on January 10, 2008

Steve Matthews believes there will be a big increase soon in the use of blog software to build websites. Agreed. I’ve already said a lot about the benefits of blogging for networking and raising profile. You may not be convinced; (…)

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The Network in 2008

By Nick Holmes on December 17, 2007

This year Web 2.0 came of age. Blogs, wikis, photo sharing, video sharing, social networking, social this, social that, SaaS: all these services have developed at phenomenal pace. In particular, the Facebook craze burst out of its collegiate limitations and (…)

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Who goes to the top? – you decide

By Nick Holmes on November 30, 2007

The ABA Journal Blawg 100 are “the 100 best Web sites by lawyers, for lawyers, as chosen by the editors of the ABA Journal.” Kevin O’Keefe reacts to this with a star post Law Blog vanity contests : ABA adds (…)

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Jumping ship? Sound the last post

By Nick Holmes on November 13, 2007

Scott Vine, the Informationoverlord, has a smart new WordPress blog. He uses a stylish theme and a rather fetching graphic for his RSS feed. Although the blog remains at the same address, the feed has a new URL. What Scott (…)

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Blogs v websites (with RSS)

By Nick Holmes on October 30, 2007

Banging on about the benefits of blogs is not the sole preserve of Binary Law. Kevin O’Keefe, leading US champion of blogs for lawyers, does it constantly and persuasively. Today he succinctly summarises why large law firm blogs beat law (…)

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Thought leadership through blogging

By Nick Holmes on October 17, 2007

Steve Matthews posts a considered article on Slaw on Thought Leadership – the selling of ‘expertise’ that has always been a crucial element to legal marketing – through blogging: The results that can be achieved … have been repeatedly demonstrated (…)

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Oh dear!

By Nick Holmes on October 5, 2007

Ed at Blawg Review has pulled me up for supplying only 6 best blawgs: There is no rule that you are not to include a blog already named by another. In fact, it’s encouraged, as those most deserving of the (…)

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Have news? – blog it!

By Nick Holmes on October 5, 2007

I said in my state of UK blawging post that blog-like functions will increasingly be incorporated into all websites. I should have added that the best way to do this is using blog software rather than your own CMS. Why? (…)

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Simply the best

By Nick Holmes on October 5, 2007

I have been tagged by Charon QC to name 10 blawgs I consider the best, continuing the meme started by the editor of Blawg Review. As most involved have said, this is difficult. There are several blogs I do not (…)

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UK blawgs – where are we now?

By Nick Holmes on October 4, 2007

Although a handful of UK law bloggers were active before 2006, it was only then that the UK blawgosphere started to take off. Since then, new law blogs have continued to appear at the rate of about one a week. (…)

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Effective blogging (for lawyers)

By Nick Holmes on October 2, 2007

Adapted from an earlier article and published September 2007 in the Axxia Newsletter. In the last issue we looked at reasons why lawyers should blog. Here we consider the “how to” of effective blogging. Blogging services provide the forms and (…)

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