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Tips to Avoid Procrastination

Did you know September 6th is Fight Procrastination Day? Though this is an unofficial holiday, it’s a great reason to find some techniques that help you avoid procrastinating and help get your work done. If you’re not sure where to start, we’ve gathered some tips and tricks that can help keep you focused and on task!

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How Often Is Google’s Algorithm Updated?

You know the signs of a Google algorithm update. Suddenly, traffic to your firm’s site drops and leads are down. Or maybe your firm is one of the lucky ones that is positively affected and traffic to your firm’s site takes off. When dramatic changes like either of these happen, it’s most likely due to a large algorithm update by Google. These major updates happen a handful of times throughout the year. But, how often does Google actually update its algorithm?

Improving Your Firm’s Facebook

Social media has become an integral part of most online marketing plans. Facebook can be used as an easy channel to interact with potential clients and keep current ones in the know. Because of this, having an up-to-date and well-optimized Facebook page for your firm is imperative. Here are some ways to make sure your firm’s Facebook is the best it can be!

Happy Frankenstein Day!

August 30 is National Frankenstein Day and it celebrates Mary Shelley’s novel Frankenstein on Shelley’s birthday. As you get ready for your Labor Day weekend plans, take a moment to remember the book from your high school or college days. It was published in 1818 when Shelley was just 20 years old! She and her friends were having a friendly competition to write the best ghost story, and she won. This is a classic, and if you’re hitting the beach this weekend, consider throwing a copy in your beach bag.

You Regret What You Said. Now What?

Many of us have been there. We’re all human, right? You’re talking to a client on the phone, and he/she is being rude and not listening to you. You try to be patient and you do your best to stay calm. You explain any misunderstandings and try to reassure the client. However, the client isn’t listening and continues to yell at you. Your limit has been hit and you snap at the client. Alternatively, maybe you’re on the phone with a company that you work with.

Making The Most Out Of NOSSCR

No matter what business you’re in, conferences are a reality of the professional world. They are a great way to learn new skills, gain industry knowledge, and network amongst your colleagues. However, with all of the different speakers, events, and conversations going on, it can be extremely easy to get overwhelmed. If you’re attending the NOSSCR conference this fall in New Orleans, here are some tips on how you can make the most out of your experience.

What Benefits Should Your Small Firm Offer?

Offering good benefits is extremely important for your law firm. It can easily help you increase your employee retention, especially for very good workers. Additionally, if your employees are happy with their work environment, it’ll help improve their morale. By spending some thought and money choosing the benefits you want your firm to offer, you’re sure to come out with a win. You’ll be able to retain stronger candidates for longer, meaning that you won’t have to train someone new as frequently.

Should You Work for a Large Law Firm or Private Practice?

Perhaps you’ve started thinking about what would make you truly happy. Maybe you recently graduated law school and are trying to figure out the next steps. Or, you have a successful solo practice and are being approached by larger law firms. Alternatively, you’ve been working in corporate law for a while and are wondering if it’s time for a change. As you assess your current career, we’re here to help you figure out if bigger is better.