My Shingle

Video

The Five Dollar Video

May 4, 2012 by Carolyn Elefant

Last week, I posted about Fiverr, where you can outsource a variety of minor tasks, from business card design to e-signature creation to others for just five bucks. I learned about the site via Solosez, where one attorney, Hieu Vu posted the video above, which was produced by seller. Granted, this particular video may not […]

Read more New Marketing Ideas 6 comments

Lawyers & Video: Interview With Gerry Oginski

June 2, 2011 by Carolyn Elefant

  Why Lawyers Should Use Video from Carolyn Elefant on Vimeo.   Are you interested in learning more about how lawyers can use video?  Sure, I could have written a post on the subject, but I figured that the better approach was for the medium to fit the message. So I taped a Skype chat […]

Read more Sponsored Content 1 comment

SoloCorps Harnesses the Force of Storytelling + Video to Help Solo and Small Firm Lawyers

July 23, 2010 by Carolyn Elefant

The Power of Storytelling –A guest post by Lisa Solomon When Facebook reached 500 million users this week, it launched Facebook Stories, an application that enables Facebook users to share their stories about how the social networking site has impacted their lives. For readers, the stories are categorized by theme and location. While reaching the […]

Read more Announcements 3 comments

Should Lawyers Post Video Testimonials From Clients?

June 23, 2010 by Carolyn Elefant

Don’t get me wrong — I’m an unabashed fan of video for lawyers.  As I’ve said many times, most recently in this presentation, video satisfies Internet users’ craving for intimacy, as well prospective clients’ natural curiosity to get a peek at the lawyer behind the online presence.  Likewise, I’m also believer in the persuasive power […]

Read more Ratings/Testimonials 9 comments

A Few Quick Bits – Google Search Videos and Practice Management Comparison

April 12, 2010 by Carolyn Elefant

I just wanted to mention a couple of quick resources. First, if you’re in the market for law practice management tools, check out this post by my Social Media for Lawyers co-author, Nicole Black.  In particular, Nicole mentions this extremely useful  ABA Comparison Chart of different LPM tools.  Unfortunately, many of the companies didn’t provide price quotes, […]

Read more Law Practice Management 1 comment

Virtual Law Practice – Video and Conference Call

March 28, 2010 by Carolyn Elefant

I am back from Tech Show, with lots of posts to put up and thoughts to share, but I’m also under a deadline.  So for now, I’ll leave you with this interview with Martindale Connected (it gets a little goofy at the end, but it was a fun interview!), as well as information on some […]

Read more Trends 0 comments

MyShingle Virtual Videos with Sam Glover, Minnesota Consumer Lawyer

September 8, 2009 by Carolyn Elefant

MyShingle Virtual Videos from Carolyn Elefant on Vimeo. I’m proud to present the launch of the MyShingle Virtual Video series, which will have a permanent home and dedicated page when my site re-lauches in the next few weeks. As video gains traction, I realized that many solo and small firm lawyers would like to incorporate […]

Read more Profiles 3 comments

The Bars, Reviewed: What Has Your Bar Association Done for You Lately?

February 19, 2009 by Carolyn Elefant

Summary Update (7 pm, 2/19/09) More comments below, with links to additional NC Bar resources and Canada resources too.  In response to Eric’s question, the review took place strictly based on websites alone  – I personally visited about 30 of them, and delegated the remaining review, then did additional link checks.  Talking to bar personnel […]

Read more Law Practice Management 14 comments

More Lawyer Videos, From Beverly Hills IP Solo Michael Cohen

January 7, 2008 by Carolyn Elefant

As my regular readers know, I’m a major fan of videos – and I’ve been tracking solos’ use of videos for marketing in posts here and here. And I see today that my Third Wave colleague Chuck Newton has posted on the topic as well. More and more solos are using videos to convey their […]

Read more Marketing & Making Money 0 comments

Book Trailer for Solo By Choice: Proof of Concept and Work in Progress

January 1, 2008 by Carolyn Elefant

Here’s a video trailer that I created for my upcoming book, Solo by Choice: How to Be the Lawyer You Always Wanted to Be. It’s a proof of concept in learning how to use my iMac software. Unfortunately, I’m still learning how to use the editing tools, so the transitions aren’t entirely smooth and there’s […]

Read more Books 5 comments