Inspiring, Celebrating & Empowering
Solo & Small Law Firms

My Shingle Turns 4 (slightly revised as of 12/7/06)

  • Share this on Google+
  • Share this on Linkedin

In honor of MyShingle’s 4th anniversary, here’s a gift for readers.  First, my original Welcome Message which I retrieved from the Wayback Machine since I still haven’t successfully uploaded my pre-Typepad files (I still long for the days of slash).  And here’s a look perhaps into MyShingle of the future:

  • The video is awesome I love it! Make more!
    Happy Birthday MyShingle, and I hope there are many, many more to come!

  • I remember when MyShingle first went live. Though I’m a bit of a tech-geek I didn’t understand the concept of a blog, and was a little intimidated by it. Slash seemed bizarre to me, and I was convinced it was not something I’d ever try. But I started reading, and kept reading. Now, all these years later, Carolyn has inspired me to blog on multiple fronts – for my firm, for my practice management ideas, and soon for some other niche ideas I’m working on.
    Carolyn, thanks for your inspiration. And keep on blogging!

  • Like the video. Happy birthday. I might have to go buy a cake and eat it in celebration of this moment.

  • Carolyn, once again you are on the cutting edge! The video is genius – sometimes even lawyers get tired of reading.
    I did not realize that MyShingle was only 4 years old. It is so seasoned, and full of great advice, inspiration and links to valuable information.
    I was thrust into solo practice as a result of some tragic personal events. I was a top “ten % of top ten law school” attorney who believed that BigLaw was my only true alternative. I thank God that I have learned that solo practice is a wonderful opportunity that gives you more control over the direction of your practice, and thus, your life. I stumbled onto MyShingle a couple of years ago and you have helped me realize the dignity of this choice of practice. After all, my childhood inspiration, Perry Mason, was a solo!
    Happy 4th Birthday MyShingle! You are just entering “preschool” and have only just begun!

  • Carolyn,
    Congratulations on turning 4 years old! I hope my three year old is as acocmplished when he turns four! (Only kidding). Everyone, and I mean everyone, I know reads your blog, including my editor at the Connecticut Law Tribune. MyShingle is a brand unto itself. You are the original. Remember when some marketing genius tried to improve on the original Coca-cola??? I think he’s sweeping the streets now.
    Once, again, congratulations.

  • Hi – the video blog is fun, though the camera movement is a little distracting. Congrats on 4 years.

  • Hi Carolyn-
    Long time listener, first time commenter. The video post was great! Brilliant. I’m just wonder how much bandwidth such a thing takes up, or if that is even a consideration.
    Best of luck for another four years! Who knows where technology will take us by then.
    Peter

Sponsored Content

How to Minimize the Time You Spend on Administrative Tasks

Did you know up to 40% of time in a small law firm is spent on non billable, administrative work?  That means you are basically working for free after 2 p.m.