Make Money Monday:  Should Lawyers Use TikTok?

In the past four years, the social media platform TikTok grew exponentially, now boasting a billion users a month averaging 850 minutes on the app.  Interesting data, but should lawyers be using Tiktok? You might be inclined to respond “hell yes!,” particularly after seeing these examples of early adopting lawyers who’ve gone viral with several…

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Make Money Mondays: Buy Annette Choti’s Click Magnet 

Fifteen years ago, I was one of the first handful of forward-looking lawyers to embrace the Internet as a tool for marketing a solo or small firm practice. For starters, robust websites, blogs and social media enabled lawyers to really engage and educate consumers in a far more meaningful way than a screaming CALL-YOUR-LAWYER 911!!…

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Be the Change: Why and How Solo & Small Firm Lawyers Should Testify on Proposed Legislation

As I mentioned in this post, I had the opportunity to testify before the Maryland House Government Operations Committee on proposed bill HB292 which would gather data on the race and gender of lawyers subject to disciplinary proceedings by Maryland regulators.  Although I’ve never testified before the Maryland legislature before, this wasn’t my first rodeo.…

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Why Lawyers Should Offer CLE on Porn Hub and Not Legal Providers

When it comes to promoting his math tutoring services, Taiwanese math teacher Changsu knows all the right angles.  Figuring that the probability of reaching more students would increase proportionately to the size of his audience, Changsu posted 200 calculus lessons on Pornhub, reasoning that:  Since very few people teach math on adult video platforms, and…

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Should You Install an Installment Payment Plan for Clients?

installment payment plan for clients

Recently, the New York Times reported on the growing popularity of “buy now, pay later” services that enable consumers to purchase online products and spread the cost into manageable, interest-free installments paid over several months.  Although pay-later services comprise just 2 percent of payment options (a drop in the bucket compared to credit cards which…

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