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In a world where social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook is increasingly driving popular discourse, it no longer makes any business sense for lawyers to not have a social media presence.
From advertising to television, the hashtag has become ubiquitous, and now with Facebook also joining the hashtag party, the importance of the little # symbol can no longer be ignored. Now, many lawyers may be wondering, what’s the big deal with the ‘pound sign’? Well, the symbol is a rather big deal, and when used properly, can potentially be a powerful marketing tool for lawyers, and we’ll explain how.
Instead of writing reminders to yourself on sticky notes, write them in the Tasks section. This will allow you to share the tasks with others on the matter or keep them private.
Let’s face it; transactions have been around for a very long time. From ancient Roman times (or even before then), people have been buying and selling land, chattels and services in one form or another for the past couple of hundred years. The legal processes surrounding commonplace transactions (like the sale of land for instance) have remained fundamentally the same. Although the process of transactions has remained largely unchanged, the technology available to lawyers has changed immeasurably. Surprisingly however, the fact is that a lot of firms don’t take full advantage of the technology available to them. So let’s have a look at what “transaction technology” are, its benefits, and why firms might be reluctant to take it up.