Saturday, December 13, 2008

Link In to Social Networking

Wondering where you can find your next new client? Internet- savvy attorneys are hitting the keyboard to build online referral networks that supplement traditional face-to-face networking. LinkedIn® is one of the most popular "social networking" sites among business users today.

Over 30 million professionals from around the world, representing 150 industries, connect with prospects electronically on LinkedIn. You can too!

To get started, simply go to www.linkedin.com and fill out your profile. The next step is to start inviting co-workers, business acquaintances, friends and others to link to you. Using the "six degrees of separation" concept, you benefit by gaining potential access to hundreds or thousands of contacts as your LinkedIn network grows.

Read the full story on LinkedIn for Lawyers here.

2 comments:

Ford Harding said...

Margaret:

I am looking for examples of professionals actually obtaining new clients through LinkedIn. Do you have any?

Ford Harding

Patrick DiDomenico said...

Ford, This ABA Journal article cites a lawyer that gets clients via SN, including LinkedIn. http://abajournal.com/magazine/social_promotion/