Searching for Inspiration

Searching for Inspiration

I’ve been perusing my google reader tonight searching for inspiration for blog posts. I’ve been (happily!) so involved in the actual “doing” of my virtual legal assistant work, I’ve spent little time blogging about it or even reading about it. Whenever I need inspiration I turn to my lovely google reader and the many, many legal blogs I subcribe to. I almost always see something within the feeds that inspires me or...

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How Twitter Has Helped My Business

How Twitter Has Helped My Business

I’ve talked about Twitter pretty regularly on this blog. I always¬† share that it is my absolute favorite place to network. Still, every time I talk to “real-life” friends or acquaintances I have a hard time helping them understand exactly what the appeal of Twitter is. I started my virtual legal assistant business last fall officially, but I started networking earlier in the year to try and make connections within the online...

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Do Your Needs Come Last?

I know how important it is to blog regularly. In my first year of business/blogging I worked hard to blog often, trying to improve my organic search results, my page rank and just to have great content for anyone who finds my blog. I’ve read tips from pro bloggers about how often to search – here’s a list of some of the suggestions: Grant Griffiths at Blog for Profit says simply blog often Problogger extraordinaire Darren...

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Happy 2009

Happy New Year!!! I meant to get this post up yesterday, but actually, January 1 seems like a great day to set out my plans for this exciting new year. I have a lot of goals and I know what I want and expect out of the coming year. This past year gave me time to ease into this business of being a work at home mom, to develop my virtual legal assistant skills and do plenty of networking and now I am so excited about what the future has in...

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I won a Clawbie!

I cannot even begin to tell you how unbelievably excited I was yesterday to find out I was awarded a Clawbie for Best New Law Blog!!!!  I posted my nominations for the 2008 Clawbies a while back, but I truly did it simply because I enjoy reading other Canadian legal blogs so much. I love reading all legal blogs of course, but being Canadian is so important to me that a Canadian based award seems particularly meaningful! Especially since, as you...

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