June’s Best of the Blogs

by Alexa Drago on June 28, 2018

We know you are busy! So we read through numerous blog posts and find the best ones to share with you each month.

Please let us know if you feel we are missing a particularly good.

Quick Tips

The Top 5 Wire Fraud Prevention Tips
Fraudsters use spoofed email so learn to spot it. Although there are a number of ways to spoof email, it can be as simple as this. Read more.
The Phishing is Better than Ever
Remember the good old days when it was pretty easy to recognize a phishing attack? Read More.
Casemaker Tips and Tricks
Each month the CBA’s Solo in Colo blog provides a few tips and tricks to increase your Casemaker research efficiency. Read more.

Product Reviews

BlackBerry Key2 Android phone improves literally everything
And it bring back the clever keyboard tricks. It’s called the BlackBerry Key2, but it’s such a leap over last year’s KeyOne, it might as well be called the BlackBerry squared. Read more.
TP-Link Archer C5 v4 Review: A Popular Wireless Router, refreshed
TP-Link Archer C5 is an old and classic wireless router that is popular in the market of affordable routers. Its success in sales has convinced the company to create a new revision of this model, so they just launched TP-Link Archer C5 v4. Read more.
Bitfender Box 2 Review: Next Generation Home Network Security
Smart homes include more devices than they used to include five years ago. Many homes have Smart TVs, smart plugs, smart bulbs, all kinds of smart sensors, and so on. All these devices are useful, but they tend to have little to no security built into them. Read more.

Technology

7 Things You Can Do with the Disk Management Tool, in Windows
Modern versions of Windows come with a handy disk management utility that allows you to create, re-size and delete drive partitions on the fly, without having to boot into a particular disk utility or purchase additional software. The Windows built-in tool we are talking about is called Disk Management, and it is quite easy to use. Read more.
Disable Third-Party Cookies in Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Opera and Internet Explorer
Third-party cookies are pieces of data that are saved in your web browser by the websites you visit. However, their origins are on other domains. Read more.
How to Connect Bluetooth Devices to Windows 10 (mouse, keyboard, headset, speaker, etc.)
Do you have a laptop, a tablet, or a 2-in-1 device like the Surface Pro, with Windows 10? Do you need to connect Bluetooth devices and accessories, like a mouse, a keyboard, an external speaker or a headset? If you do, this tutorial details all the steps you need to go through, to make successful Bluetooth connections, in Windows 10. Read more.

Marketing

Client-Centered Marketing
Client-centered marketing means designing your marketing strategy around your ideal client’s behaviors and needs. In other words, you must understand who you want to work with, the problems they have, and how they go about trying to solve those problems. Once you understand your clients and their pain points, you can use that knowledge to build an effective marketing strategy. Read more.
The Lawyer Vanity Market Grows
The vanity marketing for lawyers is a huge one. The latest entry comes from U.S. News & World Report which announced in a press release last week that, in partnership with Best Lawyers, it is releasing an online legal directory of lawyers. Read more.
Webinar Recap: LinkedIn, There’s Something Different About You
Prior to its 26.2 billion dollar acquisition by Microsoft, LinkedIn was hardly the place to attract new business. Dismissed by entrepreneurs and lawyers alike, the moribund platform found itself relegated to a digital business card exchange venue. But things are changing… and fast. Read more.

Miscellaneous

Can Lawyers Add Surcharges to Their Bills?
Two quick stories. Years ago, I had a plumbing emergency. Read More.
A Travel Tale of Woe… With A Happy Nerdy Ending
FLIGHT CANCELED! What was happening?? I was leaving in less than 24 hours, headed for Owensboro, KY, a fairly small town in a state not known for its air travel options. But my nerdy know-how kicked in! In the hours that followed, here’s the tech that helped me find a solution. Read more.
Curious About a Tech Career? Google, Udacity Offer Free Career Courses
For those lawyers that find themselves longing for a different kind of desk job, or maybe one outside of the pits of justice, or trenches, or whatever else battle test lawyers are calling the courts these days, there’s good news! And you don’t even have to leave your desk. Read more.

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