By John Zaher
In 2008, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research conducted a study, which established that fast-growing small businesses are adopting social media at a faster rate than larger corporations. This may largely be due to the fact that for small businesses, such as law firms, social media and blogs can be a useful communications channel, allowing them to directly engage in a conversation with their clients and obtain feedback. Beginning with this issue, PR4Lawyers will be writing a series of articles that provide in-depth information and tips that can help you understand and utilize social media and blogs effectively for your law firm. If you have read or at least heard of blogs but don’t exactly understand how they can help promote your business or how they may fit into your overall marketing and communication plan, read on for our first article on blogs.