Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, Martindale Hubbell Connected, Legal OnRamp. Few law firms can afford the time and resources necessary to have an active presence on all of these networking sites, so if a firm has to choose one, which should it be?
Type a popular name into Google and you will find that a LinkedIn entry will rank highly. LinkedIn currently has over 55 million members in over 200 countries and territories around the world . 840,000 lawyers have profiles , there are 3 million members in UK and LinkedIn claims that 1 in 3 professionals in London is a member . A new member joins every second and half of all members are outside USA . In its review of social networking sites, Legal Week called LinkedIn “The place to devote your efforts” .