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Selected by TechnoLawyer as “one of the most influential legal blogs,” for Blawgworld.

Selected at the American Bar Association 2009 TECHSHOW for 60 Sites in 60 Minutes, a review “of the latest and greatest sites on the Internet”

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The top ten posts:

  1. 34 questions for clients and prospects
  2. Do you want to learn how to close faster?
  3. Down economy, Part 8: What to do if your revenue goes down
  4. Eight steps to a better business plan
  5. Cross-selling
  6. Women Rainmakers…What’s Different, What Isn’t?
  7. Business development for associates - Eight steps to make the most of your limited time
  8. The top ten ways for lawyers to increase client satisfaction
  9. One way to win friends and influence people: Don’t argue
  10. The most important trends in legal business development

Selected 'Top Blog' by Legal Marketing Reader

“Jim Hassett writes a terrific blawg...If you're a lawyer, you should be reading it religiously.” – Jay Shepherd, in his blog The Client Revolution

“Outstanding” – Patrick Lamb, in his blog In Search of Perfect Client Service

“If you are not reading [Jim’s blog] these days--especially if you do higher-end work in a large or boutique firm--you are flat-out stone nuts (as in ‘Holden, get the net.’).” – Dan Hull, in his blog What About Clients

“I have found your blog, especially your series on alternative fees, to be an invaluable resource.” – D. Casey Flaherty, Associate, Holland & Knight