Why I Use a Virtual Private Network

Are You Using Protection?

My phone was hacked while using a Wi-Fi two weeks ago in a well-known Los Angeles hotel. I caught the intrusion early and avoided any issues. If I didn’t have a pretty good handle on tech, I would have never noticed the issue or found the problem.

Because I use public Wi-Fi and hotspots all the time (airports, courthouses, restaurants, coffee shops, opposing counsel’s office, deposition and mediation locations), I did my due diligence and am now using a NordVPN private network (affiliate link). It’s inexpensive and easy to use.

Once you download the app to your phone or iPad, you set it and forget it. NordVPN automatically goes to work to, behind the scenes, to protect you. I’ve been testing NordVPN for the last two weeks, and it’s great!

I’m glad I detected the network intrusion right away and before any of my data was taken. If you’re interested in being proactive and avoiding this problem, take a look at the NordVPN cyber deal that’s going on right now (3 months free) for the next 8 hours or so. I did the $3.49/month 3-year deal (it’s 70% off and also gives you a 30-day money-back guarantee). Now, I automatically enjoy the ultimate online security when I’m out in public.

NordVPN also works on your laptop, desktop, and routers, and I’ll probably add the extra layer of protection in the next week or so. One subscription lets you cover several different devices.

Here’s my affiliate link if you’re interested. Again, this is a paid app/service that’s been recommended to me for a long time, and I’m glad I finally took the time to check it out and add it to my online protection.

If you get NordVPN, let me know what you think after you’ve tried it for a few days. I can’t even tell it’s running in the background on my phone unless I take the time to do a security check (you can click on a link and test/check your privacy connection).

Mitch

“10 Legal Strategies to Protect Agencies and Social Media Managers”

This will be good. Join some of the top digital and social media experts for Social Success Summit 2.0!” I’ll be sharing, “10 Legal Strategies to Protect Agencies and Social Media Managers.”

It’s FREE and all sessions drop November 13th so you can binge-watch at your leisure! Grab your seat: https://agorapulse.heysummit.com

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Persuasion in the Courtroom and on Social Media

Good trial lawyers know that giving a great opening statement or, an effective closing argument, involves more than simply sharing the facts and evidence.

They know that to build trust and be persuasive, they must weave the facts and evidence into an interesting and sometimes entertaining story that in the end, adds meaning and value as to why everyone is in the courtroom.

Respecting the time and attention of your jury is critically important. Making sure your presentation is timely, relevant, and strategically transparent is not an option. Doing so builds rapport and trust. Empowering your jury to take that next step, that desired action, will all but guarantee a win for your client.

Creating and sharing content on social media involves the same strategy.

Just like a lawyer in court, your content must be relevant and interesting. It must be timely and in most cases, entertaining.

Strive to create and deliver content in your own unique way and in your own voice. Depending on the circumstances, add the right amount of emotion and in the end, you’ll be creating memorable content that others will talk about, share, and take action on.

I hope you found this approach useful 😉

Mitch

SOCIAL MEDIA TIPS FOR LAWYERS

What is the “P-U-B” method of communication on social media? Have you tried Tamsen Webster’s “Red Thread” approach to persuasion when creating and sharing digital content?

If you’re not sure what I’m talking about, then you’re going to enjoy this video.

Once or twice a year, I share private content from my LegalMinds Mastermind with the public. This is one of those times.

During this week’s Tuesday live video, social media marketing and branding expert, Erin Gargan King, presented outstanding tips to help lawyers create better content and build their brands on social media. In addition to the “P-U-B” and “Red Thread” methods, Erin also emphasized the importance of training yourself to show your “authentic self” to the world and shared ways to do so consistently.

What I’m sharing in this video are a few clips/highlights that I put together from the regular hour-long weekly Tuesday Q&A.

The content is good. I hope you enjoy the tips!

Stop by LegalMinds if building your brand on social media is of interest to you. You can connect with Erin at Socialite.