JDB 160: Building a Better Law Practice Through Collaboration

This year I have been making a conscious effort to make better business relationships and create a solid referral network to compliment my online marketing. In this episode I share some of the strides I have made in this area and how they are already increasing revenue to my law firm.

See You in Las Vegas!


I am excited to announce that the JDBlogger Podcast will be broadcasting live from Avvo’s Lawyernomics Conference being held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Bellagio Hotel on April 20-22, 2017.

In addition to releasing live recaps of the conference each day I will be interviewing some of the great speakers Avvo has lined up for the conference.

Avvo has extended a special offer to listeners of the JDBlogger Podcast. When purchasing tickets enter the code Avvo2017 and you will receive $200 off the regular ticket price.

I have attended this conference in the past and it is a can’t miss.

See you in Vegas!

JDB 159: Marc Cerniglia, Spotlight Branding | How to Maximize Your Referrals

With so much focus on online marketing it can be easy to neglect building a solid referral network.

In this episode Marc Cerniglia (Spotlight Branding) and I discuss ways to maximize your referrals.

JDB 158: Super Bowl Edition!

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Playing college football was one of the great privileges of my life. The lessons learned and work ethic taught by athletics transitions so well into business that my wife and I encourage all of our children to participate in sports that they will both enjoy and that will challenge them to become better.

In this special Super Bowl episode of the podcast I share with you part of an episode from 2015 when I shared my experience in being able to play college football, my long journey in achieving that goal, and lessons that I learned that can help you in building a successful law practice.

JDB 157: Jill Nelson, CEO Ruby Receptionist | How Firm Culture Impacts Customer Service and Solving the Law Firm “Phone Problem”


In this week’s episode I interview the founder and CEO of Ruby Receptionists Jill Nelson. Jill shares with us the inspirational story of her company’s humble beginnings and its meteoric rise.

40% of Ruby’s 5,000 small business clients are lawyers – giving Jill an interesting perspective on lawyers and the way they interact on the telephone with their clients. She also shares her thoughts on why firm culture is such a big component of providing great customer service.

Jill Nelson Profile:

  • Started Ruby Receptionists in 2003
  • Fortune Magazine named Ruby Receptionist the #1 Small Company to Work for in the U.S. in 2013.
  • Currently has 300 employees
  • 2013 Entrepreneur of the Year, Entrepreneur Organization

5 Minute Receptionist Makeover & Ruby Service Pyramid

Ruby Receptionists has provided us a copy of their handout on their Service Pyramid and some great tips for your law firm receptionist in the 5 Minute Receptionist Makeover.  Click HERE to download a free copy.


JDBlogger Pro is the home of the JDBlogger Mastermind Group and where all of the premium content is found. This week I launched a new tutorial on how to use Facebook Live to create online content for your law firm. Click HERE to more information on joining JDBlogger Pro!

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JDB 156: How to Overcome the Fear of Making Online Video

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The number one reason, in my experience, that lawyers are hesitant to incorporate video into their law firm marketing is the fear of getting behind the camera and putting themselves out there. In this episode of the podcast I share with you some tips and strategies on how you can overcome your fear of being in front of the camera and start producing high quality video that will have a great impact on your practice.

Below you will find a video I live streamed of this episode.  You can also see the live stream on my Facebook Page and facebook.com/jdblogger .


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