Scott Fennell

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Scott is a WordPress theme and plugin developer with a penchant for connecting the dots between services like MailChimp, Cloudflare, and GoDaddy. He has been published in A List Apart and CSS-Tricks.

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Over a year ago, tales of employers asking job applicants for Facebook usernames and passwords went viral. For the most part, they were met with a combination of incredulity and scorn. In what world could employers legitimately ask for this highly sensitive information, and what job-seeker would be open to working for someone with a penchant for such behavior? As the stories picked up steam, legislators moved to stop the practice before it began in…
Like all businesses, law firms can struggle with turning a potential customer into a client. At Intake Academy, founder Ryan Pitz and his team help lawyers with the client acquisition process. From identifying key performance indicators to assessing personnel, Intake Academy develops a program tailored to each firm. The LXBN TV crew talked with Pitz at Lawyernomics 2013 about his company, and the course of action they lay out for law firms.…
Law firm websites have the tendency to be outdated, sprawling labyrinths of content, lawyer bios, and page upon page of different contact information. For visitors on mobile devices, this experience can, more often than not, lead to headaches and a dissatisfied customer. To combat that, developers have turned to responsive design. After leaving a presentation on mobile search and design, Sachin Bhatia, Vice President of Product at Avvo, stopped by to talk with…
As the CEO and founder of Avvo, Mark Britton is well-acquainted with the ways in which lawyers and law firms engage in marketing. In his interview with LXBN TV, Britton discussed the differences between inbound and outbound marketing, and where some lawyers miss the point on how to effectively use social media. The interview concluded with a look at Google+, and why the oft-forgotten social network is becoming more valuable to legal marketing efforts.…
To kick things off at Lawyernomics 2013, LXBN TV had the opportunity to speak with Porter Gale, author of Your Network Is Your Net Worth. Gale, who gave the opening keynote presentation in Las Vegas, was the former Vice President of Marketing at Virgin America, and is a marketing expert with over 20 years of experience.  In her interview with LXBN TV, Gale discussed how to use the Funnel Test to refine marketing…
After Netflix CEO Reed Hastings posted on his personal Facebook page that Netflix users had streamed more than one billion hours of video the previous month, he probably wasn’t expecting a notice from the SEC. However, shortly after Hastings’s Facebook update and the subsequent spike in the value of Netflix shares on the same day, that’s exactly what happened. While the matter was dropped, the incident served as the impetus for last week’s report from
While this week’s docket at the Supreme Court is getting the headlines, it was a decision from the Court last week that had the LexBlog Network buzzing. In a case where an LXBN member represented the plaintiff, the highest court in the land unanimously decided to close an oft-used loophole in the Class Action Fairness Act. There may not have been lines of people waiting to get in for Standard Fire Insurance Co.
As the legal industry moves out from under the shadow of the recession, some things will never go back to the way they were.  Cutting costs, providing better services, and changing the way clients are billed are just the tip of the iceberg.  Pepper Hamilton’s Director of Strategic Planning and Project Management took a few minutes to talk to LXBN TV after his panel discussion, and discussed how firms are defining value and moving the…
With LegalTech New York bringing in some of the largest legal service companies in the world, feeling overwhelmed by the wealth of products and tools on the conference floor is part of the game.  As each company offers their own “suite” of solutions, it’s refreshing to see a company focusing on what they do best, and only that.  LawBase’s President Philip Homburger represented one such company, and talked about their expertise in case and matter…