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“Branding Yourself Online: Tips for Spinning Your Story with Blogs And Other Social Media” by David King Keller
Via the American Bar Association Book Publishing Division

There has been an explosion of ways lawyers can use the Internet to build a personal brand. This article offers tips for spinning your story with blogs and other social media.