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The Happy Lawyer Project is an inspirational podcast for young lawyers looking to find happiness in life with a law degree. Each episode provides the tips, advice, encouragement and inspiration you need to craft a life and career you love. Welcome to the Happy Lawyer Project!

May 1, 2018

On today's show I chat with Rachel Tombs about everyone's favorite professional networking platform. Rachel is a LinkedIn Expert, as the owner of Links2Leads, that transitioned out of the law and into legal marketing. Rachel shares vital information for crafting the perfect LinkedIn profile. So tune in as we chat about the much requested topic of how to best market yourself on LinkedIn as a new lawyer!

What you’ll learn:

  • Why Rachel got into the law
  • The differences in marketing between the US and Britain
  • Tips to creating your Linkedin profile
  • Key tips to choosing your profile photo
  • How to craft the perfect headline
  • Other key components to include on your profile
  • How to take advantage of connections and recommendations
  • The importance of strategic alliances
  • How to take advantage of LinkedIn groups
  • How to convert on Linkedin
  • Things you can do today to make your posts more appealing
  • Differences between Facebook and LinkedIn
  • The importance of incorporating video


Best Advice for Finding Happiness

“There is a new kind, hopes, goals, achievements, working with lawyers to help them achieve their goals and be their trusted partner has meant that I feel very happy and satisfied in what I do.”


“Try to work out what your true goals are...sitting down and thinking about what’s going to make you happy, what’s your purpose, and what do you really want to achieve.”



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* Top 10 Tips to Professional Success on LinkedIn,

* Orion Legal Marketing Website, coming soon!


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