Are blogs dead? Not exactly. They can be fantastic tools–if you do them right.
The biggest problem with most bad blogs is too much marketing drivel. Which would you rather watch: A good ballgame on ESPN or a channel that had nothing but advertisements? A good movie on Netflix or a never-ending string of commercials?
I loved the recent LinkedIn shout-out from Carolyn Elefant, which also made some important substantive points about blogging and lawyer use of newer social media.
As best I remember, it was actually a presentation for Maryland CLE when Carolyn first helped me. It doesn’t matter, since whoever it was they loved her ad hoc