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Tips Tuesday

Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice.

Technology

Protect Your Data by Putting a Password on Your Screensaver*
Dan Pinnington

Activating a password-protected screensaver is a simple and very effective way to prevent an unauthorized person from rifling through the data on a computer or other device that’s been inadvertently left on or lost. All versions of Windows and Apple operating systems allow you to add a password to a screensaver….

Research

When You Can’t Find a Textbook*
Shaunna Mireau

Research issues can be very specific – either in the time period for information or in the minutia of the topic. For those questions, the commentary material near to hand may not have your answers. Today’s tip shares some approaches. Look at reissues or recently released encyclopedias (the CED, Halsbury’s Laws of Canada)…

Practice

Lawyers and Pricing – Part 6
David Bilinsky

This is the sixth post in the series on lawyers and marketing. We have previously looked at the product mix, the people who provide your services, how you promoted your services and the place where you render your services. In this next instalment of the examination of the 7 P’s of marketing we have not yet looked at the physical evidence that you use to wrap around your (largely intangible) legal services….

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* Editor’s pick

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