December 12, 2008

Monitor Twitter Posts via Email

A few months ago I posted about how you can search people's Twitter posts for certain keywords and track future posts with a RSS feed.

Now I've learned of a new service called Twilert which allows you to receive such alerts via email. The the advanced options available in the following image.twirlert.jpg

Now why would you, as a legal professional, care about what people are Twittering about? For the same reason that you should care what they are blogging about: image monitoring; competitive intelligence; return on investment monitoring, and much more. See my earlier post on Google Alerts for additional reasons.


March 19, 2008

Tips for Monitoring Cases

Carol Bannen, Director of Information Resources at Reinhart, Boerner, Van Deuren, has compiled a useful list of Tips for Monitoring Cases in the March edition of the Wisconsin Lawyer. She describes a range of publications and alert services which will notify legal practitioners of new cases in their practice areas.