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Jun 19, 2017

Neil chats with Catherine Hodder, formerly a Principal at a mobile law practice and currently a Principal and Author at Go Solo For Success. Catherine discusses launching a successful mobile law practice, designing a business to support her lifestyle, and aligning their mission with a business niche. She also shares tips that will help solo attorneys launch successfully, find inspiration, and achieve work-life balance.

The second edition of Catherine’s book, Law Office On A Laptop: How to Set Up Your Own Successful Mobile Law Practice, just launched on 6.15.2017! Pick it up for even more advice, resources, and inspiration.

Resources:

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

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Jun 12, 2017

Neil is talking to David Hotes, a CPA-turned-attorney focusing on small business and entrepreneurial law. He shares the interesting structure of his solo law practice, which is part of the Bethesda Law Group, and his unique perspectives on billing and accounting.

Resources:

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

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Jun 5, 2017

Neil chats with Stacey Brown Randall, a champion of solopreneurs and small businesses who helps people accelerate business growth by nurturing better relationships that generating more referrals.

You will learn a little insight into how most people make purchasing decisions when it comes to professional services, why trust is the most important factor of business-client relationships, and Stacey’s 3 Platinum Principles™ for Referral Generation.

Stacey was kind enough to put together some helpful resources for The Law Entrepreneur audience. If you go to growthbyreferrals.com/tle, you can download The Seven Deadly Sins of Generating Referrals, join the Referrals Without Asking Facebook group, and learn more about Stacey’s various programs.

Resources:

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms

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May 29, 2017

Neil chats with Jared Correia. He is the Founder & CEO of Red Cave Consulting, a subscription-based business management and consulting practice for solo practitioners and small law firms. He shares how lawyers can apply systems that drive efficiency (and revenue), why we should be designing practices with the end in mind, and how firms can lower their overhead by leveraging technology & remote employees.

Resources:

 

 

  • Read Jared’s columns:

 

 

  • Team communication software: Slack
  • Team management software: Asana
  • Password Manager: 1Password

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

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  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms

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May 15, 2017

Neil chats with Chad Burton, CEO of CuroLegal and a former litigator who developed one of the nation’s first “new model” law firms, which leveraged cloud-based technology and modern business practices in one lean, virtual platform. He has his pulse on all of the new technologies and will offer you a glimpse at the Ghost of Law Yet-To-Come.

They discuss catching the entrepreneurial bug, growing a solo firm in a non-traditional manner, how technology can help you look at business in a new way, the future of virtual law, and standardizing the solo law firm model.

Resources:

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

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May 8, 2017

Neil chats with Joryn Jenkins, who has been a government attorney, big firm attorney, medium firm attorney, small firm attorney, law school professor, and solo practitioner. Her firm, Open Palm Law, now specializes in collaborative divorce.

They discuss how the collaborative process works, why it’s less stressful on families (and attorneys), how outsourcing will help you manage a successful law firm, and Joryn’s writing process (including how she is able to write a chapter on the drive home from work).

Joryn has training in the Columbia, Maryland area on May 11th & 12th. You can sign up for this training by emailing her: Jorny@OpenPalmLaw.com

  • Thursday, May 11, Joryn is teaching The Collaborative Professionals
  • Friday, May 12, Joryn is teaching Solo & Small Firm Lawyers

Resources:

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

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  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms



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Apr 24, 2017

Neil chats with Manny & Rada Machin, a husband and wife legal team who launched their own small firm out of law school. We explore the challenges of running a small firm, the unique challenges of running a business with your spouse, and how small firms can leverage technology to cut costs & improve the client experience.

Resources:

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms

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Apr 17, 2017

Neil chats with Ingar Grev, managing director of The Growth Coach franchise in Washington, D.C., and a LinkedIn ProFinder. If you want your law firm to grow and profit, then you can’t have your hand in every part of the business, every single day. It’s just not sustainable.

Ingar shares how you can build a sustainable business, use technology as a solution, and leverage LinkedIn for business growth.

 

Resources:

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms


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Apr 10, 2017

Neil takes a break from the normal routine to share news and opportunities.

Neil was recently interviewed on a new podcast, Apps in Law, by former guest Brett Burney (Law Entrepreneur Ep. 23). You can enjoy that interview on AppsInLaw.com, iTunes, or Android.

If you’re interested in leveraging technology to improve your productivity and grow your small practice, you might be interested in the Small Firm Bootcamp (May 18-19, 2017, in New Orleans, LA). It’s being held by Ernie “The Attorney” Svenson, last week’s guest, and Neil is going. He hopes to see some of you!

 

Resources:

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms



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Apr 3, 2017

Neil chats with Ernie Svenson, who helps solo lawyers and small firms make their practices more profitable and vastly easier to manage. Ernie learned early in his career that working harder doesn’t always lead to more success – and it can lead to burnout. We need to leverage tools that make work faster and easier.

Today, Ernie teaches how you can leverage technology and strategy to lower your overhead, reduce stress, improve your brand, and enhance productivity.

 

Want to learn more and make more money? Sign up for Small Firm Bootcamp. Ernie's one-of-a-kind program will get you access to a two-day live event (May 18-19, 2017, in New Orleans, Louisiana), the Law Firm Autopilot online course, live webinars, lifetime membership to a supportive community, and MORE.

 

Resources:

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms



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Mar 26, 2017

Neil chats with Edmund Yan, a former litigation lawyer who transitioned to estate planning with no book of business. It’s always difficult to start a new practice, especially when you don’t start with any clients, but Yan is thriving. He built a strong referral network and implemented an effective digital marketing strategy, which made him more visible to potential clients… and his colleagues.

Edmund now has a second business in which he helps lawyers and other professionals generate more traffic, leads, and business through digital marketing. In today’s episode, he explains the importance of search engine optimization (SEO) and the secret behind SEO for lawyers.

Edmund also has a special offer for you: you will receive 50% off digital marketing services for the one month by contacting Edmund and mentioning The Law Entrepreneur podcast. You can email him at Edmund (at) YanMedia (dot) com.

Resources:

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms

 

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Mar 20, 2017

Neil chats with Yan Roos, who is an award-winning serial entrepreneur and founder of Expert Engines. Using techniques developed while building national brands in the hypercompetitive consumer products space, his company has helped small and solo law firms in the most crowded markets in the US generate hundreds of thousands in case billings every year.

Resources:

  • Legal Marketing Fast Website
  • To obtain a FREE copy of Yan’s book “The Legal Marketing Fastlane” go to: http://legalmarketingfast.com/TLE
  • Yan will send you a hard copy of his book for FREE and all you have to do is cover the shipping costs.
  • Email Yan at: Yan@legalmarketingfast.com

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms

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Mar 13, 2017

Neil chats with Susie Clark, the bookkeeper for his own business and owner of Susie Q Bookkeeping.

 

Resources:

  • Struggling with business financials? SusieQ Bookkeeping is your back office support solution!
  • Quickbooks: "Simple accounting software. Shockingly easy to use."
  • Meet MileIQ. Automatic detection. One-swipe classification. Mileage logging has never been easier.

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms



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Mar 6, 2017

Neil chats with Jeremy Bendler, an accountant with Bendler Mason & Co. in the greater Washington, D.C. area. Jeremy focuses on a variety of accounting services, and also provides business valuation services.

 

Resources:

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms



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Feb 27, 2017

In this episode Neil marks the one year anniversary of the launch of The Law Entrepreneur with a few thank yous and his gift to you - the listeners. Hear how, based on what he has learned from his guests on the show, he launched a networking referral group and the step-by step actions he took to create the Sempai Networking Group.

 

We want to recognize and thank two guys who make the show much more professional than it really is:

  • Geoff Woods - The Mentee Podcast (www.menteepodcast.com) - season 2 now hosted by Adam Eidson
    • My personal mentor and coach
    • Really helped shape the purpose of the show and its direction
    • Helped me launch and take the show to a higher level
    • The One Thing Podcast (www.the1thing.com) - is Geoff’s newest project
  • Cody Boyce

 

Neil references lessons learned from the following individuals and episodes:

  • Successful solo/small firm attorneys
    • Tom Simeone #1, Julie Tolek#30, Shawn McBride #50
  • Entrepreneurs
    • Derek Coburn #5, Tom Lambotte #16, Steve Rile #48
  • Gadget/Service Folks
    • Zvi Band #4, Larry Port #14, Amin Rahmani #41



If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

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  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms
Feb 20, 2017

Neil chats with Catherine Sanders Reach, an alum of the University of Alabama (roll tide), and currently the Director of Law Practice Management & Technology for the Chicago Bar Association.

 

Resources:

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms



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Feb 13, 2017

Neil chats with Marcus Sheridan, aka “The Sales Lion.” Marcus started River Pools & Spas in 2001, and since has gone on to create a sales, marketing, and personal development blog The Sales Lion.

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms



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Feb 6, 2017

Neil takes a short break from the podcast for his birthday, and talks about his plans for the show in the upcoming episodes.

Jan 30, 2017

Neil chats with R. Shawn McBride about the pitfalls of growing a practice beyond being a solo or small firm practitioner.

Shawn McBride works with business owners that want to lay the foundation first and get their business going in the right direction or assess where they are and set the stage for a brighter future for their business. His goal is to educate his clients so that they understand the law and can make sound decisions on legal matters affecting their business.

 

Resources:

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms



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Jan 23, 2017

Neil chats with Seth Polansky from the Washington, D.C. area. Seth’s firm focuses on contracts, intellectual property, and assistance for start-ups, in addition to some family law matters.

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms



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Jan 16, 2017

Neil chats with Steve Riley, attorney growth coach, lecturer, and author. Steve focuses on coaching & mentoring attorneys in the growth of their practice.

 

Four cornerstones of law firm development:

  1. Time Management & Focus
  2. Client Development
  3. Cash Flow & Profitability
  4. Fend & Develop Staff

 

Resources:

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms



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Jan 9, 2017

Neil chats with himself, looking ahead to 2017 and planning out his goals for the year.

 

Resources:

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

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  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms



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Dec 19, 2016

Neil wraps up his first year of podcasting with some reflection and thank-yous to the listeners. See you all in 2017!

 

Resources:

  • The Law Entrepreneur on the web: http://thelawentrepreneur.com
  • Email me: neil@thelawentrepreneur.com
  • TLE FaceBook Page: facebook.com/thelawentrepreneur/
  • TLE Twitter Page: twitter.com/lawentrepreneur
  • Top 50 Entrepreneur Blogs And Websites For Entrepreneurs: http://blog.feedspot.com/entrepreneur_blogs/

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms



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Dec 12, 2016

Neil chats with Mark C. Metzger, the Founder and Principal of the Law Office of Mark C. Metzger. Mark has more than 22 years of experience in the practice of law, and provides a complete range of estate planning services to individuals and families in Naperville and throughout the greater Chicago area. In today’s episode, Mark discusses the evolution of his law practice and the customer life cycle that drives it, technology in law, and coaching as a tool for growth.

Learn more about Mark at MarkMetzger.net

 

Resources:

  • Filemaker - Create custom apps to meet your unique business needs
  • TextSoap - Automate Tedious Text Document Clean Up
  • SmartMarketing - We Help Lawyers Get New Clients
  • SpeakWrite - Powerful Productivity Starts With The Sound Of Your Voice
  • Atticus - Guiding Your Practice
 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

 

Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms
 
 

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Dec 5, 2016

Neil chats with Tom Martin, an attorney whose residence is in Vancouver but whose office is in California. In other words, our first geographically dispersed guest! Aside from his practice, Tom has been developing internet-based products and apps for legal services.

 

Resources:

 

If you’ve enjoyed the podcast, please head to iTunes and leave a rating & review for the show! It only takes a moment, and really helps me to reach new listeners. You can also head to the website at TheLawEntrepreneur.com for more information on the podcast and my legal services.

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Thank you to our sponsors!

  • Daylite by Marketcircle – business productivity apps specifically for Apple products, with cloud syncing between your Macs, iPhones, & iPads
  • Spotlight Branding – Web presence and branding for law firms
 
 

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