Category Archives: Online Reputation Management

Posts about online reputation management

Controlling Your Online Reputation with “The Grandma Test”

A New York Times article addresses the challenges and difficulties of erasing and controlling your digital past. As the father of a pre-teen middle-schooler, it's a subject that comes up more and more in our household. One sentence stood as as a particularly good analogy to fixing online gaffes. She compares the scar to her…
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“If I’m Good, My Online Reputation Doesn’t Matter”

That's the thought behind Darren Slatten's post on an SEOMoz and it's a valid point to consider.  If an individual is so good at what they do that they are constantly turning down new clients anyway, does it matter if the #2 result for your name says, Darren Slatten Sucks - Don't Ever Hire Him?…
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Online reputation management for professionals

Anthillz.com has just launched an online reputation site for professionals. Their taglines at the moment are "Share your reputation" and "Make a name for yourself", and the site's copy crrently lists the following reasons why a person would use the site to build their online reputation: "Share the good things people are saying about you",…
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Should You Have Some Control Over Your Own Online Reputation?

A few years ago, Emile and I briefly worked on the idea of creating a dating reputation site, whereby you'd be able to search our engine for the name of your date and read comments left by people who had previously been on a date with that person.  As you can imagine, there were a…
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Andy Beal gives 7 steps to avoid an online public relations nightmare

Andy Beal of Marketing Pilgrim did a guest post on Marketing Sherpa in which he details a 7 step process to avoid a public relations nightmare and protect your reputation online. He mentions that the advantages of a company monitoring their reputation online are many and varied, and include nipping bad PR in the bud,…
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Online Reputation and Buzz Monitoring Buyer’s Guide 2008 now available

E-consultancy.com has just published their Online Reputation and Buzz Monitoring Buyer's Guide 2008. The 142 page guide has been written for those who are looking for technology and services relating to online reputation monitoring, with profiles of 16 leading suppliers. The report costs $299, or can be accessed with a one-year subscription to E-consultancy.com's reports…
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ReputationManagementFirm.com has a sample reputation management strategy

ReputationManagementFirm.com issued a press release about the sample reputation management strategy they have on their website. Of course, it's fairly generic, but their expertise and details of the strategy are what you'd pay them for. Their strategy includes creation of social networking profiles, press releases, creation of and posting in blogs, industry association memberships and…
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ABC News looks at protecting your online reputation

Andy Beal, co-author of the online reputation management book Radically Transparent: Monitoring and Managing Reputations Online is featured on an ABC News report about protecting your reputation online. The reporter suggests that using Google is one of the best ways to find out what people are saying about you online, and that if your online…
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Welcome to Online Reputation

Welcome to the blog about managing your online reputation. We will cover all aspects of web search, social media, web publishing, search engine optimization, and  as it pertains to managing your reputation online. It's important that you know what is being said online that can affect your reputation. There are countless blogs, web pages, and…
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