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10 Types of Content that Change How People Perceive You Online

Everything you post online has a potential effect on your reputation. This include both public content (like blog post and social updates) and private content (like emails and DMs/PMs). It also includes what other people post about you online. 1. Rants You Write It feels so good to let it all out sometimes, doesn't it?…
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5 Important Online Reputation Management Tips for Creating Content

If you’re a blogger or podcaster, you’ve already taken an important step forward; blogs and podcasts are two of the most useful tools for establishing your online reputation. However, what you say about yourself isn’t nearly as important as what other people say about you. Any amazing content you create can be quickly overshadowed by…
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How To Manage Your Reputation on Yelp

Does it really matter what people say about you on Yelp? Of course, but there are things you can do to help influence your online reviews. Most B2C businesses have to deal with online reviews, like those found on Yelp, at some point or another. Unfortunately, as one of my friends so eloquently put it,…
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The End of the Anonymous Internet is Near

The launch of Google+ has caused an old issue to boil to the surface: should you be required to use your real name when signing up for Facebook, LinkedIn and other social networking services? The Big 3 think so and whether you agree or not, you're witnessing the beginning of the end of the anonymous…
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Google Offers Easy Online Reputation Monitoring

The ability to monitor how your name is used online has been around for some time. By creating an RSS feed with your name as the keyword, you could then be alerted in your feed reader anytime your name (or company name or website) was posted online. The process to set up the feed, while…
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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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How Social Network Friends Can Affect Your Online Reputation

Do you accept "friend" requests from everyone who asks for it through your Facebook and LinkedIn account?  I do.  Even people I've met just once at a conference. But lately I've started to think it may not be a good idea.  Consider the case of Bernie Madoff, the $50 billion dollar ponzi scheme mastermind.  There…
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