How to Clean Up Your Online Reputation

In today’s online world we live in, your online presence could keep you from landing that dream job, acquire that new customer, or even finding your soul mate. If you have ever Googled yourself, the results can be quite shocking and sometimes extremely damaging. Without reputation management the skeletons in your closet will become the […]

Using Reputation Management to Land your Dream Job

The job market is more competitive than ever, and the last thing you want to do is give recruiters a reason to not even bring you in for an interview. Yet this is precisely what many applicants do, leaving stones unturned by failing to understand how recruiters are currently evaluating new candidates. The job candidates […]

Online Reputation Management Now on Google’s Radar

Last October, Google’s Head of Webspam Matt Cutts released a video that sent shockwaves throughout the online reputation management industry. Cutts used this video to explain how Google’s algorithm detects web spam and uses this information to build its search rankings. The video begins with an explanation of the types of web spam and link […]

Reputation911 Addresses #SochiProblems

Sochi, host of the 2014 Olympic Games, is currently in the midst of a reputation crisis.  Based on the more than 26,000 tweets shared in a 24 hour span, Sochi has become a laughing stock across social media platforms. Trending photos with the hashtag #SochiFail and tweets from user @SochiProblems have gone viral, making the […]

Reputation Management Cannot be an Afterthought

Nobody’s perfect, which is why at some point (if it has not already happened) a dissatisfied customer will raise his or her hand. Unfortunately the internet has made it very easy for customers to voice their dissatisfaction in public forums for the entire world to see. You can effectively respond to the negative criticism and […]

Data Privacy Day 2014: How to Keep from Being the Next “Target”

Data Privacy Day began in 2008 and is observed annually on January 28th. Initially, this day was directed toward protecting the personal information of young adults on social media sites.  However, due to the free flowing data that now exists online, the focus has grown to encompass businesses and consumers as well.  The Online Trust […]

Reputation Management for Teenagers

Today’s teenagers spend a lot of time on the internet but it’s nearly impossible for parents to oversee their every move. One misstep on social media or a blog that is not caught before it is indexed on Google could do major damage to a teen’s online reputation. While it is important for individuals of […]

4 Reputation Management Tips for Effective Hashtag Usage

A hashtag is a simple device that, allows users of sites such as Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ to conduct a quick search for social posts regarding a specific topic. It can also, when utilized correctly, help brands gain recognition and a social media following while incorrect hashtag strategies could permanently damage your brand. Here are […]

Clean Up Your Online Profile: Vine

Vine, the mobile app by Twitter that allows users to create and share 6-second videos, has taken the internet by storm. Since its debut on January 24, 2013, Vine has been downloaded by more than 40 million users. Here are some other jaw-dropping stats about Vine, from BuzzFork: Five Vines are tweeted every second Since […]

Clean up your Instagram

Welcome to the latest post in our “Clean up your Online Profile” blog series. Previous posts have focused on tips for cleaning up your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and online dating profile to protect your online reputation. Google and social media are now making your first impression with hiring managers, college admissions employees, and online dates. […]