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Practically everybody right now is acquainted with using the web. Kids who are as young as 7 and grandparents as old as 70 have their own little nook online especially in social media websites.
No wonder more and more businesses and corporations are reaching out to their consumers online. Through the internet, they can reach a wider target audience. But then, what happens when their reputation online is maligned? This scenario usually happens to companies who are on the rise, popular and dynamic. It is somewhat part of human nature some people cunningly trying to pull down somebody else.
This makes anyone ask if reputation online is especially very important? Completely. For a medium-sized company in particular, it is especially useful because online advertising is pretty cheap compared to traditional advertising. Having an awesome reputation could also result in a more popular business that will make more people buy their merchandise. This will surely increase income for these businesses. Read more... (555 words, 0 images, estimated 2:13 mins reading time)
Nothing travels as fast as bad news. You’ve heard that, I’m sure. The 21st-century version should add this modification: On the Internet, nothing lasts as long as bad news, either. Because our Web never forgets, because it tracks everything, any negative comment about you or your business being a scam will persist in perpetuity, regardless of its validity. And that can have lasting real-world effects if it’s not dealt with.
Probably the greatest strength of the Internet though is in its adaptability. Its willingness to cooperate. So there are ways to get the negative stuff off the radar, to start fixing the damage to your business. The rise of reputation repair services has proven that there are ways to dodge the curse of the permanent insult.
Negative Reputation Online No Longer Lasts Forever
The trick is to bury the bad stuff way, way down in the search rankings. If it disappears off the first or second page, it might still be found, but the reputation repair services send those negative pages to the outfield, five pages or more away, where it’s never to be remembered again. Read more... (467 words, 1 image, estimated 1:52 mins reading time)
The web doesn’t fail to remember a thing. It’s completely stored someplace on a myriad of servers. Hence creating a fixed tape since anything ever blogged or scripted online. It’s completely a little malleable, emphatically, although more often than not it simply sticks about. Which means that the painful things people can publish about you, calumniatory material, can haunt you for days.
There’s a mass of disconfirming outlooks in the masses, which leads to outturn on the web. To point the finger at one another. If you run any kind of endeavor or are a reasonable mortal, this libel calumny can give rise to major damage to the opinion held by others. What you’ve reinforced can be knocked down in days or weeks. Read more... (430 words, 0 images, estimated 1:43 mins reading time)
The World Wide Web and Internet has grown in leaps and bounds in recent years. More and more businesses rely on it heavility to promote their wares and services. Individuals and organizations depend on it for sales but it has also been replete with negativities. A classic example is defamation slander which could slaughter of your reputation online.
Even if you think it might not happen to you, if you’re a big brand, you probably already have. The culprits are often fellow competitors, dissatisfied customers, or mentally disturbed persons such as sociopaths who get a high out of defamation of character. Others go as far as slander and libel with clear-cut goals of launching visible attacks on other people. Read more... (600 words, 0 images, estimated 2:24 mins reading time)
Anything online is pretty much fair game. Anyone can take potshots on anyone just for fun, and get it posted as the number one result. In fact, a couple of years ago, searching for “miserable failure” online resulted in the Wikipedia entry of the former President George W. Bush as the number one result. Good thing that Google was able to defuse that bomb. This just goes to show that in the hands of a malicious competitor, the efforts you’ve been making in spicing up your e-commerce site and ramping up your SEO online marketing will not be enough. You will also have to be vigilant against threats on your person or company through reputation management online.
But let’s face it, search engine results on your brand might not always churn out the most favorable results. In fact, there are even instance that search engines spit out websites that badmouth your brand. What’s worst is that most customers now do a search on Google or any other search engine before deciding to buy. Google results that give negative reviews in some or most of your top 10 results can definitely waste all your offline marketing efforts. Read more... (617 words, 0 images, estimated 2:28 mins reading time)
If you spend more than about 16 seconds online, you’re going to discover that there are some seriously weird people out there. Just take a stroll through the comments section of any Web site or blog and you’ll ask that age-old question: Who are these people? A twisted and unbalanced bunch, many of them. And it’s very possible that many of them are in fact sociopaths. Which becomes all the more disturbing should they take an interest in you.
Many a person’s personal or professional reputation has been damaged by the libelous attacks of someone out to get them for no other reason than that the attacker doesn’t agree with the person’s business choices or prices or choice of font. And those attacks can creep up to the top of search results, where they infect the opinions of people searching for that business. In no time, a person’s online self has become a villain.
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The net doesn’t fail to remember a thing. It’s drifting about out here, zillions of bits and bytes. Thus creating a fixed record because anything ever blogged or written online. Things travel round a tad, of course, however it all seems to hang around. Thusly anything electronegative written about you, libel it’s called, can break your character for years.
It’s as if the primary motivation society get online isn’t for convenience, it’s only to hurl stones at each other and calumniate the success of others. If you’re demanding to run a business or only be a noble online citizen, these attacks can do a quantity of genuine injustice to your reputation, and thereby to your source of revenue. What took forever to produce can be tarnished permanently in a second. Read more... (420 words, 0 images, estimated 1:41 mins reading time)