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Top Tips On Online Reputation Management

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Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 Time: 4:03 PM

Have you been in a situation that after eating in a restaurant and thought the food was no good at all, but when the waitress asks how your meal you say "thank you". After leaving the place and make an oath never to eat there. The restaurant manager, at the same time also thinking that you are a happy customer and will return. Sound at all familiar to you? The world wide web is a perfect way to evaluate what people think of a service or product. People are generally honest, the only drawback is that it is very likely to get negative feedback as the ones who did receive the right service rarely write about it.

Control what people see

If you can shape what people read this will help you manage your reputation online and also helps limit the damage. Limiting the damage as you might have guessed, is to suppress the negative posts on the web and minimize the repercussions it can cause an individual or a company.

If a news writer writes a negative article about the product,. Suppose that you are a well known local figure and you have a very personal affair, the last thing in the world that you want on the internet in search results such are these personal affairs.

Steps For Effective Online Reputation Management

1) First, make sure you have a clear idea of the real damage. Can you find any truth to the negs, or is it alla lie or defamatory? If this is the case, you will need to contact the webmaster and politely ask that he or she remove the content.

2) Create a strategy to push up positive feedback for the company or person, by launching sites or blogs with positive content.

3) Carefully monitor the results.

4) Put in place measures to stop the negative content, or the length with which it stays on the top results on Google

Hiring a professional reputation management company may be necessary, depending on the severity of the negative posts.

About the Author

John is an author for companies that work hard to protect online reputation. A professional reputation management agency is surely your companys best friend.

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