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Recent Instant Search Changes may help with Reputation Management

Posted by on Apr 1, 2018 in Blog, Reputation Management | Comments Off on Recent Instant Search Changes may help with Reputation Management

Recent Instant Search Changes may help with Reputation Management

Google first launched its Instant Search feature several years ago. At the time, this function would display the results of a search as the user was typing. This kind of real-time search aligned well with Google’s mission to emphasize speed. The company dubbed the feature: “Google Instant”, but it is effectively dead as of this moment. Why did Google pull the plug? Read on to learn more. Google Instant was first launched in 2010, and it was under the leadership of Marissa Mayer. She intended to create a functional that would be...

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Myex.com, Revenge Porn Website, Shut Down by the Feds

Posted by on Jan 20, 2018 in Blog | Comments Off on Myex.com, Revenge Porn Website, Shut Down by the Feds

Myex.com, Revenge Porn Website, Shut Down by the Feds

MyEx.com has been prosecuted by the FTC and Nevada. The revenge porn siteurged users to “Add an Ex” and “Submit Pics and Stories of Your Ex” for ratings from other registered users. The results of this prosecution have ensured the removal of MyEx.com and that its owner, Neil Infante, is never allowed to operate again. This vile web page charged victims amounts that ranged from $500 to $2800 in order to take down images and intimate content from MyEx.com. This media was open for public comment and scrutiny from anyone who joined the...

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Ripoff Report Removal: Your Options Explained

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Reputation Management, ripoffreport | Comments Off on Ripoff Report Removal: Your Options Explained

Ripoff Report Removal: Your Options Explained

Ripoff Report is a website setup to field anonymous complaints about a business or service, but some users post things that are untrue or damaging to your reputation. If you’re concerned about your online reputation management, read on for advice on how to remove Ripoff Report posts and salvage your presence in Google. Social Media If you’re worried about your appearance in search, than practicing good social media will help. Owning YouTube, Twitter and Facebook URLs from your brand will take up some of the space on page one of Google,...

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Proactive Online Reputation Management

Posted by on May 29, 2017 in Reputation Management | Comments Off on Proactive Online Reputation Management

Proactive Online Reputation Management

Proactive reputation management is an excellent strategy for any scaling brand concerned about its image online. Being proactive means you stay on top of alerts to your brand, that you remain agile and can respond to customer concerns, and that you’re in touch with your brand’s appearance online. Here are some tips to help you create a system for yourself. Domain Real Estate The first thing you can do is to buy up all domain real estate for your brand within reason. You should buy all the common extensions of your brand name, including...

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How Yelp Negative Reviews can Ruin a Business

Posted by on May 25, 2017 in Reputation Management | Comments Off on How Yelp Negative Reviews can Ruin a Business

How Yelp Negative Reviews can Ruin a Business

According to the Harvard Business Review, negative Yelp reviews can severely hurt the bottom line of your business. Restaurant’s seem to be among the most susceptible to the reputation management problems that come with poor reviews. Here are some of the ways that a negative Yelp review can affect your business for the worst. Fewer Patrons Negative Yelp reviews mean that fewer people will want to visit a given business, and many will be turned off immediately. Yelp reviews do carry some influence on social media, and users will be able to...

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Defamatory Content Removal: Learn Your Options

Posted by on May 22, 2017 in Reputation Management | Comments Off on Defamatory Content Removal: Learn Your Options

Defamatory Content Removal: Learn Your Options

If someone has said something about you that is untrue, and damaging to your reputation, it can feel like you have no recourse for making things right. If you try and petition site owners that allow this kind of content, they may not respond to you. Here are some options for online reputation management if you’re ever in this situation. Social Media Practicing good SEO and social media allows you to push unfavorable results out of the top search pages. This helps improve your reputation when someone searches for content about you. Request...

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Google Releases New Update to Allow Autocomplete Removal Requests

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Blog | Comments Off on Google Releases New Update to Allow Autocomplete Removal Requests

Google Releases New Update to Allow Autocomplete Removal Requests

Google released its “autocomplete” feature in 2004, and it was designed to streamline search. One only needed to enter the first few letters of a query, and Google would seem to magically find exactly the term you wanted. Today, the feature can seem somewhat invasive and creepy, but it’s a handy feature many users can’t seem to live without. Google’s feature works based on the popularity of particular terms. It knows that a Google searching for “wea” probably wants weather, and more than likely wants the forecasts for today. It...

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Creating Cheap Videos for Reputation Management

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Reputation Management | Comments Off on Creating Cheap Videos for Reputation Management

Creating Cheap Videos for Reputation Management

Summary: A visual representation of what your business offers can give you that much-needed boost that you’ve been lacking. Contrary to popular belief, reputation management isn’t just about social media monitoring. As a matter of fact, it involves other key aspects such as creating videos/slideshows to promote your business. This guide will discuss how you can go about doing this process without spending thousands of dollars that most mainstream studios demand. Get a Video Made for $5 Yes, you read correctly. You can have your very own...

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TheDirty is No Longer a Personal Review Site

Posted by on May 13, 2017 in thedirty | Comments Off on TheDirty is No Longer a Personal Review Site

TheDirty is No Longer a Personal Review Site

Summary: The former battleground for online bashing is now a celebrity gossip site. TheDirty.com, was formerly known for allowing users to post nearly anything that they’d like, anonymously and without any remorse. The site became a hunting ground for whomever, whether it was due to jealousy, anger, or just to purposely ruin one’s life. Most of the time, the damage comes from a compromising photo or a text message. Furthermore, it also allowed people to post personal information if they pleased. A New Chapter Nik Richie, the owner of The...

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How to Remove Mugshots from Mugshot Sites

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Reputation Management | Comments Off on How to Remove Mugshots from Mugshot Sites

How to Remove Mugshots from Mugshot Sites

Summary: A nasty mug shot posted online can have detrimental effects on one’s personal life. Fortunately, there are ways to minimize the harm done. Mitigating the damage stemming from a public mug shot is possible and can be done by implementing a variety of tactics. This guide is designed to showcase what steps you can take to bury these negative image results that pop up in the popular search engines. Take Advantage of the DMCA The DMCA, or Digital Millenium Copyright Act, can potentially help remove these unwarranted photos from domains...

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