August 16, 2017 - Per the quote in this issue, while most people will look you up online, they won't go further than page one of the results. So if you have negative results on page one, you probably need to do something about them because all that other positive stuff on pages two and following won't matter. You might be able to do some reputation repair yourself or you might need the services of a specialist. But make no mistake about it -- something has to be done. This week, we offer articles that talk about how to DIY as well as what online reputation services can do for you.
Don't wait until your online reputation is a mess to do something about it. (Item #1) Even if you have never had a strong online position, the people you are doing business with -- now or in the future -- are almost certainly checking up on you online with a fine-toothed comb. (Item #2) The single critical -- even erroneous -- article is now a greater threat than ever and will glean even greater traction than before in an otherwise positive profile. (Item #3)
It's important to manage your online reputation properly. (Item #4) If you need help with your online reputation, here are 50 companies that might be able to assist you. (Item #5) There is a lot that online reputation management can do for a business, but here are three top misconceptions. (Item #6)
For the full issue, click here.