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Online Reputation

6 Ways College Grads Can Protect Their Online Reputations

Robert Siciliano | Posted 04.14.2014 | Technology
Robert Siciliano

The prospective employer these days may be more interested in what your name pulls up in search engines than how perfectly coordinated your shoes are with your power suit.

Everything You Need to Know About Business Reputation

Felix Tarcomnicu | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Felix Tarcomnicu

Keeping a clean business reputation is crucial to your success. This is how you gain trust and the confidence of your customers. Due to do the internet growth, in the last ten years, the importance of reputation has increased.

5 Ways You Look Out-Of-Date In Your Job Search

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 04.01.2014 | Fifty
Susan P. Joyce

Fortunately for most of us, a job search is NOT something we do often enough to be really skilled at it. So, when the time comes to find a new job, we must look at what is effective now -- not what worked when we last hunted for a job 2, 5, or 10 years ago.

Want to Save Your Company's Online Reputation? Make It Very Easy to Complain

John Rampton | Posted 03.25.2014 | Business
John Rampton

This study also confirms what we already know; people who are dissatisfied are more likely to tell someone else.

Smart Job Search Strategy: Defensive Googling

Susan P. Joyce | Posted 02.18.2014 | Fifty
Susan P. Joyce

The actions of someone else -- who has the same name you use in your job search -- could be sabotaging your job search.

The 3 Crucial Words to Remember When Facing a Reputation Attack

Andy Beal | Posted 04.05.2014 | Books
Andy Beal

It's been over a month since Target announced it had experienced one of the biggest credit card hacks in U.S. history. The fact that over 40 million c...

Reputation Trends for 2014

Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross | Posted 03.01.2014 | Business
Dr. Leslie Gaines-Ross

As information increasingly dulls the senses and muddles our brains, and as transparency becomes the norm, building enduring reputations grows in importance.

Your Online Reputation Doesn't Take the Holidays Off

Sue Scheff | Posted 02.02.2014 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Whether it is on Facebook, Twitter or a text on your cell phone, many will see photos and videos flying through cyberspace over the holiday season. Maybe some of these pictures and videos won't be so joyous; this is when digital decisions may have been made in haste.

Digital Reality Meets Jurassic Park

John P. David | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
John P. David

Whether we like it or not, the digital world helps define who we are. It's best to address it now and prevent potential chaos.

Is Online Reputation Management Dead?

John Rampton | Posted 12.30.2013 | Small Business
John Rampton

Take control of your reputation online now, and it won't come back to haunt you in the future. Social media is a way of life and is finds its way into all aspects of our lives. You can either decide to proactive control it, or allow it to do the same.

Tips for Creating Smart Online Habits

Joe Ross | Posted 12.18.2013 | Technology
Joe Ross

This past September, CSID had the opportunity to work with Parry Aftab of WiredSafety, Jessica Miller-Merrell of Blogging4Jobs, and Neil Richards, law...

How to Start Creating Smart Online Habits

Joe Ross | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Joe Ross

Twenty-seven percent of the time we spend online is spent on forums and social networks. Think about it -- 16 minutes of every hour we spend online is spent sharing personal information or absorbing personal information others have shared.

I'm Sort of Agreeing With the Air Force on Reputation Management

John P. David | Posted 12.03.2013 | Business
John P. David

Recently, I took a look at the U.S. Air Force's policy toward responding to web postings. The document has been floating around for a while and has been widely cited by online reputation management consultants. I mainly agree with the assessment with a few exceptions.

How to Manage Your Personal Reputation Online

John Rampton | Posted 11.20.2013 | Business
John Rampton

If you have experienced negative online reviews regarding yourself or your company, you know how frustrating this can be. The sources of the negative press could range from a competing product, an upset former employee or even an unfortunate bad experience with a customer.

Social Media Trust, Credibility and Reputation Management

Jeremy Harris Lipschultz | Posted 11.04.2013 | Media
Jeremy Harris Lipschultz

Communication researchers traditionally measure media trust by considering source and message credibility. The idea that poor performers would be "poisoning the wells" for the rest of us on one social media platform, much less across all, would seem conceptually flawed.

3 Ways to Encourage Positive Feedback Online

Mark Britton | Posted 10.28.2013 | Business
Mark Britton

Respond to customers -- particularly those leaving bad feedback -- as a real person, not as a corporate entity. If your best friend were writing the bad comment or review, how would you respond? Use that as a guide.

How to Audit Your Online Presence

Simone Collins | Posted 10.14.2013 | Technology
Simone Collins

Auditing your online presence every three to four months, then tweaking a handful of profiles and posts as needed, requires no more than some organized strategizing and simple Google searches.

Three Steps to Rethinking Reputation

Michelle Jordan | Posted 10.06.2013 | Business
Michelle Jordan

To arm yourself with tools you need to protect your reputation from damage in this social media world, you might want to consider reputation responsibility.

4 Ways to Handle the Inevitable Negative Review

Jay Gierak | Posted 09.17.2013 | Small Business
Jay Gierak

Negative reviews from unhappy customers, peeved ex-employees or close competitors are a challenge for local businesses, legitimate or not.

Facebook Is Not a Diary

Sue Scheff | Posted 09.02.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

We are our children's role models -- both online and off, but what happens when the child watches the parent have a complete cyber-breakdown?

The Dos And Don'ts Of Using Social Media

Patrick Mott | Posted 08.23.2013 | Teen
Patrick Mott

With a few clicks, your Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and an array of other information about you is at their fingertips. So how does one ensure a positive online reputation? It's simple.

Why Businesses Should Embrace Negative Customer Feedback

Eliyahu Federman | Posted 08.14.2013 | Business
Eliyahu Federman

By acknowledging and openly discussing the concerns of disgruntled customers on social media, businesses may actually boost their reputations -- and their bottom line.

In D.C. Your Reputation Is Everything: 5 Ways to Control Your Online Image

Kat Haselkorn | Posted 08.12.2013 | DC
Kat Haselkorn

To a far greater extent than New York or LA, D.C. power players have to maintain a sparkling reputation to maintain their credibility and the respect of their peers, fundraisers, advisors and constituents.

Online Reputation Management Is Finally Being Recognized by Teens

Sue Scheff | Posted 07.28.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Online Reputation Management isn't just for businesses; teens are finally learning their cyber-life can determine their future.

Smile, Snap, Click and Post (or Not): Graduation and Prom Party Digital Drama Footprints

Sue Scheff | Posted 06.12.2013 | Parents
Sue Scheff

Many parents have 'the talk' about drinking and driving with their kids, but in today's digital world, are you having 'the talk' about what they are posting and saying on their social networking sites?