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How to Respond to a Negative Online Review (with Examples)

Can You Get Court and Legal Documents Removed from Justia?

How to Get a Post Removed from TheDirty.com (Updated)

How to Use Twitter for Reputation Management (and What to Avoid)

Guide: How Do Guaranteed Review Removal Services Work?

How to Remove or Replace an Old Photo from Google Images

A Reputation Management Guide on Slander vs Libel vs Defamation

A Reputation Management Guide on Slander vs Libel vs Defamation

General
The world of reputation management is all about two things: Removing false and defamatory statements from the internet, so they...
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Who Keeps Editing My Wikipedia Page? (And What to Do Next)

Who Keeps Editing My Wikipedia Page? (And What to Do Next)

General
Wikipedia is an incredibly powerful resource for facts and history precisely because anyone can create an account and write what...
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Can Bad Reviews Hurt Your Search Engine Rankings?

Can Bad Reviews Hurt Your Search Engine Rankings?

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Negative reviews are tricky. Obviously, they can hurt your business. If a user is interested in your company and they...
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The Ultimate Guide to Online Reputation Management for Physicians

The Ultimate Guide to Online Reputation Management for Physicians

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In the past, medical providers didn't need to care much about their reputations. Patients would visit whatever practice was most...
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Is It Possible to DIY Your Press Publication Strategy?

Is It Possible to DIY Your Press Publication Strategy?

General
Getting additional press for your business is a complicated process. You need to put in a lot of time and...
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[Updated] Giant List of Business Review Sites to Claim Your Profiles

[Updated] Giant List of Business Review Sites to Claim Your Profiles

General
The first step of establishing an online presence for any business is to set up your own website. The second...
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Reputation Management vs Public Relations: What’s The Difference?

Reputation Management vs Public Relations: What’s The Difference?

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Do you know what the difference is between reputation management and public relations? On the surface, they seem like they're...
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What Happened to TheDirty.com? Was Their Website Shut Down?

What Happened to TheDirty.com? Was Their Website Shut Down?

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The internet is full of websites designed to prey upon others. Some of them are actively malicious, some of them...
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How to Manage Your Reputation by Setting Up Google Alerts

How to Manage Your Reputation by Setting Up Google Alerts

General
Whether you're a national brand or a local entrepreneur, you want to manage your reputation online. Did you know that...
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Tutorial: Rank Your Social Media Profiles for Your Brand Name

Tutorial: Rank Your Social Media Profiles for Your Brand Name

General
Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. These are some of the biggest websites in the world. They're also websites that any business owner...
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Your Business Was Hit by a Review Bomb: Now What?

Your Business Was Hit by a Review Bomb: Now What?

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Review bombs are a fact of life for businesses on the modern internet. They can occur at any time and...
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Are The High Costs of Sponsored Content Really Worth It?

Are The High Costs of Sponsored Content Really Worth It?

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One of the goals of every business is to get media coverage. Media coverage helps a business succeed. It builds...
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Why You Can’t Edit Your Wikipedia Page (And What to Do Instead)

Why You Can’t Edit Your Wikipedia Page (And What to Do Instead)

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Wikipedia is a powerful source of authority for any business, individual, or entity. When a user wants to know who...
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What is a PR Firm? Roles, Responsibilities, and More

What is a PR Firm? Roles, Responsibilities, and More

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If you've managed a business of any size, you've probably encountered PR firms. Some specialize in working with the largest...
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20 Alternatives to Yext for Local SEO Optimization

20 Alternatives to Yext for Local SEO Optimization

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Local SEO is a mess. The internet has made it increasingly difficult to rank for any given local search, even...
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What Are the Laws in Canada on Fake Business Reviews?

What Are the Laws in Canada on Fake Business Reviews?

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There are two ways in which fake reviews can impact your business. The first is when a competitor, a disgruntled...
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[Guide] The Role and The Importance of Investor Relations

[Guide] The Role and The Importance of Investor Relations

General
A huge part of reputation management focuses on your business reputation amongst your customers. Current and former customers who leave...
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12 Tips to Hire a LinkedIn Profile Writer to Optimize Your Profile

12 Tips to Hire a LinkedIn Profile Writer to Optimize Your Profile

General
LinkedIn is the biggest and best social network in the world for professional development. It's excellent for both individuals and...
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How to Email Your Customers and Ask for Reviews (With Templates)

How to Email Your Customers and Ask for Reviews (With Templates)

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When you're dealing with reputation management, you need to address the problem from multiple angles. You need to identify negative...
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10 Reputation Management Tips for Lawyers and Law Firms

10 Reputation Management Tips for Lawyers and Law Firms

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Today, the internet is not a novelty you can ignore. As a law firm, you need to attract new clients,...
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Ungoogle Yourself: Is It Possible to Remove Your Name From Google?

Ungoogle Yourself: Is It Possible to Remove Your Name From Google?

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Every day, people reach out to reputation management firms with one question in mind: how can I remove information about...
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How to Remove Fake or Defamatory PissedConsumer Complaints

How to Remove Fake or Defamatory PissedConsumer Complaints

General
In the world of online review sites, there are generally two kinds of sites. The first category includes sites like...
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Your Name Shows a Negative Result on Google: What To Do Next

Your Name Shows a Negative Result on Google: What To Do Next

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Any time you're searching for your name online, you run the risk of seeing something you don't want to see....
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Why Your Homepage Isn’t Showing Up for Your Brand Name

Why Your Homepage Isn’t Showing Up for Your Brand Name

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You've done everything right. Your website is well-designed, with a mobile version that looks good. You're writing regularly, optimized for...
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Why Your Wikipedia Page Was Deleted (And What to Do)

Why Your Wikipedia Page Was Deleted (And What to Do)

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Having a Wikipedia page is generally a good thing for most businesses. It shows that, as a company, you're noteworthy,...
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How to Create Case Studies for Your Business (With Examples)

How to Create Case Studies for Your Business (With Examples)

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Case studies are a strange niche in marketing. Some businesses love them. They serve as studiously presented and convincing examples...
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The Pros and Cons of Automating Business Review Responses

The Pros and Cons of Automating Business Review Responses

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Small businesses might struggle with getting reviews. Customers naturally only want to leave reviews when a product or service has...
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How to Respond to a Negative Online Review (with Examples)

How to Respond to a Negative Online Review (with Examples)

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It's difficult to deal with receiving a negative review, particularly for a product or service you've poured your heart and...
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Reputation Recovery Plans: What to Do After the Crisis Is Over

Reputation Recovery Plans: What to Do After the Crisis Is Over

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Every company needs a disaster recovery plan. If your office catches on fire, what are the next steps? If an...
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Can You Get Court and Legal Documents Removed from Justia?

Can You Get Court and Legal Documents Removed from Justia?

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Any time a person goes through a court system, there will be legal records created for the occasion. These are...
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How to Get a Post Removed from TheDirty.com (Updated)

How to Get a Post Removed from TheDirty.com (Updated)

General
Curiosity is always a double-edged sword. Sometimes you want to learn something, and it leads you down a rabbit hole...
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Guide: How Do Guaranteed Review Removal Services Work?

Guide: How Do Guaranteed Review Removal Services Work?

General
One thing you might have heard of when investigating reputation management is the concept of a Guaranteed Removal. It sounds...
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How to Use Twitter for Reputation Management (and What to Avoid)

How to Use Twitter for Reputation Management (and What to Avoid)

General
Twitter is one of the most prominent venues for people to view your brand. With hundreds of millions of users,...
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How to Remove or Replace an Old Photo from Google Images

How to Remove or Replace an Old Photo from Google Images

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Much has been written about removing your personal information from Google's organic web search, which often involves targeting data brokers...
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Huge List of 100+ Sites to Opt Out of Selling Your Personal Info

Huge List of 100+ Sites to Opt Out of Selling Your Personal Info

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The modern internet is full of websites that exist for one reason: to harvest and sell personal information. While much...
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Is It Possible to Remove Public Records from The Internet?

Is It Possible to Remove Public Records from The Internet?

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The internet is a powerful tool to use for research. You can find a ton of information on just about...
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What to Do if a Negative Social Media Post Appears on Google

What to Do if a Negative Social Media Post Appears on Google

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Decades and more ago, businesses could suppress bad press quite easily. When your primary means of distributing information was newspapers,...
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List of Methods to Remove Ripoff Report Complaints From The Web

List of Methods to Remove Ripoff Report Complaints From The Web

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The internet abounds with review sites aimed at companies. Everything from Yelp and TripAdvisor to Trustpilot and the BBB, nearly...
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A Step-By-Step Guide to Disputing a Review on Google

A Step-By-Step Guide to Disputing a Review on Google

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Whenever someone searches for your business on Google, they'll be presented with a business listing. This listing appears as a...
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Reputation Defender Review: The Cost, Effectiveness, and Overall Value

Reputation Defender Review: The Cost, Effectiveness, and Overall Value

General
Reputation management companies and services are notoriously difficult to analyze by reading content online, and for obvious reasons. A company...
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The Ultimate Guide to Wikipedia Reputation Management and Editing

The Ultimate Guide to Wikipedia Reputation Management and Editing

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Wikipedia is one of the most popular and most visited sites in the world, ranking #8, behind only giants like...
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9 Ways to Get More Positive Reviews Ethically and Legally

9 Ways to Get More Positive Reviews Ethically and Legally

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One of the biggest lessons reputation management teaches businesses is that you can't get rid of all negative reviews. Some...
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How to Remove Court Cases and Legal Listings from Google

How to Remove Court Cases and Legal Listings from Google

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Operating a business in a world like ours, where there's such a thing as a legal system, means being exposed...
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How to Fight Fake and Negative Reviews on Trustpilot

How to Fight Fake and Negative Reviews on Trustpilot

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Trustpilot is one of many online review aggregators, and one of the largest at that. Like Yelp and TripAdvisor, Trustpilot...
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Insurance for Business Start-ups

Insurance for Business Start-ups

General In The News

Today’s guest post is from Begin Insurance, a digital insurance brokerage offering car, home, life, travel and business in Ontario.

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5 Ways to Create a Better Online Business Reputation

5 Ways to Create a Better Online Business Reputation

General ORM How To
As a business owner, you know how one bad online review from a customer can put a damper on your day and potentially.
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The Definitive Guide to Corporate Social Responsibility For Reputation Management

The Definitive Guide to Corporate Social Responsibility For Reputation Management

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In the internet age, maintaining a positive online reputation is crucial to the success of your business. Today, consumers are better informed and more critical than ever.
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The Definitive Guide to Crisis Management Online and Offline

The Definitive Guide to Crisis Management Online and Offline

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Crisis management is a necessary component of any organization’s business model. In the age of the internet and social media, news goes viral in almost an instant and most businesses, at some point, will face a crisis.
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The Definitive Guide to Maintaining Your Online Privacy

The Definitive Guide to Maintaining Your Online Privacy

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In today’s connected world, someone, somewhere is typing your name into Google search and making a judgment based on what they find – good or bad.
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The Definitive Guide to Responding on Online Reviews: Google Reviews, Facebook, TripAdvisor, RateMDs and More

The Definitive Guide to Responding on Online Reviews: Google Reviews, Facebook, TripAdvisor, RateMDs and More

Guides
In the internet age, it’s easy (and convenient) to turn to Google or another online search engine and type in “company name + reviews” before purchasing a product or service.
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The Definitive Guide to Online Defamation In Canada: How to Fight Back

The Definitive Guide to Online Defamation In Canada: How to Fight Back

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She’s a real ___________. He’s a cheater. Don’t do business with this company. They have no morals or ethics.
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The Definitive Guide to Right to Be Forgotten in Canada

The Definitive Guide to Right to Be Forgotten in Canada

Guides
Search for a name on Google and you never know what sort of results you’re going to get. Perhaps you once committed a criminal offence or were in a dispute with a business or individual.
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5 Online Reputation Statistics Every Business Owner Should Know

5 Online Reputation Statistics Every Business Owner Should Know

ORM How To
If you’ve Googled your business lately, you may be surprised to find out what customers are posting about you online.
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B.C. Supreme Court rules in favor of plaintiff, orders defendant to pay up in online defamation case

B.C. Supreme Court rules in favor of plaintiff, orders defendant to pay up in online defamation case

Media Coverage
Another strike in the win column for anti-online defamation law and reputation management. A supreme court ruling in British Columbia has awarded the defendant in the latest case.
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Reputation.ca President Matt Earle on Right to Be Forgotten-CBC The National

Reputation.ca President Matt Earle on Right to Be Forgotten-CBC The National

Media Coverage
Yesterday, CBC’s The National aired an in-depth segment on the issue of the right to be forgotten nd whether Canadians’ past wrongs.
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Common Misconceptions Surrounding Digital Reputation Management

Common Misconceptions Surrounding Digital Reputation Management

ORM How To
There are plenty of misconceptions out there about how online reputations are created, damaged — and repaired. What you don’t know about online reputation management can hurt your brand.
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Adult Friend Finder Data Leak – Reputation.ca Can Offer PROTECTION

Adult Friend Finder Data Leak – Reputation.ca Can Offer PROTECTION

Media Coverage
In the latest round of data breaches, this week Adult Friend Finder confirmed that their database had been breached, exposing the private information of millions of users of the site, as well as a
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Reputation.ca Free Reputation Management Software on AmongTech

Reputation.ca Free Reputation Management Software on AmongTech

Media Coverage
Earlier this month, Reputation.ca introduced its free online reputation management software designed to help individuals and businesses more accurately see...
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What do I do about Ashley Madison extortion emails?

What do I do about Ashley Madison extortion emails?

Media Coverage
Have you received an email like this? Unfortunately your data, including complete credit card details, was leaked in the recent...
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Reputation.ca on CBC Ottawa – Reputation.ca Offers PROTECTION from THEDIRTY.COM

Reputation.ca on CBC Ottawa – Reputation.ca Offers PROTECTION from THEDIRTY.COM

Media Coverage
TheDirty.com has become infamous in the United States and Canada for posting libelous, many times downright false information about individuals....
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Ashley Madison Data Leak – Reputation.ca Offers PROTECTION

Ashley Madison Data Leak – Reputation.ca Offers PROTECTION

Media Coverage
Yesterday, on August 19th, a hacker group called The Impact Team publicly released an enormous 9.7 GB download of data...
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Should businesses buy their .sucks domain before the June 1st deadline?

Should businesses buy their .sucks domain before the June 1st deadline?

Media Coverage
Earlier this year, an announcement was made that will make a significant impact on company brand image and the online...
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How Shark Tank’s 2 Million Offer for BrandYourself Is a Boost for Online Reputation Management as a Whole

How Shark Tank’s 2 Million Offer for BrandYourself Is a Boost for Online Reputation Management as a Whole

Media Coverage
Shark Tank is a show on ABC that invites budding entrepreneurs to present their business ideas to business titans that...
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The Power Behind Online Reviews

The Power Behind Online Reviews

In The News
For businesses that may have a couple bad reviews from customers online or bad reviews of a product, they may...
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