Author: Tom Powell

Thomas Powell, Director of Search Strategy EMEA at ReputationDefender
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8 Ways to Successfully Damage Your Reputation

Posted on 12 December 2017

Reputation is fragile. A single misstep, even just a badly handled customer complaint, can bring the most carefully built reputation crashing down. Many big name brands have found themselves trapped in a bad publicity vortex after a negative story was captured by the popular imagination and went viral. Smaller businesses may be less likely to find their mistakes on the national news, but they can be just as vulnerable with less resources to combat the situation and less ...

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The Negative Reputation of EA Games - It's Time To Tear Down Paywalls on the Star Wars Battlefront

Posted on 16 November 2017

EA Games (Electronic Arts) has made headlines this week for all the wrong reasons. The company's new video game Battlefront II is being harshly criticised for its use of artificial 'paywalls' that will require gamers to fork over additional cash for features that would otherwise take countless hours to unlock....

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Amadeus Altea Check-In Software Crashes Around the World

Posted on 29 September 2017

Amadeus - Spanish IT Provider for the tourism and travel industry - is currently hitting headlines around the world....

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easyJet Understands the Difficulty of Online Reputation Management

Posted on 18 August 2017

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Bet365 Takes A Gamble With Its Reputation

Posted on 18 July 2017

Bet365, which proclaims itself as 'one of the world's leading online gambling companies', made headlines earlier this month when it refused to pay out a £1 million winning bet....

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Destroying Your Online Reputation Is Easier Than You Think

Posted on 07 July 2017

American image hosting website Photobucket made headlines earlier this week and found itself amidst a crisis when it was revealed that thousands of images embedded by its users on third-party websites had been removed....

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Trouble Landing Your Dream Job? Online Reputation Management Can Help

Posted on 22 November 2016

If you thought that reputation management was just for companies, perhaps you should think again. Google searches cover more than one billion names on a daily basis and these are more than just vanity or celebrity searches. In fact, over 77 percent of companies require HR personnel to run an online search on all potential employees before calling them in for an interview. Have you applied for a job recently? If so, your name probably figured amongst those one billion ...

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