Steps to Building an Online Reputation

Posted on 07 July 2017

Reputation management is just as important for individuals as for companies. As a private individual, you have a personal reputation based on how your friends and family see you, but what about strangers? When you apply for a job or make a new business contact people will judge you based on what they find online and they’ll begin to form an opinion before they even meet you....

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CEO Reputation – How much Does it Affect Brand Performance?

Posted on 10 May 2017

CEO Reputation – How much Does it Affect Brand Performance?...

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Recent Court Ruling Limits EU’s ‘Right to Be Forgotten’

Posted on 24 March 2017

The latest ‘right to be forgotten’ case focuses on an Italian businessman, Salvatore Manni. Manni’s former company filed for bankruptcy in 1992. The company was dissolved in 2005, but the liquidation remains on record at the Lecce Chamber of Commerce. Manni has since gone on to head a new business that constructs and sells tourist properties, but he alleges his lack of success is tied to the prior record, which is easy for buyers to access....

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Online Reputation Management – Diagnose Your Status

Posted on 08 March 2017

Managing any online reputation starts with diagnosis. You can’t begin to counteract negative results until you know they are there, so it’s important to first run a baseline search on Google. This is the kind of search a future employer or any professional contact will make if they want to find out more about you. About 77 percent of HR personnel are actually required to Google potential employees as part of the hiring process, so a professional result page can make a big ...

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A 21st Century Campaign against Cybercrime

Posted on 09 September 2016

New statistics on cybercrime in the UK have turned out to be higher than expected. The Office of National Statistics (ONS) recently released figures that show 5.8 million instances of online crime in the previous year, up from an estimate of 3.8 million last October. Combining cybercrime with offline offenses actually doubles the crime rate in some parts of the UK, especially England and Wales....

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Keeping Kids Safe - Help Your Child Avoid these 6 Internet Threats

Posted on 08 September 2016

The internet is a great place for children to learn, interact with friends and start building social capital that will last a lifetime. However, it can also be a dangerous environment for both children and adults. Internet threats can hurt your child’s reputation, endanger their personal safety, and even lay your entire household open to internet fraud....

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