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How To Protect Your Brand Online

Protecting Your Brand Online As most webmasters already know, just one negative review can wreak havoc on your brand. It is sometimes frustrating for marketers when an enraged customer makes a comment that can tarnish years’ worth of reputation building. As a marketer, you should be armed with the tactics of How To Protect Your …

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When People Say Your Company Sucks

When Google Reviews Say You Suck As a business owner, it is frustrating to hire copywriters, invest in advertising and get advice from brand consultants that only results in a poor Google score. Despite your efforts toward market research, pay-per-click ads and search engine optimization, your company continues to elude greatness due to a single …

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How to Survive Reputation Scandals

Reputation management started out as a public relations technique. Now that every successful company has an online presence, the term has expanded to involve removing negative items that may appear in search results, ruining an individual or company’s reputation. Online reputation management isn’t reserved for celebrities and huge corporations. With consumers turning to the Internet …

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The Hidden Benefits of Cause Marketing

The Hidden Benefits of Cause Marketing

Cause marketing occurs when a for-profit business works with a non-profit business to help each other. There are many successful cause marketing campaigns in the world. For example, throughout much of the central United States, 7-11 gives all of its soda fountain refill money to Meals on Wheels while Walmart routinely sells paper balloons and …

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Brand Versus Reputation

Brand Versus Reputation

Brand and reputation are two words that are often used interchangeably, even though each has its own separate and distinct meaning. Sometimes, to make matters even more confusing, they are used together, as in “brand reputation,” which introduces yet a third meaning into an already overly-complex mix. In this post, learn how each term stands …

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5 Ways to Empower Your Brand

Building and maintaining your reputation is a big part of building your brand. Many business owners feel helpless when it comes to dealing with negative online press or trying to change the public’s preconceived notions about their brand. The reality is that there are many simple yet effective things that anybody can do to empower …

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How to Turn a Brand Crisis into a Reputation Win

In the landscape of a social-media-dominated Internet, even so much as an obscure Twitter user’s tweet calling out your brand can quickly blow up into an enormous uproar involving several thousand commenters publicly deriding your product or company. Any marketer promoting the brand in question could hardly end up in a less enviable and flustering …

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How To Make An Emotional Connection With Customers

Technology has allowed a whole new landscape of communication between businesses and the customers they serve, and customers have grown to appreciate the new level of intimacy they can achieve with their favorite brands. Building a strong connection with your customers is a great way to boost customer loyalty, which in turn boosts profits. The …

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Building Your Brand Through Reputation Management

Online reputation management isn’t just about knowing how to tweet or having a website. With digital strategies evolving, social media as a marketing medium on the rise, and the ever-increasing popularity of review sites such as Yelp, monitoring your online brand is important. What is Online Reputation Management? Online reputation management involves monitoring the publicity around …

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How To Use Social Media For Proactive Reputation Management

Consumers expect brands to actively use social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Google+. You don’t have to have an account on every social media website, just the ones where your target audience is most likely to socialize. If your business does not have at least one social media account, you will miss what …

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