Reputation Management

Local Search and Business Reviews

Local Search can prove to be the determining factor as to whether your business website receives tons of leads from potentially new customers.   When your business listing ranks well in the local search results, people will visit your listing and will likely browse through any reviews you have to see what others are saying about you.  In light of this fact, does your business have reviews from past or current customers?  If so, are all of the reviews positive, or are they mixed with both good and bad reviews?  Are you considering some type of reputation management?

Bad Business Reviews
Many business owners balk when they see that someone has left a bad review about their business. This is even more true when there are several bad reviews.  In most cases business owners would go to any length to have bad reviews removed, including hiring a reputation management firm. These firms are very expensive and often provide services that business owners themselves can do on their own time and with very little effort.… Continue reading

Does your Business Need Reputation Management?

Once you decide to hire a reputation management company, you need to figure out which company will serve the best interest of you business. There are hundreds of reputation management companies available, and choosing the right one is extremely important. You want a company that is reliable and gets results, otherwise your throwing your money away and likely doing more damage than good to your business.

Here are some tips you can use to evaluate whether or not a company is worth looking into for managing your business reputation:

 

Verify the company’s credibility: Clearly, it is important that you use a company that is experienced and has been in the business of managing the reputation of businesses  for a couple years. Obviously, the chances for success are higher if you use a reputable company. Just like the Internet, reputation management evolves and reputation management professionals with more experience are likely to be aware of and adapt to the latest trends.
Overall, remember that hiring a local company is usually the best option so you can verify their authenticity… Continue reading