Online reputation is fragile. What the media or people say about you or your company is what makes or breaks your reputation. Arguably then, having positive reviews and comments about a brand goes a long way in establishing a positive image. But what if someone with an agenda, goes around telling blatant lies about your business?
A few malignant reviews or a handful of biased articles can mar reputation forever, and such damage is impossible to repair without professional assistance. This is where the online reputation management (ORM) companies step in: to set things straight. ORMs take on cyber bullies or online attackers, and work on restoring names that have been sullied by them.
Cyber-bullying has become a monster in the digital cosmos. While posting fake articles with personal vendetta doesn’t take too much of courage, cleaning a name from such malice can be a lengthy and a tiresome process. The process of looking for the perpetrators can also get very frustrating. Stringent laws and rules have not been able to contain cyber-bullying. This is the reason why even small online footprints need vigilance when it comes to online reputations.
Click-bait titles prove detrimental too. Businesses are hit by such content floating on the Internet. Blame it on yellow journalism articles with exaggeration go overboard with a view to grab more eyeballs. Such click-bait headlines have more potential to become viral when shared across social media platforms. It disseminates misinformation and spreads a bad reputation quicker than an innocent person can spread the truth.
ORMs like aReputation do the job of protecting not only online reputation of businesses and entities, but also constantly monitoring the Internet. Cyber bullies don’t have a chance to perpetrate when professionals like this are on the guard.