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Online Reputation Management: An Endeavor towards cleansing our digital persona

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In an age where the internet has a diktat over what we see, hear and listen to, it is easy to get mislead by the same medium. The dawn of the digital age has laid down the path to our development. As more and more people are getting connected through the medium of the internet there is also a fear that the sheer volume of online information out there can be misused and misinterpreted.

It is no hidden fact that Google is one of the biggest search engines out there. We want to learn more about a person, we do so by searching them on Google. As per Google’s statistics, a massive one billion names are searched on Google on a daily basis and did you know that 77% of job recruiters are using Google before hiring employees. Your chances of getting hired to reduce drastically if there’s a clutter of information out there showing you in a bad light. Now that’s some food for thought. Isn’t it?

All this being said online reputation management is what’s stepping up as a crucial bigwig restoring one’s digital persona on the world wide web. So you may ask,

Why would someone need the help of a reputation management firm?

How does an online Reputation Defender and Review help you restore your digital life?

What kind of steps would an online reputation management undertake to repair your online reputation?

http://www.forbes.com/sites/learnvest/2013/11/20/10-things-you-need-to-know-about-online-reputation-management/#17a8dd965a36

Online reputation management is the process of controlling what others see when they search your name on the internet. This way you can filter out information that is irrelevant and unnecessary and only posts relevant information that you wish for others to see about yourself. You can be an individual, a business entity or an organization that deals with social welfare. If you seek help, then an online reputation management is what you need.

The process starts with an online makeover of your digital life. This may include the five to ten top things about you that are readily seen when anybody searches for you. Then the process involves removing you from a bad experience of a job gone wrong or a negative review about you on the social media or maybe just a drunken stupor. You sure would want it off the books.

Michael Fertik ends of the online reputation firm “Reputation.com” sums it up by requesting everyone to be smart about what they go about posting on the social media which includes pictures or posts and for once checking your privacy settings on facebook and limiting your posts and audience.

 

Online Safety Tips to Avoid Doxxing

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You can never be too careful nowadays on the Internet. A new phenomenon known as “doxxing” is sweeping around the world. “Doxxing” refers to trolls hacking into your accounts and accessing all of your personal information. In the worst case scenario, this could lead to various trolls subjecting you and your loved ones to public shame and even stealing from your bank accounts.

One of the leaders in the crusade against “doxxing” is Darius M. Fisher, the president of Status Labs. Mr. Fisher co-founded Status Labs to help with online reputation management, as well as helping people with PR and digital marketing services. This company is currently one of the most highly regarded reputation management companies in the nation. Status Labs has helped over 1,500 clients in 35 countries around the world. Some of their more famous publications include Forbes, The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, and The New York Times.

Mr. Fisher is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. His first jobs included work as a political consultant and copywriter. He is currently one of the nation’s leading voices on online reputation management, and he frequently holds public seminars to help people protect their personal information.

Recently, Mr. Fisher offered advice everyone can use to prevent “doxxing” from ever being an issue in your lives. One piece of advice he gave is specifically for people who have their own websites. Mr.

Also, since everyone is on social media nowadays, it is important to ensure that all of your accounts are on private mode. Even if your accounts are private, Mr. Fisher says you should always use common sense before posting anything online. Just remember that everyone in the world can potentially view your Twitter feed or Facebook page, and then act accordingly.

A good habit to get into is to change your passwords frequently for all of your most important online accounts. Mr. Fisher recommends four times a year.

More information for Darius Fisher:

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150915006953/en/Status-Labs-President-Darius-Fisher-Speak-Impact15