Handling a well set up reputation protection operation can potentially be a lot of fun. It can also be very frustrating.
In this post I will try to inspire you to come up with new and fresh approaches to keep the fun going.
Making a good reputation protection campaign is not always easy when you need to come up with ways to market your company. When done correctly, a well managed reputation protection campaign captures the audience’s attention. You need to keep the readers interested in the story, and they will continue to read if done right.
Is there any difference when using a reputation protection expert in United States of America (USA) compared to having the staff working on this internally?Should you employ professionals from a reputation protection expert in United States of America (USA) or is it better to use internal resources at the house to take care of reputation protection in the company?The questions you need to ask yourself needs to be addressed in a thoughtful way. In this article I will highlight some of the things you should be aware of before deciding whether a reputation protection expert can be useful or whether it is better using internal staff in the company at the local branch office in United States of America (USA).
Use of your own employees in United States of America (USA) to manage projects outsourced to the reputation protection expertOften, people in the United States of America (USA)-office can have broader knowledge of what is going on locally than what you might expect from a reputation protection expert far away or what the people at the headquarters of your organization are aware of. Although, this does not necessarily mean that it is good use of resources to engage internal human resources locally in relation to the reputation protection expert. Below I will highlight some of the things that need to be discussed.
The project you are thinking of setting out to a reputation protection expert can be time consuming and difficult to learn, but it can be well worth the time spent and resources
Good reputation protection toolsThere are some things you need to be aware of when using a reputation protection expert – whether this is handled by local staff in United States of America (USA), or centrally at the headquarter. Below is a handy checklist of things you need to think about, as well as the best tools you can use for either free or commercial tools where free alternatives are not available or significantly inferior to the commercial ones.
Google AlertsTo be on top of things, it is important to know what happens as early as possible. Google Alerts sends you an email every time someone mentions the words and phrases you specify. This can be anything from trademarks that are important to you, people of interest or general words and phrases that are important to your business. You can have alerts for all employees, freelancers you use, your trademarks including websites you run and words and phrases you focus on. All of this gives you a good overview of what is being talked about that matters internally. Google’s notification is free to use and helps you to be early in terms of being on top of what your competitors in United States of America (USA) are doing, potential public relations disasters in the form of negative reviews and much else useful.
Ranks.nlRanks.nl has many professional SEO tools that I can really recommend. One of the tools I use most is Page Analyzer. With this tool, you can check keyword density on each subpage of your domain to optimize for keywords or phrases. If the reputation protection expert you are planning to use is at all professional, they probably use the tools available from ranks.nl – or similar tools extensively.
Majestic.comMajestic SEO is the world’s largest link index. You can use this tool to find out everything you need to know about links to your own pages and what your competitors locally in United States of America (USA) are doing, or what national and international competitors are up to. Links to your website and subpages are crucial to your search engine rankings, so this is important to keep tabs on.
Need help deciding whether to use a reputation protection expert or manage the project yourself?Do you need to discuss what a reputation protection expert should do? Do you need someone to throw ball with? Feel free to contact me. Contact information can be found in the menu. We never charge before agreed from both sides.
Questions or comments?Ask in the comments section below, or share with me your experiences with the use of a reputation protection expert compared to keeping things at the house, whether it is about local searches in United States of America (USA), or anywhere else. Don’t forget to share this post on social media. Sharing is caring, and will also bring more perspectives to the discussion. You will find social sharing buttons just below the article.
Frequently asked questions
Do you do reputation protection for a business in United States of America (USA)?
Yes. My company does. We provide reputation protection services targeting any location. Since everything we do is on internet, location does not matter at all to us.