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How to remove a Ripoff Report: updated for 2013

So someone has posted something unsavory about you on RipoffReport.com. What can you do to remove a ripoff report? The answer is not just sit there twiddling your thumbs while your reputation gets dragged through the virtual mud. No, no, contrary to what you may think, you do have options. They’re not easy, nor are […]

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What is Naymz? This week’s reputation site review

If you’re not familiar with Naymz.com, it’s a professional networking site started in 2006 that helps individuals manage and measure their online reputation. The Positives There’s definitely a lot of good to be said for Naymz. The user interface is well designed, and quite different from anything you’re used to seeing. You can earn rewards […]

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When you can’t remove a ripoff report, fight it

For most people, paying thousands of dollars to have an online reputation management firm remove a Ripoff Report from the first page of your Google search results is out of the question. Not only that, you’ll have to fork over thousands of dollars every year to keep it buried because Google is constantly improving its […]

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How to remove a bad Yelp review

In this article, we’re going to cover profiles and listings that you can set up quickly which will eventually out-rank the bad Yelp review on your search results. This will be a two-part series with the second being about dealing with negative reviews within Yelp for consumers on Yelp.com. Here, we are only dealing with […]

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Yelp reviews influence restaurant revenues, study shows

Harvard Business School published a study in August 4, 2011, conducted by Michael Luca, assistant professor at HBS, about the effect Yelp.com reviews have on restaurant revenues. In the past six years, Yelp has amassed more than 20 million reviews about restaurants and other service based businesses. Michael’s study shows that a “one-star increase on […]

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How to File a Complaint Online

A lot of readers might be upset that we chose to publicize the information below. But, it’s only fair to empower hard-working consumers against unethical business practices. Before continuing, we recommend you take up your complaint with the company first. Seek to find a reasonable solution to your issue. If, however, your pleas fall on […]

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The little white lie of Reputation Management Tools

Very few software applications actually provide Reputation Management. Instead, they provide reputation monitoring, or similarly: assessment, analysis, or tracking. This is a distinction that should be made to reward those software providers with true management products. The word management, by most definitions, depicts a certain element of control or ability to handle variables or effect […]

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