Digital reputation relates to your online outlook as the sum of all activities that have created a number of things such as blog posts, photos and videos, and any communication exchanges that take place surrounding the publicly available and searchable contents. Lack of good digital reputation may affect any potential relationship or partnership on personal and business level, and prospects of collaboration. It is important that you become aware at early stage and manage it well so as to serve your good intention of putting them online and paint the right picture of yourself. It can also serve to protect your digital reputation when there is fact less content about you.
In the early days of internet revolution, it may also be referred as internet reputation control or internet reputation protection, for which you may request negative online posts which are categorized as slander, defamation or denigration are removed from certain sites. The same contents may surface on online forum, review sites, and a number of unknown blogs. With the social media being part of mass and instant online interactions, internet reputation control becomes quite a challenge to manage internet reputation. Taking the case directly and legally to the sources may be one approach to deter further dissemination of these unwelcome contents and stop the proliferation by other unrelated parties.
Digital reputation management will also center around the utilization of the same technology to help you minimize the negative impact of the contents, old and new, from being the first information people see online without amends from yourself on the same level.
It may start with content production, no matter what format it may take but it requires some contents to be produced gradually and posted on publicly available websites from time to time and this may also go with developing, managing and protecting a company’s and person’s online reputation through social media including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. But it needs to be taken outside of the social media platform by working on the principles of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Any action taken for online search platform should comply with website policy and search engine friendly, otherwise it will not yield result.
Taking back or improving your digital reputation may be difficult task to undertake but there is prospect to accomplish it. What is already out there from the past may not be able to be erased, it is better image that you need to build online as the most recent and relevant things you can project to the public.
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