FAQ for General Reputation Management Services

What is Online Reputation Management?

Online Reputation Management creates the opportunity for individuals and businesses to define who they are in their virtual, online spaces. It is at its core a proactive and continuous approach to protecting a person’s or business’ reputation, and can also be used to mitigate the negative effects of an attack on a person’s or individual’s online personality. It utilizes a specific set of online tools, strategies, and tactics to correct an unfavorable image or perception.

Why invest in Online Reputation Management

About 97% of consumers go online to find local businesses, products, and services. If you want to connect with them your online reputation matters. A poor reputation can quickly result in a loss in leads and sales. 89% of adults trust online sources and reviews as much as a close friends endorsement. Investing in online reputation management increases your chances of converting leads, and growing your business online.

How does Online Reputation Management work?

Online Reputation Management (ORM) services focus on identifying the potentially harmful content for you or your brand, and analyzing what areas could be strengthened. After careful identification of the media sources you wish to manage we’ll outline options for each area through our proprietary online reputation management techniques. Online reputation management consists of potentially fully removing unwanted content, or getting rid of unwanted content by replacing it with positive content in the popular search engine results.

How much does Online Reputation Management cost?

Online reputation management services have a wide range of pricing. RMC solutions are tailored to each customer’s needs, and thus pricing can range from a few hundred dollars, to thousands of dollars per month when considering business solutions. Contact a member of our team today to schedule a free consultation.

Which Online Reputation Management services does RMC offer?

The Reputation Management Company offers full service reputation management services. Services include deletion of unwanted content online, suppression (burying) of unwanted content that can’t be deleted, improving review source site listings, search engine autocomplete suggestion removals, search engine autocomplete suggestion marketing, and PR crisis management.

Which Online Reputation Management services are best for my business?

Most businesses need something cleaned up on prominent search pages on Google. 87% of businesses suffer from unwanted search suggestions on Google Autocomplete. Beyond that, which services are best for your business really depends on a few things, including your budget, your company goals, and your products & services, among other factors.

Are reputation services just for businesses?

Many individuals choose to benefit from online reputation management the same way businesses do. Online reputation services can improve professional profiles, clean up past mistakes, and help an individual shape their reputation online.

Do bad reputations online really affect a business?

A bad online review or a destructive news story run online has the potential to ruin a person’s future if ORM is not in place. If you have a defamation issue it’s important to understand the online defamation laws and how the poster may or may not be protected.