Category: reputation
  • Some more great reputation management from Google

    I wrote yesterday about problems I was having with Google website optimizer. Within hours, I had received a personal email from the product manager for website optimizer at Google asking if I was still having problems and if I could help him reproduce them in order to look into it. This is perfect... Read more

  • The great book giveaway: free copies of Avinash’s book

    It was just over a month ago that I wrote about our book giveaway - where we promised to give away two copies of Avinash ‘s book ( Web Analytics in an Hour a Day. As I wrote on the 3rd August: > we are offering a couple of free copies of Avinash’s book to lucky Reputation Monitor subscribers.... Read more

  • Facebook Public Profiles Actually To Become Public?

    Ok, so assuming that you’ve kept abreast of my recent posts about Facebook public profiles (and you’re not sick of reading about Facebook) read on! (if I keep up at this rate I’ll overtake Andy Beal as unofficial facebook rumour blog! ) I logged into facebook this morning (as... Read more

  • Facebook Has a Google Penalty?

    So a few weeks ago I ran a little experiment where I allowed my facebook public profile to be indexed by the search engines, I dropped a few links to it (from this blog and from my Sphinn profile) and then watched it outrank my profile page on the Distilled site. I was shocked by how quickly it... Read more

  • How much revenue will Youtube make from adverts?

    I found a very entertaining story while catching up with my reading on searchengineland. While estimating the impact on Google’s revenues from introducing overlay advertising on Youtube videos, Mary Meeker, superstar analyst at Morgan Stanley, made a mistake in failing to account for CPM... Read more

  • 10 Reasons Why I’m Attending ManchesterSEOGeekFest

    Well top 10 lists seem to be even more in fashion than they usually are so it’s about time I did one I reckon. If you haven’t already heard about the SEO Meetup going down in Manchester on the 14th/15th September than you’re probably not an SEO geek. I, however, have heard about... Read more

  • How to Become a nobody, participate in our poll and become a statistic.

    Reputation Monitor has been live now for almost 6 months and while we’ve been toiling away making changes, updating the interface, improving the feed etc it’s been a while since we actually released a whole new upgrade. We were brainstorming in the office about the best way to take the... Read more

  • Exposed: guess who has been polishing their Wikipedia entries?

    Whilst browsing the web (read procrastinating) I came across this story about a new website designed to tie Wikipedia edits back to the company that made them. The website created was created by Virgil Griffith who says he created WikiScanner “To create a cornucopia of minor public relations... Read more

  • The effect of news on stock prices: AAPL

    For public companies, the stock price is one facet of their reputation that is very easily tracked. Following on from a number of conversations I’ve had recently, I have become more and more interested in the effect off news (and gossip and buzz) on share prices. At some point, I hope to be... Read more

  • Reputation Wars - British Airways vs Virgin Atlantic

    It’s been a while, but I am pleased to give you the next in the series of Reputation Wars, where we take two big brand names and compare their online reputation. I have changed the format from the last one, which was our comparison of McDonald’s and Burger King because this time... Read more

  • How to use analytics software for reputation monitoring

    We’ve been writing quite a lot about other topics recently and I thought it was time for a return to our core topic of reputation monitoring and management. Much of reputation management is (or should be) a pre-emptive process - the best results are attainable if you start the process before... Read more

  • SEOmoz talk about online reputation monitoring and management

    A couple of quick links for a Saturday morning - both to SEOmoz who have been writing and talking about online reputation monitoring and management: - Whiteboard Friday video all about how to stay on top of your reputation online and find out what people are saying about you- When to respond - Jane... Read more