As entrepreneurs, we understand the power of connection -- how building meaningful relationships can result in huge and sometimes unexpected wins for our businesses. We've all had that experience.
The world is revolving more and more around search results. Google, Bing, Yahoo -- all return slightly different results for any search (so don't neglect to check all of them). What really matters is that you are presented prominently and at your best.
Whether we like it or not, the digital world helps define who we are. It's best to address it now and prevent potential chaos.
Take control of your reputation online now, and it won't come back to haunt you in the future. Social media is a way of life and is finds its way into all aspects of our lives. You can either decide to proactive control it, or allow it to do the same.
Negative reviews from unhappy customers, peeved ex-employees or close competitors are a challenge for local businesses, legitimate or not.
For a small business, online gossip or negative reviews can be the difference between securing or losing a potential customer (and sometimes hundreds of them). So, how do you manage your online reputation? Here are four best practices for your small business to implement.