ALPMA Online Reputation Management Workshop


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ALPMA Online Reputation Management Workshop

  1. 1. Online Reputation Managment (ORM)
  2. 2. Online Reputation Management Online reputation management is the understanding or influencing of an individual's or business's reputation. It was originally coined as a public relations term, but advancement in computing, the internet and social media made it primarily an issue of search results.
  3. 3. Why ORM is Critically Important Today and in the Future
  4. 4. 1 Billion Names are Googled Every Day
  5. 5. Google & Yelp
  6. 6. We Live in Google’s World
  7. 7. SEO is Dead (or Dying) Paid Placement & Social Proof Rules
  8. 8. What Did Google Look Like in 2008?
  9. 9. And It’s Not Going to Get Any Better...
  10. 10. What’s the Worlds’ Most Popular Mobile App?
  11. 11. Google Maps for Mobile 54% of Global Smartphone Owners Use it Monthly (Aug 2013)
  12. 12. Yelp
  13. 13. Sensis Has Gone All-In on Yelp
  14. 14. As of 2012, 45 percent of Yelp searches are done from a mobile device
  15. 15. But There is Lots of Controversy Around Yelp and It’s Power
  16. 16. So Let’s Get Started with Your Personal ORM Project!
  17. 17. Getting Started - with - Look great when employers, clients and even dates Google you.
  18. 18. BrandYourself empowers anyone to take control of Google results for their own name & improve their online reputation.
  19. 19. BrandYourself is the first DIY online reputation management tool that takes you through the process of improving Google results for your name.
  21. 21. By boosting positive links & profiles about you, like: A PERSONAL WEBSITE NEWS ARTICLES SOCIAL MEDIA PROFILES (And other types of web content!)
  22. 22. Not all links are created equal
  23. 23. Submit a positive profile or link about you that you want people to find when they Google your name in the My Links tab. Links rank differently in search results for a number of reasons • How credible the domain/ site it’s associated with • how recent it was posted/updated • Popularity - Views, likes, shares, comments, etc. • Keywords - Where does your name appear & how many times ! ! News initially ranks well b/c search engines view them as credible & relevant but may drop in rankings once no longer relevant Social media profiles rank well because they are a credible site about you that can be constantly updated
  24. 24. DIY TOOL
  25. 25. when they Google your name in the My Links tab. 1 Submit a positive profile or link about you that you want people to find Start by submitting one of our top recommended profiles. If you don’t have one of those, click the “(+) view all” link on the right to see more recommendations Or paste a link in the bar and hit “submit”!
  26. 26. If you click “(+) View all” in the previous screenshot, you’ll see the full list of recommended profiles, if you have one, just click its name to submit it
  27. 27. results for your name 2 Follow the suggested Boost Steps to help the link rank higher in Google When you submit a profile or link (we picked LinkedIn here), our software automatically analyzes it and finds steps you can take to help it rank higher in Google. Click “Boost” to see the ones you should take.
  28. 28. You’ll see this overview popup when you click “Boost”. It lists all the steps you can take to help your LinkedIn. Every step you take will help make the link more search engine friendly
  29. 29. Setting my name is my first boost step because my name on LinkedIn is “PeteK179”, which is a problem. I need to change it to “Pete Kistler” (my full name) so Google knows it’s about me.
  30. 30. To do this step, I’ll click the “set your name” link. This will open simple directions showing me how to change my name correctly on LinkedIn.
  31. 31. BrandYourself links to the exact page on LinkedIn where I can set my name. I’ll change my name to “Pete Kistler”, click save, close this LinkedIn window and then return to BrandYourself.
  32. 32. Back on BrandYourself, click “ 3 Verify this step” to mark the step as complete.
  33. 33. Woohoo! This step is complete, and my LinkedIn profile is now more likely to rank higher when people Google “Pete Kistler” Earn boost points with each completed step - see how many you can get!
  34. 34. Keep submitting positive profiles/links about you. You can submit up to 3 links as a free BrandYourself user and unlimited links as a premium user. 4 IMPORTANT: My LinkedIn won’t immediately rank higher. In can take Google 2-6 weeks to rerank it among millions of other webpages.
  35. 35. receive alerts when something changes. 5 Monitor your profile / links’ movement in search rankings & If you find a link slipping in results or not ranking as high as you would like, revisit the boost steps for tips to keep it relevant & ranking well.
  36. 36. Set up your BrandYourself profile in the profile tab. It’s optimized to rank well in search results for your name. 6 Fill out all areas of your profile completely to give it the BEST chance to rank well for your name.
  37. 37. 6 See when someone visits your BrandYourself profile Know if the hiring manager looked you up after the job interview or put a link to your profile on your resume and know if your resume has been looked at
  39. 39. For most situations, our DIY tool is all you need to start improving your Google results, but some situations need more hands-on attention. That’s Trevor, one of our Reputation Specialists As a client of our Concierge Services, a Reputation Specialist will create and implement a custom strategy to improve your online presence and make sure you put your best foot forward online.
  40. 40. NEED MORE HELP?
  41. 41. Contact our awesome support team Or chat with someone during business hours (yes, a real person!) 315-565-1799 ( )
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