Mirror mirror on the web... (Caroline Skipsey, Igniyte)

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Optimization of your digital assets and having a positive online reputation is getting more and more important for your business and brands.

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Mirror mirror on the web... (Caroline Skipsey, Igniyte)

  1. 1. SEMPL | 29th November 2013 |
  2. 2. Background to Igniyte The team at Igniyte are based in London and Leeds and have been working with large brands and companies since the late 1990’s across a number of different digital disciplines. Our clients are mixed, sharing one common issue; High Profile Individuals Luxury & Global Brands PLC’s Retailers Service Providers 45% of our client base is based outside the UK. Online Reputation Management is our specialism since 2009. We discreetly promote digital assets and content without fuss or noise. BravoFly Rumbo Group UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  3. 3. Credentials - Press Igniyte has been featured in the UK National Press and Media over the last few months: The Guardian - Online Reputation Management - Tim Dowling The Daily Telegraph - Reputation the only Asset Worth Protecting - Claire Donnelly Channel 4 - Online Identity The Times - Igniyte Research Quoted And on blogs and trade publications such as: Socialnomics.net - Reputation Increasingly Important for Busines and Individuals Business Matter Magazine – Why Reputation Management is Essential Hospitality, Sales and Marketing Association International - How to Deal with Negative Reviews. UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  4. 4. Reputation Management Deloittes & Forbes Insights Survey, Sep 2013 SEMPL UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  5. 5. Deloittes & Forbes Insights - Strategic Risk Survey 300 board members interviewed say their view of strategic risk is changing.. 53% of companies interviewed believe technology enablers and disrupters such as social, mobile, and big data could threaten their established business models. 63% say that confidentiality concerns are the top risk of using social media networks and other digital tactics to achieve the organization’s strategic goals. “As a consequence of social media, reputations built up over decades can be challenged in an instant. Customers are able to make decisions on an organization based on social media comment, potentially well before your ability to be able to defend or articulate a response.” Jennifer Evans, ANZ Bank UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  6. 6. Deloittes & Forbes Insights - Strategic Risk Survey UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  7. 7. The Current Google Algorithm UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  8. 8. Search Algorithms Google, Bing and Yahoo all have complex algorithms. These algorithms go through constant changes and today are more complex showing different results throughout the day. The current algorithm encourages the SERPS to reflect: URL’s associated with the search name. E.g. www.coca-cola.com appears 1st in search for “coca cola” Social Profiles, Blogs and commentary. Press Trade Publications Review sites – e.g. Trip Advisor Government and Advisory Bodies – content. Video/Imagery on Google’s own platforms. ALWAYS create content that complies with the above content types. UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  9. 9. What ranks where… UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  10. 10. What ranks where… UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  11. 11. Intensity of ORM activity Client Name UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  12. 12. Why Page 1 Results are so Important.. The below diagram explains the % of clicks achieved on page 1 of Google: Google Page 1 Position % Clicks 1 11.4% 4 6.1% 6 4.4% 7 3.5% 8 • Customer Services Division answered 36% more calls. • Share Price fell by £0.54p 2.6% 10 Page 1 Traffic accounts for eCommerce website – sales down by 2.4% during negative stories appearing. 3.1% 9 • 8.1% 5 Unique visitors to their site down by 10.1% due to newspaper article featuring on page 1 of Google search results. 17.6% 3 • 32.5% 2 Case Study – Client X 2.4% 91.7% (Statistics provided by Chitika research June 2013) UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  13. 13. Definition of Online Reputation Management According to Wikipedia… • • • • • • • Typically Online Reputation Management companies, working collaboratively with their clients, offer services such as: Creation of online profiles. Manage Reviews Online. Brand mentioning. Monitoring and Insight. Responding to complaints. Advice pertaining to rectifying problems with goods and services, as well as making these improvements known online. Igniyte do the above..plus: • Work with journalists directly to replace negative PR with positive News UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  14. 14. Issues facing companies and brands… UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  15. 15. Top 5 Online Reputation Issues Negative Press Online Reviews Defamatory Content Privacy Issues UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  16. 16. Optimise Your Own Assets UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  17. 17. Optimise Your Own Assets UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  18. 18. The Rise of Google+ “Anyone can post anything about anybody” Caroline Skipsey… The Power of Google+ Author ranking Real People / Real Comments UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  19. 19. The Power of Press UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  20. 20. Case Study – A holiday company facing negative reviews Multinational Tour Operator with three negative reviews all on the first page of Google. The work included: Contacting Google and specific review websites and have content removed when the comments made were defamatory or incorrect. (1 post removed) Optimise and create new digital assets (social profiles, blog and website) that now rank on Page 1 and 2 of Google. Worked with the company to actively seek positive reviews. This was done via an automated email sent to happy customers and inviting them to post reviews on specific review websites – thus replacing negative comments with more recent positive reviews. After the initial six months, Clicks through to their own digital assets increased by 25% and online sales increased by 4.5%. UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  21. 21. ROI? Example ROI calculation for a travel company facing negative results: • Recent research shows that 20% of visitors are put off by negative results. • 20% of the monthly search traffic was 23,760. • If just 1% of that traffic booked flights at £500 – this would equate to additional sales of £118,800 per month on this one search term alone. • £1.43m per year. UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  22. 22. Example Review Websites The below all have a high domain authority… Trip Advisor Trust Pilot Fodors Money Saving Expert Trust Pilot SiteJabber Rip Off Report Review Centre Scam Adviser Complaints Board All the above sites rank well in Google as they have high domain authority and could cause further reductions in sales and brand perception for the company. UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  23. 23. Case Study – eCommerce A current client of ours had 3 negative links on the first page of Google for their company name. The clients entire business is online as they run a specialised eCommerce shop. Their sales were in decline due to false posts that they were a scam company. Igniyte achieved the following in three months and to date have delivered the below results:Removed two of the negative links from page 1. Created a company profile on Facebook. Optimised their current website to gain site links. Shifted down the negative content to pages 2 & 3. Work with journalists directly to produce positive content. 70% of page 1 results belong to the client. UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  24. 24. Maintaining Privacy Online – aka How to Hide Maintaining online privacy is harder than you think. Follow Igniyte’s guide to removing all traces of yourself:Set your privacy settings on social profile sites carefully. Don’t “share”. Beware of t&c’s when entering your details. Websites offer content out through API’s e.g. Linkedin. Don’t: Go on TV/Radio. Be interviewed by journalists Have an unusual name. Be a Director of a company. DO anything interesting. Comment on anything. DO end all relationships (business and personal) pleasantly… UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  25. 25. Reputation Management Projects UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  26. 26. How it works Content Evaluation, Optimisation and Build (Months 1-3) Intensive content Push, building assets where required Purchase strong URL’s for positioning at the top of page 1. Optimise and Link Build current content and associated digital assets. Deliver a content & PR plan for syndication of positive news stories and articles. Advise on optimisation of current digital content. Establish a proactive plan/strategy for the gaining of real positive reviews. Increase the frequency of content posted with anchor text and key words “a client” AIM:- to lose the negative content from above the page fold and continue with removing items further from page 1. Client Name UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  27. 27. How it works Content Push (Months 4-6) Ensure that press articles and PR is syndicated across the web and that the key words are included in any articles published. Further utilise content across the digital assets. Link build existing content. Create further digital profiles Work across the content plans to create optimised articles for syndication across the social profiles, press and trade publications. Increase authority of newly built assets and promote to page 1 of Google. Continue to work with the client on the proactive gaining of positive real reviews that rank. AIM:- Maintain new url’s on page 1, promote social profiles to page 1 and to increase online PR exposure by creating articles and news stories to be picked up by press and trade publications. Client Name UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  28. 28. How it works ORM Maintenance (Month 6+) Keep Page 1 clean and work on any negative comments on Page 2-3. Continue to ensure that positive PR is optimised to rank on page 1 Maintain social media profiles Contact Google Removal services for any defamatory comments in order to hopefully delete the offending content. Monitor the brand terms for negative content coming up through the rankings Ensure that the positive reviews are ranking and that the company has a good policy for responding to negative reviews. Keep the company updated on any changes to the current Google Algorithm. AIM:- To Maintain a clear page 1 in the main Google search terms. Client Name UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  29. 29. Summary Monitor your own and your clients brand and company name terms. Optimise your current digital assets – Do they rank for your brand or corporate name? Track content and PR and ensure it’s optimised for brand terms Do approach sites directly if content is defamatory. Be proactive about: PR, Review Management, creating social noise, creating digital assets. Do Google Yourself...regularly… Client Name UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk
  30. 30. For further information, please contact; Caroline Skipsey | 0203 542 8682 | 07875 883000 | caroline@igniyte.co.uk
  31. 31. Useful Links & References • https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/1663688?hl=en • http://ubersuggest.org/ • http://www.deloitte.com/assets/DcomUnitedStates/Local%20Assets/Documents/us_grc_exploring_strategic_risk_093013.p df • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Y74Op_k6UY • http://www.google.com (for everything else) UK: 0800 080 7997 International: +44 0203 542 8682 www.igniyte.co.uk

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