SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 30, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via PRWEB - There are many factors that play into an individual or a business having a good online presence. There are some that are relatively common and that even those who know very little about reputation management online have mastered. Things like having clear and concise information on profile pages and the advantages of having accounts on popular sites are pretty well known strategies for effective online reputation management. However, the reputation experts at Scottsdale reputation firm JW Maxx Solutions know that there are many additional factors that quite a few people are not aware of that can be doing a lot to hinder or even damage their Internet reputation. Here, these experts discuss three important facts about online reputation management that everyone should be aware of.
1. Review sites have power: Many of these review sites do not have a vast amount of power on their own, but when they have hundreds of thousands of users posting content on them on a daily basis, they become much more powerful. If an individual finds that they have bad reviews about their business or services on these sites, it may be difficult to make themselves look better on their own, without the help of a professional. However, instead of trying to displace the review sites all together, individuals can focus on improving the way that they look on these review sites by asking clients that they have had good dealings with to leave them positive feedback, and responding to negative reviews to find out how the situation can be resolved.
2. Privacy is limited: Many people think that if they change their profiles to private, they are free from the public eye. However, the Scottsdale reputation management experts know that friends, family and all the people that still have access to that account can take and repost anything that they want, including information that will harm an individual's reputation. People should always be guarded about what they share online, even on private accounts.
3. Bad is not always legal: If an individual is getting bad feedback because of a mistake that they made, there are ways to fight the appearance of that content, but they often cannot make it go away completely. However, if someone is posting libelous or slanderous comments about an individual or company online and posting false information about them, legal action can be taken. It is important to know the difference between true, though unflattering information, and untrue and illegal postings. Knowing the difference between these types of comments can help to fix an online reputation in the long run.
For any individual, knowing how the online world works is the first step toward improving an online reputation. The experts at JW Maxx Solutions know just how vital that knowledge can be. They also know that fixing an online reputation takes lots of time, effort and work. It is for this reason that this leading reputation management firm offers many different packages tailored to individual, small business and corporate solutions. JW Maxx Solutions is part of a fine family of companies including Reputation Maxx, Enterate Ahora and Presna Ahora. For more information, please visit http://www.jwmaxxsolutions.com .
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