There are many reasons to create, control and manage your own personal online reputation.
First and foremost, you are in charge of your own destiny. You manage your everyday life yourself, so why would you give your online life to someone else to manage?
Potential problems with hiring an online reputation company to manage or repair your personal reputation
- It very expensive. Personal online reputation repair is expensive as hell.
- You may be exposed to scams and fraud.
- If you have serious online reputation problems, no one else needs to know.
- You may not own or be in direct control of your online reputation.
- Bad strategies could make it look like you are trying to hide something, raising suspicion.
- Personal online reputation management is a long term plan.
- Websites and companies come and go.
Your online reputation is your online life.
References and Footnotes
- Reputation Management the new "digital extortion" Are you thinking about hiring a Reputation Management Company or an SEO company to help "repair" your reputation or hide negative complaints? WARNING! Complaint Review Nationwide: 814169 - Ripoff Report ↩
- Reputation.com Complaint Review Nationwide: 1157134 - Ripoff Report ↩