Reputation Crisis Control: What to do if You Just Got Arrested

There are a few simple things that you can do for immediate damage control if you just got arrested or have other pressing online reputation concerns.

Think of this as both limiting your exposure (at least at first) and circling your wagons while the situation unfolds. This will give you a chance to assess your situation and create a repair strategy.

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For example, there is no need to have any of your social media accounts end up contributing to the problem by offering images of you, screenshots of your comments, posts, etc… Anything that could be used against you online in negative articles and posts should be locked down, hidden or misdirected from public view until the storm is over.

There are a handful of tricks that can be used to mitigate damage to your online reputation following a “personal disaster”.

Read about the simple things you can do right away to minimize your personal online reputation problems during a crisis.