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5 Big Brand's Mistakes Solved
How five companies messed up -- and what they should have done.
April 29, 2013
4 Ways to Spring Clean Your Brand
Don't let your business go stale. Spring is the perfect time to take a good look at your brand and make sure it's at its finest. Here are three ways to freshen up your brand this season.
April 1, 2013
Recovery Time: 3 Big Brands Bounce Back After Social Media Fails (Infographic)
A look at how long it took these companies to win back their positive sentiment online after separate PR firestorms.
March 3, 2013
The Ethics Coach on How to Maintain the Integrity of Your Brand
The Ethics Coach offers advice on managing trust and protecting reputation.
February 21, 2013
Can Lance Armstrong Rebuild His Brand?
Brian Patrick Eha
The former professional cyclist whose mythic comeback story captivated the world now faces a crisis of trust and an opportunity for redemption. Here's what entrepreneurs can learn from his story.
January 18, 2013
What to Do When Customers Get Mean on Social Media
How dealing with angry customers can be an opportunity to show the world how your company cares about customer service.
November 28, 2012
5 Ways Social Media Can Ruin Your Reputation
From unflattering photos to leaving commentators hanging, here's how you could be damaging your reputation on social media and not even know it.
November 9, 2012
Yelp to Business Owners: Don't Try to Game Our System
Popular user-review site launches Consumer Alert system to crack down on companies paying for reviews.
October 18, 2012
Got a Bad Yelp Review? Here's What to Do
Consider these three steps for turning a negative review into a positive outcome.
October 16, 2012
Projecting a Professional Image on LinkedIn
You get just one chance to make a first impression. Here are the elements of a successful, traffic-generating profile.
October 1, 2012
In a PR Crisis, There's No Room for 'No Comment'
Barbara Findlay Schenck
When a PR crisis erupts out of nowhere, put consumer interests first and speak up quickly with calm, caring and genuine statements.
June 21, 2012
Keeping Passwords Out of the Hands of Hackers
Password thefts at LinkedIn, eHarmony are a cautionary tale for other companies.
June 18, 2012
How to Repair a Damaged Reputation Online
Online rumors got your brand down? Get ready to fight back.
March 20, 2012
Can One Failed Business Affect My Future?
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Richard Branson on Disaster Planning
The celebrated entrepreneur shares advice on preparing your business to deal with an emergency.
May 18, 2011
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