Barry Hurd

Audience Intelligence & Content Signals

As a thought leader who introduced thousands of professionals to a variety of social media strategies before it was even called ‘social media’ I have always been frustrated by peers and company executives adopting severe tunnel vision based upon reading some garbage marketing whitepaper or enthralled by a bad vision claiming amazing business impacts. The …

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Reputation.com & Brand.com Blacklisted by Google – $70M+ Risk

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]If anyone had any questions, Google is *still* on a mission to squash reputation management firms that use questionable solutions that violate Google’s policies. Plenty of smaller reputation management firms have been targeted by Google in the past, but Google had upped the ante by completely removing “industry leaders” Reputation.com and Brand.com from search …

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Why would Google Blacklist Reputation.com and Brand.com?

This is PART II : Reputation.com and Brand.com Blacklist by Google.  Google definitely had plenty to consider when it came to giving Reputation.com and Brand.com a penalty. Reputation.com and Brand.com have various different issues, but the general issue is that both organizations are competing head-to-head with Google’s SEO team and they are constantly pushing the …

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