Protecting that Good Business Name and Reputation

A recent article brought to light an often problematic but not often discussed issue, that is the online attacks of reputation and business. It is a problem that websites like, have been dealing with for quite some time. Unfortunately with all the good the internet provides it also opens a new arena and forum for those with less than good intentions. Business owners large and small understand and appreciate the hard work, hours and sacrifices it takes to succeed in this ultra competitive market today.

This is where sites like the aforementioned can be a wonderful resource to remove bad search results. In addition to the hours and hours of searching to uncover what bad information is being spread about you and or the company, there is the question of what to do once uncovered. Sites like these will quite simply in most cases erase any existence of such harmful data out there while saving time and energy that would be otherwise spent attempting to remedy the situation.

There is of course other actions that should be taken. Such steps like putting more positive news out there about the business, what it is doing, who it is helping and the like will benefit by redirecting attention from the negative to the positive. Consulting with trusted others, perhaps even other owners who have had to deal with such negativity can help in formulating not only counter-strategies but by putting defensive measures in place as well.

A couple of other suggestions that have proven effective is to not get into a mud slinging war, this can be detrimental in the very worst of ways and cast a bad light on you and your business too. One of the most overlooked aspects of countering such attacks is reaching out to that loyal customer base and ensuring those who have put trust into doing business with your company. .

In an ideal world, these would be issues that would only rarely occur, the truth is that it happens far too often. The more successful any business or individual becomes the greater the target is on your back. Rest assured you won’t be the first and the last, and with the know how and tools like those sites previously mentioned, the ship can and will be righted. So here is to clear sailing, smooth waters and navigation into the best business your business can be.

Mizzou prof: Never End a Career Just for One Mistake

The video which went viral showing Click calling for some help in order to remove the paparazzi who was shooting the students protests at the University of Missouri has made Click to become a national celebrity, not for the good reasons but for all the bad reasons.
Since then, Melissa Click has remained suspended from conducting teaching awaiting investigations by the University’s’ System Board of Curators. Click who was charged with third degree assault could still walk free if she takes part in community service and able to stay away from any type of trouble for a period of one year. However, her major setbacks are the over 100 Missouri law makers who are keen on having her fired.
Click has decided to launch public relations offensive after three months of remaining silent. The move has been spearheaded by the Texas public relations firm, the Status Labs.
However, clicks case has received another major setback after another video resurfaced showing her curing at one of the police officers during an earlier student protest when she was touched by the police officer. Click, who had interposed between the universities students with the police trying hard to move them to the side walk during Homecoming parade at the University which was on the 10th of October.
The interim Chancellor Hank Foley was angered by the new video which was first posted by Columbia’s Missourian. Foley said he will be discussing it with the Board of Curators since it will be investigating Clicks behavior.
Foley revealed in a statement that Click’s behavior was appalling and that he was not only disappointed but also angry to see one of their students act in such a manner.
About Status Labs
Status Lab is a top digital marketing, public relations and a reputable online management firm with its offices located in Austin, New York and Sao Paulo. The main aim of Status Labs is to ensure its clients are helped in getting the best from search results and ensure the sales increase through effective public relations and digital marketing strategy.
Darius Fisher is the president and co-founder of Status Labs. Currently, Status Lab is serving more than 1,500 clients in 35 countries across the globe. Fisher was previously working as a copywriter and a political consultant before co-founding Status Labs.