Reputation Management Just Got Harder (And More Expensive)

On September 25, 2009
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This was a big week in the blogo- and Twittersphere for poorly received product launches: Two new products from Google and Squidoo threaten to become reputation management nightmares, if they manage to catch on. Ironically, the products also threaten to (further) tarnish the reputations of their creators.

Brands in Public: A Big Misstep from Seth Godin?

Seth Godin this week announced a new product/service from Squidoo called Brands in Public:

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12 Ways to Find Someone's Personal Email Address

On September 23, 2009
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Give me someone's name, and I'll find their personal email address. Sure, it may take some extensive digging and sleuthing, but I'll find you eventually. And I'm not paying to root you out or buying your private info from a lead gen company (though sometimes that would be easier). This is just good old fashioned, organic searching, scanning and scouring the Internet like a Web gumshoe. And not stopping until I ferret out that personal email.

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Linkbait Formulas: X Things You Can Learn About Y from Z

On September 11, 2009
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Following in the footsteps of Ken's very popular post on title tag formulas, I've noticed that search marketing and social media marketing gurus (AKA bloggers) love to write linkbait in the form of "X Things You Can Learn About Y from Z." You can do it too—plug some numbers and concepts into the formula and the post practically writes itself! For best results, follow this handy guide:

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