31 Jul '11, 5pm

Good article. #socialmedia #branding

One of the brand names I work for had an issue with a BBC broadcast about a supplier of ours 5 years ago where our company name was mentioned inappropriately. The company owner decided to complain to Offcom (bear with me) and they found in my company's favour. Great? No. The Offcom adjudication document doggedly appears right on page one of Google for the company name, and looks like it's going to do so forever if 5 years is anything to go by meaning that an incident 5 years ago still haunts the company to this day. On the flipside, negative comments can sometimes work in a positive fashion from a black hat SEO perspective. It's an oft used spammer tactic. Launch a site, then start posting on forums in a negative way about the site you launched. The forum moderators don't realize the backlinks are in fact SPAM, they see a real person trying to fight a "bad" website, and ot...

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