Defining Cyber Stalking
Mediasophia online reputation management for dentists protects clients from Cyber-Stalking. Cyber-stalking is a term used to describe the online harassment of an indavidual, group or business. If you have become a victim of this form of harassment, you know what it is and how it can negatively impact your life. In this age of social media, viral communication and instant response, social blackmail, fictitious slander, cyber bullying and digital defamation is bringing about misery and stress for thousands of victims. Although harassment is nothing new, due to the nature of the web, and the smart phone, internet propaganda has become for many individuals unbearable.
False accusations, impersonation, defamation and slander are being used to threaten, harass, intimidate and control people and for some reason, dentists in particularly, have fallen victim to this type of abuse. Cyber-stalking is a problem effecting millions of people and professionals in the field of dentistry are suffering damaged reputations, loss of friendships, partnerships, the influx of patients and revenue.
The injustice of anonymity
People are using the internet to manipulate girlfriends, boyfriends, ex-lovers, former employers, competing practices and anyone they want to cause harm through online propaganda, social media harassment and blogging. Cyber-Stalking is not only cruel and detrimental to the success of a practice, but it is criminal. Unfortunately the Internet has created a forum for anonymity and therefore the perpetrators get away with it. Sometimes victims are not even aware of who the attacker is. Postings are frequently anonymous and the assailant experiences no repercussions. The victim however, does.
False information and slanderous attacks on sites like Facebook and Twitter spread viral in an instant to friends, family and business associates to defame victims and cause misery. Police reports, manipulated profile photos, Rip Off Reports, Healthgrades reviews and hundreds of medium are being used to defame dentists and cause harm. There are many scenarios that encompass Cyber-Stalking.
Cyber-stalking is a problem affect millions of people
Cyber-stalking and online harassment has ruined far too many lives. People have suffered severe emotional trauma, relationships have been ruined and the loss of revenue from a damaged reputation has caused many competent dentists to close their practice and file bankruptcy.
The Solution to the Problem
Internet marketing companies experienced with online reputation management eliminate negative content from Google searches associated with the victims of Cyber Stalking. Qualified Internet marketing experts remove propaganda from Google searches through the implementation of reverse SEO techniques that bury content far below the eye of the public and replace stalker content with positive content that accurately reflects the client’s desired image. Sites like twitter will remove false information under criminal impersonation and copyright laws and new content on client social media will spread good news about pain free dentistry and upcoming specials to promote the practice and enhance the profile of the clinic.
Dental groups and dental professionals can hire marketing firms to stop the harassment, take charge of their online reputation, remove unwanted content from the web and protect themselves from propaganda.
Mediasophia implements proven-effective reputation management marketing strategies to protect clients from cyber-stalking and Internet propaganda. Our experience working with clients in the dental industry that are attacked regularly has made us experts in eliminating ugly posts from Google searches and replacing them with positive content that reflects our clients’ true identities.