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Online Reputation Management Series
Part Four: Website Security

Welcome to the fourth edition of Crabtree + Company’s ORM series. In our very first issue, we highlighted the impact your website has on your online reputation. In this issue, we focus on protecting it. Your website is often the first opportunity to make a good impression on potential clients, so you want to be sure the only information that goes on it — is information posted or approved by you. A hacked site will not only drive potential clients away, it could also cause active clients and business partners to question your credibility. How do you keep hackers at bay? Here are a few tips:

1. Get private domain registration.
This blocks potential hackers from getting your personal information (administrative contact name, phone number, address, and email address) through a WHOIS lookup. If someone gets your email address from WHOIS and successfully hacks into your email account, your domain could be easily hijacked.

2. Take regular site backups.
This best practice is an essential habit to protect your website... Continue

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Online Reputation Management Part One

Online Reputation Management Part One

Welcome! Let’s start by looking at the most basic (and perhaps the most essential) component of your online reputation — your website. When visitors (let’s be real, potential clients!) make their way to your site, it is often your first opportunity to convey that your organization is capable, knowledgeable, and trustworthy. To begin, here are just a few ways to convey this valuable perception to your online visitors... Continue Reading
Walter's Word: Assume

Walter's Word: Assume

Communicating in an increasingly global community, we always have to be careful not to assume that what we know or do is universal. Take a subject dear to my heart; dog talk. Here in American it's bark-bark or woof-woof or even bow-wow. But in Russia it's hav-hav, Japan wan-wan, Belgium wooah-wooah (remember Tintin's Snowy?), Chinese Mandarin wang-wang but Chinese Cantonese wong-wong, and the Netherlands blaf-blaf. Read more
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What's your story?

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ICONIC

ICONIC

A collection of some of the icon work we've done for clients.
The current temperature is HOT!

The current temperature is HOT!

Right now the hottest thing in design is contrast. Maybe it reflects a divided country or a reaction to a previously gentler era, but visual contrast dominates every aspect of design these days, from high fashion to magazine layouts to new logos. The question is should you follow or flee it? Read more

"I LOVED working on this Project!"

Susan Mathews
Creative Director

I love it when a client asks, "What do you think?". It doesn't happen often but when it does, I get to give this person the benefit of every job I've worked on for the past 20 years. Read more