Chief Online Business Solutions Group :
We are an Online Reputation Management Technology Firm specializing in the art of Internet Reputation Management and full Digital Brand Architecture:
- Through Online Reputation Management we help clients remove /suppress negative, unfair information and press that they would rather not have seen by potential customers, colleagues, head hunters, employers and other stakeholders: as a result we repair, promote and manage reputations from celebrities to individuals, from small businesses to corporate organizations and CEO's.
- We design and craft websites with Search Engine Optimization and ROI Conversion Optimization intrinsic within the web fabric.
- We use Social Media to build client specific online communities on various social media platforms for our clients to engage with their target audience thus positioning these customers as brand ambassadors promoting services and products via electronic word of mouth.
A foundation of integrity without any compromise but a single goal to improve our clients' position.
Just Some Industries We Serve
Providing barristers,solicitors and law firms of all sizes with solutions for clients facing damaging online reputation issues .
Athletes who are victims of cyber bullying have seen their performances improve when they no longer have to face 'cyber trolls' or unfavourable headlines alone.
Practical experience in the fashion world means we understand the fast paced environment and high demands of this industry.
Various celebrities benefit from an ability to protect their online privacy, enhance and build their personal reputation and brands.
Using our technology to help hotels deal with negative reviews and gather more positive reviews daily in real time,portraying excellent levels of service.
Advising restaurants on how to deal with bad reviews and unscrupulous competitors
We provide Senior Management with Social Media training and management as well as personal profile enhancements online to position figure heads as true top authorities in their respective industries.
A positive depiction of the finance industry in the current economic climate is a valuable asset necessary to instil confidence amongst investors, the general public and generate business leading to profits.
In our Digital World The Major benefit of working with professionals
is you don't incur the expense of amateurs
With over a decade of experience in the online marketing world mixed with practical expertise in a number of industries, saying we have a wealth of knowledge to facilitate an eclectic approach would be putting things mildly.
Online Reputation Management
Social Media Management
Search Engine Optimization
Yes and No as this depends really on the scenario itself and a number of factors e.g. what the information is, where it is located, how long its being in existence, who controls it's location e.t.c. However, just because it cannot be deleted doesn't mean it cannot be removed instead.
Ethically we reserve the right to refuse certain Online Reputation Management incidents for instance we do not engage in helping perpetrators inciting hatred, racism, criminal, violent or abusive acts.
Yes certainly we can help improve rankings of website to attract buying traffic not just passers by. We also manage helping you convert this increase in buying traffic by ensuring you have a seamless transition process in place from start to finish of the sales process.
We are conversant in handling and addressing situations involving unscrupulous competitors and disgruntled employees leaving unfounded negative dents on your reputation.
Understanding where to start in Social Media is dependent on your business and your target audience NOT every social platform is right for your business, a football team will have better ROI on visually rich Social Media platforms like Tumblr than would an energy providing company.
In these times information is changing by the second and the generations growing up in these times are acclimatising to this fast paced environment so if we didn't enable you to change things instantly we would certainly be doing you a huge disservice.
We will NOT discuss any of our clients information with anyone but our clients however we have a right to refuse certain cases which do not fall within our code of ethics.
Projecting the right image and reputation for your brand is what we do and do extremely well, we can amplify a positive image to position you as the authority within your industry or niche.
Online Reputation Management is a confidential service in which we help make our clients online problems go away.
We will not under any circumstances discuss or reveal actual clients without their consent, as their privacy and peace of mind is of the utmost important to us.
Below are just a handful of case examples.
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Politician Online Reputation Management Enhancement Case Study
Enhancing the Online Corporate Value of a Company Case Study
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Celebrity Personal Online Reputation Management Case Study
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Lawyer Online Reputation Management Case Study
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Kiss and Tell Tabloids Online Reputation Management Case Study
These case studies represent just a fraction of the type of work an Online Reputation Tech Firm such as COBS Group ,is committed to helping its clients with.
Contact Us with the form below and be rest assured your Online Reputation is in the best of hands.
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A compilation of materials including business tips, reputation management, anti cyber bullying articles, recent developments in online marketing, new technology as well as interesting videos of successful business people and interesting entrepreneurs.
COBS will also try to conduct Businesses interviews learning various business practices from how these businesses started up to how they marketed themselves then and now as well as how they adapted to stay recession free .
Join us as we learn and explore innovative business practices, skills and gain invaluable advice.
This is the start of an exciting journey and we hope it will help all businesses not just in Manchester but globally for generations to come.
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Oyetola Oyewumi CEO of COBS GROUP speaks at a seminar for the Growth HUB in Manchester about Online Reputation Management. Oyetola discusses a number of topics on the subject of Online Reputation Management and Social Media Reputation Management such as: the importance of proactive and reactive Online Reputation Management, he explains the lasting impact of […]
The Right to be forgotten is a hot topic at the moment and has spurred on a few emails and talking points, so as promised here is my view on this topic. 13th May 2014 the day the European Court effectively caused a ripple in the status quo of the internet and the digital world. […]
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A CBS reporter talks about Online Reviews in the Medical Industry and how this ties in the Management of Online Reputation for medical professionals and their practices.
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I imagine a Tech magazine cover would read something like this : Oyetola Oyewumi Online Reputation Management Strategist and CEO of COBS Group was featured in Business Week with regards how to use Social Media for your Business (quite a long title though).
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Another great video by the Huffington Live Lily Collins according to McAfee seems to be the most dangerous celeb to search for online. Basically what this means is that a lot of Malware has been attached to websites that come up when you search various permutations of her name e.g ”Lily Collins apps” or ”Lily […]
The FUBU brand owner, Daymond John talks about his come up as an entrepreneur. I am a big fan of Daymonds and I like how he really focuses on the principle that you need to love what you do and the money will come, for me this is crucial to any and every entrepreneur. Make […]
A look at the rise of Mark Zuckerberg the birth and development of Facebook. Very interesting documentary on Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook and its inception.
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Another Howard Stern Interview here with Mark Cuban, they Talk About How He Retired At 29 & life being A Billionaire. For those who may not know Mark Cuban is one of the investors on Shark Tank, an arch enemy of Donald Trump (all banter of course) and the owner of the NBA […]
Being in the Tech Industry there’s no way you wouldn’t know the brilliant lady that is Sherry Coutu (of course we at COBS Group are fans) This is an interview with Sherry at the 2011 First Women Awards where she talks about inspiration to succeed as a woman and using examples of other successful […]
CEO Advisor and Executive Mentor, Colin Turner discusses the resignation of Bob Diamond from Barclays and the challenges which his successor will face. (We now know his successor hails form Canada and seems a cool guy) Colin also discusses the inherent banking culture which seems to portray a lack of integrity and how such attitudes […]
When it comes to the Hospitality industry TripAdvisor can make or Break a Business and this BBC video shows both the Good and Bad of TripAdvisor. If your business is looking to remove or deal with Negative Business Reviews Our CEO Oyetola Oyewumi will also discuss in a Tutorial how to deal with Negative Reviews […]
I regularly receive requests regarding doing a general training for business owners to learn how to use Social Media in their business not only here in Manchester but as far as Canada. One rule to Understanding Social Media Social Media is not a one size fits all service, the expertise used to manage, market and […]
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