Chris Silver Smith

Chris Smith is President of Argent Media, and serves on advisory boards for Universal Business Listing and FindLaw. Follow him @si1very on Twitter and see more of his writing on reputation management on Search Engine Land.

Performance

Twitter SEO: Ninja tricks for reputation repair

If you're looking to fix your personal reputation online, optimizing your Twitter account is an invaluable step. Columnist Chris Silver Smith shares SEO tips to help you increase the ranking of your Twitter profile.

Performance

Is Ripoff Report subverting Google take-downs?

Previously de-indexed Ripoff Report pages are reappearing and ranking prominently again in Google. Columnist Chris Silver Smith takes a close look at how the site is eluding Google’s page removal processes and how defamation victims — and Google — can fight back.

Operations

Google thaws (a little) on defamation cases

Would-be-legal remedies for online reputation issues are still up in the air, explains contributor Chris Silver Smith, arguing that it may be time to amend the applicable legislation.

Performance

Composition of an online reputation dream team

If you're hit with an online reputation attack, you'll need the best possible team of professionals on your side. Columnist Chris Silver Smith outlines a list of specialists who can help you get the results you need.