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Business Cyberbullies and How to Fight Back

In a matter of minutes, a reputation can be attacked and ruined online. Rumor-mongering, defamation, fake websites or sheer mischief with a business can cost you time, money and credibility. It isn't easy to know how to stop the siege and how to combat the harmful effects of cyberbullying.

These are excerpts from a book that will help you as a step-by-step guide to protect your brand, restore your image, and deal with the predators attempting to undermine your business.

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Business Cyberbullies and How to Fight Back

  1. 1. How to Fight Back Business Cyberbullies
  2. 2. In a matter of minutes, a reputation can be attacked and ruined online. Rumor-mongering, defamation, fake websites or sheer mischief with a business can cost you time, money and credibility. It isn't easy to know how to stop the siege and how to combat the harmful effects of cyberbullying. This book gives you a step-by-step guide to protect your brand, restore your image, and deal with the predators attempting to undermine your business. Debbie Elicksen provides practical advice that will minimize the damage and maximize the response at the most effective time and speaks from personal experience as a victim of cyberbullying. To order: http://www.amazon.ca/Business-Cyberbullies-How- Fight-Back/dp/1770402209
  3. 3. Workplace bullies follow employees home through the computer.
  4. 4. There are issues that only adults and businesses face and children do not.
  5. 5. None of us are immune.
  6. 6. “He said (in a public Facebook post) he would treat me like a wounded deer during hunting season and that he would skin me alive and then dice me up into little pieces and eat me.” Jennifer Miller-Bender
  7. 7. Everything we do and touch is tied to the Internet.
  8. 8. We may all be cybercriminals, intentionally or unintentionally.
  9. 9. “They want to ride the coattails of that celebrity. There’s also a payoff to the knockdown.” Dr. Michael Nuccitelli
  10. 10. When you are the target of a bully, it has more to do about the bully than it does with you.
  11. 11. All-consuming debt, coupled with the inability to pay puts many people at high risk of cyberbullying.
  12. 12. One in three Americans are deep in debt to the point of collections and judgments.
  13. 13. “You should go die.” “You should burn in hell.” “You’re an idiot.” “You cost me money.” All things said to someone online.
  14. 14. “No matter what I did, there was never a situation I could have fixed, where I could have given them the right answer.” Jennifer Miller-Bender
  15. 15. “Don’t take anything you read on the Internet verbatim.” Robert Cairns
  16. 16. We can control our feeds.
  17. 17. “You hurt someone and leave a scar. The people who are bullied sometimes can’t rebuild those scars.” Yngve Hauge
  18. 18. “I think everyone is afraid to talk about it.” Dianne Ojar-Ali
  19. 19. Entrepreneurs do not want to show signs of vulnerability.
  20. 20. A debt collector who publicly discloses a debt violates Canadian and U.S. laws.
  21. 21. Cyberbullying is a terroristic, extortion type of activity. -- Sara Hawkins
  22. 22. “To accuse someone of fraud is a damaging statement.” Jeremy Pomeroy
  23. 23. Good content is anything positive.
  24. 24. Be the beacon of light that everyone is looking for.
  25. 25. “Healing is about rising above what has happened.” Annette Stanwick
  26. 26. “Can you as an individual move past (it) into a space of acceptance of the facts? Without judgment?” Thushyanthan Amirthelingam
  27. 27. We all have the choice...to bring the world down and make it feel our pain, or lift it up to be part of the solution.
  28. 28. Fighting Back Against Cyberbullies For those who have been cyber-slurred, bullied, trolled, or hacked, whether a public figure, business, or average individual, there are steps you can take to regain your Internet and empower yourself against business cyberbullies.
  29. 29. Contact Information http://www.freelancepublishing.net/wp/ • https://www.facebook.com/debbie.elicksen • http://www.youtube.com/user/debbieelicksen • http://www.youtube.com/user/delicksen • http://about.me/debbie.elicksen • http://pinterest.com/debbieelicksen/ • https://plus.google.com/u/0/100541659917578195502/posts • https://twitter.com/bookpublish101

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