All posts for “reputation”


Pew Report on Reputation Systems

Posted by: leelefever on October 19, 2004- 5:00pm

Categories: reputation, survey


Pew Internet & American Life Project: Rating systems Twenty-six percent of adult internet users in the U.S. have rated a product, service, or person using an online rating system. That amounts to more than 33 million people. These systems, also referred to as "reputation systems" are interactive word-of-mouth networks that assist people in making decisions about which users to trust, or to compare their opinions with the opinions expressed by others. Many Web sites utilize some form of this... Continue Reading

Paper on Reputation Systems

Posted by: leelefever on July 18, 2004- 5:00pm

Categories: academia, reputation


Manifesto for the Reputation Society Abstract: Information overload, challenges of evaluating quality, and the opportunity to benefit from experiences of others have spurred the development of reputation systems. Most Internet sites which mediate between large numbers of people use some form of reputation mechanism: Slashdot, eBay, ePinions, Amazon, and Google all make use of collaborative filtering, recommender systems, or shared judgements of quality.   But we suggest the potential utility... Continue Reading
How to Manage Your Corporate Reputation Online Online discussion forums�??commonly referred to as consumer generated media (CGM)�??are increasingly being used by consumers to ratify or criticize products and brands. Because consumers use these online discussion forums to check out other consumers’ opinions and experiences�??for pre- or post-shopping advice�??they are shaping the perspectives of millions of consumers globally. Good perspectives, and the author provides good advice for... Continue Reading

The Yellow Brick Road to Loyalty

Posted by: leelefever on September 17, 2003- 5:00pm

Categories: buzz, marketing, reputation


Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Loyalty This Marketing Profs article is entertaining and makes some good points. It makes clear something that I believe- that traditional marketing is dying. We can no longer impress, cajole or delude our audience into remaining loyal. Today, our audience assumes we have great features and benefits and quality. And they assume that we have a positive image, competitive salary and benefits and a positive working environment… and lions and tigers and bears…... Continue Reading