Marketing Industry News has featured new research findings from Igniyte in its latest blog 5 killer stats to start your week. Ignitye’s Reputation Report 2018 reveals that 1 in 3 brands admits that negative content is damaging their business.

The threat from media coverage has grown to 26% in 2018, from 17% since 2014.  While 1 in 20 brands say negative content has already cost them more than £500,000.

Negative press and negative content main worries for UK businesses

While negative press remains the biggest problem, brands note other key issues including poor reviews, social media posts, and negative content posted by competitors.

As a result, 95% of UK businesses surveyed by Igniyte are taking preventative action with 95% of respondents now actively monitoring or measuring reputation.

You can read the full report here.

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