Carolyn Capalbo Is A REALTOR In Northern Virginia That Needs Your Help

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Carolyn Capalbo Is A REALTOR In Northern Virginia That Needs Your Help

Carolyn CapalboCarolyn Capalbo is a real estate agent in Northern Virgina that is being punished for having the wrong name. In 2008 a women with the same name as Carolyn Capalbo broke into the news, and it wasn't pretty. The "other" Carolyn had a daughter that was involved with a New York governor in a promiscuous way. Long story short, it was ugly, and now when you google Carolyn Capalbo, you get the results of the other women. 

You can read the full story here.

Here's the deal. Because of this other women, Carolyn's business has suffered, and I thought we could help her get her name back. Clients of her's have Googled her name and found this other women intruding on her brand with scandolous news blogs and have mistaken her for Carolyn Capalbo the REALTOR. 

Before you help Carolyn Capalbo You Should Know Her Story


Carolyn is a military spouse, she has family that has served this country, and I think we can serve her family with the help we can provide with this post. Carolyn has a degree in economics and is continuously a top agent in residential sales in Northern, Virginia. Carolyn is a respectable business women that goes above and beyond for her clients.

She continues to be a top producing agent in Northern, Virigina and, by no fault of her own, has had to deal with national news outlets calling her personal phone, business acquaintances, her daughters school and even her brokerage looking for the "juicy" story. 

Imagine, while at work with clients, ABC News, CBS News, The Washington Post, and The New York Times calling your workplace to get the scoop on a scandal that you were never apart of. Imagine these reporters asking promiscuous questions from your co-workers and people you do business with everyday. What would it be like for your little girl having to answer questions about some women in the news asked by your own teacher. 

This is the nightmare that Carolyn Capalbo is having to deal with and this is where you come in. Let's help Carolyn take her name back from a scandal that has nothing to do with her. 

How do we help Carolyn? Simple. Use your knowledge that you've learned from blogging here on Activerain to push her name above the fold in the search engine results pages.

So, Activerainers, I ask you to help Carolyn Capalbo get her name back. All you have to do is RE-Blog this post or link to this post with her name as the anchor text. 




Re-Blogged 55 times:

Re-Blogged By Re-Blogged At
  1. Carol West 05/26/2010 10:19 AM
  2. Billie Hillier 05/26/2010 05:35 PM
  3. C Tann-Starr 05/26/2010 06:16 PM
  4. Real Estate Virtual Assistant & Agent 05/26/2010 07:48 PM
  5. Kathryn Maguire 05/26/2010 11:12 PM
  6. Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group 05/26/2010 11:14 PM
  7. Joe Manausa 05/26/2010 11:30 PM
  8. Irene Kennedy Realtor® in Northwestern NJ 05/27/2010 01:25 AM
  9. Gary L. Waters Broker Associate, Bucci Realty 05/27/2010 01:47 AM
  10. Cliff Kavanaugh 05/27/2010 04:02 AM
  11. Debbie White 05/27/2010 04:49 AM
  12. Earlene Myers 05/27/2010 04:55 AM
  13. Ann Cordes 05/27/2010 08:02 AM
  14. Tori Stamps 05/27/2010 05:27 PM
  15. Charita Cadenhead 05/29/2010 11:43 PM
  16. Lori Cofer 05/31/2010 09:48 AM
  17. Patricia Kennedy 05/31/2010 09:53 AM
  18. Lise Howe 05/31/2010 03:57 PM
  19. June Piper-Brandon 05/31/2010 04:13 PM
  20. Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, PSA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional 06/01/2010 02:22 AM
  21. Eleanor Thorne 06/01/2010 03:17 AM
  22. Lee & Pamela St. Peter 06/01/2010 06:59 AM
  23. Lori Churchill Cofer 06/01/2010 11:32 AM
  24. Roy Kelley 06/01/2010 11:47 AM
  25. Elyse Berman 06/01/2010 12:53 PM
  26. Debbie Walsh 06/02/2010 12:55 PM
  27. Nick T Pappas 06/03/2010 11:16 AM
  28. Wendy Cutrufelli 06/05/2010 04:32 AM
  29. Stanton Homes 06/08/2010 05:10 AM
  30. Jason Feinman 06/08/2010 05:39 AM
  31. John Pusa 06/10/2010 02:21 PM
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  33. Michael Lissack 06/21/2010 12:21 PM
  34. William James Walton Sr. 06/24/2010 03:11 AM
  35. Kristen Wheatley 06/24/2010 05:33 AM
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  37. Michelle Gibson 08/04/2010 05:44 AM
  38. Matt Listro 08/04/2010 06:17 AM
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  47. John Neil 08/04/2010 09:00 AM
  48. Mary Yonkers 08/04/2010 10:00 AM
  49. Mary Kay Hopkins 08/04/2010 10:13 AM
  50. Sidney Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula 08/04/2010 11:52 AM
  51. Robert L. Brown 08/04/2010 12:18 PM
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  58. Gail Robinson 12/21/2010 12:46 PM
  59. Ed Silva 12/22/2010 12:22 AM
  60. Brin Realty Associates Team At Bean Group 12/22/2010 12:43 AM
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Lori Cofer
Beasley Realty - Moscow, ID
REALTOR, Moscow Idaho Real Estate



That's great to hear its working!!!!! And I agree .. its important to manage one's online reputation....


Lori Cofer

Jun 21, 2010 11:34 AM #40
Jason Sardi
Auto & Home & Life Insurance throughout North Carolina - Charlotte, NC
Your Agent for Life

I think it is vital that she takes Mr. Gassett's advice. 

Jun 24, 2010 03:14 AM #42
William James Walton Sr.
WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Briotti Group - Waterbury, CT
Greater Waterbury Real Estate

I read this on Lori's reblog and then I rebloged the original myself, Lisa. I have to go back and add the links, though. I am all too aware of the damage that can happen from a case of mistaken identity.

Two years ago, my wife received a series of harrassing phone calls, the meat of which was that she was "married to a child molester, and we're trying to get you out of our neighborhood". What???? My wife totally flipped over it - she knew better, but didn't know what to do about it, other than report it to the police.

Me? I did my homework. Other William James Walton, 58 years old (at the time), lived in Manchester, CT....I even pulled up a picture, wrote an informational flyer about the situation and warned whoever was making the phone calls that when they were caught, I was going to throw the book at them - jail time, fines, damages for emotional distress, etc. The phone calls stopped, and I haven't had that problem since.

Jun 24, 2010 03:22 AM #43
Lisa Udy
Platinum Real Estate Group - Logan, UT
Logan Utah Realtor

Jason - Carolyn has signed up on AR and is working on her blog. It should do wonders for her if she keeps at it!

William - Ouch! That is just terrible, but it looks like you handled it well. If something like that comes up, the best thing you can do is act quickly. I can't imagine what that situation would be like if it went unchecked! Yikes!!!

Jun 24, 2010 04:52 AM #44
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

Just googled her name and it seems to be working Lisa.  Of course I think we should keep this up.  And how ironic that via reblog I found this today and over the weekend had just thought about how my name ranking really really well at google had hurt two other professionals with the same name.  Not hurt in the same sense at this mess of course, but Tammy Lankford the insurance agent... and Tammy Lankford the author of children's books... have but one place each on the first page of google while I have the other 9.

Jun 28, 2010 05:45 AM #45
Lori Cofer
Beasley Realty - Moscow, ID
REALTOR, Moscow Idaho Real Estate

Keep up the good work Lisa!!!!

Jul 05, 2010 11:25 AM #46
Lisa Udy
Platinum Real Estate Group - Logan, UT
Logan Utah Realtor

Thanks Lori!

Jul 06, 2010 06:32 AM #47
Roger Johnson
Hickory Real Estate Group - Hickory, NC
Realtor - Hickory NC Real Estate

Reblogged, as requested, Lisa.  I hope it helps her get her business straightened out.

Aug 04, 2010 07:41 AM #48
Lisa Udy
Platinum Real Estate Group - Logan, UT
Logan Utah Realtor

Your awesome Roger!! :) Thank you so much!!!!

Aug 04, 2010 07:44 AM #49
Sidney Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula Kutchuk - Realty Works Temecula
Realty Works Temecula - Temecula, CA
Realty Works Temecula

I will also re-blog the post...I would hate this, and it could happen to anyone!

Aug 04, 2010 11:48 AM #50
Robert L. Brown - Grand Rapids, MI
Grand Rapids Real Estate Bellabay Realty, West Mic

This post will be reblogged. I'm a victim of ID theft myself. It was a pain getting out of it as well.

Aug 04, 2010 12:08 PM #51
Claude Cross
Homes By Cross, Inc. - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte NC Homes For Sale

Lisa - Considered this reblogged. This pAIN IS JUST AWFUL

Aug 04, 2010 02:10 PM #52
Don Sabinske
Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc. - Zimmerman, MN
Sabinske & Associates Inc.

I just wrote a post yesterday about Identity Theft.  But, that was basically financial.  This is an animal of a different stripe altogether.  And very strange.  I'll reblog it many now are just cluttering up the roll and she'll need more help later if another article about the other woman emerges. 

Aug 04, 2010 02:35 PM #53
Christine Hooks
Pino Agency - Pennsville, NJ
Celebrating 25 Years in Real Estate!

Going to reblog now.  I hope the plan works.

What a nightmare for her!

Aug 04, 2010 04:16 PM #54
Courtney Cooper
Ben Kinney Brokerages Leadership at our Keller Williams North Seattle Office - Seattle, WA

Very cool and great idea - looks like it worked, too, when googling her name - great job!

Aug 05, 2010 03:32 AM #55
Lisa Udy
Platinum Real Estate Group - Logan, UT
Logan Utah Realtor

Thank you for the re-blog's everyone! We are slowly but surely kicking all of the other non-sense off of the first page and second page for Carolyn. 

Aug 05, 2010 06:23 AM #56

Carolyn is not alone with her problem. I've known  a lot people with the same name and end up adding their middle name to make the difference. As long as her conscience is clear and accept the reality that duplication of first and last name possibly do happen.

Aug 05, 2010 08:10 PM #57
C Thomas

I read with amazement this story and coud not believe what I was reading for a while. But it is sad and true. I hope to God that this will get resolved soon. May Carolyn Capalbo, the realtor win this battle.

God bless

Sep 12, 2010 03:09 AM #58
Charles McDonald
Charlottesville Real Estate Solutions - Charlottesville, VA
REALTOR®, Blogger, Principal Broker®, Owner

I was surprised to see that my comment was not posted on this blog. If I can be of any assistance please let me know. My site for Charlottesville Real Estate may not be in the running to add additional assitance to your post and comments but at least I will try to help.

All the best and Merry Christmas

Dec 07, 2011 09:53 AM #59
property management companies London

Good work.i really appreciate you.keep it up!!

Apr 15, 2012 06:24 PM #60
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