BBB warns against false claims

...that deceives buyers by falsely claiming BBB accreditation and participation in a phony...protection program. There is no such thing as a BBB Purchase Protection Program, and any online...percent of all complaints. Consumers look for BBB Accredited Businesses and the BBB seal when...

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Hits BBB's complaint form policy

...troublesome experiences with three contractors and called the BBB. I was told complaints had to be filed in writing. This...writing to you because it's kind of obtuse to report the BBB to the BBB. Incidentally, I wrote for the complaint forms on Oct...

Opinion columns
BBB: Less talk, more action?

...here ... benign?In other words, the BBB seems afraid to call a spade a spade.Changes...bite that equals its bark, though.The BBB's "satisfactory/unsatisfactory" business...from identifying member businesses as "BBB Member" to "BBB Accredited Business...

Augusta's Habitat for Humanity struggles to find families to serve

...Better Business Bureau's Wise Giv ing Alliance's Standards for Charity Accountability for the past two fiscal years.The BBB recommends that charities spend at least 65 percent of annual expenses on public service and keep a reserve no more than three...

BBB advises consumer on handling debt collectors - both legitimate and phony

...further. Find out whether they have a Web site or a BBB Business Review at bbb.org. Cross-check contact information and call them...the agency.If you do not owe the alleged debt, the BBB recommends doing the following:Don't ignore the...

BBB advises consumers to beware of 'pinkwashing'

...amount.? Research the business. Learn more about the business you're purchasing from by checking their BBB Business Review at bbb.org.? Confirm the charity's corporate partners. Many national breast cancer charities list corporate...

BBB phishing line used in scam

...the Web. Most of the e-mails carry the BBB torch logo and come with the subject line...Because of experiences such as this one, the BBB recommends the following to anyone who receives...Forward the e-mail to phishing@council.bbb.org.? Delete the e-mail from your inbox...

BBB outlines a branding strategy for small businesses

...company will stand behind its brand promise. BBB offers advice for small-business owners...maintaining customer satisfaction,go to www.bbb.org Kelvin Collins is the President...tips column is provided through the local BBB and the Council of Better Business Bureaus...

Your Business
The ABCs of the BBB

...return, members are allowed to display the BBB's logo in their marketing and advertising...would lose credibility. Recently, the BBB moved onto the Internet with its stamp of...to be a part of it." But not even the BBB seal is immune from deceitful practices...

BBB complaints

...Business Bureau of Central Georgia and the CSRA Inc. The BBB is an affiliate of the national dispute-resolution...Augusta and Macon. The information is available from the BBB at centralgeorgia.bbb.org by clicking on "For Consumers." The organization...