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How and Why To Get BBB Accreditation

Deciding whether to get BBB accredited is an easy choice for some small business owners but others have questions. Is it worth the fee? What value does it really bring? As you will see, getting accreditation from the Better Business Bureau (BBB) has a number of strategic advantages. Among other things, it adds credibility to your brand. It builds trust with the public. It also helps your business attract new customers. You have probably seen the familiar blue and white BBB logo or seal. Busines...
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Our 2020 autopom! Review

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. autopom! Review In Our Opinion: With four comprehensive coverage levels, impressive customer reviews, and plans for vehicles up to 14 years old, autopom! is one of the industry’s best extended warranty providers. The company serves as a broker that connects drivers to plans administered by other companies. In order to maintain its excellent reputation, autopom! only works with A...
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Should You Purchase A Ford Extended Warranty?

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Ford extended warranties are sold by Ford Motor Company and protect Fords with bumper-to-bumper coverage up to 8 years or 150,000 miles, whichever comes first.You can purchase extended coverage for your Ford from the manufacturer or from a third-party extended warranty company. Choosing between these two options can be difficult, as both have distinct advantages and disadvantages.We reco...
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Protect My Car Reviews, Cost, Coverage, & Service (2020)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Protect My Car Review In Our Opinion: Protect My Car reviews indicate this company has a positive reputation for customer service, maintenance plan options, and fair rates for extended car warranties. Industry Standing Coverage Affordability Customer Service Pros Oil changes and tire rotations included Warranty and maintenance combo plans ava...
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The Best Extended Car Warranty Companies of 2020

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. The best extended car warranties protect the mechanical components of your car that are susceptible to costly repairs. This kind of protection brings drivers peace of mind on the road knowing that if their car breaks down, they’re protected and roadside assistance is just a call away.  If you’re considering purchasing an extended auto warranty, you’ll want to learn more about the best...
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Liberty Bell Auto Protect Review: Coverage, Cost, Perks

Affiliate Disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Liberty Bell Auto Protect Review In Our Opinion: Liberty Bell Auto Protect rivals well-known providers with its affordable costs and high customer ratings. We awarded Liberty Bell Auto Protect with the title "Best Military Discount" because of the deals it gives those with military backgrounds. Industry Standing Coverage Affordability Customer Service ...
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Minnesotans warned about auto dealer-shipper scam

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning Minnesotans about scams in which auto dealers and shippers ask customers to wire money for cars they have bought online. The problem is neither the cars nor the companies exist.
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Minnesotans lose thousands in online auto shipper scam

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning Minnesotans about scams in which auto dealers and shippers ask customers to wire money for cars they have bought online. The problem is neither the cars nor the companies exist.
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Concord Auto Protect: Reviews, Coverage & Costs

The company has many positive customer reviews.Concord Auto Protect does not offer an exclusionary contract.Drivers can pick from Premium, Advanced, or Powertrain coverage. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. The financial risk of owning a car multiplies on the day your factory warranty expires. Many drivers choose to purchase an extended warranty for the peace of mind it brings.  Concord Auto Protect is a relative n...
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AAG, BBB Partner to Protect Seniors from Coronavirus Scams

American Advisors Group (AAG) has built on its relationship with the Better Business Bureau (BBB) to raise awareness for seniors concerning scams that may target them in the midst of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. This is according to an announcement both organizations jointly released on Friday morning. “Financial criminals have seized an opportunity created by the COVID-19 pandemic to target and exploit older Americans,” the announcement says. “To combat this ever-growing threat, Americ...
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Comprehensive Endurance Warranty Reviews (2020)

Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Founded in 2006 in Northbrook, Illinois, Endurance is one of the most popular extended car warranty companiesIt operates as a direct provider, meaning no brokers or middlemen. The company offers five different coverage plans, which all come with a free one-year Endurance Elite Membership. The majority of Endurance warranty reviews are positive, with special mention of the company’s compe...
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Tax, other scammers take advantage of coronavirus fears

Pixabay/CDC Coronavirus relief checks still are weeks away from arriving in our bank accounts or snail mail boxes, but crooks already are trying to trick us out of the money. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) says its ScamTracker already has detected crooks impersonating as government officials and calling about the money authorized under the just-enacted Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. New hooks, old scams: COVID-19 is a new bait, but the scam scenarios are ou...
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The General Insurance Review: Coverage for High-Risk Drivers

The General Insurance In Our Opinion: The General is best for high-risk drivers looking for affordable auto insurance. The company accepts most cars and drivers with a history of driving violations or low credit scores. However, expect some difficulty with customer service and processing claims. If you have a clean driving record, you will likely find much better options with another provider. Availability 90 Customer Service 60 Affordability 60 Coverage 60 ...
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Is State Farm Auto Insurance Right For You? We Did The Research

State Farm Auto Insurance In Our Opinion: With 17.05 percent of the market and close to $42 billion direct premiums written in 2018, State Farm is a clear industry leader. We awarded the company with the title of “Strongest Financial Strength” for these reasons. State Farm is available nationwide and has extensive coverage options complete with discounts for most types of drivers. Availability 95 Customer Service 70 Affordability 80 Coverage 80 Industr...
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3 Ways to Protect Your Business Against Corporate Phishing Attacks

We all know better. We’ve all seen the articles explaining that phishing is a real and persistent threat , and we’ve been warned ad nauseam not to click on suspicious links. Yet we also know just how easy it is to mess up and click on that link. One type of phishing is growing explosively and targeting the people who pay bills and manage human resources in companies, government departments, and non-profit organizations. According to a report by the Better Business Bureau (BBB), the new attac...
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Attention Small Business Owners: New Warning Issued on Office Emails with Voicemail Messages

The criminals who launch phishing attacks are relentless in their pursuit to disguise their message. The latest such effort uses a notice for a new voice mail message to get you to click on it. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) just sent a scam alert warning businesses to not click on these phony office emails notifications for new voice mail messages. The BBB said the voicemail messages are so convincing, its staff was almost fooled by the scam. If the BBB almost fell for it, you can imagine bu...
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55% of Small Business Owners Would Pay for their Data in a Ransomware Attack

Businesses value their data so much more than half will pay cyber criminals to get it back. The AppRiver Cyberthreat Index for Business Survey says 55% of small businesses will pay in the event of a ransomware attack. And willingness to pay increases to 74% for larger small businesses. In fact, 39% say they will pay almost any price. Ransomware Statistics This is not surprising because the annual price of cybercrime is costing small businesses more with each passing year. The Better Business ...
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First Internet Bank Review – Full Service Online Bank

Do you want the high interest rates paid by online banks, but you’re frustrated by the lack of full-service banking? If so, First Internet Bank may be the dream bank you’ve been looking for. They have just about everything you need and we’ll go over it all in our First Internet Bank review. First Internet Bank Kevin Mercadante's rating 9.3 Fees 9.0 ...
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AAG and Better Business Bureau Expand Partnership to Fight Senior Fraud

The largest reverse mortgage lender by volume and the Better Business Bureau (BBB) have expanded their partnership in an effort to combat senior-focused fraud nationwide. Through the partnership, launched last year by American Advisors Group (AAG) and the BBB, the organizations have created the “Savvy Seniors Program,” a senior-focused fraud prevention program that will host sessions across Southern California and Arizona. Savvy Seniors will craft courses geared toward coaching active seni...
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This Week in Small Business News: Alexa May be the Voice App of the Future

Are you using a voice assistant in your daily small business operations yet? These are devices that use the “Hey Google” Assistant app or Amazon Alexa or Siri. Amazon Alexa devices were among the hottest selling items last holiday season so it stands to reason that your answer is yes more often than no. Voice assistants seem too be everywhere but are you using them? And which one are you using? If you’re stuck between two or three voice assistants, or don’t know which to pick, consider this. A ...
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Don’t Be Fooled by the Latest Email Scam

The Council of Better Business Bureaus (CBBB) is warning of a current really clever email scam. How did the CBBB know about this email scam? The Better Business Bureau (BBB) nearly fell for it. Latest Email Scams This latest scam pretends to be an alert from the project management software your company might be using. If you’re not careful or busy and preoccupied, there’s a good chance it will fool you. You’ll click on the email to respond to your manager, team project coordinator or another ...
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Epic Games Receives ‘F’ Rating From Better Business Bureau

Epic Games, the developer behind the massively popular “Fortnite,” has an “F” rating with the Better Business Bureau (BBB). In an official press release and post on the BBB Media & News Blog, the organization is warning consumers about the Cary, North Carolina-based company, which currently has 279 complaints from across the United States on […]
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What are the Credit Reporting Agencies for Businesses?

Building a business credit score is essential for every small business. According to a survey done by Manta in 2016, 72% of small business owners do not even know their credit score. Many are not even aware they have a separate business credit score. Borrowing money to grow your business is only one reason to focus on building your business credit score; the other is that without a strong credit score, you may miss out on business opportunities. Your credit score determines whether others decid...
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How to Make Sure The Paid Survey Website You’re Joining Is Safe?

Everyone wants to earn money online these days. Unfortunately, not everyone is born with killer coding skills or a sharp business acumen. Online survey forms are among the quickest and easiest ways to earn some extra cash for people who don’t have any special talent but a lot of time on their hands. All you have to do is answer a bunch of questions, tell the company what you like/dislike and get paid for it. Sounds easy right? Well, there are a lot of risks involved in the deal. For starters, n...
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Whaling Email Scams Target the Company Boss – That’s You!

When it comes to online scams, no one is exempted. Any person on the internet can become a victim of con artists, if they are not careful. The latest email phishing scams are targeting high-level business executives and managers. These phishing scams, dubbed “whaling” because they target the “big fish,” aim to dupe company bosses into clicking on malicious embedded links in email messages. By targeting high-level management who have access to sensitive business data, scammers can gain top down ...
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Ruffed Grouse Society Receives Accreditation by Better Business Bureau

Ruffed Grouse Society Accreditation by Better Business Bureau Coraopolis, PA –-(Ammoland.com)- The Ruffed Grouse Society (RGS) is pleased to announce it received accreditation by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) in February 2018, an honor that shows members and the public the organization meets the high BBB standards of integrity and performance, an organization they can trust in the marketplace of conservation.This accreditation follows the RGS designation as a Charity Navigator Four-Star Cha...
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5 Foolproof Ways to Build Customer Trust in Your Website

By Zachary Paruch The internet is filled with anonymity, as anyone can start a website and post content or sell things. New websites and online stores pop up every single day, but there is no one that can verify their legitimacy or their claims. Trust is a scarce—but extremely valuable—commodity. Your favorite brands are just that because they have earned your trust. No one really questions whether to provide personal or payment information to Google, Amazon, or Apple. You don’t even think twice...
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5 Foolproof Ways to Build Customer Trust in Your Website

By Zachary Paruch The internet is filled with anonymity, as anyone can start a website and post content or sell things. New websites and online stores pop up every single day, but there is no one that can verify their legitimacy or their claims. Trust is a scarce—but extremely valuable—commodity. Your favorite brands are just that because they have earned your trust. No one really questions whether to provide personal or payment information to Google, Amazon, or Apple. You don’t even think twice...
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Small Businesses Using iCloud Should Watch Out for New Scam

If you are a small business person using iCloud or any Apple device like an iPhone or Macbook for business purposes, beware an aggressive new scam is out to get you. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is warning of a new scam targeting iCloud users across the United States and Canada.18 Vote(s)
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GoDaddy, Amazon Offer New Resources for Small Businesses

Though online tools have made communicating with customers easier, sometimes a quick phone call is still necessary. That’s where a new service from GoDaddy aims to help businesses. In addition to GoDaddy’s new SmartLine, Amazon also announced a new series of workshops this week aimed at helping small tech entrepreneurs how to build skills for Amazon Alexa. Read about these updates and more in this week’s Small Business Trends news and information roundup. Technology Trends GoDaddy Launches S...
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