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Do you believe it is important to join the Better Business Bureau?

Yes
53%
No
19%
Not sure
26%
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Question: Do you believe it is important to join the Better Business Bureau?
Top Answer (53% of 2434 votes): Yes.

Answer: Not sure
Explanation: There are better ways of checking on a business.
Patton Building Services
Answer: No
Explanation: People are very concerned with background, ethics, and trust in financial industry.
Y H & C Investments
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Is a preference
Coatings by Chris
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: My through other businesses experience has been that they sometimes are not researching reported problems in the required depth. I have bee a member through most of my 40 years in business.
Barretta & Associates
Answer: No
Explanation: no reason
KIRKENDALL Insurance LLC
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: It's definitely an organization I have thought of joining.
Millyard Home Inspection
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I believe joining the better business Bureau will help clients feel at ease when dealing with a company.
Amber Garcia Healthcare Solutions Team Agent
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: It depends upon the type of business. For a local business that provides a service which might be considered "risky" - I think it makes sense because it adds some comfort to the buyer.
Business Growth Masters, LLC
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Have not joined yet....
Driscoll Productions
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes!
Hause Designs
Answer: No
Explanation: My exposure to them was never worth it in the past.
Contractors Corp.
Answer: No
Explanation: not a government company
J,s Residential Cleaning Services INC.
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes, we believe that the client will be confident of our work.
House Stars Holiday Lighting Installation
Answer: Yes
Explanation: In the modern business climate we believe any and all ways to substantiate and keep great business practices is helpful to everyone.
Bluberry Productions, LLC
Answer: No
Explanation: BBB is a scam
Mahar Landscape Services
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: helps keep business in check
Selena's Landscape, design & Tree Service, LLC
Answer: No
Explanation: While the better business bureau at one time was a great tool to find local businesses there are too many other outlets available now that are unbiased. The BBB can make complaints not visible after a settlement is made. Someone puts a complaint on google or angies list it stays there until the person who made the claim changes or removes the complaint.
Morrow Inspection Services, PLLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Your hiding something if you dont.
Look First Homes, LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: They have been an important organization for business credibility for a very long time.
Best Choice Inspections
Answer: Yes
Explanation: They rate us with a 5 Star Rating.
Worry Free Live More
Answer: No
Explanation: Most people today get their info from the internet
BZI GROUP
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I am a member of the Better Business Bureau.
Oasis Home Spaces, LLC
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Reflect good service and excellent work ethics.
Bundy Signs LLC
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Never apporached
One Link Logistics
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Your only as good as your word but it doesn't hurt anything to join it
Custom Sunrooms & Home Improvements
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes it is a good mediation
woodson waterproofing
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Not sure although yes
FadooSEO
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: lets people research your business for quality
D&R Home Audio Services
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I believe in Better Business Bureau shows that you are a credible company
Auer Aluminum & Construction
Answer: Yes
Explanation: It is important to join the BBB because I believe this gives customers the comfort of knowing that this is a repeatable company and that they would be safe working with this company.
Simply Divine Staging & Design
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: expensive for each city
MARC-Architecture
Answer: No
Explanation: This is your work from home business. For each of us, the life we want is within our reach… But we have to get off the couch. Do Something! Success and achievement requires more than a good idea or even great idea. THINK ABOUT THIS… Sign Up It's Free: http://guaranteedsignupsja.com/
James Allen
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I really don't know much about them.
Boardwalk Construction
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: The Better Business Bureau ratings are often misleading. I have seen some companies with many complains with decent rating only because they respond, but settle few.
Freedom Equity Group
Answer: Yes
Explanation: DryMaster of Berlin has an A rating with the BBB. I believe it helps to give your business extra credibility.
DryMaster of Berlin Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Just like anything out there, it costs money to join the Better Business Bureau. When you have sites like Yelp and Google plus for reviews, people can check out business and see what others are saying about them.
Ace Seamless Rain Gutters
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: If a business has been accredited by the BBB, it means BBB has determined that the business meets accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints.
Vintage Security
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I would of said definitely 'YES' 10 years ago, but with the advent of web reviews, etc... (both paid and free sites, including AngiesList, Google, Nextdoor, etc...) the value of what the BBB is providing seems diminished. That being said, the BBB name still seems to carry some weight with the public, so it certainly has some value from that perspective.
ConcreteMedic
Answer: Yes
Explanation: The BBB offers a repository for negative feedback a/o service provided. This is in contrast to the positive information which sometimes is overlooked.
Atlantic Mortgage and Finance Corporation
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: BBB rocks!
Ninja Marketing USA
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes
WesternLogan
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Thee BBB gives a company creditablity.
AEXACT APPRAISAL COMPANY
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Joined in the past but did not receive any benefits
Junk Hauled Today
Answer: No
Explanation: Ive always believed in the power of the personal referal. Past performance of quality work at a fair price.
Cape Fear Exteriors
Answer: Yes
Explanation: The BBB is a reputable source that many consumers utilize.
WOW! Business
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: The Better Business Bearu no longer carries the same consideration from consumers in the age of online directories such as Google.
Henry Marketing Group
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Could go either way. I believe it is the client you need to impress.
ELITE SERVICES
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I would imagine it would be a better reputation for you and your company
Mom's Cleaning LLC
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Quality Image and credibility is very important.
Savvy Way Skin
Answer: No
Explanation: It is important to be an active member of recognized professional associations, like the Association of Realtors.
RE/MAX Realty Group
Answer: Yes
Explanation: But have not done it yet. Again being honest
Painter's Touch
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: Not accessorily for this particular type of business, referral from Real Estate Agents speak more than a BBB accreditation. I don't know of any Home Stager that is part of the BBB network
Perfect Match Homes
Answer: Yes
Explanation: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
-RACHEL AND EDDY CLEANING SERVICES
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes, credibility
Michon Leigh @ USHEALTH ADVISORS
ProMatcher
Answer: No
Explanation: not always the best
INNOVATIVE PAINT PROS
Answer: Yes
Explanation: We are. A+ rating
Prestigious Asphalt & Concrete llc
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I am not a member but not opposed to it
Building Pro Commercial Cleaning
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: We are BBB Accredited
GREENCO2 Natural CO2 Based Carpet Cleaning System
Answer: No
Explanation: The Better Business Bureau is a private organization. A business has to pay a healthy fee to be a part of the BBB.
Walkers Green, Inc
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: Costs too much
Bluff Dale Irrigation
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes we are an A+ member
Sparkle and Shine Cleaning Company
Answer: Yes
Explanation: It is always great to maintain a better business reputation.
Strategic HR Development
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I don't have enough information to make a determination.
Western Southern Financial Group
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: We have a very reputable rating
North Coast interiors
Answer: Yes
Explanation: BBB gives costumers more trust and feel secure.
P A ELECTRICAL INC.
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I am not sure as an Independent Agent that I need to join.
Sentext Solutions
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Shows your transparency and accreditation.
Patrick's Pest Control
Answer: No
Explanation: Extortion, the BBB is not a consumer protection agency but has a legal fiduciary relationship to the businesses that pay a fee to be a member. They represent the business, not the consumer as consumers are led to believe.
Jove Electric
Answer: Yes
Explanation: I am very active with the BBB. The CFO at BBB of Northern IL and I have known each other for a long time. I also work with the CEO, HR and Sales Manager.
Insperity
ProMatcher
Answer: Not sure
Explanation: I think that is a personal decision. As a Realtor/ Broker, My name is my reputation and if I do a bad job, its on the street before it can be reported :)
Myra Strickland Real Estate at KW
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Yes
CPR Asphalt Maintenance
Answer: Yes
Explanation: There is no better way to learn about the legitimacy of a business then being part of the Better Business Bureau.
Bankers Life & Colonial Penn
ProMatcher
Answer: Yes
Explanation: Already a A+ member
Mid America Property Service
Answer: Yes
Explanation: To find out how a business is rated and any complaints.
Youngevity Essential Life Sciences
Answer: No
Explanation: not at all
Gem Snow Removal
ProMatcher
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