We show 6 matches. These are blogs from our archive for 7/2018

5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of
5 Deceptive Scams Small Businesses Should Be Aware Of

Posted: 5/6/2015

Small to medium-sized businesses, churches, and nonprofit businesses have been hit hard by unscrupulous scammers perpetrating various scams. Some common schemes that affect small businesses are office supply scams, domain registration plots, fake check tricks, charity cons, and directory listing scams. Business Consumer Alliance urges businesses and their employees to be on the lookout for scams and offers some identifying warning signs that can help you avoid them....Read more

Tags: scams, business tips, consumer tips

Back To School Scams

Posted: 7/30/2018

Back To School Scams

As the summer months come to a close, it’s time to prepare for returning to school. That means stocking up on school supplies, clothes, shoes, backpacks, and more. Don’t forget to do your homework on common back-to-school scams....Read more

Tags: school, scam

Avoid Vacation Rental Scams - Infographic

Posted: 7/23/2018

Avoid Vacation Rental Scams - Infographic

Nothing puts a damper on a vacation like being scammed. Scammers steal photos and listing information from legitimate vacation rental companies to con renters into paying them. Then they disappear. Here are 3 tips to avoid falling victim to a vacation rental scam....Read more

Tags: Vacation rentals, scams

10 Tips for Handling Complaints on Social Media

Posted: 7/16/2018

10 Tips for Handling Complaints on Social Media

Not so long ago, when a customer had a problem with a business, they would pick up the phone to speak with someone about it, send an email or letter to the company, or file a complaint. In today’s society, writing reviews, blogging, and leaving comments on social media are the new norm for customers to vent their frustrations....Read more

Tags: online complaint, Complaint Response, social network site

Kim’s Catch: Online Dating Company People Media

Posted: 7/13/2018

Kim’s Catch:  Online Dating Company People Media

Online dating sites have come a long way. There is a variety of dating apps and websites for almost every kind of match you’re looking for. People Media operates sites such as OurTime.com for singles over 50, BlackPeopleMeet.com, SingleParentMeet.com, PetPeopleMeet.com, and is affiliated with Match.com and OKCupid....Read more

Tags: dating services, dating advice, Kim's Catch

4 Easy Steps to Create a Small Business Website

Posted: 7/9/2018

4 Easy Steps to Create a Small Business Website

Having a web presence is a great way to do that since a wide range of potential customers can view your products and services this way. Although it may seem like a daunting task, it doesn’t have to be expensive or complicated. Here are a few simple steps you can take to launch a professional looking website and reach more customers....Read more

Tags: small business, website registration, website

Getting the Skinny on Weight Loss Claims

Posted: 7/2/2018

Getting the Skinny on Weight Loss Claims

There’s no shortage of ads in the media promising amazing weight loss results with little or no effort and the ability to eat what you want. These ads make it appear that you can lose pounds by taking a pill, using a cream, wearing a patch, or putting on a garment. ...Read more

Tags: weight loss products, supplements