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This Business is not BBB accredited
Phone: (800) 340-0199 Fax: (503) 716-4571 6107 SW Murray Blvd Pmb 523, Beaverton, OR 97008
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This company offers online marketing services by means of website design and search engine placement.
This business is not BBB accredited.
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Reason for Rating
BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.
Factors that lowered the rating for Global Media Advertising include:
- 49 complaint(s) filed against business
- Business has failed to resolve underlying cause(s) of a pattern of complaints
Factors that raised the rating for Global Media Advertising include:
- Length of time business has been operating
- Response to 49 complaint(s) filed against business
- Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business
Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details
|Complaint Type||Total Closed Complaints|
|Problems with Product/Service||20|
|Total Closed Complaints||49|
Additional Complaint Information
On March 12, 2014, BBB recognized a pattern of complaints from consumers regarding service and customer service issues. Consumers allege Global Media Advertising solicits them over the phone for online advertising services. Consumers claim the company offers a 30-day trial for a non-refundable set-up fee, and if they cancel within that 30 days, they will not continue to be billed a monthly $89 fee. Consumers allege they do not receive the services they were promised. Consumers further allege when attempting to cancel, they experience long hold times, or Global Media Advertising uses high-pressure tactics to keep them from cancelling.
On March 20, 2014, BBB notified the company of the complaint pattern. To date, the company has not responded to BBB's request to address the pattern.
Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews
|Customer Experience||Total Customer Reviews|
|Total Customer Reviews||2|
Licensing, Bonding or Registration
This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding
or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain
any requirements are currently being met.
These agencies may include:
Type of Entity
Business ManagementCustomer Service Ms. Valerie Haley
Internet Marketing Services Advertising - Internet
Alternate Business NamesG M A Global Media Group LinkTech Worldwide Inc
According to information provided to BBB, Global Media Advertising of Beaverton, OR, is not affiliated with Global Media of Portland, OR.
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