Company Reliability Reports - Consumers want businesses they can TRUST. That’s why almost 1,000 consumers a day call the BBB and/or visit our web site BEFORE making their buying decisions. Seven out of ten consumers say they would be more likely to buy from or hire a BBB Accredited Business. In a competitive marketplace, BBB Accredited Businesses stand out because they are honest, reliable and responsive to consumers. Since consumers often compare multiple companies, being accredited by the BBB gives you an edge.
Web Site Information - As a BBB Accredited Business, you will have a full-page report for consumers to view that confirms your excellent reputation and commitment to marketplace ethics at www.bbb.org.
Referral Lists - Every day, consumers ask the BBB to refer them to reliable and trustworthy area businesses. By visiting www.bbb.org consumers can select from a list of business categories and view the names of BBB Accredited Businesses. This feature allows the BBB to refer you to consumers who need your products/services and who are ready to spend money. What is it worth for you to be on the BBB referral list? What might it cost you not to be on it?
Promoting Your Accreditation - As a BBB Accredited Business, the BBB ADvantage PLUS Program allows you to use the BBB name and logo on your advertising and marketing materials including business cards, yellow page and directory advertising, flyers, letterhead, proposals, invoices and receipts, etc.
Certificate and Decals - As a BBB Accredited Business, you’ll also receive a full-color BBB Accredited Business Certificate to proudly display at your office or carry in your portfolio. In addition, static decals are provided to place on windows and/or company vehicles.
Mediation and Arbitration – These cost-saving services are available to all BBB Accredited Businesses. Professionally-trained mediators and arbitrators will assist in resolving any consumer disputes that may arise between you and your customers that you cannot resolve yourself. BBB mediation and arbitration are fast, fair and inexpensive ways to settle disputes without going to court. Upon request, the BBB offers a pre-arbitration clause that you can insert into your sales agreements and contracts as an added measure of protection to keep disputes out of court and save you money.
Debt Collection Services - The BBB is making debt collection easy and affordable. There are no up-front fees or minimum purchases required. Plus, we do not withhold a percentage of money collected. Any money that we collect for you is yours! The BBB collects thousands of dollars per year for its Accredited Businesses!
News & Alerts - As a BBB Accredited Business, you will receive business tips, news and alerts on the latest frauds and scams, and information about upcoming BBB programs on a monthly basis. You will also receive lists of new BBB Accredited Businesses, companies with unanswered complaints and much more. BBB News and Alerts are available at www.bbb.org.
The Better Business Bureau of Southern Piedmont Proudly Serves These Counties:
North Carolina: Anson, Cabarrus, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Montgomery, Richmond, Rutherford, Scotland, S. Iredell, S. Rowan, Stanly and Union.
South Carolina: Chester, Chesterfield, Lancaster, Marlboro and York