Better Business Bureau: How To Look Up A Company

By Doug Fretton
Updated December 10, 2015
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Better Business Bureau: How To Look Up A CompanyToday, more than at any other time in our history, we have been exposed to all sorts of business dealings. With thousands of new businesses popping up every day, we have a wealth of opportunities that can help us meet any possible needs we have. The challenge with this is that we are also flooded with thousands of potential scammers. This leaves many of us deeply concerned about how to best sift through our options to find the right businesses to meet our needs. Concerns like these have sparked the creation of the Better Business Bureau.

What The BBB Can Do For You

The BBB is a service that is there to help you screen businesses to determine their reputation and ethical practices. Businesses that are listed with the bureau will be given a letter grade that will indicate the kind of reputation you can expect from them. They can also give you a complete review of a business and can give you as much information as possible so you can see if the business is the right one for you. For example, if there has been a complaint filed against a business you're considering, you can find out whether the issue was resolved to satisfaction, if it is still pending, or if it was never resolved. This type of information can be invaluable when dealing with a new business you're not familiar with.

How To Look Up A Business

Finding a business or charitable organization review is very simple. All one needs to do is visit the Better Business Bureau website and go to their Search page. There you will enter the name of the business you're considering and the zip code. The site will search the database and give you a listing of the branches that are closest to you. They will be listed with the nearest office or store first.

Once you've selected the business you want, you will have the option to see the BBB review, file a complaint, or submit your own customer review if you wish.

How To Find A Business Without A Name

If you're looking for a business but you don't have a specific name, you can still find a listing at the BBB. On the search page, you can simply look for businesses under a specific category and zip code. The site will then give you a listing of businesses that provide the service you need. You can simply make your choice from the list and look at the information available on each one. This way you'll be able to make an informed decision that you will be able to trust.

Using the resources provided by the Better Business Bureau can be one of the best ways to make sure that the companies you choose to work with have an honest and reliable reputation. With so many people, organizations, and companies all vying for your attention, it can be very difficult to make the right choice. With services like the BBB available, it would be easier to make a decision that will best meet your needs.





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