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Better Business Bureau reminds Consumers to Checkout Unknown Repair Crews

 

Better Business Bureau - BBBNashville, TN – Severe weather in Middle Tennessee last night may result in traveling repair crews descending on residents offering emergency repair services. BBB reminds consumers and businesses to do their homework before allowing contractors to assist with storm damage cleanup to avoid becoming the victim of a scam.

If you are one of the many affected, you may need major repairs as well as clean up from falling tree limbs, debris or other damage. You should be on the watch for traveling, fly-by-night repair crews that focus on storm-damaged areas. «Read the rest of this article»

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Better Business Bureau Warns: Don’t Fall Victim to Promote U’s Scheme

 

Company targets business with false promises

Better Business Bureau - BBBClarksville, TN – The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns Middle Tennessee companies of the business practices of Promote U, also known as Made 2 Order, which is owned and operated by Robin L. Kincaid. The company is located at 1830 Donelson Parkway Dover, TN 37058 phone number 931-278-0943 – previously located at 1685 Fort Campbell Blvd # C Clarksville, TN 37042.

BBB has received numerous complaints from businesses located in Clarksville, Joelton and Madison TN alleging Promote U approached businesses with offers to make marketing products, such as signs, hats, hoodies, etc. with promises that the products would be ready in one to two weeks; however, Promote U failed to deliver the products as promised and no refunds were given. «Read the rest of this article»

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Getting The Most Out Of Live Business Events

 

Business conferences are a great way to expand your professional network at refresh your perspective on your business. Deciding to attend and preparing for a business conference sometimes involves a bit of work, whether or not one frequently attends business events. This article will take a look at three of Middle Tennessee’s major business events, and, ideally help you make a decision about which one is the best value for your admission ticket dollar.

Before we jump into a discussion of specific business events, let’s consider why one should attend a business conference or convention or summit. After all, business events take time and cost money. You have to decide whether the benefits of attending an event are worth the cost.

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Better Business Bureau warns Clarksville, Middle Tennessee residents about Tree Trimming Scam

 

Jimmy Cole Yawn Targets Middle Tennessee Consumers

Better Business Bureau - BBBClarksville, TN – The Better Business Bureau (BBB) warns Middle Tennessee residents of the business practices of Jimmy Cole Yawn, claiming to work for Wisconsin company, Crosseroads Tree Services located at 1317 South 15th Street, La Crosse, WI 54601, Phone: 608.769.4977.

Numerous complaints on file with BBB allege Mr. Yawn approached residents in Clarksville, TN and the Middle Tennessee area offering to perform tree removal services; however, after receiving payment, he failed to complete the work as promised. «Read the rest of this article»

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BBB to host Identity Theft and Fraud Protection Event in Clarksville, Saturday

 

Free Paper Shredding to Help Protect Your Identity

Better Business Bureau - BBBNashville, TN – On Saturday, October 19th, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) will host a national identity theft and fraud protection event in local communities across North America.

Bring your boxes or bags of paper documents that contain personal identifiers, and we’ll shred it for you FREE – on the spot. We’ll also be distributing great tips and resources to help you protect your identity – online and off.

6 area locations will be held in Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky. «Read the rest of this article»

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Better Business Bureau Still Operating Despite Federal Government Shutdown

 

Better Business Bureau - BBBNashville, TN – In light of the temporary shutdown of the Federal government, we would like to remind you that all 113 local, independent BBBs across the United States and Canada will still be open.

Better Business Bureau is a private, non-profit entity that receives no government funding. For over 100 years, BBB has been helping consumers find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. Our more than 4.5 million Business Reviews and 11,000 Charity Reports are available for free at bbb.org, as are all of our services.

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Better Business Bureau Warns Consumers of Gift Card Reward Scam

 

Don’t be duped into providing personal information

Better Business Bureau - BBBNashville, TN – Consumers in Nashville and surrounding counties are receiving “reward announcements” in one of 3 ways:  a direct phone call, a cell phone text, or in some cases they will receive a letter in the mail.  In either approach, there is a reward number and a phone number to call in order to claim your $100.00 gift card reward from Wal-Mart, Target, or Home Depot.

If you did not enter a legitimate promotion or contest to win a gift card, this should be your first clue that something is amiss. When calling the phone number, the consumer is directed to the rewards department where a representative asks a series of seemingly innocuous questions intended to glean as much personal information as possible. «Read the rest of this article»

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Clarksville’s Rainbow Inc. celebrates 10 years of Business

 

Rainbow Inc.Clarksville, TN – On Friday, July 26th, Rainbow, Inc celebrated its ten (10) year anniversary in the Clarksville Industrial Park.

Rainbow Inc. was introduced in the Clarksville community in 2003 as an initiative of Iride, which operates in the Sassuolo region of Italy and has more than 28 years experience in cutting, grinding, polishing, and lapping ceramic tile.

Rainbow Inc. held a 10 Year Anniversary Celebration on Friday, July 26th.

Rainbow Inc. held a 10 Year Anniversary Celebration on Friday, July 26th.

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Clarksville’s Grants Now USA gets “F” Rating from Better Business Bureau

 

Company takes Advantage of Entrepreneurs

Better Business Bureau - BBBNashville, TN – The Better Business Bureau warns entrepreneurs of the business practices of Grants Now USA located at 1960 Madison Street, Suite J, PMB 329, Clarksville, TN 37043. Websites include: plentyoffunds.com and businessgrantsnows.com

This company claims to offer business grant writing services; however, 39 customer complaints filed with BBB allege difficulty obtaining the guaranteed help claiming the company’s customer service is very poor.

Some complaints allege the company fails to complete the promised business plan, or if the customer does receive the business plan, it is incomplete or poorly written. «Read the rest of this article»

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Better Business Bureau reports Medical Alert Scam Targets Middle Tennessee Seniors Citizens

 

Better Business BureauNashville, TN – Senior Citizens in the Middle Tennessee Area keep getting those annoying “robocalls” that they just know has to be a scam according to the Better Business Bureau. The voice implies that somebody, a doctor or maybe their children, signed them up for a medical alert system.

It’s all free, the recording implies, “And everything is ready to be sent to your home.”

Consumers report if you call the number back, it says the number is not in service.

The Medical Alert System scam is in full swing in Middle Tennessee, as well as other states including New York, Texas, Michigan, Wisconsin and Kentucky. «Read the rest of this article»

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