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Consumer Reviews

Can You Guess Which Websites Have The Most Fake Consumer Reviews?

BuzzFeed | Posted 06.21.2012 | Technology

Go on TripAdvisor's UK site and you can no longer find the "reviews you can trust" slogan anywhere on the page (it still exists in the US, in tiny gre...

Flawed: Consumer Review Sites for Dentists and Physicians

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

As a dentist, I have to say that online ratings for the medical fields are not very helpful.

Why You Can't Trust Amazon Reviewers

IndieReader | Posted 02.04.2012 | Books

Love it or hate it, this is an exciting time in the publishing world. Technological advances have made the long, arduous process of publishing a book cheap, easy and fast--giving voice to millions of new authors and providing readers with a richer, more interesting selection of books.

The Consumer Review Opportunity for Local Businesses

Lawrence Coburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lawrence Coburn

Rather than waste time trying to silence the websites that host consumer reviews, or the consumers themselves, local businesses would be better served to channel their energy towards maximizing the value of this new medium.

Is The Yelp Controversy Overblown?

Lawrence Coburn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lawrence Coburn

There has been a flurry of controversy around the local business rating community The allegations? That Yelp will remove or hide negative reviews for companies that advertise.