Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by livingreen1, Nov 7, 2006.

  1. livingreen1

    livingreen1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 100

    Anybody belong to the BBB? I had a call today from them it seemed as though all they wanted was my 400 bucks for membership any comments?

    IRRITECH LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 999

    Got the same call a week ago. Would really be interested to see if anyone thinkd it's worth it.
  3. jsf343

    jsf343 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,786

    I am signed up with them. It is another gimmick you can add to your repertoire. (sp?) Are they worth it? I don't know honestly. It is a lot of money for those 3 letters. It looks good for you when you have them, but.......... not so sure it is really worth it. My opinion.
  4. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    The bbb is an LLC.

    So is my company.

    Any questions?
  5. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    That about explains it....Right there. Go ahead,...send your money in....see how far ahead it gets you. It carries about as much weight as telling your customers you're a member of the AAA road club. If you're going to spend ANY money like that, I think you would be better of by joining your local chamber of commerce. Atleast you get some discounts on some stuff and you get more exposure (they distribute their pages and literature everywhere).
  6. Flow Control

    Flow Control LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,267

    In my area it is county to county, we service 7 counties, $400 a pop I will I will take my money and tell the customer if they ask, "We have never had a complaint to the BBB" that is all that really matters.

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