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IDENTIFYING ACCREDITED BUSINESSES AS TRUSTWORTHY PLAYERS IN THE MARKETPLACE
Accredited Businesses distinguish themselves as trustworthy companies by including the BBB Seal in all advertising, marketing and media efforts.BBB Dynamic Seal
Accredited Businesses put this cutting-edge version of the BBB Seal on their web and social media sites, and it automatically updates with their rating and an active link to their BBB Business Review.DELIVERING CONSUMERS TO TRUSTWORTHY BUSINESSES
BBB Member Pages
BBB's exclusive online directory features Accredited Businesses in industry and name searches, making it easy for potential customers to find them. With over 95% of BBB services being provided via the Internet, this benefit is sure to steer consumers to BBB Accredited Businesses!Request a Quote
BBB's Request a Quote program allows consumers to request a free quote from Accredited Businesses via email through BBB's website."Elite AB" Flyer
This flyer outlines BBB Accreditation Standards and can be posted on your door or distributed to potential customers. A poster-size version is also available for purchase through the BBB office.
POSITIONING ACCREDITED BUSINESSES AS AN ELITE GROUP
BBB works closely with the media to denounce substandard business practices and celebrate trustworthy businesses throughout BBB's 79 county service area. BBB contacts the media as soon as information is brought to the attention of BBB or when an investigation is completed.
BBB Speakers Bureau
BBB provides free, professional speakers to educate Accredited Business employees on a variety of topics that can be tailored to suit their needs.
Exclusive Co-branding Opportunities
BBB Accredited Businesses can maximize their exposure through partnerships with BBB in advertising campaigns, programs and special events.
OFFERING ALERTS AND ADVISORIES ABOUT SCAMS TARGETING BUSINESSES
BBB sends Accredited Businesses its award-winning monthly newsletter, Trust Talk, to keep them informed of current news, tips and advisories.
PROVIDING BUSINESS RESOURCES
BBB Accredited Business Store and Design Center
BBB serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin is proud to offer free graphic design templates for business cards, letterhead and other print-ready marketing materials. All items available in the BBB Store may only be used by BBB Accredited Businesses that meet BBB Standards for Trust.
BBB Business Reviews
BBB provides Accredited Businesses with the ability to add pictures, logos, and videos to their BBB Business Reviews to further build consumer confidence.
Members Only Site
BBB provides Accredited Businesses with a personalized website that helps track BBB Business Review activity, view Member Pages listings, obtain estimates and much more 24 hours a day.
BBB publishes a Code of Advertising, giving guidelines to businesses to promote ethics in advertising. BBB encourages accuracy and truth in advertising which build consumer confidence. BBB builds consumer confidence through free ethical advertising copywriting assistance.Dispute Resolution
BBB facilitates conciliation, mediation and arbitration services with unbiased, certified professionals to help businesses and consumers settle disputes. The program can save accredited businesses court costs, time and money in settling consumer complaints that they are unable to resolve themselves.
Accredited Business Hotline
This number is made available to BBB Accredited Businesses only. The unlisted number is always handled as a priority call. For more information on any of these services or to find out if your business qualifies, please call BBB at 512.445.2911.