84% of American consumers check
online before they make any purchases (Retail Association,
85% of all Americans prefer to do
business with a BBB Accredited Business. (Princeton,
30% of consumers said the BBB was the
"first site they thought of when thinking about
business reviews and ratings" (A&U Study, 2011)
Being accredited with the BBB
confirms the policies that we practice daily as a business -
integrity, honesty and trust.
Creative Water Solutions, LLC
Consumers state the most important qualities needed to trust a
business are honesty and ethics. Business leaders have worked hard
to build their reputation as trustworthy companies, and BBB
Accreditation is one of the best ways to help them demonstrate
their strong business ethics and integrity in the marketplace. For
almost a century the BBB has worked towards "advancing marketplace
trust" and promoting a positive business environment of
self-regulation in which buyers and sellers can trust one
Benefits of BBB Accreditation:
BBB Business Reviews
A company's BBB Business Review, which is search engine optimized,
is available free to consumers 24/7 on BBB.org. Businesses can include photos and
videos of their work, along with additional information about their
company. Businesses can also track how many consumers have checked
their Business Review - and from anywhere!
Signs of Trust: BBB Brand
Consumers recognize and trust the BBB brand. As e-commerce
continues to change the way companies do business, placing the
BBBOnLine logo on their website instills consumer trust in their
company. The BBBOnLine logo is a live link to a business's Business
Review on bbb.org.
Leads to an inbox
Businesses can receive project inquires and leads from consumers
looking to do business - right to their email!
Businesses extend their customer care and service by using the
BBB's pre-complaint, mediation, and arbitration services to resolve
consumer issues at no additional cost.
BBB Online Directory
Businesses stand out in our special BBB online directory, where
consumers search for reputable companies by industry, product, or
Business Networking & Education
Business owners, executives, and employees network and learn at
our Accredited Business-only events.
Our Accredited Business in 2010
- 6,300 Accredited Businesses
- 1,059 New Accredited Businesses