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Kunversion

Kunversion

7/28/16
Manage leads and clients all in one system! Log phone calls, make notes, schedule future calls, set up drip campaigns, categorize leads, and MUCH MORE! I only took a star because it is a little complex with all of it's features and can seem a little "cluttered" at time, but that's only because there is SO MUCH you can do with the platform! Definitely worth the investment!
The Motley Fool

The Motley Fool

7/14/16
There are so many gimmicky ads that are sent to entice you to become a member, but, looking at the past stock recommendations and the timelines, it's not very good at valuing stock at all.
ShadowhawkFlashlights

ShadowhawkFlashlights

6/16/16
So many reviews of the site comment on how this company is a scam and how they are stealing people's money by posting fake videos. This is not the entire truth though. I have bought a large lot of flashlights here and they all came... "Why the bad review then?" Because the quality was seriously lacking and the shipping was late. They arrived 2 months late and one of them broke within the FIRST DAY. So, they are a LEGIT company, they just sell a bad product and have even worse service.
OpenOffice.org

OpenOffice.org

6/16/16
I really like the fact that we have a free substitute for Microsoft Office. It can do many of the things that Microsoft Office can do, and -some may argue that- because of it's Shareware state, third-party programmers have come together to allow you to do even more. This makes it a really nice option for your office files.

Although the program is nice, there is one huge thing that has docked 2 stars from the shareware program: speed. It is the clunkiest, slowest thing that I have ever had to work with and I have a really fast computer!
Better Business Bureau

Better Business Bureau

6/16/16
The thing that I really think that this site is useful for is the ability to browse through all the past complaints to find out what the business really struggles with. The "quick-glance" information that they offer about the intangibles of a business are invaluable and are not offered by any other website on the internet. Plus, when consumers file a complaint on the BBB, there are real company representatives that reach out to you to work out your problem!

I have to dock a star however because I think it's too easy for businesses to obtain an A+ rating. As a critic, I think it's important for consumers to have a detailed rating system. For instance, on SiteJabber, 3 stars doesn't mean "BAD"; it means "AVERAGE". The BBB has made it that if you don't have an A+, there is something wrong with your business. I simply don't think that should be the case.

For Example, WAL-MART has an "A+" rating. There service alone should make this not the case.

http://www.bbb.org/arkansas/business-reviews/discount-stores/wal-mart-stores-in-bentonville-ar-1864
Microsoft Office Online

Microsoft Office Online

6/16/16
I believe it is very safe to say that Microsoft would have never offered any of their software for free if it weren't for Google Docs. That being said, I do believe that the Office platforms online are much more valuable than Google Docs due to their universal use in the professional world, but they are much less accessible (they don't advertise it very much) and are pretty slow.

Regardless, I still gave this 4 stars because it is taking a valuable platform that we all use and offering it for free, I can never be too mad about that.
Sitejabber

Sitejabber

6/18/16
I really like the browser extension that is offered through this site. With ease, there are little symbols that appear next to Google results letting you know whether the site is reputable according to SiteJabber. Also, reviewing things on SiteJabber is fun, simple, and can really make you kind of popular ;)

All-around super fun site to spend some time helping out others. How many websites can YOU review?
Beezid

Beezid

4/6/16
If you're on craigslist and you respond to an ad, but get an automated message back referring to this site, rest-assured the ad was a fake just to get people clicking on the beezid site. This is the one that I got:

"Thanks for the taking interest in my cl ad but you are too late.
The item you want to buy, someone already purchased this from me. If you're still trying to find a good deal on it then I am suggesting you this website http://beezidpromo.com .
I just picked up 5 of these from this website and resold them on here for some extra money. You can purchase this item from this website, they provide all brand new item at very cheap rate and also free shipping.

The trick is to watch for bidding to slow down and then place your bid on the last 3 second. That's what I do, its easy to win.

All the best,
Olivia"
Mint

Mint

3/21/16
I have been using Mint.com now for 3 years and can personally attest to the fact that, not only is it 100% safe and 100% free, but it also provides its users with unrivaled value when it comes to first-glance data about their account standings and regular spending. I used to manually track every single one of my transactions by hand into other programs and, although this is still the best thing to do to teach you financial discipline, it gets very difficult as your transactions continue to pile up. Mint.com is the BEST Program that automates this tedious task!
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Gmail

Gmail

3/22/16
I'm really not sure why anyone would rate this lower than 5 stars... Gmail is the best Web-based email you could ever use. If you require your stuff to be top-secret, don't use it though, because the same thing that makes it so awesome (accessibility) is the same thing that doesn't make it very secure.
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Roomster

Roomster

3/25/16
I guess this is a nice site for LOOKING at rooms but NOT FOR POSTING. The site makes you PAY just to READ MESSAGES that you have received from other users.
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Groupon

Groupon

3/22/16
So I have bought a few things from Groupon and it does remind me a lot of many of the other discount sites, but I didn't want to rate this site as "Average" because there is something "Good" about them. They focus a lot on location and events. It's really nice to browse around on if you are looking for something to do.
Best Buy

Best Buy

3/22/16
So Best Buy has been the leading name in electronics for a long time now, but they could feel that name was being taken away from them by Amazon. You see, what people would do is, try the product out at Best Buy, return the item, and them buy it off of Amazon at a lower price. What did Best Buy do to counter this, did they crack down on their return policy and make even their loyal customers suffer? No! They instead decided to CREATE value by adding their credit card which allows you to buy something in the store and pay it off over a 18-month period with NO INTEREST! That's just GOOD BUSINESS!
Apple

Apple

3/22/16
So, I really love apple's quality that they put into their iPhones; it's their computers that I can't stand. But even so, Apple's phones are rivaled only by their service in which -if you're a loyal customer- they'll take care of you.
Amazon

Amazon

3/21/16
Amazon is ridiculous! If you just want to buy things every now and then, Amazon is fine, but if you would like to sell ANYTHING AT ALL this is NOT THE PLACE FOR YOU! If you are a seller, Amazon will use and abuse you time and time again. Amazon may close your account for absolutely no reason at all! The worst thing is that you will never be able to get anyone to help you get your selling privileges back and they don't care one bit. Lastly, if you don't ship items the way that they prefer (signature confirmation -of course Amazon never explained this to me in time, they waited until something bad happened in order to inform me), you will surely pay for it in the fact that none of your transactions will be covered AT ALL. I sold an item in AUGUST of 2015 and in FEBRUARY of 2016, they decided to claim they never received it (for those doing the math at home, that's SEVEN MONTHS AGO) and Amazon sided with them! I had all the proof I needed, but Amazon didn't care; they said it was insufficient and even though it was that long ago, it made no difference. Now I'm out $600 AND Amazon closed my account!
InboxDollars

InboxDollars

3/14/16
You answer preliminary questions to qualify you for the survey; then they say that the survey is a good fit, so you answer MORE questions. After you answer like 10 questions very industry-specific (something that doesn't feel like a survey pre-qualifier, but the real thing) it then says, "Sorry, this survey was not a match" and you don't actually get any of the money you were promised for taking the survey.

Jacob Has Earned 91 Votes

Jacob F.'s review of OpenOffice.org earned 3 Very Helpful votes
Jacob F.'s review of Kunversion earned 2 Very Helpful votes
Jacob F.'s review of ShadowhawkFlashlights earned 5 Very Helpful votes
Jacob F.'s review of InboxDollars earned 7 Very Helpful votes
Jacob F.'s review of Sitejabber earned a Very Helpful vote
Jacob F.'s review of Groupon earned a Very Helpful vote
Jacob F.'s review of Roomster earned 31 Very Helpful votes
Jacob F.'s review of Beezid earned 26 Very Helpful votes
Jacob F.'s review of Best Buy earned 2 Very Helpful votes
Jacob F.'s review of Amazon earned a Very Helpful vote
Jacob F.'s review of Gmail earned a Very Helpful vote
Jacob F.'s review of Apple earned a Very Helpful vote
Jacob F.'s review of Mint earned 2 Very Helpful votes
Jacob F.'s review of Better Business Bureau earned 2 Very Helpful votes
Jacob F.'s review of The Motley Fool earned 3 Very Helpful votes
Jacob F.'s review of Microsoft Office Online earned a Very Helpful vote
Jacob F.'s review of Better Business Bureau earned a Fraud Buster vote
Jacob F.'s review of InboxDollars earned a Fraud Buster vote

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