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Angie Hicks: Angie’s List Founder

In 1995, Angie Hicks founded Angie’s List, as a small company that helped its customers find the best service business to solve a particular issue (such as a plumbing leak or a car repair). Today, Hicks remains as the company’s chief marketing … Continue reading

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Better Business Bureau Steps Up Online Effort as Consumers Turn to Review Sites Like Yelp

According to a story by Geoffrey Fowler and Angus Loten in the Wall Street Journal, lost in the buzz over Yelp, Angie’s List, and other online review sites “is the original feedback venue: the 100-year-old Better Business Bureau, which vets and … Continue reading

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