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Google Business Profile messages may be a phishing scheme

The Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina advises businesses to be suspicious of messages sent to their Google business profile page. The BBB has become aware of several phishing attempts trying to implicate business owners.

Key Differences Between a Social Media Trend and a Movement

Social networks are a powerful tool in which activists and consumers can share ideas and information. With social networking sites estimated to reach over 3.96 billion users by 2022, they have tremendous power to start or influence social trends and movements. Social media trends and social movements may have similar goals, but they are very different in how they are executed and their overall impact.

Cryptocurrency scams rose to second riskiest place in 2021

Cryptocurrency scams jumped to second riskiest spot in 2021, according to BBB report Online shopping scams remain the riskiest.

Don’t let your search for love blind you to the realities of romance scams.

Online dating sites are popular as many use technology to find a partner. But behind some dating profiles hide scammers who are ready to trick users into thinking they have found love.

How to choose a tax preparer in the United States

This year, US taxpayers must file their income tax forms by the April 18, 2022 deadline. For many people, major life changes, business ownership, or simply a lack of knowledge about ever-changing tax laws make finding a reliable tax preparer a good idea. That said, not all tax preparers have the same level of experience. Here are our tips for finding someone you can trust with your finances and confidential information.

BBB offers tips to avoid college exam scams

Each year, about 3 million Americans head to college as freshmen. That means that for high school students and parents, SAT and ACT scores are very important. With college admissions and scholarships at risk, paying for tutors and test preparation materials can be worth it. But beware of scammers eager to take advantage of this. Scammers, with access to children's names and school information, are tricking parents into paying for bogus SAT or ACT prep materials.

Tips for handling travel delays if your flight is canceled

Flights continue to be canceled as airlines grapple with staffing problems related to the pandemic. Thousands of flights have been affected and the end of the disruptions is not in sight. As airlines continue to try to accommodate stranded passengers, the Better Business Bureau serving eastern North Carolina (BBB) provides guidance on seeking compensation and refunds for cancellations.

Take your brand to the next level

When it comes to branding, simply updating the logo is not enough. Branding is a long-term strategic approach that helps small businesses succeed. If you haven't prioritized your brand yet, the following 10 small business branding tips will get you started. However, before diving into these tips, consider for a moment how important branding really is to a small business.

Shopping for sports equipment products?

Collecting sports memorabilia has been an American hobby for nearly a century. Fans look for memorabilia such as jerseys, teams, cards, or other items that have direct connections to famous players or historical games. Since many items are now being sold online, it can be more difficult than ever to trust that a seller or product is genuine.

Avoid job scams this holiday season

Retailers and shippers traditionally hire seasonal workers to meet the demands of holiday shoppers, whether they are online or in person. These jobs are a great way to earn extra money, sometimes with the possibility of turning into a long-term employment opportunity, however, they are not all that they seem. When looking for something part time or to fill the gap until a better opportunity presents itself, the Better Business Bureau serving eastern NC has some suggestions for a successful seasonal job search. Being proactive in finding the right opportunity is key, but it's also important to be careful when a job seems too good to be true.
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