Local Business and Store Reviews

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Local Business and Store Reviews

Top Sites

1

Angi

Local home services with vetted reviews. Owned by ANGI Homeservices Inc

2

Yelp

Search, find & review local businesses (see footnote)

3

FourSquare

Fun way to review & interact with businesses

4

Google

Via standard Google search

  Advice  

It's always been important to support local businesses, but since Covid-19 began, small businesses have been struggling more than usual. Favoring these businesses over large corporations benefits your local community and the hardworking business owners in your area. These websites allow you to read and write reviews for businesses near you. We encourage you to post constructive and fair reviews on these sites so you can help prospective customers. Detailed and honest reviews also help business owners improve their goods and services so they can succeed.

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Local Business and Store Reviews

More Websites
(Listed alphabetically)

Better Business Bureau

Evaluates & tracks trustworthiness. A private, nonprofit organization

Business.com

Discussion options available. Owned by Purch Group, Inc

Capterra

Great for SaaS businesses. Owned by Gartner, Inc

CitySearch

Features "best of" lists. Owned by InterActiveCorp (IAC)

Facebook

Great for creating brand awareness (see Advice)

Fakespot

Avoid shady sellers, products with dishonest reviews & scam websites for free

Glassdoor

Workplace ratings & reviews. Owned by Recruit Holdings Ltd, based in Japan

HomeAdvisor

Home improvement listings. Owned by ANGI Homeservices Inc

HundredX (aka Expresit)

Private reviews for businesses

Insider Pages

Local US merchants. Owned by CityGrid Media

Intentionalist

Online guide supports diverse local communities & small businesses

Judys Book

Reviews from people you know

Local Saute

Independent & locally-owned local businesses (no chains & franchises)

Local.com

Find businesses near you

Manta

Good for small businesses focused on connecting

MerchantCircle

Offers deals from local businesses. Owned by One Planet

MerchantCircle

Offers deals from local businesses. Owned by One Planet

OpenTable

Restaurant listings. Owned by Priceline Group Inc

OpenTable

Restaurant listings. Owned by Priceline Group Inc

Superpages

Plentiful search options. Owned by Thryv, a subsidiary of DexYP

Top Ten Reviews

Offers lists & trends. Owned by Purch Group, subsidiary of Future plc based in the UK

Tripadvisor

Focused on travel. Owned by InterActiveCorp (IAC)

Tripadvisor

Focused on travel. Owned by InterActiveCorp (IAC)

Trustpilot

Determine the trustworthiness of sellers. Based in Denmark

Twitter

For social proof on a popular social media site

VendOp

Connect with vendors

Yahoo! Local Listings

Local business listings. Owned by Verizon

YellowPages

Directory & review site. Owned by Thryv, a subsidiary of DexYP

* Footnote:

Facebook
• Fosters info bubbles, political division, polarization, dis/misinformation & conspiracy theories in the US & worldwide. Despite pressure to address these issues, they have repeatedly insisted they have little capability to address the problem.
• Facebook is being investigated on antitrust, users privacy & content moderation by the Federal Trade Commission, State Attorneys General, House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Senate Judiciary Committee & Federal Communications Commission.