Get Your Complaint Resolved By Posting It To The Company's Stock Forums

Get Your Complaint Resolved By Posting It To The Company's Stock Forums

Another of Ron Burley’s techniques for getting large businesses to fix his complaints is to post it in the message boards devoted to discussing that company and its stock price.

How To Never Ever Get In Trouble For Recording Calls With Customer Service

How To Never Ever Get In Trouble For Recording Calls With Customer Service

Me: [Laugh] Thanks. Anyway, here’s what’s going on with me today…

Get What You Paid For

Consumer advocate Ron Burley describes the reasons the state of customer service is in such disrepair, and the basic gist on how consumers can get what they paid for when things go wrong.

Can You Do Simple Math? Good, Then You'll Soon Realize Why You Need To Resolve My Complaint…

Can You Do Simple Math? Good, Then You'll Soon Realize Why You Need To Resolve My Complaint…

I’m continuing to read Unscrewed, and in this paragraph, author Ron Burley distills the basic premise behind forcing companies that have wronged you to give you what is due:

…one simple principle I have discovered that was extraordinarily effective in getting a fair resolution to a consumer problem: companies will act only in a manner that will benefit the bottom line. In other words, to get what you deserve, you must convince your opponent that helping you will be to his or her advantage.

Do the right thing? Corporate citizenship? Ethics? Plain ol’ fairnes? These words and phrases mean little to many big companies for whom churn, the rate at which customers leave and take business elsewhere, is a basic part of their business model. But they do understand the simple equation of incurring the least costs. Make the company realize that it will cost more to ignore you than to help you and soon you may find the tables turning in your favor.

Company Ignoring You? Fax 'Em To Death

Company Ignoring You? Fax 'Em To Death

Giant corporation ignoring your repeated and valid pleas? After exhausting traditional methods of complaint resolution, including, but not limited to, at least calling at least once and escalating to a supervisor, try “Faxing For Dollars,” another get-em-by-the-balls technique described by Ron Burley in his book, Unscrewed: The Consumer’s Guide To Getting What You Paid For.