9 Ways To Effectively Complain

U.S. News and World Report has a good refresher course of steps to take to get your consumer complaints resolved. They quote us, so you know they’re onto something.

1) Do your research before you buy
2) In the event of a problem, contact the company first
3) Threaten a chargeback
4) Write the CEO
5) Tell the truth
6) Contact the relevant Better Business Bureau
7) Complain in an online forum
8) File complaints with regulatory bodies

And we’ll throw in one of our own,

9) start an online jihad.

— BEN POPKEN


Nine Keys to Lodging Effective Consumer Complaints
[U.S. News & World Report]