When you want to try a new restaurant for dinner in your area, do you ever search on Google for “Best restaurant near me” or check Yelp to see who has the highest ratings in your area? The results that populate are called local listings and they can be found on search engines, social sites,…

In business, reputation has always been one of the biggest factors in a customer’s buying process. Even before brick-and-mortar stores were built, traders and merchants were known to be fair and good or deceitful and unscrupulous. Before internet age, restaurants were written up on a weekly basis by newspaper critics that could seal their fate…