Consumer Watch: LinkTown lets you rate Kentuckiana businesses

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Posted on May 27, 2009 at 6:00 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 15 at 1:27 PM

(WHAS11) - This Consumer Watch introduces us to a new way on WHAS11.com to report problems if you're having trouble with a Kentuckiana business. You can also praise a job well done.

Nearly every business in the phone book is on WHAS11.com, and if yours is not you can add it. Companies are listed in one of 21 different categories, ranging from arts and entertainment to retail shopping, from health and medicine to restaurants.

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Businesses can can pay for maximum exposure, using commericals or ads and control the message. But at LinkTown, customers from posting complaints or approval. It's an all access guide to every business in town and it's designed to give customers all the information both good and bad about what you do.

LinkTown is live on WHAS11.com now, . If you're on Facebook and/or you tweet on Twitter, this is the next step. And to make sure someone with an ax to grind doesn't trash a business unfairly, posters earn something named "trust points". You get one for each review you do and one more for each person who views your review as helpful.

And remember you don't have to go searching all over the place to find LinkTown. You can find it at the bottom of the page on whas11.com or by .

If you have an idea for consumer watch, WHAS11 wants to hear from you. Email us at consumerwatch@whas11.com.

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