Review: Craig, Meet Angie!

As in, Angie’s List — a premier contractor review site. Okay, so it’s not really like Craigslist, but it provides the same kind of service — looking for someone who can work for you — ¬†only with some handy extras.

Not all is peachy keen, though, with this snazzy site from one Angie Hicks, resident of Columbus, Ohio. There are some limits:

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Review: Google Local, Sticking to Its Own (Not so Smart?)

Once again, Google’s on the news here in the small business arena. What do you expect? You’re looking at the multi-media cyberspace ultra-giant mega-monster of the internet. Google. And now guess what? They’ve gotten so big, so powerful, that they have their own entrepreneur word-of-mouth advertising service called….

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Review: Facebook Check-in Deals Checks In While the Regular “Deals” Check Out

It’s what they called Evander Holyfield when he became a boxing god: the “Real Deal.” These days, that’s what it’s all about — deals, deals, and more deals. Look around.

You’ve got FourSquare, all the Groupons you can stuff in your pocket, and the archaic but ever still effective paper coupons you get from the weekly newspaper! Does it ever stop?

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