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Sunday, April 22, 2012

Tech: [Review] Online Battery Merchants

By Suzanne Sholer offers one stop online battery shopping. carries everything from camera batteries to this handy portable usb battery charger. However, how can you be sure buying from an online retailer is safe? portable-USB-charger

Today's household requires many different batteries and battery chargers. attempts to fill that need. Will their offerings fulfill your needs? Would you recommend their site to others?

Shopping Online Safety Tips

Recently, local police issued a warning about shopping online through free sites like Craig's List and Kijjiji; advising people to only deal in person with the seller. This is good advice especially where you have no way of knowing the credibility of the individual with whom you are dealing. So how you decide if an online site is - as they say - 'on the up and up'?

BatteryHeads : Shop with Confidence

How do you determine the credibility of online retailers? While an 'About' or 'Contact' page can give a false indication, 'Shop with Confidence' section contains a key link to trustworthy information- an interactive Better Business Bureau link. Confidence

Checking BBB Rating BBB rating is A+ However, a fake BBB button is easily created, so I checked it out.

image BBB A+ rating

Clicking the BBB link at takes you to their page on the BBB website. BBB ratings are based on 16 factors. A+ BBB ranking includes factors such as:

• Length of time business has been operating. - since 2004
• Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size. only 3 and all resolved
• Quantity of information - BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Next, to ensure the page was verifiable, I did a search for the company on the BBB site itself. Yes, page on the reverse search checked out.
So, with thousands of batteries and chargers available, and an A+ BBB rating, would you recommend ?
Note:While I was paid to review, this compensation in no way influenced my opinion. Please see the Omemee Pigeon eFlyer Policies for more details.

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