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Online Physician Reviews Skewed By Too Few Posts
2013-01-03 09:51:32

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Wondering how your doctor rates? That´s the question many individuals are pondering prior to seeing their physician. They´ll scour general review websites, such as Yelp, as well as more health-related websites, such as Vitals.com. However, reviews may not be all that accurate. A study from Loyola University Medical Center recently discovered that physician review websites like Healthgrades.com often depend on...

2012-12-30 05:01:23

ShinyReputation.com releases comments on an article published in The New York Times, about the “black mark” businesses are getting on Yelp. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 29, 2012 ShinyReputation.com released their opinion today, on an article published by The New York Times, in regards to the crack down Yelp is taking to insure businesses are not buying positive 5-star reviews. SR includes the ways business can keep from becoming “black marked,” on Yelp. Because...

2012-12-17 05:01:46

Shiny Reputation shares insights into how responding appropriately to a bad review can send out the right signals to the customers. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2012 Shiny Reputation acknowledges the efforts of AppFolio (along with Yelp) as it shares how a prompt and objective response to the reviewer can benefit the business. In the world of online reviews, once negative reviews are posted, they cannot be removed legitimately. While negative reviews can spread rapidly and impact...

2012-12-16 05:02:51

Local Business Review Site 5StarControl proclaims its opinion on the launch of a new website, DoNotRent.com, which is seeking to become the Yelp of renters, allowing them to review different properties and landlords. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 15, 2012 5StarControl has issued a statement about a new website called DoNotRent.com, which was recently profiled on Curbed.com, which allows renters to rate apartments and houses in a similar style to Yelp. Local Business Review Site 5StarControl...

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.