ValueIreland.com is an Irish consumer blog that aims to help Irish consumers make “Better Purchasing Decisions Through Better Information”. ValueIreland.com was set up by me in 2003 and continues to be the primary internet based information resource for Irish consumers. My aim is to provide consumer related news, opinion, research, resources, tips, links and warnings that will assist and benefit Irish consumers. Click to read more.
I set up the ValueIreland.com website in August 2003 at what was the height of what has turned out to have been the first wave of what became known as “Rip Off Ireland”. The site underwent a serious renewal and update during what looks now to have been the second major wave of “Rip Off Ireland” during 2008. And here we are in what may be the third wave of "Rip Off Ireland" in 2016. Click to read more.
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Customer Respect is an organisations treatment of the individuals with whom it interacts. In the instance of Online Customer Respect, it is solely the organisations online performance that is being measured. On many occasions, we’re frustrated by the lack of response to queries we submit to companies online. It’s sometimes hard to understand why a company would facilitate online communication with customers and then just ignore it. Click to read more.