Merchant Circle - Hilarious 'Reputation Management Mafia'?

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Let me first say my opinion is to agree with Rae that this system provides absolutely zero (even negative) value to users.

However my inner hustler respects the creativity that Merchant Circle had in coming up with their business model, which combines "mafia" tactics, local search, and reputation management.

So, my first thought when I saw that statement was some kind of mafia movie flash in my head… “Hey, people are saying bad things about you, and we’re letting them. And we’re making sure they get publicity. If you want protection, it will cost you a fee each month”.

Read the whole hilarious analysis at Sugarrae