I recently wrote a Citysearch review and how the negative review was removed from a Brooklyn business. That was followed of days of my mailbox being flooded by business owners asking me how to remove a listing. I understand that a company may need to remove a listing from a jealous competitor.
You can easily remove a listing from citysearch with the help of their editors as this one person wrote. But if that doesn’t work then maybe you need to listen to a few of these stories. First I am going to tell you how the business removed my listing and then I am going to tell you about two other businesses who were able to get rid of their negative reviews online.
a) The company that removed my listing was a sponsor of the site. They were able to make multiple pages for people in their office and other locations. They made a new listing for their place and then asked an editor (by e-mail) to delete the duplicate listing. Poof….the editor deletes it. If original writer complains that it is missing, they will tell him/her to resubmit it. The editors I spoke with told me that she didn’t have the technology knowledge to fix it.
b) A business owner who had just made a sponsored account on citysearch spoke with citysearch rep on twitter. Their exchange went like this:
So the owner here is saying that some locations are closed and need to be deleted ->which MAY be the case. But how would a CitySearch editor know if your listing was closed or not?
c) How can I remove my name from citysearch? A friend of mine sent me a link to this CitySearch because the business removed their name. I am taking a screenshot and will post that in case CitySearch picks up on it. I don’t think they will because apparently they don’t have the technology knowledge there.
So I imagine this business became a sponsor of CitySearch and then was able to go in and change their business name to “Business Removed” The listing still stands with reviews, but the business can not be found in google because it’s name is no longer on the listing.
Good luck in removing your negative listings on citysearch. I hope this answers the question on how you can delete reviews on citysearch. I understand how some companies may get negative reviews from their competitors or unfair reviews from customers who don’t like them, but if the review is true, you shouldn’t remove it, but learn from it.
So why would I help someone remove their negative review from Citysearch? Why not? Citysearch editors remove negative listings and the site isn’t authetic.
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