Campground Reviews Gets a Spiffy New Look!

Discussion in 'CGR Site Admin, News and Announcements' started by Janet H, Dec 11, 2019.

  1. Texasrvers

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    Thanks. Our programmers and technical staff have been working really hard to fix things that were not up to par, and we know that not everything is exactly as our members would like it to be --yet. So stay tuned for more improvements.
     
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  2. Fitzjohnfan

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    So, just wondering, why do we see this message on every single review for a campground?

    " Details Matter. Designed by RVers for RVers. We have more data specifically relevant to RVing."

    We are already at this site, why so much self promotion?
     
  3. Janet H

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    Not really disagreeing with you but here's the rationale...The majority of folks who use the site are not logged in AND not regular users. They are doing simple research for an upcoming trip. We would like to hammer home the idea that this is a great resource and that the reviews are real.
     
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  4. treesprite

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    It would be a better resource if more people communicated on the message forums! I keep checking a few times a day, and mostly am disappointed to find nothing.
     
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  5. davidm99

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    Love the newsletter just not so many. Receiving 1 email with newsletter is fine not every half hour . You definitely have a malfunction and its sending the newsletter e mail around ever half hour or so. Received 13 now so far today. Please make repair.
     
  6. docj

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    We are aware of the problem and a fix is being developed.
     
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    I think that you folks (the owners & admins) have done a wonderful job! Especially, noting who’s open during the shelter-in-orders. We haven’t traveled lately, but hope to go where we can reasonably social distance. I’ve really enjoyed getting the newsletters. Thanks!
     
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    Just reading over a couple of pages of posts to re-acquaint me with the thread I noticed a post from Jerry S on Feb. 05, 2020, regarding negative reviews on a particular CG visited. I agree 100% with Jerry isn't that the whole purpose of "Campground Reviews"? Support, refer, and visit places that are providing the amenities and services sought, and, help those that fall short but perhaps by being informed what the RV'ing community is saying gives them a chance to improve.

    Nationwide Yelp has become a very popular fast search and review of restaurants, businesses, and more. However, I have found it to be totally useless after I posted a negative review on a car dealership I visited to purchase a brand new SUV. When I went to pick up my brand new car, the dealer switched out my AWD model for the less expensive FWD thinking the excitement of the new car would make me compromise and just take the FWD model. Yelp removed my story of what to watch out for at that dealer after a day and a half! All that was left were the glowing, probably fake reviews.

    I hope Campground Reviews does not become Yelp.
     
  9. Janet H

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    We publish negative reviews so long as they meet our usual review guidelines. Customer disputes are really tricky however. People sometimes use untruthful negative reviews to damage a parks credibility when they have had a run in with the parks management. We aren't in a position to verify or settle the disputes and so typically negative reviews need to focus on poor facilities rather than a "he said/she said "dispute.
    Where there is a dispute about a payment or something similar we recommend folks use the BBB or similar venue to settle those disputes.
     
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  10. mdcamping

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    I think what Jerry was refering to was not being able to mark a Campground Reviews members review "not helpful"

    Mike
     
  11. garmp

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    Great site and I use it often, but, and yes, there's always a but. Your search engine needs some work. The problem I have is predominantly with COE parks and their names If I don't enter the name exactly right your search engine cannot find it. Example: ABC COE Park could be listed as that, or it could be listed as ABC Campground, And it will not be found. It could also be ABC Recreation Area, or park or even just ABC. The exact name of a location is often different on various websites you visit.
    Thank you
     
  12. docj

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    I just checked and the system found 64 parks when I searched for "COE park" If you know of one that doesn't come up in that search let us know and we'll correct it.
     

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