South Carolina’s Top Rated Local® Home Health Care Providers Award Winner: Visiting Angels of Rock Hill

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Visiting Angels is an award winner for home health care providers in 2019!

If you are looking for a home health care provider that will treat you or your loved one with the utmost care, look no further than this award-winning company!

Visiting Angels has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across three different verified sites with an average rating of 4.66 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 93.60 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top five home health care providers in South Carolina!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Their caretakers have been very good to my grandma. They get her out and motivate her. They take her out walking, shopping, and to do fun outdoor activities. They help her with showers when she needs them. They’ve made my life easier because I don’t have to worry about her for a couple of hours each day.” -Scott F.

It is because of enthusiastic reviews like this that Visiting Angels is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Home Health Care Provider

We were excited to learn all about how Visiting Angels has been able to build such an exemplary reputation, so we sat down with the owners, Darryl Minges and Crystal Harrell.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Visiting Angels stand apart from their competitors. They told us, “We stay involved and make sure our caregivers show up and are being held accountable. The hiring process is pretty intense;we go above and beyond to make sure our clients are protected;we have a system that tells when they are there or not there, or if they leave early.”

According to Crystal and Darryl, the clients and their families stand above all else on their list of priorities. They said, “Our mission is to maintain the independence and surroundings for those in need of care”

Building Success Through Social Media

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as stupendous a reputation as Visiting Angels has managed to. We asked if Darryl and Crystal could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what they had to say:

“Social media is huge.”


Congratulations to Visiting Angels for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Crystal and Darryl for taking the time to speak with us!

South Carolina’s Top Rated Local® Sign Companies Award Winner: All American Awards, Inc.

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that All American Awards, Inc. is an award winner for sign companies in 2019.

If you are looking for a sign company that can offer you both quality and variety, look no further than this award-winning company!

All American Awards, Inc. has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across four different verified sites with an average rating of 4.99 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 97.93 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 100 businesses and the number one sign company in South Carolina!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“This business is very professional and very discreet with dealing with their customers. The prices are very affordable and the items are very fashionable for all ages an occasion. The staff is polite and helpful and willing to provide great customer service. The turnaround time was marvelous and they give many options to receive the product. I will be a returning customer and I refer this business to anyone who wants awesome work done with great turnaround time.” – H.M.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that All American Awards, Inc. is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Sign Companies

We were excited to learn all about how All American Awards, Inc. has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the owner, Steve Rapchick.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes All American Awards, Inc. stand apart from their competitors. Steve told us that theirs is one of the most up-to-date manufacturing capabilities in the state. They offer a large selection and are the only members of The Awards Associates of America, which is the largest buying group in the country, in South Carolina.

We asked Steve about their company mission or how they help to make the world a better place. He shared:

“The awards industry itself is a happy industry! We want to help recognize people with a pat on the back. I’m not a fan of participation awards. We want to recognize excellence.”

Building Success by Treating People Well

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as All American Awards, Inc. has managed to. We asked if Steve could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“It still comes down to treating people the way you want to be treated and giving them value for their hard-earned money.”


Congratulations to All American Awards, Inc. for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Steve for taking the time to speak with us!

South Carolina’s Top Rated Local® Fencing Contractors Award Winner: All American Fence Services, Inc

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that All American Fence Services, Inc is an award winner for fencing contractors in 2019.

If you are looking for a fencing contractor that will make sure the job is done right, look no further than this award-winning company!

All American Fence Services, Inc has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across six different verified sites with an average rating of 4.65 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 96.50 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as the number one fencing contractor in South Carolina!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Joe and his team are great fence and deck builders. He did such a great job on my fence, I immediately asked him to build my deck. I am very particular, and Joe DID NOT disappoint. He communicated with me throughout the entire process, which made for a very satisfying experience. Joe’s team was professional at all times, kept the work area clean at all times, and finished on schedule…AS PROMISED! I highly recommend Joe Beachum and his team at All American Fence Services.” – A.L.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that All American Fence Services, Inc is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Fencing Contractor

We were excited to learn all about how All American Fence Services, Inc has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the owner and a Veteran, Joe.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes All American Fence Services, Inc stand apart from their competitors. Joe said that their quality of workmanship sets them apart. He has heard stories where fencing was done incorrectly and the contractors wouldn’t go and fix the job, and he wants to offer something better for his customers. Joe and his crew will often work to fix problems that may have been a result of another company’s mistakes. He makes himself readily available to his customers and works six or seven days a week to be able to satisfy them.

Building Success Through Referrals

All American Fence Services, Inc has an incredible reputation, so we were excited to hear about some of the ways they have marketed themselves and gained new business over the years. Joe told us that about 30 percent of their business comes from repeat customers, and a lot of those customers are bringing them new business by giving referrals. They also have a strong presence on Facebook.

“We have a review [form that we give to our clients] when we are done with our work, [which] helps us assess how to get better… We have great quality control; we double check, even after a month has gone by, and we always have someone follow-up on our work.”

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as All American Fence Services, Inc has managed to. We asked if Joe could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Do what you say, work hard, build your money up to get the right financial backing to support yourself, and try different things. Get the right employees on the team, and do the right thing all the time.”


Congratulations to All American Fence Services, Inc for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Joe, both for your service and for taking the time to speak with us!

South Carolina’s Top Rated Local® Barber Shops Award Winner: Circa Barber Shop

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Circa Barber Shop is an award winner for barber shops in 2019.

If you’re in search of an amazing barbershop experience, we highly recommend this award-winning company!

Circa Barber Shop has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across three different verified sites with an average rating of 5.00 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 96.00 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 10 barber shops in South Carolina!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“I love going to Circa and getting my haircut. Not only do the people who work there have wonderful personalities, but they do an amazing job at cutting hair. No gimmicks, just a good ole fashioned haircut. They also have a line of hair products that I personally enjoy. Also, it’s in a great location, so when you’re done, you can grab a cup of coffee on your way out.” – M.W.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Circa Barber Shop is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Barber Shops

We were excited to learn all about how Circa Barber Shop has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the owner, D.R. Granger.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Circa Barber Shop stand apart from their competitors. He told us that there are many barbers who all do great work, but they make sure to address each client as if they are the most important person. They also make and sell their own products! When we asked about the business mission, he said:

“Ephesians 2:8 – we want to shine a light on everyone. We are here to serve you and love you and care for you in that time. We treat people the way we want to be treated, and we come from a loving place. In our industry, we have so many different backgrounds (personal, economic, political) that we strive to just have a very loving atmosphere. We are here to help a bunch of people.”

Building Success Through Loyalty

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Circa Barber Shop has managed to. We asked if D.R. Granger could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Stay loyal to [your] customers.”

We were also excited to learn that they are opening new locations soon!


Congratulations to Circa Barber Shop for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to D.R. Granger for taking the time to speak with us!

South Carolina’s Top Rated Local® Interior Designers Award Winner: Court Atkins Group

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Court Atkins Group is a 2019 award winner for interior designers in South Carolina!

For all of your interior design and architectural needs, there’s no better company to work with than Court Atkins Group in Bluffton.

Court Atkins Group has received dozens of reviews on multiple verified sites with an average rating of 4.89 stars, earning them a tremendous Rating Score™ of 92.89 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 interior designers in all of South Carolina!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Court Atkins designed my in-laws’ house, and they absolutely love it. I have worked with them for several years myself. They are always professional and responsive to our needs. [They are my] first choice for an architect!” – Billy G.

Not Your Average Interior Design

We wanted to learn a little more about Court Atkins Group and their spectacular online reputation, so we took a few minutes to talk with the Media Account Director, Paula Magrini.

The first question we had for Paula was what is it that sets Court Atkins Group apart from their competition in South Carolina. She told us that they listen to the clients’ vision like no other firm, that they are willing to go the distance, that customer service and having an authentic team are important to them and that they’ve just recently celebrated their 15-years anniversary on the 20th.

Paula went on to tell us that they are efficient and their focus is always on the client. They constantly communicate with their clients and are dedicated to tapping the best resources in order to get the best results for their clients.

Building Success Through Great Work

Paula attributes Court Atkins Group‘s strong online reputation to the great service they offer, which includes providing visuals of their projects, utilizing quality materials and finishes, and giving their clients results that are low-key and understated but also elegant.

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Court Atkins Group has spread the word about who they are and what they do through word of mouth, experiential marketing and by doing the First Friday event, where they invited the community to view the studio and offered wine, cheese and good conversation.

Not only has Court Atkins Group won a 2019 Top Rated Local award, but they’ve won the Lighthouse award, which is sponsored by the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association, for two years in a row.

There are so many business owners out there looking to build the kind of online reputation Court Atkins Group has. Here’s Paula’s expert advice for them:

“Be secure in your brand, and know who you are and what your target is. Establish a brand with strong visuals.”


Congratulations to the team at Court Atkins Group for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Paula, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Court Atkins Group in Bluffton. Visit their website today!

South Carolina’s Top Rated Local® Pet Groomers Award Winner: Inn the Dog House

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Inn the Dog House is an award winner for pet groomers in 2019.

For quality pet grooming and boarding in Roebuck, look no further than this award-winning company!

Inn the Dog House has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across three different verified sites with an average rating of 4.92 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 95.24 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 10 pet groomers in South Carolina!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“I adore this place! The facility is beautiful, clean, and designed for complete visibility of your fur babies during the grooming process. The staff is super friendly, and the animals get socializing opportunities as part of their spa day!… Sam and Bailey look great and are stress-free after their visits. While I do schedule in advance, [they are] always willing to reschedule if my crazy work requires it. [I] can’t say enough how thrilled I am to have found them!” – P.N.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Inn the Dog House is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Pet Groomers

We were excited to learn all about how Inn the Dog House has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the owner, Jerri Walsh.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Inn the Dog House stand apart from their competitors. To start, it is clear that Jerri loves her job and is invested in giving back to her customers. This groomer doubles as a doggie daycare and believes in promoting a stress-free environment. They also use all-natural products, from shampoos to cleaning supplies. Jerri says:

“We don’t just groom the dogs; we give them an experience, so that they want to come back.”

Building Success Through Honesty

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Inn the Dog House has managed to. We asked if Jerri could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“Always be honest, and always be yourself. If you love what you do, it just comes naturally… Have employees that love what they do and have the same mission as the company.”


Congratulations to Inn the Dog House for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Jerri for taking the time to speak with us!

South Carolina’s Top Rated Local® Accounting Firms & CPAs Award Winner: Nason Accounting

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Nason Accounting is an award winner for accounting firms & CPAs in 2019.

If you are looking for an accounting firm that is not only made up of die-hard Clemson fans, but will also help to make accounting less scary, look no further than this award-winning company!

Nason Accounting has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across two different verified sites with an average rating of 4.92 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 87.24 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top five accounting firms & CPAs in South Carolina!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Lisa and the entire staff of Nason Accounting are professional, thorough, and easy to work with. I’ve never seen any business provide quicker responses to inquiries. If they don’t have an immediate answer, they’ll tell you that and when to expect a more detailed reply. Also, email questions/correspondence is perfectly OK with them; I love that! Tax time is stressful enough. Nason Accounting helps to make it easier.” – H.D.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Nason Accounting is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Accounting Firm & CPA

We were excited to learn all about how Nason Accounting has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the owner, Lisa Nason.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Nason Accounting stand apart from their competitors. The staff at Nason Accounting wants to serve their clients well and wants to make accounting less scary for people. They try to be as responsive and proactive with their clients as possible. Ultimately, they are working hard to solve problems for small and mid-sized businesses. When we asked Lisa about their business’ mission, she said:

“We aim to make our clients more successful, more productive, and better positioned to meet their goals. We try very hard to have every client have a stress-free experience when it comes to accounting.”

Building Success Through Word of Mouth

With as outstanding a reputation as Nason Accounting has built, we weren’t surprised to learn that most of their business comes from referrals and word of mouth.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Nason Accounting has managed to. We asked if Lisa could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“Don’t take a client that you don’t feel comfortable with. Always be able to lead your clients and give them excellent service.”


Congratulations to Nason Accounting for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Lisa for taking the time to speak with us!

South Carolina’s Top Rated Local® Tree Care Companies Award Winner: New Leaf Tree Service

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that New Leaf Tree Service is an award winner for tree care companies in 2019.

For a skilled and certified tree care company in Mount Pleasant, look no further than this award-winner!

New Leaf Tree Service has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across multiple verified sites with an average rating of 4.80 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 93.00 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 10 tree care companies in South Carolina!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“I’m impressed! Everybody has been so PROFESSIONAL and detail-oriented. They were here right when they said they would be and had a large crew to get things done. Everybody worked hard, and they beat the rain! They left my yard cleaner than when they started and make paying easy ([they accept] credit cards, online payments, personal checks and cash). [I] will definitely be recommending them to family and friends.” – B.L.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that New Leaf Tree Service is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Tree Care Company

We were excited to learn all about how New Leaf Tree Service has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the Vice President, Jessica Pares.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes New Leaf Tree Service stand apart from their local competitors. We learned that New Leaf Tree Service is dedicated to building a company on excellence, starting with the foundations of being fully licensed and insured. Their crew is trained by the international society of arboriculture, and they provide their staff with general insurance and workers comp, even though it is not required that they do so. They also have lawn-friendly equipment, so they don’t leave marks on the lawns they work on.

In learning about some of these foundational practices, we were eager to hear more about the company’s mission. Jessica told us that their responsibility is to the trees, and that for every tree they remove from a yard, they make a donation to the Arbor Day Foundation (a non-profit that promotes tree planting).

Building Success, Online and Off

New Leaf Tree Service has managed to create an impressive reputation, so we were excited to learn more about some of their marketing strategies. We learned that this is one company that has learned the value of getting their name out there!

Online, they try to cover all of their bases, which spans across Google, Home Advisor, Angie’s List, Yelp, and social media platforms, like Facebook and Instagram.

Offline, they utilize direct mail, door knockers, and a referral program. With a reputation as pristine as theirs, it came as no surprise to us that the bulk of their business has come to them through referrals and repeat business.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as New Leaf Tree Service has managed to. We asked if Jessica could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“You have to do a good job, be on point with customer service, answer your phone, respond to phone calls and emails, show up for estimates in a timely manner, meet customers, show your face, and do a great job. It doesn’t hurt to have good materials that look neat with a streamlined process.”


Congratulations to New Leaf Tree Service for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Jessica for taking the time to speak with us!

South Carolina’s Top Rated Local® Real Estate Brokers Award Winner: Charlie Fossett

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Charlie Fossett is a 2019 award winner for real estate brokers in South Carolina!

If you’re looking for someone who can help you buy or sell a home in Sumter, there’s no better real estate agent to turn to than Charlie Fossett.

Charlie Fossett has received dozens of reviews on multiple verified sites with an average rating of 4.98 stars, earning him a fantastic Rating Score™ of 93.85 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 real estate brokers in all of South Carolina!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“You’d be lucky to work with Charlie! He was incredibly patient, knowledgeable and helped picky me find exactly what I wanted at the price (and with the repairs) that I wanted. [I] highly recommend [him].” – Karina Anne G.

Not Your Average Real Estate Broker

We talked to Charlie Fossett himself to learn a little more about his award-winning business and its impressive online reputation.

The first question we had for Charlie was what sets him and his services apart from the many other real estate brokers in South Carolina. Charlie points to his strong relocation clientele, to the wonderful rapport and reputation he’s built and to the great team he has that helps clients and gives back to their community.

We also wanted to know what Charlie’s mission is and how he works to make the world a better place. Charlie told us that client trust is a basic mission of his business, and told us that there are a lot of new homebuyers in the area because of the military base. He went on to share with us that he works to make the world a better place by giving back to the community — they focus on the Muscular Dystrophy Association and have given tens of thousands of dollars to the cause over the past several years.

Building Success With an Experienced Team and a Great Atmosphere

Charlie attributes his business’ strong online reputation to his experienced team and the team atmosphere they’ve created, which Charlie says is number one in the area.

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Charlie has gotten his name out there through word-of-mouth customer referrals and their solid community ties.
There are so many business owners looking to build the kind of online reputation Charlie Fossett has. Here’s his expert advice for the many other business owners out there:

“Take care of your clients.”


Congratulations to the team at Charlie Fossett for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Charlie, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Charlie Fossett in Sumter. Visit Charlie on Facebook today!

South Carolina’s Top Rated Local® Electricians Award Winner: Rapid Repairs

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Rapid Repairs is an award winner for electricians in 2019.

If you are looking for an electrician that is willing to provide transparency and guarantee their work, look no further than this award-winning company!

Rapid Repairs has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across three different verified sites with an average rating of 4.74 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 93.39 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 10 electricians in South Carolina!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“Rapid Repairs offers peace of mind. All of their employees have passed background checks; they are a drug-free work environment, and their techs are uniformed in company-identified vehicles. Their pricing is listed on their website, and they are willing to provide quotes before work begins. If you value peace of mind from a licensed company, look no further. Rapid Repairs is your one-stop shop for home repairs.” – B.M.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Rapid Repairs is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Electricians

We were excited to learn all about how Rapid Repairs has been able to build such an impressive reputation, so we sat down with the company President, Bryan Miller.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Rapid Repairs stand apart from their local competitors. We learned that Rapid Repairs specializes in their fast responses and the ability to serve their customers with proper licenses and insurance. Bryan told us:

“At Rapid Repairs, [our] guiding purpose is to always honor and glorify God by serving every customer with kindness, honesty, and quality.”

After 20 years in business, Bryan says that there is no task too big or small for them.

Building Success Through Reliability

With as impressive a reputation as Rapid Repairs has built over the years, we were excited to learn more about some of the ways they have marketed their business. Bryan told us that they place a lot of value on word-of-mouth reviews and referrals, and that their trucks are wrapped and out in the community.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Rapid Repairs has managed to. We asked if Bryan could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Invest in your people; invest in your business, and be patient.”


Congratulations to Rapid Repairs for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Bryan for taking the time to speak with us!