Customer reviews are a fundamental part of your local marketing efforts and online reputation. If you can get enough good ones, they can go a long ways. A slew of good reviews can boost both your local search ranking as well as click-through rate (CTR), which should ultimately lead to converting more customers.
90% of consumers say an online review is as important as a personal recommendation while 72% say that positive reviews make them trust a local business more.
Below is a breakdown of some of the things that our team, and other industry experts, have found to be effective tactics in building high-value customer reviews for your business.
Tips on Building Customer Reviews (in no particular order)
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