Why Reviews Matter

Word of mouth has moved online.
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Potential customers use their smartphones to find businesses like yours.

These days, instead of asking friends or family where to shop, consumers use a business’s “online business reputation” — your star rating and the content of your reviews — to decide where they’ll spend money.

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Consider these facts

  • A 1-star increase in rating can increase revenue by up to 39%
  • 90% of consumers say their buying decisions are influenced by online reviews
  • 88% trust online reviews more than recommendations from friends or family
  • 94% will use a business with at least a 4-star rating

Let's look at the two biggest review sites

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  • 150 million reviews posted past 3 months
  • 79% of Yelp searches done on mobile device
  • 50% of Yelp users make $100k+ per year
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  • #1 local business search tool used by consumers
  • Serves 2 billion active devices every month
  • Google and Apple map searches comprise 1⁄3 of all mobile searches

Consumers care about your star
rating on review sites

The research is clear: the #1 thing you can do to attract more customers to your business is to take control of your online business reputation.

Take action today.

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