Three Easy Ways to Get Positive Reviews for Your Business

good customer experience for business reviewsBusiness reviews can be a good and a bad thing for your business – and can also be a huge factor in your success. Reviews are essential for the consumer – it helps establish trust. No one likes the idea of getting a bad review that could hurt your image but customer reviews are one of the best ways to get an indication of the quality of service provided by a business. Consumers are much more likely to work with, or purchase from, a company that they trust. Your online reviews will help establish that trust and give people confidence in you and your company.

Note: Your rating will show up when your site appears in Google search results, once you have enough reviews on Google. This helps to establish credibility for your business.

Business Review Websites

The most popular and most visible business reviews websites today are:

  • Google
  • Facebook
  • Amazon
  • Yelp
  • Trip Advisor

How to Get Positive Reviews for Your Business

 

Ask for Reviews

It is okay to ask your customers for reviews. Many customers won’t go out of their way to leave business reviews but you might be surprised at how many of them will leave a review for you if you ask them to. I’ve had a lot of success with sending requests to my customers via email. It would be a good idea to ask your customer to write a review and post it online, if you feel like your customer had a good experience with you. Make it as easy as possible for them and provide a link to a few of your preferred online review websites. The easier it is, the more likely they will do it.

Natural/Organic Reviews

If you provide a quality service and good experience to your customers (or even a negative experience) some of them are naturally going to want to leave a review for you. The best type of review for you and your business are natural reviews. When people comment on their experience with you, without prompting, this is an indication that you’