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How to Help Get More Google My Business Reviews
September 8, 2021
How Google My Business Reviews Can Help Make Your Local Business a Popular Choice For New Clients
Google is the worlds most popular search engine and one in which most people will use to start their search for a local business. Reviews on Google can help you have a higher SEO (Search Engine Optimization) ranking. With a higher ranking, people will be able to find your company or services more readily when they are searching for what you have to offer.
Be a Local Company People Can Trust
People trust what your past clients have to say about your business. We all do the same thing when looking to purchase a product or use a service. We go online and see what others have had to say about the company in question. If you have a lot of positive reviews on your Google My Business page, potential clients will know you are a legitimate business and will be able to learn a lot about you upfront. You will become instantly more trustworthy as you gain more reviews. Your potential clients will quickly do business with a company that has hundreds of reviews vs one that has very few or none at all. If you want your business to be a leader in its industry, you need to work hard to get as many Google My Business reviews as you possibly can.
Timing Is Everything!
It is important to ask for a review at the right time. You do not want to just randomly ask for a review in the middle of the work process. Instead, ask your clients for a review after you have had a positive interaction with them. If you catch your client in a happy and satisfied mood, he or she will be more likely to leave you a favorable 5-star review.
Ask for Reviews From Past Clients You've Worked With
One of the best ways to get reviews on Google My Business is to ask your friends or past clients you've worked with. If someone has liked your business page, do not be afraid to ask for a review if they have done business with you in the past. Remember that the more reviews you have the better. As well during every positive interaction you have with a client, that is also a great time to ask for a review. A simple yet great idea when a client leaves a great review is to send them a small thank you which could be a discount on their next purchase or maybe something as simple as a coffee card.