88% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations.
Business reviews are EXTREMELY valuable from a local search engine optimization standpoint.
Yes, it is a fantastic idea to ask your clients for reviews, but HOW you do it is just as important. Luckily, we’ll share…
Step 1 – Identify a keyword that you find desirable AND that you show up for in the maps section of a Google search (i.e. “Glen Burnie personal trainer”)
Step 2 – When requesting reviews, ask your clients to search that SPECIFIC TERM through Google
Step 3 – Click on the MAPS listing and complete a sparkling 5-star review
Step 4 – Instruct your client(s) to click on the “XY Google Reviews” and leave a review there
Step 5 – Rinse and repeat…over and over again (with Bing and Yelp as well)
Google and other search engines want the same thing you do…a great customer experience. If they see that you are potentially driving false reviews, you will get punished by dropping in the search rankings. Their sandbox…their rules. This method ensures authentic and valuable reviews for your business.
Questions? Let me know
Was this Article Helpful?
If this article was helpful to you, please consider linking this article to your own blog or sharing this through the social buttons below. You will also find other great articles at “Ask an Expert“.
The success that he saw during his days as a gym owner, can now be leveraged to help thousands of gym owners worldwide.
Latest posts by Eric Malzone
- The Beautifully Complicated World of Hormone Optimization – Dr. Jeoffrey Drobot - December 10, 2019
- The Go-Giver Way – Bob Burg - December 4, 2019
- Content is King in the 50+ Market – Jay Croft - November 29, 2019