Did you know that 86% of consumers read reviews for local businesses (including 95% of people aged 18-34)? Additionally, Consumers read an average of 10 online reviews before feeling able to trust a local business, and many of them look for a specific star rating before doing business with a local company.
Managing reviews is an integral part of any business’s online presence, and review management is especially important if you’re a local business. Reviews, or positive word-of-mouth marketing, are often the lifeblood of local businesses and something that you should incorporate into your overall marketing strategy.
A business that doesn’t do any marketing won’t grow, and likewise, a business without any reviews is in a danger zone as far as reputation goes. Not only that, if your competitors are acquiring more reviews than you it can reflect poorly on your company as well, having a detrimental impact to your online reputation and local SEO.
The benefits are clear, but how do you go about getting reviews for your company? Contact us today and we will run a FREE review report for your business and show you how you can automate your online review process.
Consumers read an average of 10 online reviews before feeling able to trust a local business, and many of them look for a specific star rating before doing business with a local company.
Stone Marketing Group was founded in 2017 with the passion to make marketing simple and profitable for all businesses.