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Or you can start right from the top: It takes a couple minutes to read them. If you have questions, you can ask me. But just read and follow the rules.
Taking a couple minutes to do so can save you from serious heartache.
A competitor with no reviews or awful reviews may outrank you. But rankings are secondary: The real point of reviews is to give people a reason to click on your listing and then to pick up the phone or visit your website.
A 1 ranking for a business with no reviews is a missed opportunity. But, like many other things Google has created, it only halfway works at the moment and sometimes fails spectacularly.
For more on how to keep your reviews out of the filter, see my checklist. You just have to find out from your customers what they find easiest. You want potential customers and Google to have the benefit of reading at least a couple lines on your business and on what makes you better than the next guy or gal.
They can be as long or as short as your customers would like. Nor have I found that Google is more likely to filter out one length of review. My rule of thumb is that one small paragraph is a great length for a review. Google has rules against cross-posting — that is, copying a Google review and pasting it onto your website or onto another review site e.
If you try to build a clone army out of your Google review, it may be removed, and your clone army will wander around without a Fearless Leader. Google is constantly changing. Its policies, its staff, and its technology.
The difficulties in getting reviews change from year to year. You need reviews on a diversity of sites. At least in terms of rankings, the number of reviews you have seems to matter more than the quality of those reviews i.
The review may be a pack of lies, but there are not as far as I know human editors to whom you can appeal. There is no Supreme Court here. Google seems more likely to filter the reviews of businesses in certain industries than in others — particularly car dealerships and in my experience businesses that travel to customers.
Reviews can vanish and then return. They never seem to go away for good. For instance, sometimes Google will temporarily lose many or all of your reviews — but then they might show up on your page again a few days later. Google seems to mothball them away, rather than snuff them out completely.
This means, for one thing, that you should not focus exclusively on Google reviews. If you have 10 customer reviews and 2 identical or near-identical Google listings, it might be the case that one listing has 6 of the reviews and the other has 4. See this great comment by Mike Blumenthal on a post I did.
Google seems to mothball reviews. Reviews by these people may help your rankings more than will reviews by other people. Businesses can review each other. This can be a good way to scare up some more reviews. A review is not the final word.
You can and should write responses to the reviews, both good and bad.iPad Pro review: Apple takes the tablet to new heights (at a price) Apple's new iPad is blazingly fast, gorgeous to look at, and quite simply the best tablet out there - and for a lot of people.
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Even if you create a Yelp account, even if you sign into your Yelp account, even if you're physically at a business with the app open - no reviews for you.
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