Why should we give our favorite businesses 5-Star Reviews?
Online reviews may not seem like a big deal to you, but they dramatically affect a business’s search engine rankings and the likelihood that they’ll get shown and recommended to other people.
90% of consumers read online reviews before visiting a business and 88% of consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations. Customers and likely to spend 31% more on a business with "excellent" reviews and 72% say that positive reviews make them trust a local business more.
If you really love a business, one of the easiest ways you can show your support and make a real difference in helping them succeed is to leave great reviews!
Below are instructions on how to give businesses positive 5-Star reviews. You can also download an easy to print PDF of those instructions here! While the instructions use a restaurant for the example, you can give positive reviews to any of your favorite businesses, no matter what type of business they are.
(Note: These instructions show the desktop screens, mobile devices may appear different.)