Introduction to the Marketing Lyfe Podcast Ep. 96
Episode 96 of the marketing life podcast. This is Taylor Timothy, your host. And today guys, we’re going to be talking about how to get Google reviews. So let’s not waste any more time guys and dive right in.
So first things first guys, as far as Google reviews go, in my personal opinion, especially when it comes to local listings, Google reviews are very essential for the business and its growth. So you gotta be getting reviews on a consistent basis.
Now, if you are a startup and you haven’t got any reviews yet, I personally don’t recommend going to all hundred of your friends and getting them all to leave a hundred reviews immediately. So Google potentially could look at this as spam and you need to get reviews on a consistent basis.
Ask Your Customers
So the first thing to get Google reviews, one of the first things I always recommend is obviously you got to ask your customers. So if you’re a pizza shop, if you are, you know, a smoothie shop, whatever you’re doing, um, ask them to give you reviews as they come through the door. And obviously you can incentivize them by getting 50% off or different things like that right out the gate. So this is gonna help boost your Google reviews and then it’s going to help boost your local listing and it’s going to help your business in the long run.
You give stuff away for free at the beginning or incentivize them to help them out and then they’re going to help you in return in the long run. So just feel free to ask them. Um, like I said, so if you are a startup, um, like I said, and you have a hundred friends that will leave you reviews, then basically I just recommend reaching out to them on a consistent basis. Other friends. So if they’ve left a review, then you leave them alone, you go to your next friend, the next week you get another review and the more consistent reviews you’re going to get, the more it’s going to help your Google listing grow.
The second thing is obviously you guys, there’s tons of software out there that can help you get Google reviews really fast.
So there’s a lot, there’s software out there that basically after they purchase a product, they’ll get a text and they can be prompted to get reviews. Also, a lot of these products as well, they’ll filter the reviews, so if someone says I had a bad experience, then basically they won’t send them the review link. But if they’re getting good four or five stars, then they will send them the review link. So obviously Google might be looking at this at some point and realize and maybe B he, they might start debunking reviews.
I have no idea. But also this is potentially affecting the user experience as well. This, these types of softwares. So do I think these softwares are going to be abandoned now? I personally don’t, but this is one way I know for a fact that you guys can get more reviews. You can pay for their monthly subscription or service. Usually from what I’ve seen, it’s anywhere from three to $500 and you can just get constant and consistent reviews coming into your business as, and it’ll just kind of do it for you. So the cheap way is obviously the ask. And if you want to get reviews very consistently, a lot, and you have a lot of customers coming through your business, then obviously you guys can use this type of software.
Conclusion to the Marketing Lyfe Podcast Ep. 96
So guys, thanks for listening to episode 96 best way to get Google reviews. Guys, give Google reviews on a consistent basis if you can for your business. It’s just going to help you guys grow. You know, how often do you guys go out there and you say, Hey, where do you wanting to eat? Say food near me? And you go off of reviews, things like that. So think about that guys when it comes to your local listings. So thanks guys for listening. Like I said, go, feel free to go over and check out my online marketing master course where I teach you [inaudible] guys my entire process on how to generate leads online. So thanks guys for listening. And peace.