Why your business should care about online reviews

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06 December, 2018 By Mark Linabury

The simple answer? New customers. If you're not interested in new customers, you can stop reading here.

Today's customer rarely buys or tries anything new without doing online research, and that means reading reviews. I interact with successful business owners all the time and am surprised at how many are unaware of their online reputation. Some are not even sure if they have a Google My Business Listing. If your business is already doing well, then why care?

New customers, that's why. How many new customers didn't visit your business or use your services because they couldn't find current reviews about you? You will never know. But one thing we are all taught as business owners is to never settle. There are always new customers and being a household name is not as easy as it used to be. Online Reputation Management is an important part of marketing your business, and you should be taking advantage of it. I bet your competitors are.

If you would like to learn how Local Influence can help with an easy-to-use yet powerful Reputation Management System and Promote Your Business to the Lake Houston / Greater East Montgomery County area, please contact us.​ If you are not interested in getting new customers, then you probably shouldn't have read this far.

PS We all read reviews, but do you write them?​

Written by

Mark Linabury

Mark Linabury is the founder of Local Influence, LLC and LocalMeA - The Best of Local (helping small businesses stand out from the crowd). Mark is also the Marketing Representative for ServiceMaster Restoration & Cleaning


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