Online Reviews Dos and Don'ts
Any business owner or marketing professional involved with online review management should be aware of some important dos and don’t’s. It’s a good idea to familiarize yourself with these before you get started with review management, so you can feel confident in all of your decisions and actions.
What’s more, following these simple rules and best practices will help maximize the benefit of your reviews, and will minimize the risk of running into any problems with the sites you’re using. As you’re about to find out, it’s not only valuable to know what you should be doing, but also to know which practices and tactics you should be avoiding.
This will all be explained in the following guides:
- Embedding Reviews on Your Website
- Review Platform Guidelines
- Review Gating
- Risky Review Schemes to Avoid
Online Review Best Practices
Upon completion of this section, you’ll understand the benefit of showcasing positive reviews on your business website and know how to embed them yourself. You’ll also know why it’s essential that you carefully follow the guidelines for each platform and why you shouldn’t engage in review gating or other risky review schemes.
Having taken all of this wisdom on board, you’ll then be able to develop your review management strategy and boost your budding reputation—both of which are essential as you move forwards with your business.
As you progress, ensure that you stay up to date with any changes to the rules on the sites you’re using to avoid unexpected problems!