How to write a Review in Google!
In this blog post, we are going to explain to you how to write a review in Google. we do some google reviews for our own clients who don’t really know what a google review is. Yes, it might seem a little weird because most users more or less know what a google review is but some of our clients have a hard time writing them and figuring out the system behind them.
What is a Google review?
We all hear about the world-famous google stars ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐. A Google review is an opinion or comment + a score that ranges from zero stars to 5 stars. The maximum score would obviously be a 5-star review!
When we google the name of a company, sometimes a box appears like the one in the image above. I say sometimes because that box is the google file of the company we are looking for. But not all companies have that Google My Business tab. if you have a company and you don’t see your Google My Business page, which is free to create, we recommended creating a google my business page right away, you can start that process by clicking here.
How to Add A Review On Google!
Google requires that we use a Gmail type of email when posting reviews (firstname.lastname@example.org). You cannot write a review with an email such as email@example.com. The good news is registering a Gmail address email is easy and fast to do. click this link right here to sign up for a Gmail account.
Once we have logged into google, a screen like this appears:
Now it is time to write your Google review
- The first and most important thing is to think about the number of stars you want to leave. If we forget to choose the number of stars and just write, we may be giving a terrible review without knowing it.
- Then we write the comment. It is up to you if you want to write or not write anything at all. I reccomened writing a review with your star rating so other customers can learn more about your experance with the business.
- Add one or more images. If you want to go the extra mile when leaving a review you can add images or videos to your review.
Advantages of writing a Google review for the Business:
- They help improve the company’s image or online reputation.
- They are essential for Local SEO and SEO in general.
- It helps a lot for position in the searches we do on Google Maps.
- It shows that the business has lots of Interaction with their clients.
Good Job! you just helped out others in your community by posting a Google review!
Now that you know how to post a review in Google, i recommend you to post some more reviews about other businesses you have had experience with, who knows you might even get selected to join Google’s very cool local guides program which you can find more about here. Lastly, if you are a business owner and you have been attacked by false or harmful reviews check out our review removal service by clicking the link right here! I hope you enjoyed this post on how to write a review in Google.
Common Questions About Google Reviews
You should write reviews to help other potential customers make better buying decisions. Reviews help us make better choices and without reviews we would be buying and hoping we made the correct decision, reviews give us peace of mind when making purchases.
Yes! Reviews should be fair and unbiased, If you have had a negative experience then you should post a review just like you would if you had a positive experience.
You can only reply to a Google review if you are the owner of the business that received the review.
The max character limit that you can write is 4000 characters.
No, this is considered spam by Google and could get both of your reviews removed.
Yes, you can add photos which is a really good way to show social proof about your experience with the business you are reviewing.
A Google Review can have a huge impact on your business. Depending on the number of reviews you have and their star rating, a single review can increase or decrease traffic to your website from google search listings. The more quality reviews that show up, the more likely someone will click on the listing and visit your site.
If you have any questions just post up in the comment section below and we will be happy to reply back!
-Matthew J Arnott