Listing a business with Google is a no-brainer. Google is such a one-stop-shop for looking something up. Of course you always want your business listing a close to the top a possible, so making sure you have your Google listing as complete as possible is to get some reviews.
I have some customers that are low-tech, but want to use tech to get more business. I wanted to make it as easy as possible for a customer to be able to solicit their customers to leave a review. The customer did more landscape work; however, the business listing was under “construction”. Searching for a landscaper in his area wasn’t yeilding results. This is relevant in case he wanted to tell the customer to look him up and review him.
I found this great article about creating a tinyURL that will link the customer right to the screen they will need to review that business.
How To Ask Your Clients For Google + Business Reviews
The basics are as follows:
- Log into Google
- Bring up that business listing.
- Click on the “Write a review” button.
- Now copy the URL and paste it into a URL shrinker like “TinyURL”
That’s it. Your client can send this TinyURL for the customer to quickly leave a review.
I hope this helps someone else out there…