Online Reviews for Booth Renters: The New Word of Mouth

In the bygone days of yester-year, the general thinking on word of mouth went something like this: If a customer has a good experience, she'll tell three friends. If a customer has a bad experience, he'll tell seven friends.

With Yelp, Facebook and Google, word of mouth has gone online and it's gone viral. Both good reviews and bad reviews have a shelf life of years. Just as you know you'll get good reviews, you can be just as certain that you'll get poor ones as well.

In this section, we touch on strategies for getting the most out of your good reviews and your not so good reviews.

October 1, 2017

Google Wants to Help You Say Thanks and Get More Reviews

As much as Google gets on my nerves, every now and then they do something that's actually pretty helpful. That's the state of things with their new online tool called Small Thanks.
June 21, 2017

How to Get Reviews as a Hair Stylist Without Screwing It Up

Online reviews are the new word of mouth. For booth renters, a good review profile equals new clients for your chair. Discover how to build one for free.
February 27, 2017

An Honest to Goodness Booth Renter Yelp Success Story

Even if you are the biggest Yelp hater, it's hard to deny that it does work. I'm not a fan of Yelp but I had to change my tune when I met Audrey Collins, an independent contractor who told me how she was making it work for her business.
January 9, 2017

How to Consistently Ask Your Clients for Reviews

May 19, 2014

The “Truth” About Getting Good Yelp Reviews

The first step in recovery is to admit there's a problem. The first rule to getting good Yelp reviews is to understand...
May 12, 2014
yelp review filter

8 Tips to Avoid Yelp’s Review Filter

Yelp's review filter can be annoying. But once you understand that it's not the reviews being filtered, then you can start ...
November 22, 2013

How To Get Customers To Leave Good Reviews

Let's face it. Online reputation repair is a pain in the neck. It's bad enough when a customer leaves a negative ...
November 18, 2013

Why You Need to Pay Attention to Online Review Sites

More stars and more good reviews. Success for your online reputation management company. But in the new reputation economy maybe not for you.


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