INFOGRAPHIC: Most Restaurant-Goers Rely on Online Reviews In the digital age, finding a scrumptious meal or delectable dessert is only a few clicks away. Food review sites and apps like Yelp and Foodspotting make eating well superbly easy. Before setting foot outside, about 45% of consumers have already chosen where to eat with the help of an online dining guide. Online reviews are a huge decider of what’s for dinner — 57%
Survey: 90% Of Customers Say Buying Decisions Are Influenced By Online Reviews. According to a new survey conducted by Dimensional Research, an overwhelming 90 percent of respondents who recalled reading online reviews claimed that positive online reviews influenced buying decisions, while 86 percent said buying decisions were influenced by negative online reviews. #WOMM #OnlineReviews
Not fool proof...but the list below provides a few suggestions on how to look at how the reviews are written to determine if they are legit. It's a good practice to regularly scan your company reviews to see how they appear to people who rely on reviews to determine whether to business with you!
3 Ethical Ways to Boost Positive Online Reviews --Online review sites, such as Yelp or TripAdvisor, can be a boon for your business. But you need to take an active role in generating and making the most of positive comments. #entrepreneur