We’ve all been out looking for a new restaurant or service to try, and when we see reviews online, it lets us know people are talking about them — good or bad. With so much content, services, and businesses out there (especially on the web) more and more consumers are flocking to online review sites, forums and apps to share their opinions. As we’ve all learned from social media, people like to talk, and they like to share… so it’s a logical conclusion that the best way for people to get their opinions heard and share their experiences with the masses is by posting their reviews of businesses here online.
Reviews are made because, believe it or not, people care about their fellow consumers and want to help out when it comes time for others to make a similar decision. People see posting reviews as a way of giving back to the world. They also see them as a way to reward companies that have done right by them, or let companies know how they could make better decisions about their products and services. Big brands aren’t the only ones who need to pay attention to online reviews. When it comes to local businesses, people are looking at up to 10 reviews before making a decision, and trust a business with a minimum of 6 to 10. More reviews could be the deciding factor in where people choose to take their business. Explore other ways people are being unselfish in their online reviews below.
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