Latest online reviews Stories

2014-04-03 09:55:20

Weather helps determine whether a review will be positive or negative After looking at 1.1 million online reviews for 840,000 restaurants in more than 32,000 cities across the country, Georgia Tech and Yahoo Labs researchers have found that the weather outside can be just as significant a factor for reviews as what happens inside a restaurant. Their study shows evaluations written on rainy or snowy days, or very cold or hot days, are more negative than those written on nice days....

2014-02-25 08:43:46

Study of small businesses and their approach to online reviews also reveals that SMB owners think the online reviews system is stacked against them NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Yodle, a leader in local online marketing, today announced results from its first ever "Small Business and Online Reviews Survey." The study, which was conducted in December 2013 through a third party research firm, polled 300 small business owners nationwide across a large array of service industries to...

2014-01-24 08:20:39

DMEautomotive survey reveals that online search is the #1 way first-time consumers select dealership service departments - trumping 'drive-bys' and personal recommendations NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Internet/mobile search is the #1 way a dealership's first-time customer finds/selects them (29%). -- Dealers are locked in a competitive battle with the aftermarket: 82% of service consumers report they typically use the same service center, but...

2014-01-06 23:22:14

Small businesses benefit from the partnership between Whiteboard Marketing and Bazaarify, the leader in Business Reputation Management (BRM). Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 Bazaarify is a Business Reputation Management (BRM) solution that allows businesses to more easily listen to customers, address customer feedback and promote positive reviews. Whiteboard Marketing is excited to be a certified reseller for Bazaarify, making it easier for small businesses to monitor and grow their...

2014-01-02 23:00:06

In the January-February 2014 edition of the Harvard Business Review an article was published on January 1st, “What Marketers Misunderstand About Online Reviews,” that provided a general outline of what to consider when pursuing marketing strategies via online reviews. In response, 5StarControl.com adapts the information into a formula for generating a marketing plan through Yelp online reviews. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) January 02, 2014 The January-February 2014 volume of the Harvard...

2013-11-23 23:00:44

Sites now introduces to the online community a comprehensive list of blog sites comparing different product lines of manufacturers from various consumers about their likes and dislikes. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2013 Sites.us.com (http://www.sites.us.com) believes that any shopper who wishes to improve their knowledge of the various products and manufacturers should look no further than the Sites blog, a wealth of current manufacturer pricing and reviews, an ideal resource tool...

2013-09-27 23:00:35

New York AG Sting "Operation Clean Turf" proves upwards of 25% of online reviews are bogus. The inability to distinguish real reviews is taking eroding consumer confidence, until startup FlypList solved the problem. Reno, NV (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Most people think of the internet as a useful resource, with the answer to any question just a query away. But there is a seedy underbelly, much like the backroom brothels in Vegas nobody talks about, it's the money making side...

2013-07-07 23:01:19

In the light of a new report by BrightLocal, My Local Leads comments on the importance of getting kudos from customers. Kennebunk, Maine (PRWEB) July 07, 2013 The power of the positive online review for a local company should never be overlooked. Word of mouth advertising has always been one of the most important facets of a successful business. Treating customers right will bring in more customers and bring those same customers back from more. Organizations that fail to please are sure...

2013-01-03 05:03:38

Innovative platform helps local businesses monitor, collect and share customer reviews. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 ReviewInc announced the launch of its innovative online review software, which helps local businesses use online reviews to increase sales. ReviewInc turns happy customers into brand evangelists by better utilizing review sites such Yelp, Google+, Foursquare Bing Local and Yahoo! Local. ReviewInc is the first and only software company to offer an end-to-end...

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