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Google Business Reviews: How To Write Them Right

When you have a positive experience with a company and want to reward them, writing a Google review is a great way to express your gratitude.

When should you write a Google Business Review?

Have you ever gotten such great customer service that you couldn’t wait to tell someone about it? Consider firing up for Google Business Reviews!
Other times, you may have a horrible experience and want to submit a negative review. You want to advise others to stay away from that company.
After all, it’s in our DNA to share knowledge about both pleasant and negative events. In either case, leaving a Google Business Review is the most effective way to get your thoughts out.
On the internet, there are various platforms that collect reviews. They get them from clients all around the world. However, like with so many other services these days, Google reviews are the most extensively used.

Customers use Google to help them decide which establishments to visit.

Restaurants, barbershops, spas…wherever you go, there’s almost certainly a Google review with a user’s experience.
As a consumer, make it a habit to verify a company’s ratings before entering their premises. This handy little tool can help you establish your expectations. In addition, it helps you to be more prepared for what they have to offer.
Under Google Business Reviews, you’ll also find the company’s contact information, opening hours, and location. Furthermore, you should understand how Google reviews function as a business owner so that you may use them to market your company.

What is the procedure for leaving a Google review?

You can use the Google review app in two ways. Don’t worry, neither is difficult, and we’ll guide you through them.
Let’s say you’ve discovered a fantastic company and want to submit a review. It only takes three simple steps to leave a review. That review then appears in their Google My Business reviews:

  • First: Log in to your Google account. You must be logged in to use any Google service.
    • In addition, your review will display your user name and profile photo.
  • Next: Look for the company by typing its name into the Google search bar. The name should come up first in the search results. A star rating and the number of reviews the business has already will be displayed on the right-hand side of your screen.
  • After That: Select “Google Reviews” from the drop-down menu. When the reviews screen appears, click the “Write a review” button.
  • Finally: Write a review. Rate the company on a scale of one to five stars and tell about your experience. The higher the number of stars, the better your interaction.
    The very best reviews include photos! When you’re happy with what you’ve written, hit publish, and you’re done! Your Google review is visible to the entire world.

How to leave a Google Maps review.

Sometimes you just want to submit a quick review on Google Maps with your phone. Here’s how to do it.

  1. Log into your Google account and conduct a search for the company.
  2. Select Google Maps from the drop-down menu.
  3. On the left side of your screen, the business information will appear. To see the reviews, click on the number of reviews. Additionally, you can scroll down to the bottom of the page to get the entire result.
  4. Click “Write a review” when the review screen appears.
  5. Now select the number of stars you wish to award the company: the better your experience, the more stars you wish to award. One star for a negative experience and five stars for a positive experience.
  6. Describe your experience here and include a few images so that future Googlers may get a sense of the company’s culture.
  7. Once you’ve clicked “Publish,” your company review will be visible to everyone.


Google Business Reviews can assist you in making purchasing selections. However, they can also transform your business!
It’s true that not every consumer is willing to go through the trouble of submitting a review. However, those who do are usually those who have had either a positive or a poor experience.
In any case, get into the habit of asking your consumers to give you a Google review. Every time you engage, you fully leverage the potential of Google reviews. Furthermore, you may either walk them through the procedure yourself or email them this article to assist them.
Google Business Reviews are a great way to get the word out about your company.

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Brad is the former editor who oversaw contributed content at ReadWrite.com. He previously worked as an editor at PayPal and Crunchbase.

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