Scary Responses Customer Reviews

October is the month of tricks, treats and all things spooky. But do you know one thing that shouldn’t be scary — even on Halloween? Your responses to customer reviews! Sure, it can be easy to get spooked by the occasional negative review. But the way you respond to a negative review (or don’t) plays a huge role in how much…

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ugc and holiday returns

Product returns are an ongoing frustration for the majority of brands and retailers — especially those that sell online. CNBC reports that 15-40% percent of online purchases are returned, compared to 5-10% of in-store purchases. And it seems the problem is only getting bigger. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, more consumers are shopping online. As a…

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One Bad Review

Introduction Negative reviews are a fact of life for businesses — even the most customer-focused ones. No matter how great a product or service is, it’s simply impossible to please every person every single time. Negative reviews may be unavoidable, but that doesn’t businesses welcome them. That’s because this content can do some serious damage…

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AmazonBasics Safety Allgeations

AmazonBasics has been making headline news lately. First there were the antitrust allegations, which claim the company uses insider data to develop its own private label products that directly compete with other brands. Amazon launched its first private label brand, “AmazonBasics” in 2009. Today, they have more than 200 private label brands in a variety of…

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7 ways to respond to negative reviews

As a customer-focused business, you work hard to deliver products and experiences your shoppers love. So ideally, every single one of your shoppers would sing your praises. But that’s just not realistic. Sometimes, things go wrong. Perhaps a shipment is delayed or a shopper receives an item that’s been damaged in transit. Or maybe a…

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Customer Feedback Business Results

Customer feedback is essential to a brand’s success. After all, it’s difficult to determine if you’re satisfying your customers’ needs (and understand how you can improve) if you’re not continually asking for input. Of course, there are many ways a shopper can share their feedback on products, brands and experiences. But increasingly, consumers provide input…

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Review Consolidation

Reviews are one of the top factors a shopper considers when making a purchase. And as it turns out, consumers have started to depend on reviews even more during the COVID-19 pandemic. A PowerReviews analysis found that towards the end of April 2020, consumers engaged with reviews prior to making a purchase at double the rate as the same…

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review management for brands and fda regulations

Winning brands work tirelessly to develop innovative products that satisfy consumers’ ever changing wants and needs. Of course, these brands also strive to develop products that are safe for consumers to use. In addition to their own safety and quality standards, brands — especially those that manufacture consumer packaged goods — must abide by rules…

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