5 UGC Metrics to Add to Your eCommerce KPIs

UGC Metrics

“You can’t improve what you don’t measure.” This quote, often attributed to Peter Drucker, is one that we hear in the business world quite a bit. And it certainly rings true. Without continuous measurement, it’s impossible for any business to know what’s going well and improve what isn’t. By now, most brands and retailers that…

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How Reviews Impact Conversion Rates: A Guide for 2022

By now, reviews are a part of daily life for most consumers. They consult this content when shopping for new products, considering which businesses to visit, choosing a mobile app to download, and even when considering a new job – not to mention myriad other situations. In fact, our recent survey on the role of…

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5 Components of a Helpful Review

Anatomy of a Helpful Review

Reviews were once a novel concept. But today, they’re an important resource consumers depend on to make decisions of all kinds, from what products to purchase to which businesses to visit — and everything in between. In fact, a survey from PowerReviews found that 94% of consumers always or regularly consult reviews when shopping online.…

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7 Ways to Use Templates for Review Responses

review response templates

Collecting and displaying reviews is proven to drive some pretty impressive results for your business. According to an analysis from our friends at Bazaarvoice, there’s a 128% lift in conversion when shoppers interact with ratings and reviews on “best-in-class” sites — as well as a 159% lift in revenue per visitor. But responding to reviews…

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Amazon Ratings vs. Amazon Reviews: What’s the Difference?

Amazon Ratings vs Amazon Reviews

Amazon has steadily grown its market share over the past decade. And the COVID-19 pandemic supercharged that growth. According to Forbes, Amazon’s annual revenue was up 38% in 2020. Of course, there are a number of reasons why a large (and growing) number of shoppers opt to shop on Amazon, including product selection and free,…

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11 Places to Include Reviews in Your Marketing Strategy (with 40+ Examples)

40 examples reviews in ads marketing

By now, the majority of brands understand the positive impact reviews can have on the bottom line. 94% of consumers say that positive reviews make them more likely to use a business (BrightLocal). And brands can experience as much as a 128% lift in conversion rate when shoppers interact with ratings and reviews (Bazaarvoice). Why…

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Introducing Translation Studio: Break Down Language Barriers Without Leaving Salesforce

Introducing Translation Studio for Salesforce

Consumers expect great service wherever they are on the purchase journey. And the current global crisis has only heightened these expectations. According to Salesforce, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised customer service standards for more than half (58%) of consumers. When companies hit the mark, they’re rewarded. Salesforce found that 71% of consumers say they’ve made…

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Why You Need to Respond to Negative Reviews (and How to Do It)

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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Why Service Level Agreements Matter to Brands

Review Response SLA

The majority of U.S. states have eased their stay-at-home orders, but many people are still reluctant to venture into crowded brick-and-mortar stores. And that means more consumers are shopping online. According to data from Bazaarvoice, in April 2020, eCommerce orders were up 96% year-over-year. With this rapid growth in eCommerce comes an increased dependence on user-generated…

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