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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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

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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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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amazon review comments going away

Last month, Amazon announced a change that’ll have a significant impact on how Brands, Manufacturers, and Sellers engage with shoppers: the comments feature on customer reviews will be eliminated, effective immediately. There has been a lot of chatter over forums this week and no doubt some heated conversations with Amazon reps. Understandably, most Brands and…

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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 care team

Customer-centric brands are laser-focused on providing great experiences to their shoppers. And for good reason. Consumers that have good experiences with a brand become loyal. What’s more, these happy shoppers are likely to spread the word about their great experiences. This, of course, leads to sales growth for the brand. In fact, according to an article…

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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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COVID Impact eCommerce

The world today is a much different place than it was just a few short months ago. In the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, stay-at-home orders and social distancing measures intended to “flatten the curve” have become our new normal. The pandemic has disrupted nearly every aspect of life — and will continue to…

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