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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Fashion Nova and the Problem With Suppressing Negative Reviews

Fashion Nova Negative Review Suppression

Over-Moderating Customer Feedback and Q&As Reduces Brand Authenticity Consumers have endless information at their fingertips when researching what products to purchase. But these days, they rely less on brand-provided messaging and marketing – and more on feedback from others like them. How do they access this feedback? Increasingly, by engaging with reviews, questions and answers…

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5 Key Takeaways From Our UGC Survey Comparing Brands & Consumers

UGC Expectations Survey

Brands should learn how to meet consumer expectations. Why? A brand that doesn’t put the customer first in today’s landscape risks losing customers to competitors who meet their expectations. To evaluate the extent of this analysis, we executed a UGC survey with 261 brands and 522 consumers in the U.S. The objective of the survey…

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2 New Ways for Brands to Engage with Product Reviews on Amazon

Responding to reviews, regardless of where those reviews were written, is so important. When you respond to a negative review, you have the opportunity to turn a bad situation around and show the reviewer (and future prospective customers) that you care. Here at 1440, we strongly believe brands should respond to reviews, regardless of where…

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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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The Brand’s Guide to App Store Review Management

App Store Review Management

Proactively managing reviews is an important way to protect your online reputation — and strengthen it. And if you’re like many enterprise brands, you’ve got a lot of different types of reviews on your hands. As an example, let’s consider a brand like Adidas. Consumers can write reviews for Adidas products on Adidas.com — as…

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How to Simplify Multi-Channel Review Management in Salesforce

Multi-Channel Review Management Salesforce

When it comes to reviews, you might have a preferred channel (say, reviews posted and managed on your own website). But today’s consumers have choices. They can write and read reviews on a plethora of sites depending on the industry vertical. So while hosting reviews on your own dot com is great—especially as brands push…

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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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Who Should Monitor Your Online Reviews?

Who Should Monitor Online Reviews

These days, there are a lot of ways consumers share their feedback about products and experiences. But one method that’s growing in popularity is writing reviews. 50% of shoppers wrote reviews for at least one product they purchased in 2018 (PowerReviews). In comparison, 42% of shoppers wrote at least one review in 2014. Brands can’t…

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How Not to Scare Customers Away with a Bad Review Response

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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