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Locl Premium

Best in class Google Business Profile (GBP) Listing, Reputation, Performance, and Social management and automation tools.

6/54

Locl Score

Quickly see where your business is visible on the top 50+ Search Directories and where your problems exist.

Directory Sync

Directory Sync enrolls, corrects, and synchronizes missing and inaccurate listings automatically.

Use case
Direct: B2B

Owner/Operators

Everything you need to manage your brand online and turn searches into in-store visits and customers.

Brands/Franchises

Locl removes the frustration from multi-location, multi-platform management and automation.

Agencies

Locl enables agencies to drive sales, client retention, and scale listings management as a service.

Enterprise: B2B2B: White Label, Resellers, and Referral Partners

DMOs & CVBs

Locl’s Destination Performance Program educates, equips, and elevates destinations, improving the visitor experience and new insights.

Payment Service Providers

Merchants with high-performing listings attract and transact more often. Offer Locl to your merchants through white-label, resale, and embedded options.

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Why and How to Monitor Your Online Business Reviews

Introduction:

In the digital age, online reviews are vital for the success and reputation of businesses. They not only influence customer decisions but also affect search engine rankings. This guide explores why monitoring online reviews is crucial and how to effectively manage them.

Why Monitor Online Reviews?

  • Impact on Customer Decisions: Reviews are often the first thing potential customers see. Positive reviews can attract new customers, while negative ones can deter them.
  • Influence on SEO: Search engines factor in the number and quality of reviews when determining rankings, especially in local searches.
  • Feedback for Improvement: Reviews provide valuable feedback, allowing you to understand customer experiences and areas for improvement.
  • Reputation Management: Regular monitoring helps you manage your online reputation and respond to any negative sentiments swiftly.

How to Monitor Online Reviews:

  • Set Up Alerts and Notifications: Use tools like Google Alerts or specific platforms like Yelp and TripAdvisor to get notifications of new reviews.
  • Regular Check-Ins: Schedule regular intervals to check review sites manually, ensuring you don’t miss any feedback.
  • Utilize Review Management Software: Consider using review management tools to centralize and simplify the monitoring process.

Responding to Reviews:

  • Acknowledge Positive Reviews: Thank customers for positive reviews, which can encourage continued support and loyalty.
  • Address Negative Reviews Professionally: Respond promptly and professionally to negative reviews. Offer solutions and demonstrate a commitment to customer satisfaction.
  • Encourage Reviews: Remind satisfied customers to leave reviews. This can be done post-purchase or through follow-up emails.

Analyzing Review Trends:

  • Identify Common Themes: Look for common points in reviews, both positive and negative, to identify trends in customer experience.
  • Take Action on Feedback: Use the insights gained from reviews to make informed decisions about product or service enhancements.

Encouraging Ethical Review Practices:

  • Avoid Fake Reviews: Never resort to creating fake reviews. Authenticity is key in maintaining trust and credibility.
  • Don’t Solicit for Positive Reviews: Encourage honest reviews rather than soliciting only positive ones.

Conclusion:

Monitoring and managing online reviews is essential for maintaining a strong digital presence and reputation. By actively engaging with reviews and using the feedback constructively, businesses can enhance customer experiences, improve SEO rankings, and ultimately drive growth and success.

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