Review You! How Customer Reviews Impact SEO and Sales

July 13, 2017 by BizTraffic Team

 

Customer Reviews are an essential part of most people’s decision-making process. 90% of customers read reviews before visiting a store or a website, and 72% won’t make a purchase without reading a positive review.

This means that almost all of your customers base their decisions (at least in part) on reviews they read online.

Spending increases by 31% at businesses with positive reviews as well, and an increase in rating of just one star on Yelp leads to a 5%-9% increase in sales.

With good reviews you can drive more traffic to your business, and that traffic will spend more money.

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Filed Under: brand perception, customer engagement, online reviews, SEO, reputation management

Customer Service in the Age of Social Media

April 21, 2017 by BizTraffic Team

United has learned the hard way how many people are watching every move they make, with their most recent PR nightmare, but they're not alone. Plenty of companies have had issues with social media.

Customer service and reputation management have changed dramatically in the age of social media, and businesses need to adapt their strategies accordingly.

George Orwell could never have imagined the effects that the internet and social media would have on his idea of “Big Brother."

Smartphones and the internet have joined forces to create a million “little brothers”, watching everything companies do, and broadcasting those actions around the world in seconds.

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Filed Under: customer service, brand perception, social media management, reputation management, Google Alerts

Brand Consistency: How to Take Your Brand from Dull to Dazzling

January 13, 2016 by BizTraffic Team

 Your brand is the face of your company, but no one likes a two faced person, therefore having a brand with multiple messages and branding can cause distrust, confusion, and ultimately, hurt your business. Brand consistency is the key to correcting this issue.

But where do you start? Follow our triple D process, and your brand will go from forgettable and dull to dazzling and memorable. 

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Filed Under: brand perception, brand building, branding, build your brand, brand marketing

Do You Need to Change Your Brand Perception?

June 25, 2014 by BizTraffic Team

Sometimes a business needs to change brand perception because of a bad review, or worse, a bad reputation that’s spreading like wildfire over social media.

Whatever the reason, getting consumers to change their perceptions about a brand is not easy—especially if one of your competitors is their favorite brand. In fact, once consumers feel connected to a brand they want to stay with it, according to a PwC survey.

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Filed Under: brand perception, brand building, online reputation, branding