Google Posts Update To Google Plus Review Policy
Here is the latest post from Google, from an employee named Dasha. The article link is: Google Reviews and was posted today at 12:00 noon.
Dealers are still looking for guidance on how the Google+ review spam filters work and what are the best ways to get their active Google customer to post about their experience online.
Google is responding to dealer requests for clarity as well as all business owners that understand in impact of online reviews that are very visible in Google search.
Will this change increase the number of reviews that will appear on your Google+ Local page?
Here is what Google has to say as of today:
Is It Working? Yes Is The Answer For Some Dealers
Dealers are writing to me saying that they have seen a jump in reviews:
Justin Frauendienst on my Facebook page stated: “We just jumped too and gained back many of our “lost” reviews -Mankato Motors”
Comment by Aaron Wirtz on ADM stated: “We just jumped up from 20 to 33 reviews…I’ll be watching closely to see what happens.”
What are you seeing? Share it here on ISM.
Register For DMSC – Online Reputation Management
If you would like to send your team to DMSC, you can speak directly with industry experts on Reputation Management strategy. DealerRater.com, Cobalt.com, Dealer.com, and other companies can help your dealership make the most of your happy customers. Of course, Peter Leto from Google will be at the conference representing the Google Jumpstart Team for car dealers.
Contact Carrie Hemphill at 908-601-6475. If you are a member of this community, ask for special conference pricing. You can also register online.
Attendees will not need a rental car since the conference is being held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport in Orlando, which is connected to the airport. Hotel rooms are $149/night.
See you next week in Orlando.
Brian Pasch, CEO