CHANNELS

Ratings + Reviews

Ratings + reviews are part of an ecosystem that presents an opportunity to improve your brand’s reputation and build stronger customer relationships. Gain a clearer view into how you stack up against the competition, what you need to do to rise to the top, and how to quantify ROI by connecting customer experience and sales growth.

97%

of people read reviews of local businesses

76%

of local smartphone searches lead to an in-store visit within 24 hours

45%

of consumers are more likely to visit a business if it responds to negative reviews

Increase search engine visibility, drive store traffic, + prove ROI

After the first 12 months of tracking and responding to consumer reviews, brands who implement a comprehensive online reputation management system typically see increased search engine placement and greater mobile engagement. A corresponding increase in exposure, traffic, and sales can directly link the customer experience with business results.

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Combine ratings + reviews with other channels for rich CX insights

Actionable insights result from having unsolicited social ratings + reviews with solicited location-level feedback all in a single platform. Our online reputation management solution pulls all the relevant information you need from the most important sources and puts it alongside your other CX data—providing a single source of cross-channel insights.

Engage with customers quickly + seamlessly

Our online reputation management platform provides real-time, role-based alerts, notifying you immediately of reviews with specific star ratings or comments containing keywords. Plus, you can respond to customer comments either individually or in bulk by using personalized, scripted response templates equipped with dynamic tagging.

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Find answers to your most critical ratings + reviews questions

  • What is the sentiment of review comments?
  • How are my locations performing compared to local competitors?
  • What are my best- and worst-performing locations?
  • Which sites are my reviews coming from?
  • How well are my locations responding to reviews vs. competitors?

SMG helped us stay ahead of issues, inspire customer loyalty, and improve business outcomes with ratings + reviews.

SEO Lead | Signet Jewelers

Customer experience management

SMG’s customer experience management programs are designed to keep pace with your omnichannel strategy as it grows and evolves across touchpoints, providing the flexibility to meet your customers’ needs where they’re most likely to connect with your brand.

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Data rich but insights poor?

Find out how we help clients turn mountains of data into actionable insights to drive meaningful business outcomes.

Client success

Brands choose SMG because we understand their industry + challenges, and provide the “always on” partnership needed to help them realize ROI with their XM programs.

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