Conversion Optimization, Social Proof, Testimonials, Video Marketing

16 WordPress Testimonials Plugins for 2020

Almost a third of the web now operates on WordPress, the easy-to-use content management system for web developers and beginners alike. Part of this popularity comes from the thousands of versatile and user-friendly plugins available for almost any function, including WordPress testimonial plugins. With the right WordPress testimonial plugin, you can easily collect and manage… Continue reading
online review statistics

online reviews, Reputation Management, Social Proof

2018 Online Review Statistics You Need to Know

Online reviews have become an essential part of not only ecommerce, but buyer behavior in general. Before visiting a restaurant, booking a hotel, or even seeing a doctor or buying a car, consumers want to know about other consumers’ experiences. While the use of online reviews varies across industries and across different review sites, these… Continue reading

Reputation Management, Social Proof, Testimonials

How to Ask for a Google Review: 11 Proven Techniques to Use

Setting up a Google Business account is a great tactic to boost your search engine optimization and build brand recognition and loyalty. Google makes it easy for people to leave reviews, and these reviews will show up with your Google Business listing. To build a strong reputation online, you need to know how to ask… Continue reading
video testimonials in book marketing

Reputation Management, Social Proof, Testimonials

Case Study: Seth Godin Uses Video Testimonials to Build Social Proof in Book Marketing

People look to other people when they need an opinion on a product or service online. If they cannot physically see or experience it, they probably need some additional proof it’s worth the purchase. This is also true in book marketing. That’s where a strong testimonial collection strategy comes in. Seth Godin, author, teacher, entrepreneur… Continue reading
how to calculate your net promoter score

Conversion Optimization, Reputation Management, Social Proof, Testimonials

How to Collect, Use and Calculate Your Net Promoter Score

Since it was first introduced in 2003 in the Harvard Business Review, the Net Promoter Score (or NPS) has quickly become one of the most powerful metrics in measuring customer satisfaction. Not only does your Net Promoter Score tell you how your customers feel, but it also correlates with customer spending, income growth, customer retention,… Continue reading
building brand through customer testimonials

Social Proof, Testimonials

Case Study: Savvy + Co Real Estate Agents Build Their Brand Through Testimonials

No other purchase has more emotional investment—or any kind of investment—than a home. Real estate agents guide prospective homeowners through this process, and when they provide an exceptional experience, their clients notice. Strong client sentiment, a personal relationship, and a powerful story of dreams fulfilled provides the perfect setting for gathering highly effective testimonials. Savvy… Continue reading

Reputation Management, Social Proof

Case Study: RevenueWell Captures Boast Video Testimonials at Trade Shows

Connecting with customers and gaining authority in a niche industry can be difficult. RevenueWell, a customer communication platform for dental practices, took on this challenge by leveraging the power of testimonials and collecting video testimonials at trade shows. RevenueWell, like other industry-specific tools, understood the importance of trade shows as a pivotal networking tool. Using… Continue reading
Trusted Housitters Moments and Memories Boast Testimonial Campaign

Conversion Optimization, Social Proof, Testimonials, Video Marketing

Case Study: How Trusted Housesitters Collected Over 2,000 Boast Customer Testimonials Using a Contest

Sharing economy websites—platforms that facilitate lending, buying, and selling goods or services from individuals online—have revolutionized a number of industries from travel to education, even childcare, food and beauty services. Trust in these peer-to-peer marketplaces is the currency second only to currency itself. Dealing with two of the most cherished things in many of our… Continue reading
Gavel In Front Of Row Of Law Books

Reputation Management, Social Proof, Testimonials

Are Paid or Fake Testimonials Illegal?

Launching a product or starting a business is hard. You’ve spent time and money to make something great, but no one is paying attention. You need to get noticed, so you find yourself in a gray area, asking; Are paid or fake testimonials illegal? How illegal are they? Will I get caught? You’re certainly not… Continue reading
Trustworthy and Reliable Testimonials

Reputation Management, Social Proof, Testimonials

7 Signs of a Trustworthy and Reliable Testimonial

Positive reviews and testimonials influence as many as 90% of buyers. If a product is reviewed favorably or you see a convincing testimonial, you’re more likely to believe it’s a good product and buy it. But are product testimonials reliable? We’ve all seen suspicious commercials with testimonials from “real people, not actors.” We’ve seen long… Continue reading
User generated content campaigns

Reputation Management, Social Proof

12 User Generated Content Campaign Examples From Big Brands

Consumer’s trust each other more than they trust brands, in fact in one survey conducted, 63% of respondents said they trust photos taken by customers more than those taken by a manufacturer or seller. This makes user generated content—videos, photos or comments from your customers—even more valuable. Millennials produce and respond to user generated  content examples… Continue reading