The connectivity of the Internet has made owning a small business easier while presenting a new and challenging set of problems. Keeping your online information up-to-date, maximizing your local search engine optimization (SEO) potential, and managing reviews are all basics of owning a business.
The Internet’s become an easily accessible and influential forum for current or prospective customers to share their opinions of your company’s service. And, a negative review — whether it’s warranted or not — can crush your company’s credibility in just a few sentences.
As a HVAC business owner, you may wonder how much consumers pay attention to online reviews when selecting HVAC and other home services providers. According to a new survey from Software Advice, the answer appears to be: quite a bit.
Yelp has earned its reputation as being one of the most prominent review websites on the Internet since 2004. Whether someone eats at a restaurant or gets service from an HVAC contractor, more and more frequently, consumers are turning to Yelp.com to provide a review of their experiences.