Managing Your Online Reputation: How to Get More Reviews

The key to getting more reviews is asking for them!

Did you know that 84% of consumers trust reviews as much as personal recommendations?1 If you’re not asking your patients to review your practice, now is a good time to start! The more reviews your patients are giving you, the easier it will be to raise your online ratings and keep them high. People are always looking for ways to support small businesses, so don’t be afraid to ask your satisfied patients to help. First, ensure you have claimed all your business pages, then consider these ideas to ask for reviews: 

In-Practice:

Set up signage in your practice, such as at your check-out area, to remind patients to leave a review. You can also have your front desk associate ask patients to leave a review after their visit. Download and print this version to get started today. 

Email:

Send an email like the one below after a visit to encourage your patients to leave reviews.

Social Media:

Share a post on your social media channels with a friendly reminder for patients to review your practice. Download this post here.

1. Bloem, C. (2017, July 31). 84 percent of people trust online reviews as much as Friends. Here's how to manage what they see. https://www.inc.com/craig-bloem/84-percent-of-people-trust-online-reviews-as-much-.html.