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The Top 10 Review Websites

We live in an age where opinion matters. Online reviews provide a platform for businesses and customers to share information, experiences, and yes, their opinion. Review websites can bolster your organization’s profile and increase your online presence. In fact, studies have shown that most consumers will check a review site before visiting a business.

As a Kelowna marketing agency, Twin Creek Media has helped several businesses use review sites for testimonials, online listings, and for engagement in providing the best customer service.

See what websites make the top 10 list!


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1. Google My Business

Top of the heap. A study by ReviewTrackers has shown that 63.6 percent of consumers are likely to check online reviews on Google before visiting a business.

2. Facebook

Spread the word. Facebook allows you to place a star rating on a business’ news feed or recommend a business to share on your own page with your friends or the public.

3. Amazon

Get recommendations on books, electronics, music and more through customer reviews on all the products that Amazon distributes.

4. Yelp

Build a business page and they will come. Yelp allows businesses to connect and communicate with their customers through online listings and reviews.

5. TripAdvisor

With listings, reviews, and even reservation booking capabilities, TripAdvisor is the place to visit when looking for airlines, hotels, restaurants, and other travel-tourism information.

Read our blog on How to Respond to Negative Reviews.

6. Yellow Pages

Let your fingers do the walking by checking this Canadian community online (and printed) source for categorized business listings and reviews.

7. Better Business Bureau

Trust is the name of the game. The BBB offers a marketplace for Canadian consumers to network with accredited businesses, receive quotes, get reviews, and even file complaints.

8. Manta

Provides an online marketplace for American small business owners to promote themselves, connect with customers, and receive online traffic with a free business listing.

9. Angie's List

Stylized for US consumers, Angie’s List is an online classified site that offers local listings and reviews on professional contractor services from plumbing to painting.

10. Foursquare

Downloaded to a smartphone, Foursquare is a social networking app for people to find, check-in and post reviews for restaurants, attractions, and other businesses.

Read our blog on How to Respond to Positive Reviews.

Twin Creek Media’s team of professional Kelowna website developers and marketing experts have worked with both local and national companies on their marketing strategy, production, design, promotion, and programming. Let us help you integrate the tools you need to do business in this current climate.