Scott Brandley

Scott Brandley is the co-founder of Shopper Approved - one of the largest review companies in the US, and a two-time Inc. 500 award winner, Trust Guard - a website security company protecting thousands of businesses and millions of consumers from hackers, and Local Reviews - a local rating and review platform helping local businesses stand out in search.
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Local Reviews & Their Importance For Local Businesses

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Some local businesses may think they can avoid the game of vying for online reviews since they often rely on word of mouth to bring in customers. But if that is your mindset, we’ve got news for you: Online reviews are word-of-mouth marketing, and they’re driving the bulk of local business just as much as e-commerce…

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How To Get Google Reviews

Getting more Google reviews for your business may seem like a tough code to crack, but we’re here with a word of good news: you don’t need to be an expert cryptographer to solve this marketing challenge. With a little education and a lot of consistency using the steps below, you’ll be well on your way to garnering an impressive collection of Google reviews…

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The Nine Things you should ALWAYS do when Responding to 1 and 2 Star Reviews

As a business owner, one of the worst feelings is getting a 1 or 2-star rating and review from an upset customer.  Whenever one of these bad ratings comes through, it’s natural to go through a range of mixed emotions; from shock, to anger, to fear, to frustration, and back to anger again.  But very rarely is empathy brought into play, which is the ONE emotion that makes all the difference…

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How To Ask Customers For Reviews? Top 12 Tips

Get more reviews - how to ask customers for reviews

Online reviews are a powerful way to help your company grow, but the majority of customers simply don’t take the time to leave a review on their own accord. Luckily, asking for reviews in the right way can greatly increase the number of online reviews you get every month. But there’s definitely an art in how to ask for a review…

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