Online Reviews…Over the Phone?

As we all are relatively well aware, online reviews are rapidly on the rise. Be it Yelp, Citysearch, Amazon, Google+, you name it; online reviews are here to stay. But is there such thing as online reviews..over the phone? Online reviews, over the phone that are…somehow, still online? Enter Call Me Ishmael. Call Me Ishmael […]

Trouble in Paradise for Angie’s List?

Angie’s List, the pioneer in online reviews since 1995, is facing challenging times with the recent proliferation of free review sites. Many of the members of Angie’s list (that lists mostly home-improvement services and contractors) feel that the value proposition is quite simple; when they are going to invest upwards of $50,000 on a home renovation or related cost, they are willing to spend a few […]

Review Site Series: Ability to Add Photos With Reviews

For this edition of our Review Site Series, we wanted to focus on review sites that allow the ability to add a photo with a review. Many review sites such as Yelp, Citysearch and Foursquare allow users to add photos to their reviews and/or check-ins. We feel that this is a very nifty feature to […]

There is New Life in SEO – It’s called REVIEWS

Just do a web search for “Is SEO Dead” and you will find pages upon pages of articles about the supposed “death” of SEO. So is SEO really dead? Of course not. The rules have just changed. Whether you are new or experienced with SEO (if you’re new to it, see the explanation below, then […]

Review Site Series: 5-Star vs. Alternate Rating Scales

In this installment of our Review Site Series, we wanted to focus on the rating scales used by different review sites. Most review sites use a 5-Star rating scale, but others, such as Zagat use an alternate rating scale. (Zagat uses a 30-point scale.) We at ReviewInc feel that having a scale other than the […]