How to write a Google review

How to write a Google review
20 Jul 2015

Writing a Google Review is a great way of increasing the visibility of your business on Google. It’s a valuable SEO signal that improves your search rankings but also helps to strengthen your brand to new, potential customers.


Google Reviews

How to write a Google Review


To write a review you need to have a Google or Gmail account and be logged in. Please note that not everyone has a Google or Gmail account.


Here are the steps to writing a review:


  1. Go to


  1. Type in the name of the business in the left box and the location in the right box. E.g.
Google search

Go to and type in the company name


  1. You should then see your businesses and possibly related businesses as well. Click on the business once you’ve found it using the search. You should see 5 icons on it’s page below its details (see below).
Google icons

Click on the pencil icon

  1. Click the pencil icon and the review box will then appear.


  1. You can then rate the business or service using the 1 to 5 star scale, and type in the box any information you think will be useful for others e.g. “Great customer service!”


  1. When you’ve finished, click Publish!


If you need any help with your Google reviews or would like more information on how SEO can help you business, give us a call on 01992 582 824. We’d love to see how we can help.


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