To get the direct link to your 5-star Google review for your Google Business page, here are the steps to take once your Google Business page is verified and live on Google:
1. Search yourself on Google
2. Click on the "Write Review" button that appears on your Google Business listing
3. Copy the long link/URL from the address bar (it will end in a 3,,)
4. Go to the RE/MAX URL shortener here: https://www.maxcntr.com/shortener
5. Click the “Create Link” button in upper-right corner. Paste the link you copied earlier into the box.
6. Take out the final comma in that pasted link and add a 5, to the end
7. Click the “Create Link” button
Copy & paste verbiage to use to ask for reviews:
I need to ask you a favor. I am building my online business reviews and would so appreciate one from you. It just takes a few moments to complete by clicking the direct link below. Your time and review mean the world to me...thank you!
If you have a Google/gmail account, please go here to complete a Google review:
[paste your direct Google Business page review link here]
If you're on Facebook, please go here:
[paste your direct Facebook business page review link here]
How to get Zillow Reviews:
1. Sign into your Zillow account
2. Go to your Zillow Profile
3. Select "Request a review"
4. A form will appear where you can ask for reviews three ways:
-Email individual clients with a link to a review form on Zillow. To streamline this process, you can pre-populate the form with the address of the home you helped them buy or sell, and fill in the service you provided (buyer's agent, seller's agent, etc).
-Email multiple clients using one general form (up to 50 email addresses allowed per day). Each of your clients will get an email from you, with a link to the agent review request form.
-Send a client a direct link to your review form. Cut and paste the URL that goes that goes directly to a review for you.
100% complete - All online profiles: Facebook, Google Business, Zillow, etc.
Consistency - Same name used across all profiles (i.e. Joe Smith - REALTOR - RE/MAX Signature Properties
Reviews (min of 6) - Rotate review sources: Gather reviews from Google, Facebook, etc.
Buy citations & social signals:
Facebook Ads Manager - look & feel will be changing soon - short video here
Video ad changes - more analytic to review; In-Stream Videos
Engagement ads - Use zip codes
Review analytics to adjust your ads
Use videos and Facebook Live on Facebook to get better organic placement through Facebook algorithms