Harnessing the power of reviews from a prestigious search engine like Google has been in the minds of marketers for a very long and has been getting immense sales as well. No matter what industry you are in, encouraging people to shower their love on Google is the top priority of every smart marketer.
There’s no doubt how important Google reviews are. 89% of consumers see Google reviews before investing or visiting any business and a whopping 79% of users say they trust online reviews as much as they do personal recommendations.
Encouraging and collecting reviews is an essential part of growing your business. But what do we do when we have a good amount of reviews? We start embedding them on the website.
Speaking of websites, did you know nearly 17 million websites use GoDaddy’s VPS hosting and 1.7 million people use GoDaddy as their website building platform? It is one of the leading platforms to create your website.
Embedded reviews mean third-party reviews appearing on your website. The reviews you have on Google will automatically appear on your website. Now you might be thinking, this must take up a lot of time and coding.
In this blog, we will throw some light on how to add Google reviews on GoDaddy’s website without any coding expertise. Let’s get on with it, shall we?
Embed Google reviews on your GoDaddy website- A Guide
There are various methods to do this. However, as promised we shall focus on one such method that doe snot requires coding and does the work within a few minutes.
Allow us to introduce social media aggregator platforms like Taggbox. These platforms help you create Google review widgets and are a vault for amazing features that can make your widget more engaging and attractive.
1. Sign up or log in to your reviews platform account
Login or create a free account on your reviews aggregator platform. On the dashboard select the “Add social feeds” option.
You will be redirected to a pop-up window, where you can choose your source platform from where the web app will fetch your reviews. Choose “Google” here.
2. Create the widget
In the next pop-up, select from where you would like to fetch the reviews from the two options available.
Once you put in your credentials, click on the “Create feed” button.
3. Customize and moderate the content
You will be moved to the editor panel. Here you can choose from the various templates and decide the way you wish to display your reviews.
You can choose to change the background, and theme settings, add a banner, or use custom CSS to implement your imagination apart from the in-built features.
Once you are happy with the designs, you can move on to moderating the content. Eliminate any insensitive or inappropriate content from the widget, pin the best one on top, and much more.
Click on the “Publish” button once all your edits are completed. Now, choose the “Embed on Webpage” option from the four options displayed.
4. Copy the code
In this next option select “Other” from the list of website-building platforms shown on the side. Other options include WordPress, HTML, Wix, Squarespace, Weebly, etc.
Adjust the height and width of the widget to align with your website and copy the embed code displayed below.
5. Visit your GoDaddy account
Now, log in to your GoDaddy account. Navigate the editor page, and click on “add section”.
In the HTML section, paste the copied code of your reviews widget in the block displayed.
Once you paste the code and click on the “Update” button, your Google reviews widget will be live and functional on the website.
This widget will be updated in real-time and all your new reviews will be automatically displayed on the website in chronological order.
Adding Google reviews to your GoDaddy website is an easy process that does not take up a lot of time too. Apart from this, it comes with many more benefits such as.
It encourages people to make informed decisions faster without fiddling between web pages. This gives them just a small nudge to make a favorable purchase decision.
One of the biggest advantages of embedding Google reviews on your GoDaddy website is that it offers social proof. It is the reputation you create in the market based on what others say about you. This information is highly unbiased, unfiltered, and raw making it more trustable.
Displaying google reviews on the website builds trust in the eyes of customers. Whenever someone visits your website and sees Google reviews displayed right in front of their eyes, it builds their trust and showcases your brand as a transparent one.
It shows how happy your customers are with you, you value their opinion and give them the required importance and attention. As the widget is updated in real-time, it keeps a constant flow of new, unique, and authentic content on your website regularly.
With this, we come to the end of this blog, now you have a good idea about how to add Google reviews to the website and why a marketer or brand owner should consider it.