Clean your appearance on Google: Learn how to delete a Google Review

  • Or how many of you now go to a restaurant and learn the most delicious dish from the clerk there?
  • Or do you write the name of this restaurant on Google Maps and read the business account reviews before you take off?
  • Three-quarters of customers believe online reviews are as trustworthy as personal recommendations.
  • Google is the most common medium for online reviews. It is used by 57 percent of consumers to read the reviews.

Every business wishes for the positive feedback

But the truth is that consumers who have had a bad experience are more inclined to leave an online review. Because they are dealing with an issue and either want to fix it or choose to react to it somehow.

One of the most important advantages of Google reviews is that they help improve local search rankings.
One of the most important advantages of Google reviews is that they help improve local search rankings.
In 2020, 87% of consumers preferred to read online reviews for local businesses, rising from 81% in 2019.
In 2020, 87% of consumers preferred to read online reviews for local businesses, rising from 81% in 2019.
You only need to have a Google account or create a Google Account for free for Google My Business set up.
Claim and verify your Google My Business to delete a google review
Claim and verify your Google My Business to delete a google review

Now, let’s go back to the hotly debated question: can you delete google reviews?

The answer is a bit troublesome.

How to delete a google review?

Method 1: Flagging Google Reviews

Step #1: Go to your Google My Business profile or open Google Maps to find your business.

In which cases you should flag a Google review?

Irrelevance: If you see reviews with nothing to do with your company or a customer’s experience, you should flag them for Google to remove.

Method #2: Problem-Solving: Ask your Customer to Delete Google Review

It is time to learn how to respond to Google reviews, even the bad ones.

  • Attempt to determine whether the event occurred due to you, your product/service, or an employee.
  • Recognize the opportunities. What would you suggest to resolve the issue?
  • What are your options? A discount coupon, a product replacement, or a heartfelt apology.
  • We understand that you will not win every consumer, but after making an effort, ask them to delete their Google review.
  • And follow up with these customers.

How to get more positive Google Reviews?

It is not the time to be shy.

  • You can look at “thank you page” suggestions and more examples in our 5 Tips to get a positive Google My Business reviews blog. In essence, by providing a clickable link, you can guide them to the exact page where all they need to do is articulate their feelings in their Google reviews.
  • Once more, do not forget to respond to all GMB reviews, whether you agree or disagree with them. According to a Google and Ipsos study, firms that reply to Google My Business reviews are regarded as x1.7 more trustworthy.
  • If you are tired of Google reviews that are a mix of unanswered questions and lack of information, consider using the Q&A section to list your frequently asked questions and answers. For more tips like this, look at our article on Google My Business SEO tips.
  • And also, to eliminate any lack of information or an impression of a ghost town in your online presence, add updates to your Google My Business account.
You can keep your Google My Business page alive and attract customers to leave a review.
You can keep your Google My Business page alive and attract customers to leave a review.
  • Eliminate the risk of insufficient information about your business, products or service.
  • Humanize your Google presence.
  • Attract customers to comment on your posts, updates and eventually reviews.
  • Help your local SEO rankings.

Wrapping Up

It can be time-consuming and irritating to wait for Google to delete a review from its search results.

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