We often get asked if it is ‘legal or legit’ to ask for Reviews?
And if Google punishes sites that do so?
Those are valid concerns. We can’t answer for any or all Reputation Management Services or Companies in general, however we can assure you that GatherUp is in full compliance with all guidelines and has actually shown to increase Google rankings.
Here are some key points to know and remember about GatherUp:
- GatherUp considers review sites and their guidelines in our process and adheres to them.
- The system does not coerce or offer incentives for a user/customer to leave a review online, but it does however simplify the steps needed for them to leave one. GatherUp enables a smoother process for leaving an online review, but does not violate any of the review sites policies.
- We allow the business to decide if all, some or no customers are to be directed to review sites. We often find that for those businesses that are doing a great job, guiding every client to a review site leads to significantly more reviews.
- GatherUp does not syndicate content or create duplicate content which can have negative effects. More details on syndication here.