Posts tagged with: reviews

Despite everything, the quality we look for most in business is honesty. We all have an innate desire to believe in what we buy and who we do business with. While the world may look at times like a trust free...
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All Blacks fans are a tough crowd and it’s getting all a little tedious. Two games against Australia in the past two weeks saw two fantastic contests– one a comprehensive, record-breaking loss for the men in black, the other a...
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People are strange creatures – some us us miss the point entirely and some of us can never be pleased. A story I read online recently put that into stark effect – in a humorous way as well. A collection...
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A recent study in the US analysed the impact of reviews on revenue for small businesses and the results are extremely telling. Marketing and CRM software company, Womply, produced a research piece entitled “How online reviews impact small business revenue”,...
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Reviews are obviously a major factor in driving customers toward businesses but they also massively impact upon job seekers’ choices when selecting companies to work for. A study released last year in the US by indeed.com found that over 95% of potential employees...
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Cricket is a marvellous game. It’s a contest of skill, patience, aptitude and derring do. It’s also sometimes as cruel as all hell. The final of this year’s World Cup saw the Kiwis and England play out what well may...
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Hospitality is a hard industry to work in. The customer is always right and customers are pickiest about what they eat, where  they stay, and how they are treated in the process. I’ve worked in hospitality, many years ago, and...
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Last year I had a conversation with the owner of a large plumbing business about online reviews and the ways they helped his business. Apart from the usual generation of more enquiries through online searches where the reviews and five stars...
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A story in recent weeks got me thinking about the nature of our human species and the ways our evolution appears to be falling behind the fearsome speed of technological innovation. Be warned – this piece contains no spoilers but will...
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Now that the Australian election is done and dusted and Scott Morrison and the Liberal/National coalition returned to power, it’s a good time to pay some attention to a story that emerged a few weeks ago, regarding our cousins across...
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