How to Use Customer Reviews to Boost Your Dog Business

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Welcome to the world of dog business ownership! If you’re reading this, chances are you’re already familiar with the many joys and challenges that come with the territory. As any seasoned dog business owner will tell you, one of the most important keys to success is maintaining a strong online presence—and that means leveraging customer reviews to boost your business.

Think about it: when was the last time you made a purchase without reading reviews first? These days, customers are more savvy than ever before, and they’re not afraid to do their research before handing over their hard-earned cash. That’s why it’s so important for dog businesses to make sure that their online reviews are positive and reflect well on their brand.

Here are a few tips on how to use customer reviews to give your dog business the boost it needs:

  1. Make it easy for customers to leave reviews.
    The first step is to make sure that your customers know where they can go to leave reviews. Include links on your website and social media pages, and be sure to mention reviews in any email or print marketing materials you may be sending out. The easier you make it for customers to leave reviews, the more likely they are to actually do it!
  2. Respond to all reviews—good and bad.
    It’s important to remember that not all customer reviews are going to be glowing—and that’s okay! What’s not okay is ignoring negative reviews altogether. Every review presents an opportunity for you to engage with your customers and show them that you care about their experience. Thank customers for their positive reviews, and take the time to address any concerns raised in negative ones.
  3. Use review platforms that are relevant to your business.
    There are a ton of different review platforms out there, but not all of them will necessarily be relevant to your dog business. Do some research and find the platforms that are most popular with your target audience, then make sure you’re active on those platforms (hint: Google Business Profile is a great starting point!).

Reputation Management Software

What if there was an easier way to obtain reviews? With the help of reputation management software, you can automatically send review requests to customers after they’ve made a purchase or used your service. This is an easy way to boost your review count and make sure that your online presence is always positive!

At Webdogg we provide cutting edge software that helps you track, manage and improve your online reviews with just a few clicks. If you’re interested in learning more about how our software can help you get more customer reviews (and make managing them a breeze), we’d love to chat!


Customer reviews are more important than ever when it comes to boosting your dog business—so be sure you’re leveraging them in order to put your best foot forward! By following these simple tips, you’ll be well on your way to success in no time. Thanks for reading, and good luck!

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