How to leave a Google review about a business

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If you'd like to show your support for a local business, leaving a review is a great way to do it. Here's how you can leave a review with Google.

Previously, professional critics who write for publications have turned the tide of local businesses everywhere. However, with the introduction of services like Google Maps, ordinary people have had the opportunity to make their voices heard through reviews.

That's why you should consider writing a Google review today.



Why you should post a review on Google

While all are unlikely to be legitimate, Google reviews are a common tool used by people to determine whether or not a business is worth supporting.

Google reviews are a great way to check out information about a business, especially details that aren't normally available on their social media pages.

However, for these reviews to remain objective, it's essential that even ordinary customers take the time to write them, whether it's an incredible, mediocre or disappointing experience.

If you are wondering how to leave a review on Google, there are two methods: Google Maps app and web browser. Here's how to do both.

How to post a review on Google using the Google Maps app

If you have downloaded the Google Maps app on your device, here are the steps you need to take to make a review:

  • Open the Google Maps app.
  • Search for the name of the business you want to review.
  • Select the business name .
  • Swipe up to view the full activity page.
  • Toccata Opinions .
  • Select how many stars you want to rate the business.
  • Share your thoughts, comments and experiences with the company.
  • If you want to add photos from your visit, tap Camera o Aggiungi photo .
  • After selecting up to 50 captured photos, click end .
  • When you're happy with your review, click Public .

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How to write a Google review using a web browser

If you want to avoid downloading another app on your device to make a review, here's how to write a review on Google using any web browser:

  • Open any browser.
  • Go to .
  • Search for the name of the business you want to review.
  • Select the business name.
  • Scroll up and click Write a review.
  • Share your thoughts, comments and experiences with the company.
  • If you want to share photos of your visit, click camera icon and upload the photos. Google Maps offers several ways you can add photos.
  • Click on Public to submit your review.

What happens after I post a review on Google

Once you write and post your review, it will instantly appear on your business page on Google Maps. If you have uploaded a photo, it will take a few hours for the complete photo to become available for other people to read.


If you forget to include some crucial information in your review, you can also edit your review on Google. With this, you can update the information to reflect your last visit. After all, any company's quality of service can change over time.


Depending on the quality of your review, Google will also reward you with points. To increase your points per review, you can include more photos and add more details about your visit. In general, Google rewards users who create useful and meaningful reviews with higher points.

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