Five Star Fans: The Importance of Writing Online Reviews for Businesses We Love

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This week on the Localist, Carrie is joined by friend and fellow entrepreneur Kelly Cummings. They dive into Kelly’s newest project, @TheDailyDoBetter, and decide to create Localist Love Letters to encourage positive Google Reviews for local businesses. They give listeners a head start on Localist Love Letters and give excellent tips for what to consider when leaving a review, tell us why reviews are so important to local businesses, and detail their own personal strategies for reviews. 

Mentioned in this episode: 

@SpindlePhoto on Instagram

@TheDailyDoBetter on Instagram 

@ThinkLocalist on Instagram 

Carrigan’s Pub

Trattoria Zaza 

Taco Casa 


Church Street Coffee and Books

Little Hardware 


Honeycreeper Chocolate

About Carrie

Carrie Rollwagen is host of the Localist podcast and cofounder of Church Street Coffee & Books. Currently, she works as Vice President of Strategic Planning at Infomedia, a web development company in Birmingham, Alabama. Find the Localist at @thinklocalist on Instagram and follow Carrie at @crollwagen.

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