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Every NBA Stadium Ranked According to Google Reviews

Tip-off is almost here. From October to June, basketball fans will be piling into NBA stadiums across the US and Canada to cheer on their favorite teams and players. While many pundits are trying to figure out which teams are the best and who improved their chances the most this offseason, at Podium, we care about something different. We want to know which NBA arena offers the best experience according to the fans. Our rankings are determined by Google reviews for each arena as of October 9. Continue reading “Every NBA Stadium Ranked According to Google Reviews”

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7 Examples of How to Improve Your Customer Feedback and Reviews

Customer feedback is a big reason online reviews are such an essential part of the buying process for many customers. Nearly 60 percent of consumers look at online reviews at least once a week and 93 percent say that online reviews have an impact on their purchase decisions. With the power of online reviews growing each year, local businesses are placing more emphasis on building their online reputation. But how do you get customer feedback that is valuable to both your business and customers? To help you out, we’ve outlined seven quality customer feedback examples. Continue reading “7 Examples of How to Improve Your Customer Feedback and Reviews”

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Top-25 College Football Stadiums According to Google Reviews

The wait is almost over. It seems like an eternity since Clemson defeated Alabama to win the national title. Every Saturday from now until December, thousands of college football fans will fill stadiums across the country to cheer on their teams. But they’re not there just for the games. They’re there for the unique experience that watching college football offers. Continue reading “Top-25 College Football Stadiums According to Google Reviews”

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How to balance personalization and automation in your customer interactions

Sometimes, you want to go where everybody knows your name. And with technology today, almost every business you interact with knows your name. But knowing your customer’s name likely isn’t enough anymore. If you truly want to create personalized interactions for your customers, you need to dig a little deeper. Continue reading “How to balance personalization and automation in your customer interactions”

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ROBO Economy | How does online research impact offline purchases?

Despite the consistent growth of e-commerce, brick and mortar isn’t dead. In the US, more than 92 percent of retail sales happen in a store. But that doesn’t mean that local businesses should neglect their online presence. Today’s consumer does most of their ‘shopping’ online before ultimately making their purchase in the store. And Google has even found a way to track offline purchases back to online activity.  Continue reading “ROBO Economy | How does online research impact offline purchases?”

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5 Tips for Selecting the Right Online Review Sites for Your Business

One of the most common questions businesses ask us when they’re just starting to build an online review presence is, “Which online review sites are best for my business.” The answer we have to give is often, “It depends.” And it does depend on a number of different factors ranging from their industry, to what their goals are, to where they are located. Continue reading “5 Tips for Selecting the Right Online Review Sites for Your Business”