When it comes to making buying decisions, people want to make a good choice, and for that, they turn to the internet to get the the information they need. As a customer yourself, you want to make an informed decision, so you look around. You do the research.
If you want to keep things affordable, for instance, there are numerous tools you can use to track prices. For example: Lifehacker’s Five Best Price Tracking Tools article shows the top 5 price tracking tools as voted by their readers.
But the most effective way of getting all the information you need to decide is through looking at product reviews. For that, simply look at Amazon’s rating system as the best example out there.
- Amazon looks to improve customer-reviews system with machine learning.
- Amazon Improves its 5-Star Review Ratings
Amazon prides itself on keeping their product ratings and reviews honest because their reviews system is incredibly important to selling products –and as the world’s biggest e-commerce company, Amazon’s continued survival is all about the sales. Good reviews — and a cutting-edge review system– is good for their business.
Customer’s can’t touch or examine products displayed online, and so, keeping the reviews honest helps protect the reliability and trustworthiness of Amazon’s brand And customer-supplied proof of product quality helps support all the customers and the marketplace. It’s social proof and information-sharing. Continue reading How To Use Product Reviews As An Effective Sales Strategy