review us google button

We regularly receive this question and in this post, you will find out how easy it is to generate a link that your customers can click on and directly write a review on your Google My Business Maps listing.

To have this link is very important in order to send it to your customers and get more Google reviews.

There are two simple and free methods that you can use right now, and get your ‘leave a review on Google’ link.

Follow the links below to learn how to generate the link and how to use it in order to get more Google reviews:

1. Get Google review link directly from Google
2. Get Google review link from PlaceID Generator
3. What can you do with your Google review link?
4. Great examples of Google review buttons
5. Display Google Reviews on your website

Continue reading to dig in all the details.

This is the simplest way to find out which is the link from your Google location where customers can leave Google reviews. Just follow the steps below and you will copy the link in seconds.

Here’s how to generate your Google review link

First, make sure you’ve signed in with your Google account.

  • Search for your business on Google
  • In the right of your business search results, click the button ‘Write Review’
  • Copy the URL from the top browser address bar

write review google link

2. Use the PlaceID Generator

This is a very simple generator that will provide you with the ID of your Google Maps location. Here it is below and just enter your business name, choose it from the drop down and copy the Place ID from the popover.

In more details, here is how to get Google review link:

  • In the “Enter a location” field write your company name
  • Click on your company name that appears in the dropdown list
  • Your Place ID will appear in the popover and you will just need to copy it
  • And paste this ID number in the end of this link (after the = sign) https://search.google.com/local/writereview?placeid=

generator for google review link

That’s it. Cool right.

Now you have your link that will look like this:

https://search.google.com/local/writereview?placeid=ChIJzc7sFGsUVBMR87i2puYDn-U

First, you’ve probably noticed that the link is longer and we suggest you to use a tool to shorten it. For example, bit.ly is free and can make this huge link into a reasonable size, that makes it simpler to share it anywhere.

Here is the difference:

http://bit.ly/2IxAoJ1

Short, simple and easy to share it with your customers.

Now, let’s see what you can do with this link and ask your customers to leaver Google reviews.

3. What can you do with your Google review link?

Once you have the link where your customers can write Google reviews, you can use this link to spread the news and start collecting great reviews.

Here is how to get more Google reviews:

  1. You can send emails to your customers with this link and ask them to submit you a review
  2. Create a ‘Leave a review’ button on your website
  3. Generate a QR code and print it on your menus, posters or fliers.

In each of the examples above, your customers need to be signed in with their Google accounts in order to leave the reviews.

Please note that no matter how you advertise your Google reviews page, the actual reviews are written by customers who have experience with your business. This means that you must pay attention to your service, product, and customer happiness.

Having that said, let’s see some great examples of how companies use their websites to generate Google reviews.

4. Great examples of Google review buttons

We’ve analyzed few websites that we think use an innovative approach to attract their website visitors and navigate them to leave Google reviews.

Button in the website footer

The A. McKenna Plumbing Ltd company displayed their button on the bottom of their website. This is a great position to make sure the button is visible on all pages and customers can simply find it and leave a Gooogle review.

Here is their button design:

review button 1

Floating button

Check out the Express Plumbing Service website. They have placed their ‘Leave a review’ button in a floating style that moves along the scrol of the page. It is an interesting solution, to have this button at the top visual point so your web visitors never miss it.

Here is the button design:

google review button

Button on a separate webpage

MIDWEST PROPERTY PROS have a separate page on their website dedicated for customers to write reviews. This is useful if you want to have a dedicated page where you will navigate your customers and from there they can write their reviews.

Here is the button design:
google review button 3

Create your own button

If you have some basic HTML skills you can create your own button and embed it on your website. This button can be a simple link with a CSS formatting or you can create a button image such as the examples above and just add the link to the image.

In the example below is a CSS button formatted with a simple styling that you can copy/paste from the field below and add it to your website.

Here is the button design:

Leave us a Review

To use this button, just copy/paste the following code in your website HTML and replace the text ‘your google review link here’ with your own link.

<a class=”review-btn” href=”your google review link here”>Leave us a Review</a><style>.review-btn {
background:#ea4335;
color:#fff;
font-size:18px;
padding:8px 20px;
text-decoration:none;
border-radius:4px;
border:none;
}</style>

5. Display Google Reviews on your website

Once you’ve genereted reviews on your Google My Business location, you can embed Google reviews to showcase the actuall experiences of your customers on your website.
Embed Google Reviews
You can create a dedicated testimonials page and display these reviews, so your potential and new customers can easily gain trust in your company and quickly make decision to purchase from you.

To display Google reviews on your website you can use EmbedReviews, a seamless solution for managing your online reputation. You can signup for a free trial and embed your Google reviews on your website, right now.

Here is a demo how the Google reviews feed looks like on a website, and the options to customize and make sure the deisgn fits your website layout.

Katerina Bojkov

Co-Founder of EmbedSocial and Head of Growth. Previous owner of a Facebook Partner Company and a digital marketing agency. Marketing API geek and a Call of Duty fan.