How to Add a Google My Business and Review Widget to My Google Sites

June 1st, 2023
Embedding Google My Business in Google Sites

Google Sites is a popular tool among both professional and novice website developers. Known for its easy-to-use interface, its popularity has been rising steadily. Adding a Google My Business (or GMB) Review Widget to your Google Sites can significantly increase trust and engagement with your potential customers. It may seem like a small addition, but its impact can be substantial. So, follow these steps, and let your happy customers do the talking for you.

However, one common question people ask is, "How do I add a Google Review Widget to my Google Sites?" In this blog post, we'll guide you through the process step by step.

Please note that Google does not provide a native tool for embedding Google Reviews in Google Sites. However there are workarounds and alternative ways to add widgets to your Google Sites.

What is Google Review?

Google Reviews is a feature that allows users to write reviews for places they've visited, experiences they've had, and services they've received, among other things. These reviews are then publicly available on Google for others to read. You can find Google Reviews on Google Maps listing.

How can you increase Google Review?

Did you know that you can easily ask your customer to leave a review on your google maps? 

Using the Place ID finder, you can find your business listing review link.

Google Maps Place ID Finder

Now that you know the Place ID, you can add place ID identifier on this link

Create a button on your Google Site like [Leave a Review] and add the above link, so that your client can leave a five star review on your business.

Create Leave a Review button in your Google Sites

Also, you can get the 'See all review' link from google search. Search your business on google and notice the google map info on the right side pane. Discover 'View all Google reviews' link and just copy the link, create a button and link to it.

View all Google reviews link

Add Google Review Widget

You can easily add Google Review to your website. Go to your business on Google Maps, click reviews tab and click the share button to get the url of the review.

Click 'Share' link to grab the review content.

And then just copy this link to your google sites with 'Embed' option. You can click the 'Gear' icon and change options to show or hide image, title or description.

Embeding Customer's Review on Google Sites with Link Card

Eventually, you can have something like this.

Customer Review Section in Google Sites

Third Party Google Review Widget Worth it?

There are tons of third party Google Review widgets available, the most benefit is that it gives you the dynamic carousel style feed that you can browse and update with the latest reviews. But the downside is that most of them come with paid subscription or free with their brand badge.

That's it for now. Stay tuned for more useful tips on enhancing your web presence using Google Sites!

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