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Citing or embedding a summary of a movie review from another website on my blog. What SEO issues might I encounter?

I'm stuck because I want to show summaries of movie reviews from various sources on one page of my blog. Giving a backlink to the original link so that people can read the review on that website. Is ...
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Is it OK to show the same review for multiple products on an e-commerce site?

I have an e-commerce site that allows you to customize a product and therefore there are multiple use cases for the product. I am creating multiple targeted landing pages for those use cases and want ...
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How can we hide the Google Review Button and show other buttons instead?

We wanted to hide the Google Review button and add overview & course admission buttons. For example: If you see our Google Page, the review button is coming on top. But if you see any other Google ...
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Publish the reviews collected on my website on my Google business page [duplicate]

I find a lot of information about how to publish the reviews collected on a Google business page on the website of that business but not about what I need, which is just the opposite, that my Google ...
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Reviews and E-A-T: 3rd party aggregators vs. self managing vs other options?

One of my clients is a hotel chain and I've recently recommended to implement reviews from their customers in their hotels' landing pages. The developer I work with usually picks the (good) reviews ...
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Where on product pages should customer reviews be placed?

Is it better to have reviews at the bottom of a page like Amazon does, or does the location of reviews not matter too much? Are there any case studies to show the best placement for people to view ...
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SEO/Structured data: Tag whole page as review or only snippet

We write long reviews (+3000 words) on specific products (eg certain software), which also include a lot of general specifics etc etc. What will be better for rankings / SEO: tagging the whole page ...
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Google Verified Reviews for non online services

I'm seeing websites with images of reviews with a Google Verified Review logo. However, these are service companies, not online e-commerce stores. From what I've been able to research, these types ...
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Can organizations no longer be review authors to get Google stars rich snippets?

I've noticed in the last few months after Google restricted schema review stars in certain cases that another side effect seems to have happened: If a review "author" is marked up as an Organization,...
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Schema and rich snippet for website having only one (non-user) review of each product?

I want to implement review structured data within my website, but I don't know if it's appropriate. My website is a game review website, so the only people doing the reviews are the people writing the ...
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Can you write a review schema for a place that charges an entry fee?

Google's recently changed it's schema protocals https://searchengineland.com/google-cracks-down-on-some-review-rich-results-322143 In regards to star ratings ... I'm guessing that a place which ...
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Review site domain: xxxxreview or xxxxreviews?

I am thinking to opening a local product review site where we will review all kinds of local businesses and their products and readers will be able to comment and vote. My real confusion begins with ...
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When using structured data on reviews, how do I ensure my reviews don't look spammy to Google and avoid a penalty?

I was implementing structured data on my company's website when I found this guide: https://developers.google.com/search/docs/guides/sd-policies Well, there's a point that bothers me: note that ...
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Can I disable product reviews in Google Structured Search?

I am getting annoying warning messages from Google Structured Search about not supplying product reviews under offers. We don't have product reviews as it doesn't fit our target customer base. Is ...
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Can I add third party reviews to our site for the purpose of aggregate review ratings without triggering duplicate content penalties? [duplicate]

Is there a good way to display reviews that people have left on sites like Yelp, City Search, Google, etc on your own website without triggering duplicate content issues? It's hard to get reviews, ...
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Impact of reviews on SEO

What's the impact of third-party reviews on SEO for non-local e-commerce websites? We already use our own rating system. It's a non-biased and honest system. We display the ratings on our pages and ...
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Do AggregateRatings counts in Recipes need to be in Review markup?

If you look at the recipe rich result documentation for aggregateRating, it says to Follow the Review snippet guidelines and list of required and recommended AggregateRating properties. Common ...
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How to add reviews from Facebook to Google

I have a website which I created with WordPress. I want to know how to add reviews from Facebook in Google search. Also I want to know is there any way to show recent posts using Google business. ...
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Is original review box necessary on post when using All In One Schema Rich Snippets?

I want to add reviews to my posts and wish to use All In One Schema Rich Snippets plugin. Using the plugin shows a review box at the end of the post. I am using Thrive architect and will add a ...
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Can use microdata on stars instead of a number in reviewRating?

This is my HTML code for a review on a user. The documentation for rating says you have to mark up a number like: <span itemprop="reviewRating">5</span>. However, I only use stars and ...
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Putting Google+ and Facebook reviews on my website with Schema.org

I have a some reviews on my Facebook page and Google Plus page. Can I put those reviews on other 3rd party review page using schema? Will it be counted as duplicate content by Google? Is it right ...
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How many reviews to include in Schema markup (JSON-LD) on product pages?

We have product pages with multiple reviews. Some have 200. 300 reviews. Obviously we do not put them all in the page html on page load - we show 5 as default. A person can hit "see more views" - 5 ...
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Do Google Business reviews contribute to better search rankings?

Do Google Business reviews contribute to better search rankings? Is this something my client should focus on?
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Is there a direct link to "write a review" for our business on Google that can be put in an email?

When we search for our client's company on Google, the Google Business listing turns up in the right hand column. At the bottom of this listing is a link to "Write a review". Is there a way we can ...
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Proper Microformats for a 1-100 and or a 1-10 rating

Has anyone used a 1-100 rating system with Microformats and seen it work in SERPS? I expect that a <div class="rating">50</div> would produce a 2.5 star rating on the result snippet but ...
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Can you put your own reviews in microdata tags for organic listings?

I looked at the code and it seems webmasters can simply put their own ratings and fake reviews to be displayed in search engine rankings...is that ok with Google? Obviously, the webmaster simply ...
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Is using aggregate rating structured data for every page considered spam?

I am working on a new website. It's a website with videos. On every video page below the video frame the visitors will have the possibility to rate the video between 1 and 5 stars. The rating will be ...
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What are the advantages of using a 3rd party product review aggregator compared to self managing reviews?

We want to start collecting Product Reviews on our site but I don't know if it's best that we use a 3rd party product review aggregator like ShopperApproved or if we should manage our own reviews ...
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Do I need a 3rd party review service for the review stars to show for organic and paid search?

I'm talking about the stars that display in the search listing. Here's an example from Google's Webmaster tools. Can the reviews that I supply with the structured data be from my own website or do ...
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Google Biz listings -vs- Wikipedia display

I am having the discussion at work about whether or not to turn off our Google Business listing and G+ page because of the business reviews and star rating that appears on Google search results pages. ...
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Spamdexing with reviews? How to stop Google from looking at my reviews?

I recently did a move to a propagate a set of reviews across the entire site (Planting the set of reviews under every product page so that people can see the reviews no matter what product they were ...
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Can I import or show reviews from a different site on my Google search results?

I've been tasked with building out our search results page and after including the basic things in the side bar: Here is the current search (blacked out my logos/names to avoid self promotion claims) ...
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Product vs brand ratings and reviews

I have a website selling branded items. I want to implement ratings and reviews on a product level. Will it help for better conversion if the consumer sees that a brand (that I sell on my website) ...
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Using Scheme Markup for Company Reviews

this is my first post in here, i was hoping someone would be able to help me out a little. I'm trying to get my head around using Schema markup for a company website to show their reviews of the ...
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Does posting a few user reviews from another site as testimonials put our site at risk for duplicate content?

Users of our product have been posting reviews to an external review site. I'd like to duplicate those reviews on our main customer review/testimonial page because external reviews have a habit of ...
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