In this episode of the Ad Watchers, Hal and La Toya discuss endorsements and testimonials. Their conversation also takes a deeper look into the broader category of user-generated content in advertising.
In the increasingly digital landscape, the influence of word-of-mouth has gone viral. Before making a purchase, consumers frequently turn to a product or service’s reviews and ratings. Since consumers trust what other consumers have to say, brands want to leverage these voices—but are they responsible for them? In this episode, Hal and La Toya explore endorsements and testimonials, as well as the broader category of the implementation of user-generated content in advertising. Listen in to learn about the lines between user-generated content versus testimonials versus endorsements.
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Joe Rohrlich, Chief Revenue Officer at Bazaarvoice, breaks down the power of reviews in this week’s podcast. From explaining the digital landscape that incites a sense of urgency for businesses to have ratings to the lasting negative impact fake reviews can have on a companies revenue and reputation, Rohrlich provides insight that you won’t want to miss about this hot topic. Listen in to find out more!