The Golden Rule

Yikes! You go to Google or Yelp and find that someone’s written a mean, nasty review about your business. What should you do?

Write a positive review about a local business. Then write another one. Get the Law of Reciprocity working in your favor. If you send out good vibes and love into the universe, it will come back to you. Not necessarily from the person that you wrote the positive reviews for, but perhaps from one of their friends who reads your review.

RECOMMENDED! The guys at have started a wave, and they’re hoping you get on board.

My friend Don Campbell wrote about it on his excellent blog, Expand 2 Web:

Want to help out your favorite local business in a tough economy?

Here’s your chance: the smart folks at have come up with a very cool idea- it’s called Review Wednesday.

The idea is to help spread the word about your favorite small businesses and help them get more customers. Online reviews are very helpful to small business owners – they help them rank better and get discovered by prospective customers.

The Golden Rule Do unto others as you would have others do unto you.

2 Responses to “The Golden Rule”

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  2. Matthew Says:

    Hi Julie,

    I have heard of this wonderful idea some time ago and I am glad I find it in your blog, too. Imagine what would happen if we all did this. We could help small businesses get noticed online.