Writing and sharing reviews

Once you’ve been to place, you can write a review to let others know about your experience. You need to be signed in with your Google+ account to write reviews. Once you’re signed in, just follow these steps:

  1. Visit plus.google.com/local and search for the location.
  2. Click on the name of the business to go to its page.
  3. Click on the Write a review button next to the cover photo.
  4. Rate different aspects of the place using the 1 to 5 star scale, and write any information that you think will be helpful in the text box.
  5. When you’ve finished, click Publish. Any reviews that you write will be public and attributed to your Google+ name.

You can share any review that you’ve written with your circles.

  1. Visit the page of the business that you have reviewed.
  2. Click on the share button at the bottom of the review.
  3. A share box will appear that allows you to add comments and choose circles or people to share with. Click +Add more people then select a circle or type the name of individual people you'd like to share your post with. If you'd like to remove a circle or person, click the X next to their name.
  4. When you're ready to post, click Share.

Have a look at our tips for writing great reviews to get ideas on what to include in your review.