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Jo Shaer

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I have it in my head (I think someone must have said it a few years ago) that you can't use the wording from Google Reviews on your website on the Testimonials Page or on Social Media - other than as a graphic - because Google doesn't like duplicate content. And wants the review on GBP to be completely original.

Is that still true?

Can we take the copy/wording from a Google Review and use it verbatim on a website or social media without fear of any sort of penalty - like the original review being removed from your GBP Page?
 

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Hi Jo, I see no issue there, and I copy Google reviews over to highlight on the website all the time.
 

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Most of the reviews on our website are 1st party reviews.

OK, so just to be absolutely clear - there is a heatwave in the UK and my brain is melting :)
On other websites, you just copy and paste the words of Google reviews into the Page text and there has been no penalty like the reviews disappearing from the GBP listing?
 

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It's not what we do 100% of the time to feature reviews, but we do that often, yes. No issues that we have come across.
 

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