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Most people now rely upon Internet research to make their purchasing decisions. The following statistics clearly highlight this fact:
50% of consumers will search for a business using their smartphone before they visit the business in person
78% of consumers have spent more time researching a brand or product online than they have researching in a store
86% of consumers read reviews for local businesses (including 95% of people aged 18-34)
57% of shoppers say they look online for helpful recommendations or suggestions for gifts
Consumers read an average of 10 online reviews before feeling able to trust a local business
91% of 18-34 year old consumers trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations