How to Notify Customers of Public Review Replies with Automations


With Sendlane Reviews, you can respond publicly to reviews on your site to thank customers for their positive reviews or provide further assistance to negative reviewers. Read on to learn how to set up an Automation that will notify reviewers that you've commented on their review!

In This Guide

  1. Create an Automation
  2. Add Triggers
  3. Add an Email Node

Use the Review Comment Reply to notify reviewers that you’ve responded to their review!

🚦 Before Getting Started

  1. Complete Reviews setup

1. Create an Automation

  1. Click the Automation icon
  2. Click New Automation
  3. Click Start from Scratch
  4. Enter a name for the Automation
  5. Click Start

2. Add Triggers

  1. Click +Add Trigger
  2. Click your eCommerce integration’s tab
  3. Select the Review Comment Reply trigger
  4. Select No Limit in the Contact Limit dropdown

3. Add an Email Node

  1. Click the + button
  2. Click Send Message
  3. Click Email

Learn more about Automation email nodes here.

Click Create New Email to start designing your review comment notification email.

Use personalization and Twig to dynamically insert the text of the recipient’s review and the comment left on the review:

  • {{trigger.getReviewDisplayName()}} Displays the name the Contact used when submitting their review (may not match the name in their Contact Profile)
  • {{trigger.getReview.title}} Displays the text the Contact entered in the title field of their review
  • {{trigger.getReview.content}} Displays the body of the review
  • {{trigger.getReview.reply}} Displays the text of the reply to the review

Here's some sample copy for inspiration:


Company Name has commented on your review


Hi {{trigger.getReviewDisplayName()}},

You have a comment on your review:


⏭️ Next Steps

Now that you've completed the required Automation to request reviews from purchasers, set up an Automation to respond to reviewers with an email or SMS, and a final Automation to notify reviewers that you've left a public reply on their review:

  1. Request Reviews with Automations
  2. Respond to New Reviews with Automations
  3.  Notify Customers of Public Review Replies with Automations
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