How to import amazon reviews on Shopify in 2023?

Shopify is an excellent e-commerce platform available on the internet. The same goes for Amazon, which is the largest online retailer in the world. So, it is not surprising that many store owners want to import amazon reviews on Shopify. Actually, there are several ways to import reviews on Shopify or Amazon. However, in this guide, we will show you how you can easily import Amazon reviews to Shopify. 

Read on to learn more.

What are the best ways to import amazon reviews to Shopify?

As mentioned above, there are several ways to import product reviews from Amazon to a Shopify store. So we'll go over these different methods below:

Use the Amazon Reviews application from Shopify

Amazon Review Application

If you are an e-merchant or dropshipping, the first way to import Amazon reviews to Shopify is to use the Amazon Reviews app. This app will import your Amazon reviews and display them on your Shopify product pages. To use this app, you need to connect your Amazon and Shopify accounts.

How to import product reviews from Amazon to a Shopify store: Product URLs

Ali Reviews

Here you will discover the steps to follow to import reviews on an ecommerce store using a product URL.

Step 1: Install Ali Reviews in your Shopify store

In the search bar of your Shopify App Store, search for the keyword " Ali Reviews ". Then select " Add App " to add it to your Shopify eCommerce store.

Step 2: Import Amazon reviews into your Shopify

Once you have installed Ali Reviews, you will see the Import Reviews menu with all the import options. Choose "Amazon" to import amazon reviews to Shopify. Next, you will see a list of products that can be used to import reviews. You can use the import settings to set the general conditions for importing such as: 

  • Number of notices added per import,
  • Automatic publication of new notices after import, 
  • Exam option, etc.

Then save the custom parameters. This way, only reviews that match the Parameter condition can be imported. Back to the Amazon menu, you will see a list of all products with and without customer reviews. 

Step 3: Import reviews on products that need them

  • Choose"No opinion".
  • Click on the "Import Reviews" button next to your products
  • Paste the Amazon product URL and let the application handle the rest

That's essentially all you need to do to import Amazon reviews into Shopify using Ali Reviews! Now, it's up to you. You can manage the newly imported reviews in the Manage Reviews tab. From there, you can choose to share, copy the review, or move the review elsewhere.

Now let's see how to import amazon reviews to Shopify using CSV files.

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Import amazon reviews to Shopify using CSV files

In this section, we will find out how to import amazon reviews to your Shopify selling site using a CSV file.

Step 1: In the Import Notifications menu > Choose the CSV file

Step 2: Upload your CSV file

Follow the instructions on the screen to create a CSV file using the Ali Reviews template if you do not have one yourself. Then choose Add File to upload your CSV file to the system. Let the system do the rest!

How to import product reviews from Amazon to a Shopify store with Ryviu?

Ryviu's home page

There is a service called Ryviu that allows you toimport amazon reviews to Shopify using their Chrome extension. They have a free plan as well as paid plans, so check out the pricing page to see what will work best for your commerce site. 

While this is a manual task, it does retrieve all the reviews on a page, so you only have to browse each product. You can then export these reviews in a CSV format and import them into your Shopify store using the Reviews app. 

You will need to make sure you align the data exported from Ryviu into the correct columns to import into Shopify. You'll also need to add your correct product ID so Shopify knows which reviews to add to which products.

List of Ryviu data to export

Product Handle: This is the end of the URL of your product. For example, if your product appears on your online store at https://mydomain.com/products/red-t-shirt, the product_handle is red-t-shirt .

Status: The status of the notice, as approved or published

Rating: A score from 0 to 5, where 5 represents the most positive product review

Headline: A short bold headline summarizing the customer experience

Author: The first and last name associated with the customer account that submitted the review

E-mail: The customer's e-mail address

Location: The customer's address, such as city and country

Body: A longer description of the customer's experience. They can elaborate on what they liked or disliked about your product

Answer: An optional response to the exam

Created at : The date and time the product review was created by the customer

Answered To: The date and time the answer was created

Again, this is not a synchronized method, so if you get regular reviews on Amazon, you will need to manually integrate them into Shopify. Once they're in Shopify, that should be enough and you can consider updating them manually, maybe once a month.

Conclusion

By following the steps listed above, you can easily import amazon reviews to Shopify. In reality, you don't have many opportunities to impress your customers, so do it wisely. We highly recommend leveraging customer reviews to build trust and improve the conversion rate of your virtual store. If you don't have a web store on Shopify yet, you can take advantage of the $1 free trial for 3 months.

Frequently asked questions 

Is it legal to import Amazon reviews?

If someone has posted a particularly positive and articulate review on your Amazon product page, you can use it to : 

  • Your own Shopify store, 
  • Product packaging, 
  • Press releases, 
  • Newsletters by e-mail, 
  • Social media, etc.

However, to use them, you need written permission from the author.

Can you link Amazon to Shopify?

Yes, many e-merchants use a free Shopify app to sync their own stores with Amazon. This way, you don't need to create separate sales plans and you can control inventory management in one place.

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