South Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Auto Shops Award Winner: Chris’s Auto Repair

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Chris’s Auto Repair is a 2019 award winner for auto shops in South Dakota!

When you need quality repair service you can rely on in Sioux Falls, there’s no better shop to turn to than Chris’s Auto Repair.

Chris’s Auto Repair has received hundreds of reviews with an average rating of 4.86 stars, earning them a stellar Rating Score™ of 94.60 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 auto shops in all of South Dakota!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“These guys are serious contenders in the auto repair business. I brought my 2011 Mercedes Benz E350 4matic in for a thermostat issue. They had it done in just a few hours. When my coolant low light popped on, I just swung by, and they tipped off the coolant with genuine Mercedes Benz coolant. The skills are top notch, and I feel they are leading the industry in service. [They] bring back the true ‘service station’ of times gone by. Thanks, guys, for providing a better option than the dealership.” – Michael K.

Not Your Average Auto Shop

We wanted to learn all about Chris’s Auto Repair and its impressive online reputation, so we took a few minutes to talk with the owner, Chris Rieger.

The first question we had for Chris was what is it that sets Chris’s Auto Repair apart from their competition in South Dakota. Here’s Chris’s response:

“Chris’s Auto is here for you! We have top-quality techs servicing our customers’ vehicles with the latest technology to fix your problem the right way the first time! Free loaner cars and Lyft rides are available, so you can go on with your day, and we’ll never charge you anything without checking with you first!”

Chris went on to add:

“Vehicles can have expensive repairs needed, like an engine or transmission job. We can provide financing options for our customers so their repair can be made.”

We also wanted to know what their mission is at Chris’s Auto Repair and how they work to make the world a better place. Here’s what Chris had to say:

“Our mission is to serve our customers and our community. Every August, we hold an open house event and help those in need with free oil changes and some repairs. Every day, we are working to make the roads a little safer by taking care of our customers.”

Building Success by Providing the Best Service

When we asked Chris about their secret to such a strong online reputation at Chris’s Auto Repair, he said:

“We provide the best service we can. We have great employees and create a great culture so that they are continually growing personally and professionally. We provide great solutions to our customers’ problems! We always follow up with our customers to make sure that we kept our promises to them, and we ask them to review us online!”

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Chris’s Auto Repair has gotten their name out there through direct mail marketing, by attending a BNI chapter on a regular basis and through their referral program.

There are so many business owners out there looking to build the kind of online reputation Chris’s Auto Repair has. Here’s Chris’s expert advice for them:

“Provide great service with great value, and ask for reviews!”


Congratulations to the team at Chris’s Auto Repair for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Chris, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Chris’s Auto Repair in Sioux Falls. Visit their website today!

South Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Limousine Services Award Winner: Stellar Limousine

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Stellar Limousine is an award winner for limousine services in 2019!

If you are looking for a limousine service that will help you get where you need to go both safely and in style, look no further than this award-winning company!

Stellar Limousine has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across five different verified sites with an average rating of 4.45 stars, earning them an extraordinary Rating Score™ of 85.01 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top five limousine services in South Dakota!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“[This was] the absolute best experience for my husband’s 40th birthday bash! The driver was phenomenal, very kind, patient, and fun! He went out of his way to make this one of the most memorable nights! I will, without a doubt, use this service for all my limo needs in the future! I highly highly recommend this company…..[they are a] class act!” -Micki S.

It is because of rave reviews like this that Stellar Limousine is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Limousine Service

We were excited to learn all about how Stellar Limousine has been able to build such an outstanding reputation, so we sat down with the owner, Tom.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Stellar Limousine stand apart from their competitors. In Tom’s words, “We maintain our vehicles with cleanliness. Licensing and compliance are all met, and we have a very diverse fleet.”

When asked about the Stellar Limousine mission, Tom said, “We take pride in providing high-end service and guarantee a high level of service and integrity.”

Building Success Through Service

According to Tom, the secret to Stellar Limousine’s success is the emphasis they place on customer service, as well as in-depth training for all of their chauffeurs.

As for marketing, the Stellar Limousine team focuses17 on their website and word of mouth.
There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as tremendous a reputation as Stellar Limousine has managed to. We asked if Tom could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Always give the customer the best value for their dollar.”


Congratulations to Stellar Limousine for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Tom for taking the time to speak with us! Check out their website here!

South Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Computer IT Services Award Winner: Micro Solutions Computers

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Micro Solutions Computers is a 2019 award winner for computer IT services in South Dakota!

From data transfer and recovery to computer maintenance and repair, Micro Solutions Computers in Rapid City has what it takes to meet your needs.

Micro Solutions Computers has received multiple reviews with an average rating of 4.88 stars, earning them a stellar Rating Score™ of 90.84 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 computer IT services in all of South Dakota!

Here’s just one of the many five-star reviews that got them there:

“[They are] life savers!! [They] saved my computer when it crashed and created an external hard drive just to be safe. Then, I got my computer stolen, and their proactive work saved me from losing everything. [They are] always the most helpful!” – Kaila V.

Not Your Average Computer Service Company

We wanted to learn what makes this award-winning business tick, so we took a few minutes to talk with Jamie, the owner of Micro Solutions Computers.

To kick off our conversation, we asked Jamie about what makes Micro Solutions Computers unique compared to the many other computer IT services in South Dakota. Jamie told us about the phenomenal crew of experts she has and said that they work with both personal and business computers.

We also asked Jamie about the Micro Solutions Computers mission and how they work to make the world a better place. Jamie shared with us that their goal is to take care of their customers because if they don’t, someone else will.

Building Success Through Good Work and Honesty

Jamie credits Micro Solutions Computers’ strong online reputation to the fact that they are good at what they do and are committed to honesty.

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Micro Solutions Computers has grown through Facebook, referrals and word-of-mouth.

There are many business owners looking to grow their business and build their online reputation. Here’s Jamie’s expert advice for them:

“Provide the best quality and/or value! You need integrity and honesty.”


Congratulations to Micro Solutions Computers for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Jamie, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Micro Solutions Computers in Rapid City. Visit their website today!

South Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Auto Shops Award Winner: Roy’s Auto Body

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Roy’s Auto Body is a two-time award winner in 2019.

If you are looking for a reliable auto shop that is committed to ensuring an easy and pleasant customer experience with top quality repairs, look no further than this award-winning company!

Roy’s Auto Body has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across four different verified sites with an average rating of 4.83 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 96.33 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 75 businesses and one of the top three auto shops in South Dakota!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“[They offered] excellent customer service from start to finish. The work was reasonably priced… the work was done well, and they even washed my car. [Their] customer service is top notch. [I] wouldn’t go anywhere else!” – M.S.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that Roy’s Auto Body is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Auto Shop

We were excited to learn all about Roy’s Auto Body and how they have gotten where they are today, so we sat down with the Manager, Chris McLaws.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes Roy’s Auto Body stand apart from their competitors. Chris said that Roy’s takes great care of their employees, which is important because they work with a very team-based system. They work together to do their best to make sure that all of their customers have a great experience.

Building Success By Offering Outstanding Customer Service

Roy’s Auto Body has been in business for 27 years, and Chris says they have word of mouth to thank for their success. He said that they appreciate all the great comments and reviews the customers have left about their business.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as Roy’s Auto Body has managed to. We asked if Chris could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Just do a good job for your customers. Always make the customer experience awesome.”


Congratulations to Roy’s Auto Body for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Chris for taking the time to speak with us!

South Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Computer IT Services Award Winner: WDC Service

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that WDC Service is an award winner for computer IT services in 2019.

If you are looking for a reliable computer IT service that will quickly repair your broken, slow, or malfunctioning device, look no further than this award-winning company!

WDC Service has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across three different verified sites with an average rating of 4.68 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 92.78 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top five computer IT services in South Dakota!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“[They are] very friendly, very honest, and very helpful! I am extremely happy with my phone screen they replaced; it’s like a brand new phone!! They were very thorough in explaining to me what they had to do, and [they] did it in a timely manner. [I would] definitely recommend [these] life-savers.” – C.N.

It is because of excellent reviews like this that WDC Service is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Computer IT Service

We were excited to learn all about WDC Service and how they have gotten where they are today, so we sat down with the Manager, Jesse Sanchez.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes WDC Service stand apart from their competitors. They work quickly and can offer fast fixes to their busy clients. They are very focused on their customers and believe that customer service should always be their main focus. They are currently offering a $25 discount for computer fixes and offer rotating discounts every other month.

Building Success By Being Customer Focused

WDC Service has developed an incredible reputation, so we were excited to hear about some of the ways they have marketed and grown their business. Jesse shared that they have handed out flyers at events, kept their Facebook page up to date, and that word of mouth and walk-in traffic have been their greatest sources for growth.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as WDC Service has managed to. We asked if Jesse could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what he had to say:

“Focus on customer service. Satisfy everyone as best you can.”


Congratulations to WDC Service for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Jesse for taking the time to speak with us!

South Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Barber Shops Award Winner: The Gentlemen’s Barbershop

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that The Gentlemen’s Barbershop is an award winner for barber shops in 2019.

If you are looking for a community-minded barber shop that will get you looking your best, look no further than this award-winning company!

The Gentlemen’s Barbershop has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across multiple verified sites with an average rating of 4.96 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 93.63 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking as one of the top 10 barber shops in South Dakota!

Not Your Average Barber Shop

We were excited to learn all about The Gentlemen’s Barbershop and how they have gotten where they are today, so we sat down with the owner, Keli Allison.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes The Gentlemen’s Barbershop stand apart from their competitors. They focus on doing men’s haircuts and like to keep up with the newest trends and styles. Keli told us that it is important for her and her staff to be constantly learning.

Building Success Through Community Connections

In their two years in business, The Gentlemen’s Barbershop has gained an incredible reputation, so we were excited to talk with Keli about some of the ways they have gotten their name out. She told us that she utilizes Facebook to keep in touch with her clients, and she posts lots of photos there.

Community service is also important to the staff at The Gentlemen’s Barbershop, and Keli is always looking for ways to give back. When her clients get to an age where they can no longer make it into the shop, she goes to them to give them their haircuts.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as impressive a reputation as The Gentlemen’s Barbershop has managed to. We asked if Keli could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“When you receive a negative review, reach out to the customer and fix the issue.”


Congratulations to The Gentlemen’s Barbershop for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Keli for taking the time to speak with us!

South Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Pet Groomers Award Winner: Wags N’ Whiskers

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Wags N’ Whiskers is a 2019 award winner for pet groomers in South Dakota!

For all of your pet grooming needs in Sioux Falls, there’s no better pet groomer to turn to than Wags N’ Whiskers.

Wags N’ Whiskers has received hundreds of reviews with an average rating of 4.82 stars, earning them a stellar Rating Score™ of 94.24 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 pet groomers in all of South Dakota!

Here’s just one of the many five-star reviews that got them there:

“I’d recommend this place to anyone! I’ve got an old cat that can’t groom herself anymore and gets mats in her fur. They are really good with her, and when she comes home, she is always so full of life again! [It’s] hard to find a good place to take a cat, [and I am] so happy I found this place!” – Amanda K.

Not Your Average Pet Groomer

We wanted to learn what makes this award-winning business tick, so we took a few minutes to talk with Ronita Mach, the owner of Wags N’ Whiskers.

To kick off our conversation, we asked Ronita about what makes Wags N’ Whiskers unique compared to the many other pet groomers in South Dakota. Ronita told us that she and her team are honest and truly care.

Ronita went on to tell us that they’ve been voted the number one local best for the second year in a row!

We also asked Ronita about the Wags N’ Whiskers mission and how they work to make the world a better place. Here’s what Ronita had to say:

“Our mission is to provide the best and most thorough dog grooming services available in a fun and loving environment. Wags N’ Whiskers is known for our consistency, from visit to visit, and we offer breed standard haircuts, specialty cuts and a host of other services, such as nail trims, gland expression, ear cleaning and more.”

Building Success Through Word of Mouth

When we asked Ronita about Wags N’ Whiskers’ secret to such a strong online reputation, she told us that their reputation has grown organically.

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Wags N’ Whiskers has grown through word of mouth and by building relationships with their clients:

“The most important thing is the relationship that we have with the dog and the customer. It’s important to keep our customers with the same groomer because every groomer has a different personality. We want to make sure that our service is consistent, and we know that the groomers have a special relationship with the dogs, and it’s important to keep the dog comfortable, which then makes the owner comfortable. This also keeps the door open if the owner is not happy with the service.”


Congratulations to Wags N’ Whiskers for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Ronita, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Wags N’ Whiskers in Sioux Falls. Visit their website today!

South Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Electricians Award Winner: Travis Electric

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Travis Electric is a 2019 award winner for electricians in South Dakota!

When you need an electrician in Sioux Falls that you can rely on to get the job done right the first time, you need Travis Electric.

Travis Electric has received dozens of reviews with an average rating of 4.87 stars, earning them a fantastic Rating Score™ of 94.70 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for being ranked the number one electrician in all of South Dakota!

Here’s just one of the many five-star reviews that got them there:

“Travis Electric added some lighting to my 1992 home. The price was very fair, and Travis made sure that any hiccups that came up were corrected. I am pleased with the service and cost for the lighting I had installed.” – Jason R.

Not Your Average Electrical Company

We wanted to learn what makes this award-winning business tick, so we took a few minutes to talk with Travis Kuehl, the owner of Travis Electric.

To kick off our conversation, we asked Travis about what makes Travis Electric unique compared to the many other electricians in South Dakota. Travis told us that Travis Electric is a local business that started in 2005 and that treats customers like families and provides them with the best service. They have set out to ensure that their customers’ electrical systems are safe and functional, and to take care of their customers every time.

We also asked Travis about the Travis Electric mission and how they work to make the world a better place. Travis shared with us that their goal is to provide the best electrical service, to provide positive customer experiences and to do the job right the first time.

Building Success Through Next-Level Customer Service

Travis credits Travis Electric’s strong online reputation to their commitment to delivering excellent customer service and asking for reviews from every customer.

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Travis Electric has grown through Facebook Live, Google ads and customer-focused service. They get a healthy mix of new and return customers.

There are many business owners looking to grow their business and build their online reputation. Here’s Travis’ expert advice for them:

“Answer the phone, and respond to inquiries. Underpromise and overdeliver. Work hard, and deliver every time.”


Congratulations to Travis Electric for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Travis, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Travis Electric in Sioux Falls. Visit their website today!

South Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Nail Salons Award Winner: A Perfect 10 Nail & Beauty Bar

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that A Perfect 10 Nail & Beauty Bar is an award winner for nail salons in 2019!

If you are looking for a nail salon that will make your claws eye-catching, look no further than this award-winning company!

A Perfect 10 Nail & Beauty Bar has received many overwhelmingly positive reviews across four different verified sites with an average rating of 4.26 stars, earning them an impressive Rating Score™ of 85.65 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 10 nail salons in South Dakota!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“I absolutely love the ladies here!!! [I’ve] never [had] a bad experience. The ladies are always so sweet and fun to chat with. They always make it possible for my mom, who is in a wheelchair, to be served and never make it into a big deal or make us/her feel like it’s an inconvenience. My nails, no matter what, always look amazing!! Best Perfect 10 in town!!” -Elizabeth P.

It is because of dazzling reviews like this that A Perfect 10 Nail & Beauty Bar is now able to call themselves a Top Rated Local award winner!

Not Your Average Nail Salon

We were excited to learn all about how A Perfect 10 Nail & Beauty Bar has been able to build such a fabulous reputation, so we sat down with the owner, Canada Salter.

The first thing we wanted to know was what it is that makes A Perfect 10 Nail & Beauty Bar stand apart from their competitors. In Canada’s words, “Our ambiance and atmosphere, as well as the customer experience, make us unique. All of our stylists are trained by us so that there is consistency in our work. We offer beer and wine. We host parties, such as wedding showers, bridal showers, etc.”

When asked about her business’ mission, Canada said, “We want to provide an upscale experience at affordable prices.”

Building Success Through Service

According to Canada, the secret to her business’ success is service. “Our customer service is based on what we expect as a customer ourselves. We provide what consumers expect to receive,” she told our team.

When it comes to growing this business, Canada and her team get the word out mostly through word of mouth and social media.

There are many businesses out there that are looking to build as splendid a reputation as A Perfect 10 Nail & Beauty Bar has managed to. We asked if Canada could share any expert advice with these companies. Here’s what she had to say:

“I think it is all about keeping your moral integrity. It is all about building relationships and trust. Practice what you preach.”


Congratulations to A Perfect 10 Nail & Beauty Bar for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and special thanks to Canada for taking the time to speak with us! Check out their website here!

South Dakota’s Top Rated Local® Award Winner: Parker’s

Top Rated Local® is pleased to announce that Parker’s is a 2019 award winner in South Dakota!

If you’re looking for an unbeatable dining experience in Sioux Falls, look no further than Parker’s.

Parker’s has received more than 1,200 reviews with an average rating of 4.58 stars, earning them a tremendous Rating Score™ of 90.81 and a 2019 Top Rated Local award for ranking among the top 100 businesses in all of South Dakota!

Here’s just one of their many five-star reviews:

“My fiance and I went here for a dinner date night for her birthday, and it was the best food we have ever had. We got scallops that were served with squash and a pumpkin puree and duck with blue corn grits and an amazing sauce. We could not have asked for a better dinner. Not only was the food perfect, but our service was also amazing. This place has raised the bar for food. It is our new standard. One hundred percent, we will go back.” – Adrian J.

Not Your Average Restaurant

We wanted to learn all about Parker’s and its impressive online reputation, so we took a few minutes to talk with the owner, Stacy Newcomb.

The first question we had for Stacy was what is it that sets Parker’s apart from their competition in South Dakota. Here’s Stacy’s response:

“We started 10 years ago because there weren’t that many restaurants in Sioux Falls that were chef-driven. We specialize in food made the old-fashioned way.”

Stacy went on to tell us that they are open every day for dinner only and do special events. Every first Friday, they do theme nights on the first Friday and third Thursday of every month. Parker’s is a special place that offers high-quality, fresh, organic, local produce. She added:

“We change our menu every season. We don’t have any restrictions or borders on what we do.”

We also wanted to know what their mission is at Parker’s and how they work to make the world a better place. Here’s what Stacy had to say:

“[Our mission is to] take care of our customers that are here to have a special night. Most people that come here are wanting to be taken care of and treated well; we do that.”

Building Success Through Great Food and Customer Service

Stacy attributes the strong online reputation Parker’s has built to their commitment to serving great food, to their next-level customer service and to the environment they’ve created..

Outside of building a powerful online reputation, Parker’s has gotten their name out there through sponsored posts online, local ads in the newspaper and magazines, word of mouth and by being an active part of their community.

There are so many business owners out there looking to build the kind of online reputation Parker’s has. When we asked what advice Stacy has for them, she emphasized the importance of working hard and paying attention to details.


Congratulations to the team at Parker’s for being a 2019 Top Rated Local award winner, and thank you so much, Stacy, for taking the time to speak with us!

We highly recommend Parker’s in Sioux Falls. Visit their website today!