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    Hi,

    is the term "write testimonial" correct? It's for a hotel logbook where the hosts should write a few words about their stay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bieasy View Post
    Hi,

    Is the term "write testimonial" correct? It's for a hotel logbook where the guests should write a few words about their stay.
    Boarding houses/guesthouses have a Visitors' Book, in which guests can write their comments or criticisms.

    'Write testimonial' is not a common phrase associated with this practice — at least in the UK.

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    You will frequently see a page titled "Testimonials" on websites where the website owners choose to show comments that users have made, usually by emailing them to the company. On those pages, the comments are usually positive because the website owners can choose which emails to use and they can edit them. In a "Visitors Book", the comments are written for anyone to see so if the owner leaves the book on show, anyone can read the comments, both positive and negative.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    And if website owner wants the visitor to write something about the website? What should be written? "Write some coments"? "write testimonials"?

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    Yes "guests" of course.

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    Many websites have a "Guestbook" where people can leave their name, location and comments. The home page of a website might say "If you wish to leave a comment, please go to the Comments/Guestbook page". There is no one single word or phrase used. My business website only has a "Testimonials" page because we only accept comments by email and I then choose which to post publicly.
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