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Yahoo Dumps Local Reviews, Shows Off Yelp Listings

Yahoo's search engine market share is far, far less than that of Google (as you likely know), but the Sunnyvale, CA-based company is doing everything it can to create a richer user experience and make itself appealing once again...

Bing is Growing, Yelp is Scandalous, and I Need Your Help!

:: Travis Bliffen, Stellar SEO :: Bing is pouring on the new features as they try to compete with Google. Recently on the Bing Blog, they discussed how they are focused on better understanding how the world interacts and delivering...

Yahoo Differentiates By Upping the Ante with Yelp Listings

Earlier this month, Yahoo announced a partnership with local review service Yelp, which will integrate business listings into Yahoo Search results, differentiating itself from competitors including Google and Bing. While it is unlikely...

3 Tips to Make User Reviews Work for You

Good and bad experiences with businesses used to be discussed over the water cooler or a meal, but those conversations have now moved online. Now consumers can spread very powerful messages about companies by simply writing posts on...

Yelp Gets Serious about Reviews

Reviews are no joke over at Yelp headquarters. The local discovery platform averages 108 million monthly unique visitors who visit the service to discover businesses and make spending choices. Most of these visitors also take a gander...

Yelp Wordmap Shows the Local Hot Spots

Urban city guide Yelp, which helps its roughly 100+ million monthly unique visitors find places to visit (shop, eat, etc), has released a rather interesting feature that identifies keyword and phrase patterns in reviews. The system...

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Yelp’s Nearby Feature Gets Personal

Yelp has revamped its Nearby feature in order to bring more personalized results to mobile users and drive more foot traffic to local businesses. The updated feature now offers suggestions to users of Yelp’s iOS app based not...

Yelp Unveils Revenue Estimation Tool for Local Businesses

A new Yelp tool is helping local businesses figure out how much of their monthly revenue can be credited to the Yelp platform. The Revenue Estimate tool is launched after the recent release of a Boston Consulting Group study that claims...

Yelp Hits 100 Million Users

Ever since Facebook launched the beta version of Graph Search , there has been some speculation around the ’Net that the social network’s new feature could end up being a Yelp and/or Foursquare killer. If that is the case...

Yelp Adds Health Scores

Would you eat at a restaurant that scored less than perfect on a 100-point health score? What would be your cut off; ninety, eighty? Thanks to a recent Yelp announcement, you may have to decide. According to Yelp’s blog, the...

2012 Local Holiday Marketing Guide

It is time to get serious about the holidays, because as of today, merchants only have a month to prepare for the busiest shopping day of the season – Black Friday. While most merchants are putting the finishing touches on their...

Yelp Gift Certificates for Small Biz

It’s been quite a while since we last covered Yelp, but the local Web darling made an announcement last month that may just bring it back to our collective attention. Yelp, which already offers a deals solution, introduced a...

Get Ready for More Fake Online Reviews

Identifying – let alone actually combating – fake online reviews has been a constant source of angst for many business owners and marketers with an online presence. Now, I hate to break it to you guys, but it’s only...

Bing and Yelp Team Up to Take on Google Places

Last week, Microsoft’s Bing search engine announced a huge partnership with user review and recommendations site Yelp that could help position both companies to overthrow their common nemesis, Google, and its Google Places service...

Local Web Marketing - 20 Minutes Per Day

Everyone on the Internet seems to be going local these days, and it seems to be the key to success for many small business with a Web presence – especially companies that focus primarily on their brick-and-mortar stores. In a...

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