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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...

Social Values

Cloud backup service provider Backupify is the latest company to try to calculate the actual monetary value of social data such as Tweets, Facebook users, Yelp reviews, etc. After looking at a variety of social sources that included...

Want Fair Reviews? Go to Yelp.

According to a study titled Anonymity, Social Image, and the Competition for Volunteers: A Case Study of the Online Market for Reviews , by economics professor Zhongmin Wang, Yelp.com offers the most balanced business reviews when...

Managing Crisis Control

Crisis can hit any business, at any time. It could be a missed shipment (affecting one customer) or a failed server (affecting thousands). It could even be one little word, as was the case when a Chrysler social media representative...

20 User Review Websites Critical to Small Business

According to an internal analysis of small business search results, Marchex – a provider of small business marketing products – found that more than 80 percent of results did not point to the websites of those businesses...

Yelp a Treasure Trove for Mobile Marketers

Yelp, one of the Web’s most popular destinations for online reviews of local businesses, recently released some powerful data for would-be mobile marketers. Based on activity in December 2010, the company recently announced that...

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