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That is the new and excellent book by Dan Jurafsky, due out this September, and I found it interesting throughout. Here is just one bit: In fact, the more Yelp reviewers mention dessert, the more they like the restaurant. Reviewers who don’t mention a dessert give the restaurants an average review score of 3.6 (out […]
Let’s say you’ve amassed years worth of mostly positive reviews on your Yahoo Local listing. Then, all of a sudden, your Yahoo Local reviews disappeared and they aren’t showing – but Yelp reviews are showing instead. This is exactly what happened to Dan Tringale, owner of Colonial Hardwood Flooring of Lexington, Mass. Show More Summary
Bloomberg via Getty Images Last week should have been a good one for Yelp (YELP). Analysts upgraded shares of the reviews website on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. You don't often see three Wall Street pros praise a stock on three consecutive days. Show More Summary
On first reading, most restaurant reviews on a site like Yelp do just that — they review restaurants. They assign stars and appraise empanadas and out the places with awful service. But they also say a surprising amount about the people writing them. For instance: Diners reviewing pricey restaurants are more likely to write long-winded reviews […]
Looks like Guy Fieri is trying to drum up some positive Yelp reviews for his upcoming Vegas restaurant Guy Fieri's Vegas Kitchen & Bar. The mayor of Flavortown is hosting a "Meet & Eat" this Thursday (the restaurant's slated...
For so many of us, Yelp has become an essential part of the routine when searching for new local restaurants. However, as the site has become increasingly noisy and unreliable, Taste Savant is aiming to eat Yelp’s lunch with the release of an iPhone app for its chef-curated restaurant review service. Show More Summary
The Yahoo-Yelp local search deal seemed like a good idea at the time. But what many Yahoo Local users are discovering is that with the Yelp changeover, those businesses have lost years worth of reviews in favor of a single Yelp revi...
The Wall Street Journal reports many business owners are upset after years of positive reviews have vanished from […] Author information Matt Southern Matt Southern is a marketing, communications and public relations professional. He provides strategic digital marketing services at an agency called Bureau in Ontario, Canada. Show More Summary
Are you pissed that the good reviews you’ve collected on Yahoo or other web sites are gone, thanks to a deal with Yelp? While it might be a challenge to understand how Yelp works, here’s a few things you can do to ensure you are in control of your reviews and not Yelp, or anyone [...]Show More Summary
Editor note: This post continues the conversation of small business’ experiences with Yelp after SEJ’s Matt Southern wrote […] Author information Pierre Zarokian CEO at Submit Express Pierre Zarokian is a veteran in search engine marketing. Show More Summary
Yelp has been having a slog turning a profit compared to TripAdvisor, another review company. Although its shares have fallen considerably in recent times, they will remain vulnerable to a market downturn unless the company can find a way to make profits.
The once-thriving reviews site is facing a steady stream of subpoenas and thousands of consumer complaints, and still hasn't made a profit. Here's what Yelp can do to get its star-power back. Last week was not a good one for Yelp. Read Full Story
Is Yelp a reviews site, or a marketplace? Yelp today launched a new aspect of the Yelp Platform, an initiative to get users to transact on the site. Last year, Yelp launched support for online food ordering and delivery. Now, …
Yelp isn't just a platform created for people with an excess amount of time and very strong opinions on watch repairmen, city jails fictitious restaurants to unload their pent up emojis in public—it's also the only way we know for sure that a place even exists. Show More Summary
This month, the Supreme Court is set to make a decision that could set an important precedent about Yelp reviews and free speech, the Wall Street Journal reports. The case in question involves Joe Hadeed, the owner of a carpet cleaning business in Virginia. Show More Summary
A suit heading to Virginia Supreme Court wants Yelp to identify people who left negative feedback for a carpet cleaner
If you find typing too much of a hassle, Yelp has the solution for you: emoji. The US-based business review site has just launched the ability to let you search for local businesses on its platform using emoji — the small, cartoon-like figures most often used when typing on a mobile device. Show More Summary
For years, the popular reviews site has been accused of extortionary tactics.