"The worst thing was the dessert."
In a search marketing world that is dictated by Google, should businesses care about getting Yelp reviews?
Yelp has to be one of the most controversial companies ever created at least in the eyes of many small business owners. Consumers love its ability to help them find everything from doctors to dry cleaners, but businesses owners who get slammed in Yelp's reviews are none too pleased. Show More Summary
Yelp Director claimed it invented software to generate positive reviews and filter out negative ones. Controversial review site Yelp has found itself in the midst of yet another lawsuit, but this time, the San Francisco-based corporation...Show More Summary
The start-up's "Super Five-Star Man," who ostensibly destroys bad reviews. Yelp is going after a company it believes is "gam[ing] the system" by selling a service that fills clients' pages with nothing but positive reviews. Or at least...Show More Summary
Its lawsuit claims the operator of these businesses tries to "game the system" by undermining authentic user reviews
While Yelp may be within its legal rights to re-order and filter its user-submitted reviews, the company is taking legal action against the operator of multiple websites promising “all positive reviews for your business.” The lawsuit [PDF], file last in a federal court in California, accuses the people behind at least three sites — YelpDirector, Revpley, and … [More]
Yelp has sued a company called “Revleap” that says it will deliver 4 or 5 star reviews on Yelp while withholding reviews of three stars or below in “the control center for your quality control.” To many business owners this sounds like the answer to the unending challenge of gaining a steady stream of positive […]
Meet Revleap, which Yelp says "bombards their clients’ customers with surveys."
One-star reviews on Yelp contain the same language that people use when recalling terrorist attacks. A bad restaurant experience could leave diners suffering from a mild form of trauma, say researchers at Stanford University. According...Show More Summary
Yelp and other reviews sites are being used to regulate restaurant hygiene.
Today, local reviews are a critical part of your business's reputation -- whether you're aware of them or not. People are relying on reviews found on local directory sites and review sites like Yelp now more than ever, and the quality...Show More Summary
With Eat24 in hand, can Yelp deliver better reviews and ad dollars?
The online reviews company Yelp has acquired the popular restaurant ordering and takeout app Eat24, which has apps for both the iPhone and iPad. The specific financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Eat24, which allows users to...Show More Summary
The online reviews company Yelp has acquired the popular restaurant ordering and takeout app Eat24. The specific financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Eat24, which allows users to order food from over 30,000 restaurants in 1,500 US cities and have those meals delivered, became a transaction partner with Yelp in 2013.
Market leader GrubHub gets competition as online review company snaps up rival company
The move is a departure for Yelp, which has long been a platform for online reviews across many industries, including home services and retail stores.
Not only can you make reservations at thousands of restaurants through Yelp, soon you’ll be able to order delivery. The latest expansion for the review site comes after it agreed to purchase delivery site Eat24 for $134 million. MarketWatch reports that the cash and stock deal gives Yelp delivery and takeout access to 20,000 restaurants in more than 1,500 cities … [More]
Yelp is doubling down on offering food deliveries with its latest acquisition. The business review service announced Tuesday that it has acquired Eat24, an online food delivery app and website similar to GrubHub, for about $134 million...Show More Summary
Yelp wants to move into the online ordering space. Controversial restaurant review site Yelp announced today that it acquired online food ordering service Eat24. According to a press release, Yelp bought the company for an estimated $134 million. Show More Summary