The business reviews site has suffered a string of blows this week, including the departure of its high-profile board chairman. Can it regain its footing?
Walter Palmer received international infamy almost overnight. His Yelp! page was bombarded with clever, snarky reviews. People picketed in front of his business and home. Celebrities tweeted about him. Walter Palmer quickly became one...Show More Summary
Online reviews site slashed forecasts for full-year outlook.
Writing reviews about restaurants, coffee shops and hairdressers is a popular pastime that has become the foundation for websites like Yelp. A startup called G2 Crowd is hoping the yen to pen reviews about specialized business software could prove equally compelling for writers and readers alike. Show More Summary
The company's stock took a beating on Wednesday Yelp, America's favorite site for amateur restaurant reviews and the bane of many chefs' existence, suffered a brutal business day on Wednesday. Yelp stock closed at $25.06 per share, down 25 percent from the opening bell. Show More Summary
When the internet is intent on destroying your business, it can make quick work of it. But there’s always a way crawl out of a hole, right? So just how much work would it take to crawl out of the hole that the lion-killing dentist from...Show More Summary
Shares of local listings and reviews purveyor Yelp (YELP) are down $9.27, or almost 28%, at $24.24, adding to last night’s after-hours losses, after the company missed Q2 profit expectations by a penny per share, and forecast this quarter’s results, and the full year, below consensus. Shares of another local listings outfit, ReachLocal (RLOC) are actually [...]
The review site's earnings call revealed growing user numbers—along with its struggle to attract advertisers. PayPal cofounder Max Levchin has resigned his post as chairman of Yelp's board after a disappointing second-quarter earnings call on Tuesday. Read Full Story
"I get fake Yelp reviews all the time from people I have never heard about or met," says Wang -- who also has 71 real Yelp reviews from actual clients, most of them in Silicon Valley...
People are flooding the Yelp and Facebook pages for Palmer's dental practice with negative reviews and comments referring to the lion's death. The post Internet Attacks Lion Killer With Poisoned Yelp Reviews appeared first on WIRED.
Losses and slowing digital ad sales have investors wondering about the review site's ability to survive on its own.
The Yelp page is being bombarded by negative reviews written by people who dislike the trophy hunter's latest "victory."
Shares of local reviews site Yelp (YELP) are down $4.96, or over 14%, at $28.55, after the company this afternoon reported Q2 revenue that topped expectations, but missed on the bottom line, and forecast revenue this quarter, and for the full year, below consensus, sending its shares sharply lower in late trading. Revenue in the three [...]
Taking the measure of the presidential candidate using the Yelp reviews of his customers
These reviews form a patchwork quilt of the Hooters Global Community, deep fried and smothered in delicious Buffalo sauce.
Matthew White was getting nervous. It was the fall of 2013, and White believed he was stuck with a botched hardwood-floor job. The stairs weren't rebuilt to code, multiple doors would no longer fully open, boot prints were embedded in the varnish—the list went on. Show More Summary
Recently, Microsoft announced the new Bing Maps preview with all new design. The new Bing Maps is designed so you can search, view and share multiple places at one time, see trusted reviews and photos from Yelp and others, get access to a rich set of visuals and information on the places you plan to […]
Bad Yelp reviews are (unfortunately) part of doing business. And a bad response could double the reputation damage. That's why it's vital to know just what to do when those negative comments come rolling in. The post A Step-by-Step Guide to Responding to a Bad Yelp Review by @jeanmariedion appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
Welcome to Grim Yelp Reviews, a regular feature where we share people’s worst experiences at the worst places. This week: Time to put on your 3D glasses! Oh my God, what’s all over those 3D glasses? Read more...