TweetTwo and half stars on Yelp: I don’t think sugar-anything would be a good name these days…
Apparently, Yelp allows users to write reviews of the neighborhoods, and neighborhood blogger Capp Street Crap has gathered together some of the more notable Mission reviews from the past eight years. All of them manage to be somewhat offensive in...
Chicago’s Toupee purvey a strain of primal rock born in sweaty basements and DIY living rooms, founded on grimy twin guitar leads and brought to kicking-and-screaming life by frontwoman Whitney Allen’s ecstatic yelp. Their music reaches...Show More Summary
Yelp today announced that it has added the deal and gift certificate functionality previously only available for US users, to its platform for people based in the UK, France, Germany and Spain. In a nutshell, the move means that business...Show More Summary
TweetVia KRON-TV’s Stanley Roberts comes news of this Here’s the story: San Francisco Sidewalk Steak – My buddies and I were walking up to the side door to Lucky River Restaurant at 700 Monterey Boulevard in San Francisco for lunch on Friday, November 21, 2014, and we saw this guy tenderizing or trying to break […]
Once a small business lands on Yelp, there's no going back.
TweetKurios – Cabinet of Curiosities is here and everybody loves it, so far: San Francisco Chronicle’s Robert Hurwitt San Francisco Examiner’s Jean Schiffman San Jose Mercury News Karen D’Souza Yelp Huffington Post’s Leo Stutzin I mean, find me a negative review, Gentle Reader. I tried to find one. I failed. You know, I’ve never actually paid to […]
Want to show off your cupcake business’ Facebook fan count, Twitter followers or Yelp rating in your store? Flapit can do just that, sitting by your cash register, in your window front or on your wall, for $299. Citing market research...Show More Summary
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Did a busy NYC restaurant keep getting awful reviews, and surveillance footage revealed that customer smartphone use was ruining the restaurant experience?
There are lots of data about consumer reliance on reviews and the impact of reviews on purchase decisions. Surprisingly, however, there’s not a ton on review distribution or consumer motivations for writing reviews. There’s an “anecdotal” perception in the market that most reviewers are motivated by anger or frustration and that the bulk of reviews accordingly are […]
It’s easily the worst story of 2014. It’s comical until you realize it’s real. Then you have to go dash your head vigorously against a wall and emit loud yelps of despair. Learning that this video was real was like learning that Santa Claus was not. In case you missed the Internet storm of hilarity […]
Last night, Benedict Cumberbatch and his very plummy laugh appeared on The Daily Show to screeches and yelps from the studio audience. "It doesn't ever normalize, I'll tell you that," he admitted. "It's wonderful but it's very strange." Jon Stewart promptly informed him that he wanted to rip off his clothes and sell them on Ebay. Read more...
Watch chefs from the 2014 Eater Awards read bad Yelp reviews from their own restaurants.
Solving marijuana's banking problem. The "ugly side" of Yelp. Are we running out of chocolate and turkeys?
This fashionable smart bracelet delivers notifications and Yelp recommendations without a smartphone, and retails for $495 in December.
There's a tapas place in my neighborhood that I want to check out and invited a new friend to join me tonight. Yelp.com suggested I make a reservation. So be it. Here's how it all unfolded. ::ring ring:: Guy: Tapas joint in Washington Heights, how can I help you? So far so good. Me: Hi. Show More Summary
Ask how a phone can help you discover a new place, and most of us think of the aimless Googling or Yelping we perform when desperately trying to find somewhere to eat. But I wanted to find apps that served like treasure maps, pointing me towards the hidden gems tucked away in a city if only I knew which way to walk. Show More Summary
Are reviews a part of your life? Here are the pros and cons of using reviews both personally and for your business.
Partners include Adobe, Yelp, Stripe, Postmates, and Thumbtack. Close to 30 companies now offer Lyft as a perk for their employees. The ridesharing service unveiled a new program Thursday that will let employers dole out credits for employees' commutes and other work-related transportation. Read Full Story