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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
By YCharts: With the plunge in tech shares and the NASDAQ Composite index generally in recent days, it's worth looking at the underlying businesses of some momentum stocks. Below we see substantial 1-month declines in the shares of Tesla (TSLA), Facebook (FB), Priceline (PCLN), Amazon (AMZN) and, leading the descent, Yelp (YELP). 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...
Local recommendations app Sosh is expanding into two new cities — Washington and Chicago — and is also announcing a partnership with OpenTable. Unlike Yelp, Sosh instead provides a finely tuned curated list of what’s happening in the cities it covers: San Francisco, New York, Seattle, plus today’s new arrivals. The app says it doesn’t aim for quantity (there are...
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
Yelp has huge growth potential in the long-run. The large sell-off in the company's stock price is a great opportunity to pick up shares of the online site.
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
Check out the official unveiling today @MontanasAvon! Thanks Liz for the pics ^_^ #zazzz pic.twitter.com/rp5FXAdtvG — Herbal Elements (@HerbalColorado) April 12, 2014 First, a weed version of Yelp!. And now, weed vending machines. The...Show More Summary
Yelp has done a number of high profile deals recently. Earlier this year Yahoo announced it was integrating Yelp content into its local results. More recently Yelp and YP unveiled a partnership, which benefits YP advertisers. Yelp also has significant deals with Bing and, of course, Apple Maps. Beyond this the company has an API […]
One of the key metrics that ReachLocal doesn’t disclose is advertiser retention or its opposite: advertiser churn. Yelp also doesn’t disclose this number. I suspect ReachLocal’s churn numbers are better than industry digital averages. This is what former CEO Zorik Gordon always maintained. And they have probably improved over time as the company has diversified […]
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
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