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2013-01-02 16:24:20

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, today announced that management will present at the Citi Global Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference in Las Vegas, NV on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 10:30 a.m. PT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050511/SFW134LOGO) A webcast of the presentation will be available on the company's investor relations website at http://www.yelp-ir.com...

2012-12-30 05:01:23

ShinyReputation.com releases comments on an article published in The New York Times, about the “black mark” businesses are getting on Yelp. Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) December 29, 2012 ShinyReputation.com released their opinion today, on an article published by The New York Times, in regards to the crack down Yelp is taking to insure businesses are not buying positive 5-star reviews. SR includes the ways business can keep from becoming “black marked,” on Yelp. Because...

2012-12-17 05:01:46

Shiny Reputation shares insights into how responding appropriately to a bad review can send out the right signals to the customers. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2012 Shiny Reputation acknowledges the efforts of AppFolio (along with Yelp) as it shares how a prompt and objective response to the reviewer can benefit the business. In the world of online reviews, once negative reviews are posted, they cannot be removed legitimately. While negative reviews can spread rapidly and impact...

2012-12-16 05:02:51

Local Business Review Site 5StarControl proclaims its opinion on the launch of a new website, DoNotRent.com, which is seeking to become the Yelp of renters, allowing them to review different properties and landlords. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) December 15, 2012 5StarControl has issued a statement about a new website called DoNotRent.com, which was recently profiled on Curbed.com, which allows renters to rate apartments and houses in a similar style to Yelp. Local Business Review Site 5StarControl...

2012-12-12 16:27:15

ISTANBUL, Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, today announced the availability of Yelp Turkey (http://www.yelp.com.tr). Beginning today, people in Turkey are able to create accounts on Yelp.com.tr to share their opinions about great local businesses and services. Yelp's free iPhone and Android applications will be available as well as its free suite of business owner tools: Yelp for Business Owners...

2012-12-11 05:03:25

An important factor of gaining revenue in today´s market is the web presence of a company. Zanes Law continues to expand their online presence by adding their company information to multiple directories. The three main directories they invested in are Yelp, MapQuest, and Yahoo. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) December 10, 2012 An important factor of gaining revenue in today´s market is the web presence of a company. Zanes Law continues to expand their online presence by adding their company...

2012-11-20 16:31:23

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yelp, Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, today announced that management will present at the Credit Suisse Annual Technology Conference in Scottsdale, AZ on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. MT. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050511/SFW134LOGO) A webcast of the presentation will be available on the company's investor relations website at http://www.yelp-ir.com under the Events...

2012-11-01 15:32:23

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050511/SFW134LOGO) Net revenue was $36.4 million in the third quarter of 2012, reflecting 63% growth in net revenue from the third quarter of 2011 Cumulative reviews grew 49% year over year to more than 33 million Average...

2012-10-24 03:20:36

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Yelp Inc. (NYSE: YELP), the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, today announced it has acquired Qype, Europe's largest local reviews site. Qype was acquired to accelerate Yelp's international expansion, bringing more than two million reviews and 15 million unique visitors per month across 13 countries. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20050511/SFW134LOGO) "I am excited to welcome Qype's employees and users to...

Yelp Fake Reviews Under Fire
2012-10-18 14:03:10

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Yelp knows you paid for that review, and now they´re going to tell everyone about it. The social networking/business review service allows users to leave reviews for their favorite businesses. Others on the service are then able to see these reviews, and many decide to dine at or dash away from a particular establishment based on these reviews. In fact, recent studies have found that for every half-star in a 5-star system...