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    Yelp's investors are suing them again!
    Earlier this week, in the latest in a flood of prominent legal action against the restaurant review giant Yelp, legal firm Levi & Korsinsky has filed a class action lawsuit against the popular website that alleges the company deliberately...
  • California restaurant encourages bad reviews to fight back against Yelp
    California restaurant encourages bad reviews to fight back against Yelp
    Many business owners encourage their customers to go on Yelp and leave a good review of their business when they get good service. The Botto Bistro in Richmond, CA however, is doing just the opposite. On September 17, 2014, SF Gate reported Chefs...
  • Raleigh, N.C. named as one of the 20 coolest, most social metropolises on the rise in the United States
    Women’s Health names Raleigh, N.C. one of 20 coolest, social cities on the rise
    Yelp announced today thatWomen’s Health magazine has named Raleigh, N.C. as an up-and-coming city for Arts & Culture! Yelp partnered with the magazine on a six-month, research-based project to determine a list of what they call the "...
  • Stepping Back in Time
    Stepping Back in Time
    It was a time of swing dresses, pencil skirts, and fishnet pantyhose. A time of pinup girls, military uniforms, and a World War. A time of zoot suits, big band music, and luscious red lips. It was the 1940's era, a time like no other and a...
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    Yelp comes to Chicago: 300 jobs to be created
    Yelp, the San-Francisco-based company that is an online sensation, is going to open a huge office in Chicago, according to the Chicago Tribune on Thursday. Yelp has agreed to lease more than 50,000 square feet at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart...
  • Union Street Guest House
    Union Street Guest House does not charge guests $500 for posting bad reviews
    A story circulating Monday from Page Six, indicates that a Hudson River Valley hotel, the Union Street Guest House, is in the habit of charging guests $500 whenever they post a bad a review. Sadly for those of us in the "pointing fingers at...
  • Recap from American Visionary Arts Museum Flicks from the Hill Premiere Party
    Recap from American Visionary Arts Museum Flicks from the Hill Premiere Party
    On Thursday the 10th of July in 2014, AVAM in Baltimore hosted an exclusive American Visionary Arts Museum Flicks from the Hill Premiere Party in Maryland. It was the biggest movie themed party of this Summer in Federal Hill community of Baltimore...
  • How Facebook, Twitter, and Yelp reviews aid foodborne illness source tracking.
    How Facebook, Twitter, and Yelp reviews aid foodborne illness source tracking
    Social media along with DNA typing help to identify a source of foodborne strep outbreak, according to the CIDRAP article, "Food, Facebook figured in strep throat outbreak." It's important to track social media reviews and complaints...
  • How people use online restaurant reviews to report foodborne illnesses.
    How people use online restaurant reviews to report foodborne illnesses
    Foodborne epidemiologists can confirm reports because Yelp offers a way to follow-up with reviewers for interview. The restaurant review site, Yelp is now being used by the CDC to track food poisoning cases through restaurant reviews that mention...
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    How I predicted Yelp's new video business profile feature
    As most of my readers know, back in September 2013 I launched an awesome mobile video app platform. Part of the revenue strategy I came up with had to do with allowing businesses to upload video profiles so that people could tour their...
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    Yelp appeals to keep reviewer's names anonymous
    Yelp is the subject of an Internet free-speech case that that is now heading to the Supreme Court in Virginia this April. At issue is something that has vexed business owners since Yelp was established—anonymous comments that can malign a...
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    Court Orders Yelp to Disclose User Identification Info for Reviews
    The Appeals Court of Virginia just issued an important ruling that has the potential to completely change the online review landscape. Yelp may not be able to extend First Amendment protections to its anonymous users for very much longer.It all...
  • Yelp's Totally Bazaar at Monroe Street Market
    Fashion and Fun: Yelp's Totally Bazaar at Monroe Street Market
    Come out and shop local at Yelp's Totally Bazaar at Monroe Street Market! Join Yelp anytime between 12 pm - 4 pm, December 14th at the Arts Walk on Monroe Street Market to shop handpicked gifts primed for giving!That's right, Yelp is...
  • Using Yelp for Reviews
    Yelp Reviews - Good or Bad for Your Business?
    Businesses of all sizes know the importance of using Yelp to help grow customer reviews, testimonials and getting real feedback from their consumers. Yelp is one of the most popular sites in the world and if someone is going to be looking up your...
  • Yelp Reviews - Do people love your brand on Yelp?
    Yelp Reviews - Can the Yelp Monster be Trusted?
    Yelp is a monster... and for many reasons. The first reason is that they are monstrous in size! Yelp is the largest review site on the internet and retailers and brand around the world are helping them grow in size daily by sending their customers...