Yelps ” Consumers Alerts” program

With the launch of the “Consumers Alerts” program, Yelp has taken another step toward preventing businesses from paying for or soliciting reviews. If Yelp determines that attempts have been made to pay for reviews, a warning like the one posted below may appear on...

How to best deal with a bad review on yelp

I spend a lot of my day helping local businesses manage their Yelp listings. Yelp is a powerful tool and it can be upsetting to receive a bad review. The first thing to remember is not to panic!!! One bad review is not going to ruin your business. You are never going...

Looking to build your reviews on Yelp?

Looking to build your reviews on Yelp? It’s a big no-no to directly ask for Yelp reviews via an email. Most of these reviews will end up in the filter section of Yelp, even if they are long time customers of your business. This is very annoying when you are working...