Not sure what the deal is with the big bad Yelp? Well, we know how to Yelp you out!
Since Yelp got started there’s been a ton of controversy around their business practices and of course the filtering of the reviews. In fact, it’s been reported that nearly 25% of Yelp reviews are not even real. What? So, as a business owner it’s critical to learn everything there is to know about how to use Yelp to your advantage. Especially because they are gaining in popularity and have partnerships with Apple, Superpages, and Yahoo as well as many other companies.
You may want to know how to get a review removed from Yelp? Or how do I use Yelp to get new clients? Or should I buy Yelp advertising? We are happy to coach you on this very important review site and many others so you can get real answers from experts that have been a Yelp Elite and consulting for local for over 3 years about Yelp and more.
For now what I would suggest every business owner do to get acquainted with Yelp at the most basic level. We never advise investing in any paid advertising until you have fully exhausted the free options, organic positioning, and have an amazing online following. More on this in our blog stay tuned.
3 Key Actions for Yelp for Business:
1. Download the App to your phone and use it! If you don’t know how it looks and works for consumers, you will not understand the strategies we recommend. Put yourself in the perspective of the patient, client, or member always!.
2. Claim and fully fill out the business information. Upload photos, write fun descriptions and be sure all the information is accurate.
3. Add a Check In Offer to your profile for identifying your active Yelpers, they will find you!
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