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The Missing Element in Your Digital Marketing Might Be a Fresh Coat of Paint
Marketing

The Missing Element in Your Digital Marketing Might Be a Fresh Coat of Paint

Make certain your business is always pretty as a picture and you won't worry what potential customers see when they look online to decide if they'll visit.
Duane Forrester
Why This Bay Area Bistro Wants to Be Yelp's Worst-Rated Restaurant Ever
Online Reviews

Why This Bay Area Bistro Wants to Be Yelp's Worst-Rated Restaurant Ever

In a protest against the site's alleged ratings manipulations, this Italian restaurant's co-owners offered scathing reviewers 25-percent off their checks.
Geoff Weiss
How 23andMe Caused a Divorce: A Look at Unintended Consequences
Customers

How 23andMe Caused a Divorce: A Look at Unintended Consequences

A look at what happens when customers use a business for their own purposes, regardless of the company's explicit mission.
Carly Okyle
New Legislation Would Make Banning Negative Yelp Reviews Illegal
Legal Center

New Legislation Would Make Banning Negative Yelp Reviews Illegal

Your right to write angry Yelp reviews may soon become law.
Kate Taylor
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Appeals Court Rules That Yelp's Ad Sales Tactics Aren't Extortion, Just 'Hard Bargaining'
Yelp

Appeals Court Rules That Yelp's Ad Sales Tactics Aren't Extortion, Just 'Hard Bargaining'

Businesses don't have the right to pre-existing good reviews, the court said.
Laura Entis
Hotel Says $500 Fine on Negative Yelp Reviews Was a Joke
Yelp

Hotel Says $500 Fine on Negative Yelp Reviews Was a Joke

Angry Yelpers turned on a hotel after an article claimed the hotel fined newlyweds for guests' negative online reviews. Now, the hotel claims it was all a misunderstanding.
Kate Taylor
Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries
Marijuana

Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

Weedmaps is establishing itself as the go-to portal for a new market.
Behind the Curtain of Yelp's Powerful Reviews
Yelp

Behind the Curtain of Yelp's Powerful Reviews

The website could bring in more customers, or scare them away. Can business owners do anything to fight back?
Leigh Held
6 Ways to Harness the Power of Review Sites
Online Reviews

6 Ways to Harness the Power of Review Sites

A review site is a great way for your business to get discovered online, but it can also bring inaccurate criticism.
Your Customers Can Now Direct Message You on Yelp
Customer Relationship Management

Your Customers Can Now Direct Message You on Yelp

The new direct-messaging tool aims 'to ensure people never have to leave Yelp to find all the info their hearts' desire,' the company said.
Geoff Weiss
5 Business Travel Tips That Will Improve Your Life
Travel Checklist

5 Business Travel Tips That Will Improve Your Life

Many entrepreneurs spend a lot of time on the road. Here are a few tidbits of advice on how to make your time away from home more enjoyable.
Dorie Clark
Amazon May Launch a Local Services Marketplace
Service Business

Amazon May Launch a Local Services Marketplace

Amazon is reportedly looking beyond media, apparel, furniture and food -- and putting the call out to babysitters, handymen, birthday clowns and plumbers.
Geoff Weiss
Facebook Lets Restaurants Post Menus to Pages; Yelp Announces New Video Feature
Yelp

Facebook Lets Restaurants Post Menus to Pages; Yelp Announces New Video Feature

Facebook's new feature is a direct jab at competitors like Yelp.
Laura Entis