Yelp http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/yelp The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Yelp en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT Meet the Yelp for Medical Marijuana Dispensaries Weedmaps is establishing itself as the go-to portal for a new market. Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235390 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235390 Joe Robinson Weedmaps is establishing itself as the go-to portal for a new market. 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? Wed, 09 Jul 2014 22:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235271 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235271 Leigh Held The website could bring in more customers, or scare them away. Can business owners do anything to fight back? 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. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234979 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234979 Paula Andruss 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 The new direct-messaging tool aims 'to ensure people never have to leave Yelp to find all the info their heartsÂ’ desire,' the company said. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:49:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234938 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234938 Geoff Weiss The new direct-messaging tool aims 'to ensure people never have to leave Yelp to find all the info their heartsÂ’ desire,' the company said. 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. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234459 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234459 Dorie Clark 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. 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. Wed, 11 Jun 2014 15:28:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234743 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234743 Geoff Weiss Amazon is reportedly looking beyond media, apparel, furniture and food -- and putting the call out to babysitters, handymen, birthday clowns and plumbers. Facebook Lets Restaurants Post Menus to Pages; Yelp Announces New Video Feature Facebook's new feature is a direct jab at competitors like Yelp. Fri, 23 May 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234191 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234191 Laura Entis Facebook's new feature is a direct jab at competitors like Yelp. How to Accumulate Good Customer Reviews That Stick Posting fake reviews and asking customers to post reviews can land you in trouble with Yelp and Google. Instead, follow these tips. Mon, 12 May 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233750 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233750 Jonathan Long Posting fake reviews and asking customers to post reviews can land you in trouble with Yelp and Google. Instead, follow these tips. How Bitcoin Is Fueling a New Payments Battlefield The traditional payments industry is headed for an upheaval as more small businesses begin accepting Bitcoin and more payment startups rise to meet the growing demand. Tue, 06 May 2014 10:31:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233625 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233625 Kim Lachance Shandrow The traditional payments industry is headed for an upheaval as more small businesses begin accepting Bitcoin and more payment startups rise to meet the growing demand. Yelp Now Points Users to Businesses That Accept Bitcoin as Payment The popular consumer review site pushes Bitcoin as a viable payment option further into the mainstream. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 15:26:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233493 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233493 Kim Lachance Shandrow The popular consumer review site pushes Bitcoin as a viable payment option further into the mainstream. In the Face of Ruinous Online Reviews, Businesses Today Are Turning the Tables If the internet has created a space where consumers are free to sound off at will on sites like Yelp, to what extent do business owners have the right to respond? Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233000 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233000 Geoff Weiss If the internet has created a space where consumers are free to sound off at will on sites like Yelp, to what extent do business owners have the right to respond? Lazy Customers Can Now Search Yelp Using Emojis Fewer characters? Sure. More convenient? Probably not. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:20:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232860 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232860 Kate Taylor Fewer characters? Sure. More convenient? Probably not. Yelp Listings, Reviews to Be Featured in Yahoo Search Results With the partnership, Yahoo's data on local businesses is about to get a lot more detailed. Mon, 10 Feb 2014 16:19:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231386 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231386 Jason Fell With the partnership, Yahoo's data on local businesses is about to get a lot more detailed. Do Pivots Matter? Yes, in Almost Every Case. A recent analysis of 39 billion-dollar companies says most stuck to their original vision. Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank argues that isn't true. Mon, 13 Jan 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230754 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230754 Steve Blank A recent analysis of 39 billion-dollar companies says most stuck to their original vision. Serial entrepreneur Steve Blank argues that isn't true. Connect With Angry Customers Before They Yelp The app OwnerLists establishes a direct line of communication between business owners and their customers, allowing them to respond directly to negative reviews. Thu, 14 Nov 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228308 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228308 Katherine Duncan The app OwnerLists establishes a direct line of communication between business owners and their customers, allowing them to respond directly to negative reviews. How to Handle Negative Online Reviews Our PR expert Ivan Ristic discusses how businesses should handle negative comments on social media and review sites like Yelp. Wed, 13 Nov 2013 16:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229910 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229910 Ivan Ristic Our PR expert Ivan Ristic discusses how businesses should handle negative comments on social media and review sites like Yelp. Yelp Co-Founder: 'There Has Never Been Any Amount of Money You Could Pay Us to Manipulate Reviews' During a recent reddit AMA, Jeremy Stoppelman fielded questions from business owners about the site's alleged poor practices. Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:12:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229884 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229884 Benjamin Kabin During a recent reddit AMA, Jeremy Stoppelman fielded questions from business owners about the site's alleged poor practices. Reviewers Compare Yelp to a 'Slave Ship' in Ridiculous Class-Action Lawsuit Yelpers argue that their lack of payment for reviews is exploitative unpaid labor, comparing practices to a 'galley slave ship.' Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229685 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229685 Kate Taylor Yelpers argue that their lack of payment for reviews is exploitative unpaid labor, comparing practices to a 'galley slave ship.' Yelp: We Won't Stand for Businesses That Pay for Fake Reviews A new round of consumer alerts will be posted on business pages that Yelp suspects of gaming its review system. Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227818 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227818 Jason Fell A new round of consumer alerts will be posted on business pages that Yelp suspects of gaming its review system. Not Sure What to Eat? This App Knows What You're Craving A new tool uses a 'neural-network algorithm' to analyze millions of reviews and then recommend restaurants based on the foods you love the most. Mon, 12 Aug 2013 17:55:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227798 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227798 Jason Fell A new tool uses a 'neural-network algorithm' to analyze millions of reviews and then recommend restaurants based on the foods you love the most.