Yelp The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Yelp en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:07:00 GMT 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. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 15:07:00 GMT Kate Taylor 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 Joe Robinson 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 Leigh Held 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 Paula Andruss 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 Geoff Weiss 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 Dorie Clark 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 Geoff Weiss 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 Laura Entis 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 Jonathan Long 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 Kim Lachance Shandrow 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 Kim Lachance Shandrow 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 Geoff Weiss Lazy Customers Can Now Search Yelp Using Emojis Fewer characters? Sure. More convenient? Probably not. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:20:00 GMT Kate Taylor 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 Jason Fell 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 Steve Blank 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 Katherine Duncan 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 Ivan Ristic 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 Benjamin Kabin 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 Kate Taylor 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 Jason Fell