Tag Archives: Yelp

How Superior Retail Web Sites Get Designed

We can learn a lot from how the best Web sites get designed. As Austin Knight writes for HubSpot: “Style guides have always been a staple of design, with some print versions dating back to over 100 years ago. But as design for … Continue reading

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The Power of Yelp

Yelp “is the best way to find great local businesses. People use Yelp to search for everything from the city’s tastiest burger to the most renowned cardiologist. What will you uncover in your neighborhood?” Yelpers have posted over 39 million local reviews. And in … Continue reading

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This Web Site Will Make Deceptive Firms Yelp

Yelp is a popular online review service. As the firm notes at its Web site: “Yelp is the best way to find great local businesses. People use Yelp to search for everything from the city’s tastiest burger to the most renowned … Continue reading

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Better Business Bureau Steps Up Online Effort as Consumers Turn to Review Sites Like Yelp

According to a story by Geoffrey Fowler and Angus Loten in the Wall Street Journal, lost in the buzz over Yelp, Angie’s List, and other online review sites “is the original feedback venue: the 100-year-old Better Business Bureau, which vets and … Continue reading

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