Tag: yelp

Tech

Yelp Asks Reviewers to Weigh In on Single-Use Plastics

6 months ago

When you're trying to get a grip on sustainability practices and plastics use, asking users to report what restaurants are doing is a solid strategy.

Tech

Yelp Is Becoming a Bigger Restaurant Reservation Threat to OpenTable

8 months ago

The biggest challenge for OpenTable competitors has been getting users to download an app or learn about their service. That's clearly not an issue for Yelp. But Yelp has other challenges, namely years of playing the antagonist to restaurants.

Tech

Yelp Beats Earnings and Predicts Double-Digit Revenue Growth Through 2025

8 months ago

After much shareholder pressure to deliver, Yelp was ready for its moment in the sun after reporting earnings that easily topped Wall Street's estimates.

Tech

Yelp’s Underwhelming Performance Is Frustrating a Top Investor

9 months ago

This isn't the first time SQN Investors has made recommendations to help Yelp increase value for shareholders. The review site's failure to add many new accounts recently has investors antsy.

Tech

Is Your Favorite Restaurant Hygienic? There’s a New App for That

10 months ago

Do consumers care enough about proper hygiene in restaurants that they'd be willing to pay to track it on a regular basis? HDScores is betting on it.

Tech

Large Yelp Shareholder Pushes for a Board Shakeup

10 months ago

The investors demanding change aren't wrong: Yelp has lost momentum and market share in recent quarters to competitors like Google and Facebook, and it needs a refresh.

Marketing

Yelp’s Local Advertising Model Flattens

11 months ago

To recap, Yelp didn't add as many new customers, and it also lost out on some local ad revenue. But the online advertiser promises to work out the kinks of its new business model in 2019.

Tech

Yelp’s New Nowait Kiosks Take Aim at the Host Stand

12 months ago

Call us traditional — because we are on some matters — but we'd rather be greeted and check in with a human. Then we're happy letting the computer program run its course.

Tech

Yelp Adds Health Code Ratings to Restaurant Pages Nationwide

1 year ago

Consumers will benefit from easily accessible restaurant health data, as long as the information is always correct and up-to-date.

Tech

Yelp Gets Protection for Defamatory Posts

1 year ago

This wasn't just a restaurant owner angry with a review of their brunch, it was a business owner who proved a statement was defamatory, which is a rather high bar to set. We don't think it's extreme to require Yelp and its peers to show more responsibility over their content.

Tech

Data Shows a Dramatic Spike in Online Reviews This Year

1 year ago

Online reviews are more important to restaurants now than ever. The trick for operators is figuring out how to handle those reviews with the same hospitality as a person-to-person interaction.

Tech

Yelp Adds Popular Dishes Feature to Help You Make Up Your Mind

1 year ago

This small new feature speaks volumes about the way we choose which restaurants to dine at and which dishes to order.