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Don’t ignore the positive comments on Yelp, Foursquare, Google and other sites. You want to acknowledge that person who says something positive – think of them as Brand Ambassadors.
Here’s my answer on Quora about Yelp incentives
Last night @kingjames (Lebron James basketball player for those completely disconnected from sports culture) came to Sacramento for a fundraiser organized by Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson’s St Hope Academy. Tonight James and his Miami Heat team will be playing against the Sacramento Kings.
This morning Lebron tweeted to his 6.9 Million followers and the official Yelp account responded to Lebron and their 62,000+ followers with:
— Yelp (@Yelp) January 11, 2013
When any person clicked on the link in the Yelp tweet, they’d see one of my favorites, Evans’s Kitchen listed at the #1 spot for breakfast on Sacramento Yelp. Can you imagine how much this kind of publicity would cost?
Business Owners: Are you bothered by Yelp, embrace it or ignore it?
Nothing to do with Big Bird…
How Long Does It Take For A Yelp Review To Appear in Apple Maps? « Apple Maps Marketing.com
The answer is: pretty darn fast. I posted a new review for Lokanta, a new Turkish restaurant in Pleasanton, on Yelp at 9:29am PT today. The next time I checked it at 1:14pm, it was displayed on Lokant…