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Here Are 6 Major Companies Protesting States' New Anti-Gay Measures

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 03.30.2015 | Business

See who's taking a stand.

5 Steps to Local SEO Success

Max Gladwell | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology
Max Gladwell

There has never been more ways to find a Starbucks. You can go to the store locator on the website. Chances are, it will be the mobile version, because that's how local search happens more often than not.

Watch Popular Chefs Read Their 1-Star Yelp Reviews

Foodbeast | Posted 03.10.2015 | Taste
Foodbeast

The absurdity of Yelp reviews lives on.

The Worst Yelp Reviews of the Best Restaurants in America

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.27.2015 | Taste
The Daily Meal

If 100 people had issues with the service, you can probably expect to have issues with the service, too.

Here Is The Most Wildly Popular Type Of Store In Each State

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 02.24.2015 | Business

South Dakota is all about its art galleries, apparently.

Sprinkles: Creating Awesome Experiences Through Innovative Service

BJ Gallagher | Posted 02.10.2015 | Business
BJ Gallagher

Chip Bell is one of my all-time favorite business authors. His specialty is customer service and no matter how many books I read on that topic, Chip's always stand out from the crowd.

Yelp Challenges GrubHub With New Food Delivery Buy

Reuters | Posted 02.11.2015 | Technology

Yelp said it bought online food-ordering service Eat24, expanding its business beyond consumer reviews into one of the hottest sectors of the online economy.

Welp... People Disappointed In: Hooters Edition

The Infatuation | Posted 01.12.2015 | Taste
The Infatuation

These restaurant reviewers are way more detestable than Hooters.

How Competition Brought Us Closer This Thanksgiving

Cristina M. Regalado | Posted 01.26.2015 | Women
Cristina M. Regalado

As an immigrant, I appreciated the importance of the Thanksgiving holiday as a uniquely American tradition. Our extended family adapted to the fervor that came with preparations for this holiday.

Fast-Growing Startup Challenges the Legal System: An Interview with PeopleClaim's Mark Deuitch

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.20.2014 | Business
Mike Ragogna

An Interview with Mark Deuitch, Founder and CEO of PeopleClaim.com Mike Ragogna: Mark, tell us about PeopleClaim.com. What's its goal? Mark Deui...

Why Lisa Cried When Eric Dumped ALEC

Michael Brune | Posted 12.07.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

What is it about ALEC that has given so many Big Tech firms cold feet? For that matter, what is ALEC, exactly? It calls itself a nonpartisan organization that focuses on the principles of limited government, free markets and federalism. Not quite.

Meet The Owner Of Yelp's Worst-Rated Restaurant

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 10.02.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Most restaurant owners want the best-possible rating on Yelp, but Davide Cerretini is very happy to report that, based on more than 1,200 reviews, his...

Unfortunately, Reviews on Yelp Cannot Be Relied Upon for Vetting Purposes

Mark Baer | Posted 11.27.2014 | Business
Mark Baer

I would be highly suspect in relying upon Yelp reviews in the future. I wish this were not true because it just makes it that much more difficult and confusing for customers to locate "real evidence" that is so essential to properly vet products and services.

How Crazy Rich You'd Be If You'd Invested in Chipotle, Starbucks And More

Thrillist | Posted 11.17.2014 | Business
Thrillist

As an exercise in regret and jealousy, we've dug through thousands of feet of stock ticker tape (i.e. Yahoo and Google Finance) and picked out six food-based stocks that would've been very wise investments.

How the Law Is Changing Online Reviews

Deborah Sweeney | Posted 11.16.2014 | Business
Deborah Sweeney

Local businesses have a love/hate relationship with Yelp. On one hand, having an active Yelp page with great reviews can be a real boon. But just a few irate customers can sink a company's reputation on the site.

The 20 Types Of Yelp Reviewers

Thrillist | Posted 11.03.2014 | Taste
Thrillist

These 20 types of reviewers are ones you'll definitely recognize.

It's Getting Tougher to Quit Social Media

Gil Laroya | Posted 10.22.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Consider how deep you are in social media dung right now, and consider how hard it would be if you just let all of it go, today.

This Hotel's $500 Fine For Bad Reviews Is Backfiring Horribly

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology

Union Street Guest House in Hudson, New York pulled a written rule off its website on Monday that charged newlyweds if their guests posted a negative ...

Thanks to Yelp, We've Assembled Your City-by-City Illinois Restaurant Travel Guide

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 08.25.2014 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

If you're having a hard time figuring out where to take the family for dinner, or maybe that hot date of yours, there's a list for that.

Justin Hartfield & Weedmaps.com

Bill_Robinson | Posted 08.09.2014 | Business
Bill_Robinson

Justin Hartfield founded an Irvine, California-based company, Weedmaps, that I came to find out is considered the "Yelp of Cannabis."

12 Tips for Reading Yelp and TripAdvisor Reviews

Larissa and Michael Milne | Posted 07.29.2014 | Travel
Larissa and Michael Milne

"Meh": If this word is used, usually in the first sentence, stop reading and move on. The person is obviously trying to sound trendy and really has nothing to offer you.

Yelp Is About To Get Even More Annoying

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.22.2014 | Taste

Food photos just graduated to video, and we're not excited.

Rentals, Transparency, and Accountability: An Interview with Swapt's Clair Byrd

Phil Simon | Posted 07.19.2014 | Business
Phil Simon

Apartment construction is surging with no end in sight. Enter Swapt, a company that bills itself as a platform that uses reviews from real renters t...

Great Gatsby Era Building in San Francisco Goes Green

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 06.29.2014 | Green
Alison van Diggelen

Built in the "Great Gatsby era," this remarkable Art Deco building was the tallest tower in San Francisco for almost 40 years. Today, 140 New Montgomery may be only 33rd in height, but it's still the talk of the town, from NPR's KQED Radio in San Francisco to The Atlantic in D.C.

You Can Now Use Emojis To Search On Yelp, And It's Not As Pointless As It Sounds

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 04.10.2014 | Technology

For the hungry and the lazy, hunting down the perfect slice of pizza just got better, thanks to the ingenious merging of Yelp and emojis. Yelp rele...