Local Small Businesses – Get Your Yelp ON

By Julie Burgmeier of Skagit Marketing

If you own a local small business, Yelp can be your friend or your worst enemy… depending on your reviews.  I use my yelp app on my mobile phone everywhere I go as did 66 million other folks in the 4thquarter of 2011.   If someone is heading to your neck of the woods, chances are they will be checking your yelp reviews before pulling out their money.

What is Yelp?  Yelp is a guide that helps people find cool places to eat, shop, drink, relax and play, based on the informed opinions of a vibrant and active community of locals (and travelers) in the know.  38% of reviews are 5 stars – the top rating….people love to share the love.

4 Easy Steps to Get Started on Yelp:

So what are you waiting for?  Yelp’s mission is to connect people with great local businesses – just what you want.   Download the app on your mobile device and go to yelp.com to unlock your business account….now.


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