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The age ol’question: How does Yelp rank businesses?

Posted by collin on Sep 5, 2012 11:47:54 AM

This is a great question and we all have pondered the answer. At times, we all have had some idea about how Yelp actually ranks busineses, from the amount and quality of reviews that a business has, to the categories that the businessis listed under and even to the relevance of keywords in reviews. These are all very common but we all know that there is more to it. The article Yelp Ranking Fators really divesin to some of the other factors Yelp appears to use to determine how a business is ranked.




Chatmeter can help improve your online reputation on Yelp ina number of ways. Some of the methods that the article talks about are: 
One of the first things we do is let you know if your Yelp listing is found and if it is claimed. We also give personalized recommendations that will give you steps to help improve your visibility across the web, not just Yelp. We let you know if you have duplicate listings and if there are any listings that are inconsistent. Another tip to help rank higher on Yelp is to point out what categories you have listed and which ones youshould have listed. Our tool does this across the major local sites, including Yelp.
For more information about  Yelp ranking factors read this article.  

Topics: Internet Marketing, Local Search, Local Business Listings, Local Search Rankings, Monitoring Online Reviews, Online Marketing, online marketing, Reputation Management, Reputation Monitoring, Reviews, Yelp

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