How The Heck Does Yelp Decide Where to Rank My Business?
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 business, from the amount and quality of reviews that a business has, to the categories that the businesses 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 Factors really dives into some of the other factors Yelp appears to use to determine how a business is ranked but here are the highlights.
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