Yelp Business Reviews

Learn more about Yelp for businesses with reviews, ratings, pricing information, and frequently asked questions about Yelp.

Updated on April 15th, 2020

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Yelp for Business is an online business directory. With Yelp, business owners can create a page for their business that includes locations, hours, and even menus. Customers can leave reviews and feedback on a Yelp page so that other people can learn more about the business from an objective source.

Pricing:

It is free to create a Yelp page for your business. Yelp advertisements have a cost per-impression, but Yelp does not list these costs on their site. You can contact Yelp or sign up for an account for more details.

Yelp Business
Review:

Pros: Performs well in search results. Good variety of advertising options.

Cons: Upgrades and extra features all have an additional cost.

Bottomline: A trusted platform that is easy for potential customers to use when trying to locate your business.

Key Information:

Legal Name

Yelp

Founder

Jeremy Stoppelman

Founding Date

Oct 01, 2004

Address

140 New Montgomery St, San Francisco, CA 94105 United States

Number of Employees

6030

Number of Customers

2000000

Email

support@yelp.com

Telephone

1 (844) 889-3486

Website

https://www.yelp.com/

FAQs:

Is Yelp good for business?

A study from the Boston Consulting Group showed that businesses earned an annual average of $8,000.00 in extra revenue because of their Yelp page. Clients have given Yelp fairly mixed reviews.

Is Yelp free for business owners?

Yes, you can create a business account for free on Yelp.

How do you create a business on Yelp?

You can add your business by going to Yelp for Business Owners and clicking "Get Started" to create your Yelp business page.

How long does Yelp take to approve a business?

It takes 5 to 7 business days for an account to be approved.

How do I claim multiple businesses on Yelp?

  1. Create an account at biz.yelp.com and claim your first business page.
  2. After that, you can claim additional pages in Yelp for Business Owners.
  3. Log in to your account and go to "Account Settings."
  4. Click "Additional Options," then "Add another location."

Can you remove your business from Yelp?

No. Yelp does not permit businesses to remove pages from Yelp, but owners can make changes to their business page by clicking the "Edit Business Info" link and submitting a detailed note.

What is Yelp Business's phone number?

You can contact Yelp's customer service department by calling 1 (844) 889-3486.