How to Fake Reviews on Yelp

October 3, 2013       Published

I’ve discussed this issue before, but in light of the recent crackdown on deceptive Internet reviews by New York regulators, I want to revisit the subject of astroturfing. As business owners, you know all too well the power of both positive and negative reviews. You know 4-star reviews will boost your business, and may even […]

Will Responding to Yelp Reviews Help?

August 23, 2013       Published

Yes…and No. You are going to get negative reviews on Yelp. It’s become an unfortunate part of running your business. Some of them will be from people who (unfortunately) had real concerns. Others will be fakes by trolls, competitors, or those people just looking to extort you. This happens to all businesses. To be completely […]

Buy Tripadvisor Reviews

July 21, 2013       Published

A comment from a user: “I run a small B+B in Mexico.  I’ve bought Tripadvisor reviews in the past.   It’s expensive and they’ve  removed a few.   What are the best tips to keep me in the 4 – 5 star ranking?” Let’s take a step back.    TripAdvisor, as a travel content aggregator, […]

Buy Yelp Reviews

June 6, 2013       Published

So you want to buy some reviews for your business from Yelpers. You know customers are constantly searching the Internet for products in your industry. You know that if you have a 4-star review it’ll drive more “boots” into your business. Problem is, right now you have a 2-star review and you’re “dead in the […]

How to Delete a Business from Yelp

June 6, 2013       Published

Let me read you a support ticket a small business owner put in: How do I delete my business from Yelp? I’ve had it with them.  The rep keeps calling me wanting me to pay $1500 to advertise.  I’m shoemaker.  I make shoes.  I wouldn’t even know where to get $1500, let alone advertise.  I […]

10 Best Facebook Pages to Follow

January 1, 1970       Social Media

10 Best Facebook Pages to Follow

10 Best Facebook Pages to Follow

January 1, 1970       Social Media

10 Best Facebook Pages to Follow