25 Million people on site each month
Businesses can claim their pages
Can include a Yelp! badge on own Web site
Track Yelp! page and what people are saying
Businesses Do’s and Don’ts on Yelp!
Do: Take it with a grain of salt, emphasize the
Don’t: Try to pay people to write a Yelp!
Other Review Sites
Proceeded Yelp!, but is not growing as fast as
Can use Facebook account to sign-in
Businesses can claim their page, but it costs
Also an Smart Phone application
Collects local critics reviews
Other Rating Systems
User built pages
User built pages Users are called
(referred to as lenses) “Hubbers”
about anything Allows Hubbers to set
Can earn $ for self or up affiliations with
charity Amazon, Google etc.
Example: ASPCA to make $ off of page
A method of saving and storing web pages
in a single online location for future use or
for sharing with other Internet users.
Sharing these web pages can also be
associated with a voting system
depending on the service
Social Bookmarking Sites
All the sharing possibilities:
Top 20 Sites
Downloadableor Web based
Web based: Google Reader, Netvibes, MyYahoo!
Social Network Aggregators