How To Add Your Business To Yelp


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How To Add Your Business To Yelp

  1. 1. HOW TO ADD YOUR BUSINESS TO YELPby: Blake Denman web: www.ricketyroo.comtwitter:@blakedenmanweb: | twitter: @blakedenmanMonday, May 6, 13
  2. 2. Step 1: Open an internet browser and go to https://biz.yelp.comweb: | twitter: @blakedenmanMonday, May 6, 13
  3. 3. Step 2: If you would like to watch the intro video to Yelp, be my guest, if you would like tojust jump in and get started with creating your company business page then click on theCreate your free account button to continue.web: | twitter: @blakedenmanMonday, May 6, 13
  4. 4. Step 3: It’s time to see if your company already has a Yelp page. Enter in your legalbusiness name and the city that your company is located in. When finished, click on theSearch buttonweb: | twitter: @blakedenmanMonday, May 6, 13
  5. 5. Step 4: Take a look at the results that are available to you. If your company is on the resultsthen click on the Unlock button. If your company is not in the results, click on the link at thebottom of the page that says “Add your business to Yelp.”web: | twitter: @blakedenmanMonday, May 6, 13
  6. 6. Step 5: Referencing your NAP document, if necessary, enter in your business informationinto the given fields. Find the most appropriate category that fits your business. Afterselecting the main category, a secondary field will populate that will refine the main category.You can add up to 3 categories total. When all of the data has been entered and you aresatisfied with your categories, click on the Add button.web: | twitter: @blakedenmanMonday, May 6, 13
  7. 7. Step 6: You now have to verify your email address. Check your email and read the emailbefore you click on the link. A member of the Yelp customer service team has to review yourlisting before you will be able to claim your business page. Click on the link in the email.web: | twitter: @blakedenmanMonday, May 6, 13
  8. 8. Step 7: This is all you can do for now until the listing has been reviewed by a customerservice rep at Yelp. When you receive the email from Yelp come back to this post andcontinue at Step 8.web: | twitter: @blakedenmanMonday, May 6, 13
  9. 9. Step 8: The verification email you will receive from Yelp will look something likethis and will contain a link to unlock your free business tools. Click on the link inthe email.web: | twitter: @blakedenmanMonday, May 6, 13
  10. 10. Step 9: Unfortunately someone at Yelp flagged Blue Widget Co’s listing so I will beunable to show pictures of what to do next, but not to fear! I can still walk you throughthe process step by step. Before claiming your listing you will need to create a login forthe listing. Enter in your email address and a password to continue.web: | twitter: @blakedenmanMonday, May 6, 13
  11. 11. Step 10: You are now going to have to go through a simple phone verification processbefore finishing the process. A 4 digit code will show up on your screen with simpleinstructions. Make sure the phone line that Yelp’s automated system calls is open andready so you can answer the phone. Click on the Call Me button to initiate the process.web: | twitter: @blakedenmanMonday, May 6, 13
  12. 12. Step 11: When answering the phone wait and follow the instructions before entering inyour 4 digit pin number. After entering in the pin your screen will refresh, welcoming youto your new dashboard. Take a look around and get familiar with the dashboard. Youcan make changes to your Yelp listing through the dashboard, respond to reviews, setup ads, etc.web: | twitter: @blakedenmanMonday, May 6, 13