Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by matthewseo, Jun 3, 2013.
What are the keys to making Y3lp! reviews so that they stick?
Y3lps filter is very strict and seems to be affected from many different variables. It's tough, but here's what I've found out over the years that seems to help a bit.
*If your business profile is new, try to get established members (people with more than 5 reviews/friends) to post the first couple of reviews.
*fill in all of the information you possible can, including photos and an easy to read business description, keeping spam to a minimum.
*clear all cookies and cache before writing any reviews, or even visiting the site.
*don't post any reviews from the same IP address that you use to access the admin panel of your profile page.
*don't send reviewers to your actual business profile URL, instead direct them to the main Y3lp site and ask them to organically find your listing.
*don't have a surge of people all review your business in a short time frame, they like to see them spaced out.
*don't have employees (or y3lp accounts that can be traced back to your business) post any reviews.
*don't solicit only 5 star reviews, if they see you're only getting 5 stars they will filter sooner or later. Not every customer will be 100% satisfied with every facet of their experience.
It's not much to go on, but following the above guidelines will eventually get you some reviews that stick. Hope it helps a little.
I was able to post a review from a VPS without any trouble. All you need is different, unblocked IP's. Yelp knows most of the proxy servers and blocks them completely.
They havent covered all the methods and I can even post one word reviews and they stick.
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