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Looking for advice on Yelp reviews.

Discussion in 'Hire a Freelancer' started by RMPunk, Feb 26, 2015.

  1. RMPunk

    RMPunk Newbie

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    Hi,

    I'm looking to get some Yelp reviews for my business, around 400-500 really. Is it worth buying a couple of hundred email addresses and doing them myself? Or is there someone who can offer a couple of hundred Yelp reviews on here?

    Any advice is much appreciated.


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  2. 1ksao

    1ksao Regular Member

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    Whoa whoa whoa! Bad idea OP. Yelp is a giant that will spit you out faster than you can say blackhat.

    I would recommend reading as much as you can on the forum about Yelp reputation management. Also... Setting up emails yourself is a bad idea. There are some services offered on the marketplace that offer Yelp reviews but I can't vouch for any of them personally. Read reviews on the marketplace and be VERY careful how you pursue the Yelp beast.
     
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  3. frankie828

    frankie828 Junior Member

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    I have spent countless hours trying to beat yelp. I literally tried everything. I established account history on dedicated local vpns. Link social media, dripped reviews. They never stick and if they stick for a little while, they become filtered after the account goes inactive.
    Your best shot is to stand at a bus stop with a sign saying, I will pay 10 dollars for a review. Seriously, sit in a bodega and buy people beers to borrow their phones. Those tend to stick =/
     
  4. postalTG

    postalTG Newbie

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    A big part of the Yelp algorithm is account activeness Frankie. In my experience, less account spread churning more work is going to help all rankings. I have tested this with a 6+ year old account, most reviews were filtered. Went dormant for 3 years, returned to make 2 posts and BOOM, everything came back to a top 3 review that was written on the account. A turn and burn account style won't work.