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Billion Dollar Bully?

Yelp is getting some more negative attention, this time from Prost Productions and Director/Producer Kaylie Milliken. Her Kickstarter campaign describes Billion Dollar Bully as “a documentary on marketing giant Yelp’s $3.6 billion racket against small business owners.”  This isn’t the first time Yelp’s been under fire for business practices that some describe as bullying. Do subscribe … Continue reading Billion Dollar Bully?

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Will your website disappear on April 21, 2015?

Chances are, it’ll probably still be there.  But according to Google, if it doesn’t display properly on mobile devices – they might pull it from search results, giving preference to those sites that do, effectively making it invisible to searchers. I’ve had lots of questions from my clients about this, and most with recent work … Continue reading Will your website disappear on April 21, 2015?

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Google update

I rarely post on SEO stuff (because it changes almost daily) but this is kind of an important update for my friends who are business owners or otherwise depend on the Web for new clients or sales.

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More Complaints About Yelp Advertising Practices

http://6abc.com/archive/9528445/ This isn’t the first we’ve heard about Yelp allegedly targeting small businesses – sadly, it’s not likely to be the last.  The BBB currently gives them A+ status – even with 1400+ complaints! So, the claim is that you’re penalized if you don’t advertise. But – what if you DO advertise? Here’s an example … Continue reading More Complaints About Yelp Advertising Practices

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