Looking to start using Yelp for all your restaurant needs? Here’s everything you need to know to get Yelping like a pro!
In 2004, two former PayPal employees, Jeremy Stoppelman and Russel Simmons, raised $1 million in funding for a glorified ‘e-mail circle’ that allowed friends to directly swap business reviews. They called it Yelp. Now the [site] celebrates… with a staggering valuation of $5 billion and some 130 million unique visitors each month. Their shares are hovering at about $68 today. (Hillary Dixler, Eater)
Whether you’re someone who’s been invested in Yelp from the beginning, someone who just started Yelping, or someone who’s been curious to about using the app for a little while now, there’s more than one reason to download and start using Yelp.
Here’s absolutely everything you need to know about Yelp!
What is Yelp?
Whether you’re looking for a pizzeria that just opened or a coffee shop nearby, Yelp is your local guide to finding the perfect place to eat, shop, drink, relax and play.
Yelp originally started as a website that allowed people to act as the food critic their heart desired, meaning anyone could step into any establishment, give it a 1 to 5-star rating, and be able to write about the environment, service, food quality — and whatever else — for the internet to see!
Since its launch in 2004, Yelp has developed into an app for your mobile device, and nowadays it even offers support for your Apple Watch, too.
Through the app, you can not only simply rate restaurants and other establishments like hair salons, gas stations, drugstores, etc., but you can also make reservations, bookmark and…
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