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In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman looks over a wall signed by visiting employees from other cities at his company's headquarters in San Francisco. Stoppelman, 36, probably wouldn’t be running Yelp Inc. if he had paid more attention to the opinions of outsiders than his own insights. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Yelp CEO reviews his own business after 10 years

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – After Yelp posted the first quarterly profit in its history last week, the online business review site got panned on Wall Street. The company’s stock plummeted 11 percent the day after […]

08/06/2014

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Beyond Twitter: The next wave of tech IPOs brews

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just as one high-tech breakthrough often paves the way for the next big thing, technology IPOs move in virtuous cycles, too. Twitter’s scintillating stock market debut punctuated a procession of highly […]

11/13/2013

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Rockstar Minute – Web Presence

Having a website is important, but do you have Facebook, Twitter, Yelp? Your social media presence is just as important as a traditional marketing strategy. If money is your excuse there are plenty of cost-effective […]

08/02/2013

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Restaurant learns online reviews can make or break

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — It was the customer service disaster heard around the Internet. An Arizona restaurateur, fed up after years of negative online reviews and an embarrassing appearance on a reality television show, allegedly […]

05/22/2013

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Beverly Hills eatery gives no-shows Twitter roast

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When 20 percent of your dinner reservations don’t show, what’s a restaurant owner to do? Usually nothing; it’s an unsavory fact of restaurant life that not everyone who says they’ll be there, will.

04/03/2013

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