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Lafayette's Social Media Strategies for Local Business Fall Schedule; Monthly Workshops at Library

Free business social media workshops held at Lafayette Library and Learning Center since 2010.

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Related Topix: Moraga, CA, Social Software, Google, Startups, Facebook

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Freshnews

Yelp to Present at Deutsche Bank Technology Conference

Yelp, Inc. , the company that connects consumers with great local businesses, today announced that management will present at the Deutsche Bank Technology Conference in Las Vegas, NV on Tuesday, September 9, 2014 at 2:40 p.m. PT.

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Related Topix: Startups, Las Vegas, NV

Business Journal

I Do: Durham investment firm plunges into wedding space

Durham-based Sovereign's Capital, a boutique investment firm with an office in Indonesia, is investing in the wedding industry in Asia.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Startups, World News, Indonesia, Venture Capital, Emerging Technology

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Search Engine Journal

How Yelp Trends Can Help Content Managers Earn Better Search Results by @tshears

Yelp has become an essential business tool for building and maintaining an online reputation.

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Related Topix: Startups, Marketing

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Business Journal

PBN panel discusses digital strategies for Hawaii businesses, legal risks and Yelp

PBN's Digital Strategies for Business Growth, from left, Mary Fastenau, principal, Anthology Marketing Group, and president, Anthology Interactive Group; Emi Hart, Honolulu community manager, Yelp.com; Michael Tam, CEO, Martin & MacArthur; Tara Coomans, founder, Akamai Marketing; and Elijah Yip, partner, Cades Schutte.

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Related Topix: Startups, Marketing

Silicon Alley Insider

We Spent A Night On The Town With Yelp's 'Elite' Reviewer Squad

Elite members bear special badges on their Yelp profiles, and they're invited to private events where up-and-coming restaurants and bars provide food and drinks for free.

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Related Topix: Startups, Business Insider

Evening Times

Cat's Eyes on Glasgow: an afternoon at the museum and a little Yelp from my friends

Kelvingrove Museum: the cultural castle which looms over our city, resplendent in red.

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Related Topix: Startups, Dining, Life, Food, Opinion

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Google Capital Leads $100 Million Round for Services Marketplace Thumbtack

Just three months after Thumbtack raised $30 million in a round that founder Marco Zappacosta said his startup didn't need, the services marketplace has raised $100 million more.

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Related Topix: Thumbtack, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Venture Capital, Startups

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Motley Fool

Foursquare Ups its Game Against Yelp and Google in Restaurant Search

Foursquare Labs, the mobile app company that named me "mayor" of my local coffee shop, launched a shot at Yelp earlier this year.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

Could SF pizza joint be converted to housing stock?

What's tastier these days in San Francisco: pizza or housing? Here's today's case in point: 1270 Mission Street in the South of Market area, which currently houses a one-story, 1,192-square-foot pizza joint known as SF Pizza.

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Related Topix: SoMa (San Francisco, CA), Startups

Wired

Find the Perfect Coder Boot Camp for You With This Handy Site

Jonathan Lau discovered his passion for programming while working at an environmental consulting firm where he processed data with his own automated scripts.

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Related Topix: Startups

TheStreet.com

Jim Cramer Answers Twitter (TWTR) Questions on Walmart (WMT), Yelp...

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Related Topix: Startups, Mozilla

TheStreet.com

Jim Cramer Answers Twitter (TWTR) Questions on Walmart (WMT), Yelp...

Cramer says Walmart is left out of the bottom and the top, so he does not want to own the stock until he sees some strategy that indicates the company has figured out how to operate dollar stores and high-end stores.

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Related Topix: Startups, Hain Celestial Group Inc The, Food, Business News

Yelp Blog

Yelp's 5-star Summer Send-off On B.B.Riverboats

Yelp's Summer Bucket List Bash was one for the record books! Over 1,000 Yelpers made it out to celebrate the close of Summer with 30 of their favorite local businesses on board.

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Related Topix: Startups

Post and Courier

Yelp CEO reviews his own business after 10 years

After Yelp posted the first quarterly profit in its history recently, the online business review site got panned on Wall Street.

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Related Topix: Startups

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Pocket-lint.co.uk

Website of the day: Yelp Trends

Trends. It's been a buzzword in online circles for so long that probably many people have forgotten what keeping an eye on them is even for.

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Related Topix: Startups

Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Motley Fool

Yelp Reviews Have Been Called Into Question

With 61 million cumulative reviews in Yelp's last quarter alone, some fraudulent reviews should be expected, but as the company continues to fight such allegations, how much faith should consumers put into the supposed experiences of others? Questionable advertising antics Yelp has become the go-to review site for consumers looking to share ... (more)

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups

SFGate

Diners' Bill of Rights proposed for city

In his version of this legislation, if the eatery doesn't seat you within 30 minutes of the reservation time, the drinks you consume while waiting are free; if the wait is longer than an hour, the meal and the liquor are free; if they don't seat you at all, they have to pay for your cab to another restaurant, plus the meal and drinks there.

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Related Topix: Startups, August, CA, Chris Christie, US Governors, Entertainment

Mobile Marketer

Yelp launches in Chile, as mobile boom increases appetite for reviews

Yelp, continuing a South American expansion, launched its social-review service in Chile to increase its share of the location-based mobile space.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Startups, iPhone

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Examiner.com

Top ranked Hawaii restaurant coming to California

The most popular casual restaurant on Maui is ready to franchise in California. Coconut's Fish Cafe , currently the #1 ranked Maui restaurant on Yelp and Tripadvisor, has been packing them in since its 2009 founding.

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Related Topix: California, Travel/Tourism, TripAdvisor, Startups, Dining, Pacific Beach (San Diego, CA), San Diego, CA

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