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iOS 14 Is Getting Apple Ratings. Will It Be Disruptive?

With the impending approach of iOS 14, things will be changing a bit. Currently, Apple Maps uses Yelp and TripAdvisor regarding reviews for local businesses and business related content. According to 9to5Mac: "As of the latest iOS 14 beta, it appears that Apple is looking to remove dependencies on Foursquare and Yelp as sources of [...]

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COVID-19 Is The Bane of Small Businesses In America

Because of the pandemic caused by COVID-19, Small Businesses (SMB) all around the company are struggling, not against the normal competition that we are used to seeing, but against that of this pandemic. With this new global problem, the entire market is seeing an upheaval that we haven't seen in a long time. Many businesses [...]

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Shopify Launches Post-COVID POS, Yelp Rolls Out Omnichannel Tools For SMBs

For years now, omnichannel has become a buzzword in the retail industry and has been somewhat synonymous with digital transformation. Now, there is more urgency as traditional merchants need to place more emphasis on technology, e-commerce and integrated online and offline during COVID-19. Shopify has launched  an update point-of-sale (POS) system for the post-COVID retail [...]

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Yelp Announces Fundraising Partnership With GoFundMe To Support Local Businesses

After Yelp announced a $25 million relief package for small businesses impacted by the coronavirus last week, Yelp is announcing a fundraising partnership with GoFundMe with the objective to enable Yelp users to donate to businesses directly through Yelp. Many GoFundMe pages have already been created by a number of local businesses. This program will automatically place [...]

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Yelp Launches ‘Showcase Ads’ And Store Visits Attribution

On February 11, Yelp announced a new "video-centric" ad format that the company is calling Showcase Ads, as well as in-store attribution: Yelp Store Visits (YSV). These offerings are aimed at national and multi-location brands. The company said that these products are designed in order to address “specific pain points of national and multi-location businesses.” [...]

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TripAdvisor Buys SinglePlatform To Enhance Services For Restaurants

On December 5, SinglePlatform, a platform that syndicates restaurant menus to various search and directory sites online, and is positioned as a listings management company, was sold to TripAdvisor by Endurance International Group, which acquired ConstantContact for just over $1 billion in 2015 This deal is great for TripAdviser, who has been expanding its restaurant services and [...]

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