Yelp & Google My Business: Everything you need to know

Yelp and Google My Business can help you in positioning your restaurant. In this article we will tell you what are the advantages and disadvantages of these important digital platforms.

Yelp Pros

  • Established as a trusted review authority for 10 years.
  • Yelp backlinks provide a lot of SEO value.
  • #1 place users go to search for reviews.
  • 100’s of millions of views per month.
  • Free for business owners.

 Yelp Cons

1.-Accused of pressuring businesses to pay for better reviews to be displayed.

2.- Review algorithm can be unpredictable, not all reviews will be displayed.

3.- Yelp reserves the right to terminate your listing at any time for any reason.

 Google my business Pros

1.- Being listed in Google my Business helps with your Google Rankings.

2.- Google reviews are normally displayed higher on the page results then Yelp.

3.- Free for business Owners

4.- Better review algorithm- and no pressure to pay for better reviews to be displayed!

 Google my Business Cons

 1.- Less views than Yelp per month.

2.- Not as easy to navigate and find a particular business listing on Google reviews.

3.- Not as easy to dispute inaccurate reviews.



You can use both, they will help you with you Restaurant, just be aware to have time to read and check the pages, read reviews and answer then in a short time, Clients will fell very important an part of your Business not just a simple Costumer.

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