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Old 24th December 2008, 03:54 PM   #11
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Actually, the cities they list by name are only the most popular of the cities they have included. Even my little ol' tiny 10,000 person town has restaurant and business entries in Yelp, with reviews.

You can see the list of cities and towns by state here -- just click on your state to get a whole long list of cities and towns. (For instance, here's a list of the cities/towns they have pages for in North Carolina alone.) Or you can scroll to the bottom and search by town/state name.

You might be surprised at all the places you find in there.


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Old 31st December 2008, 11:55 AM   #12
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One thing to keep in mind when talking about Social Media is the 80/20 rule. Sure it would be good to get involved in 100 different social media outlets, but how many of them converet, in a strictly business sense, to traffic, sales and clients?

How much time do you need to invest into them in order to make them convert? Is it really worth your time, effort, and energy to work 100 different (the # is only an example) outlets, or focus on 2 or 3 that convert well?

Just my thoughts on the matter.

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Old 2nd January 2010, 01:31 AM   #13
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I do think we have a tendency to get wrapped around the axle on search engine technique that we forget about the customer.

Matt Cutts from Google, ironically, always tells you provide value to the customer.

Maybe we should keep it simple.

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