This is just what I need, another addictive web site.
Yelp is a great place to get user reviews on all sorts of things. Usually when you talk about user reviews, two things come to mind ”“ restaurants and Amazon.com books.
Love Amazon’s user reviews. They are a great way to find new authors.
And I like to eat out, so reading other people’s thoughts is always a good way to get the feel for a place.
But Yelp is more, much more than just restaurant reviews.
It is also a social network. You can “friend” people, compliment them, add photos, send messages, ask and answer questions, and more.
The cool thing about Yelp though is it is much more than just people ranting and raving about restaurants. Virtually any business or service you can imagine has been (or can be) reviewed on Yelp. Hotels, parks, auto shops, public services, retail outlets, you name it. Heck, in theory you could even review Thompson’s Realty (which could lead to a discussion on Yelp for Business Owners, but we’ll leave that for another day).
So check out Yelp, learn about new places, write some reviews. And friend me up!