Office Hours at The Yard
Jun
28
9:00 AM09:00

Office Hours at The Yard

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Are you curious about how to respond to a critical Yelp review? Do you need a hand uploading photos to your business page? Maybe you want to know how to leverage Yelp to help you grow: Whatever the case; you have questions, and we have answers! 

Speak with Yelp's Local Business Partner one-on-one about tools to optimize your Yelp Business Page. You'll leave with a Your Health On Yelp report, suggestions for how to maximize Yelp's tools, and ways to help your Yelp listing thrive.

Want in? Book a 20-minute appointment and please be on time as appointments will run according to the schedule. Bring all your Yelp related questions!

The Yard is a revolutionary, shared office space that allows entrepreneurs and creatives to work together in an innovative community. Offering flexible, month-to-month memberships, The Yard provides private offices, dedicated desks, and coworking in thoughtfully designed spaces across New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. Members have access to state-of-the-art conference rooms, beautiful breakout lounges, monthly networking events, rotating art gallery installations, and hundreds of business amenities.

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Yelp NYC Community Connection
Jun
11
5:30 PM17:30

Yelp NYC Community Connection

You and a guest are invited to Yelp NYC's Spring Community Connection: A free, private party at the Hotel 50 Bowery Rooftop for local business owners, managers, and marketers! The entire rooftop is yours to mix, mingle and enjoy with other small business owners and managers!

A biz bash? What can I expect?

A unique opportunity to network with other NYC businesses. You'll have a chance to chat about free ways to optimize your Yelp Business Page. Members of our New York team — including other business owner mentors — will be on hand to talk, network, and answer your burning questions about the site. Enjoy live music while you network with the local business community. We'll also provide an area for one-on-one support, complimentary light bites & beverages provided by The Crown. 

I'm intrigued! What's in it for me?

Connect with other NYC-area business professionals, sign-up on site for access to more exclusive events this summer, and an incredible rooftop view (Did we mention the food and drink?)

I'm in! Now what?

Great! Please RSVP below and include a link to your business on Yelp so we can familiarize ourselves with what you do.

***Please note: In the case of rain, this event will NOT be rescheduled as The Crown has a beautiful large indoor space.

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[WEBINAR]: Understanding Yelp Reviews And What You Should Be Doing With Them
Jun
7
2:00 PM14:00

[WEBINAR]: Understanding Yelp Reviews And What You Should Be Doing With Them

A Bright Local study found that 91% of consumers turn to review sites to determine if a local business is a good business. As a business owner, it’s important you understand the value of reviews, how to respond to them, and what you can do to get more. In this webinar, we will provide tips and tricks for managing the world of online reviews and also explain Yelp’s review recommendation software.

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[WEBINAR]: Getting Even More Out Of Yelp: A Class For The Established Business User
Jun
6
2:00 PM14:00

[WEBINAR]: Getting Even More Out Of Yelp: A Class For The Established Business User

JOIN US for the second of three webinars in March. If you have a good grasp on the basics of Yelp for Business Owners and are hungry for more, then this webinar is for you! This webinar will educate you on the new tools available to business owners and talk about changes you can implement to gain more exposure on the site. You have the ability to share your great reviews from Yelp on other social channels and drop subtle hints for your consumers to engage with you more on Yelp. Join us to find out what is working well for business owners and could be a game changer for your business!

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[WEBINAR]: The Guide to Setting Your Business Up On Yelp: A Class For New Business Users
Jun
5
2:00 PM14:00

[WEBINAR]: The Guide to Setting Your Business Up On Yelp: A Class For New Business Users

JOIN US for the first of three webinars in March. This is a guide to setting your business up on Yelp, a class for new business owners. You’ve probably seen your business on Yelp, but have you downloaded the Yelp for Business Owners mobile app or taken advantage of all the other free tools? This webinar will walk you through how you can use Yelp for Business Owners to put your best foot forward on Yelp and tell the story of your business in a place that consumers are looking to find you. Update your business hours, add photos of yourself, your staff and your product, learn what tools can make you most successful in telling your story on your Yelp Business Page.

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[WEBINAR]: How To Drive Customer Loyalty For Your Business
May
15
2:00 PM14:00

[WEBINAR]: How To Drive Customer Loyalty For Your Business

JOIN US for this customer loyalty webinar!

A loyal customer spends 67% more than a new customer. What is your strategy for building loyalty? Loyalty doesn’t just mean that customers regularly return to your business. It means customers who go out of their way to seek out your brand and hopefully talk about your business to their friends, family or online following.

There are a lot of ways to drive loyalty, from the classic loyalty builders like punch cards or monthly newsletters to even more advanced tools in the customer loyalty landscape like WiFi marketing. Join Yelp WiFi for a webinar all about leveling up your loyalty. Whether it’s starting small and implementing a new tool for the first time or increasing your system’s sophistication, there will be a tool for you.

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Yelp 201: A Class for Established Business Users
Apr
10
12:00 PM12:00

Yelp 201: A Class for Established Business Users

If you have a good grasp on the basics of Yelp for Business Owners and want to level up, then this workshop is for you!

This session will educate you on the additional tools available to business owners to help you convert more consumers, plus changes you can implement to gain more exposure on the site.

Join us for insights from Yelp's NYC Local Business Partner, Ali Schwartz, at this workshop which will include:

  • Guidance on how to utilize features like check-in offers, Yelp deals, Request a Quote and review sharing.

  • An overview of page upgrades available to increase transactions and exposure on Yelp.

  • Networking opportunities to connect with other great New York City area business leaders.

  • Complimentary lunch!

In addition, we will share advice for listing maintenance moving forward to ensure consistency and relevancy.

To attend, register below and include a link to your business on Yelp so we can familiarize ourselves with what you do. Make sure to bring your laptop or tablet for hands-on participation!

Class is in session - can't wait to see you there!

 

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Office Hours at The Yard
Mar
30
9:00 AM09:00

Office Hours at The Yard

  The Yard  is a revolutionary, shared office space that allows entrepreneurs and creatives to work together in an innovative community.

The Yard is a revolutionary, shared office space that allows entrepreneurs and creatives to work together in an innovative community.

Are you curious about how to respond to a critical Yelp review? Do you need a hand uploading photos to your business page? Maybe you want to know how to leverage Yelp to help you grow: Whatever the case; you have questions, and we have answers! 

Speak with Yelp's Local Business Partner one-on-one about tools to optimize your Yelp Business Page. You'll leave with a Your Health On Yelp report, suggestions for how to maximize Yelp's tools, and ways to help your Yelp listing thrive.

The Yard is a revolutionary, shared office space that allows entrepreneurs and creatives to work together in an innovative community. Offering flexible, month-to-month memberships, The Yard provides private offices, dedicated desks, and coworking in thoughtfully designed spaces across New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and Washington, D.C. Members have access to state-of-the-art conference rooms, beautiful breakout lounges, monthly networking events, rotating art gallery installations, and hundreds of business amenities.

Want in? Book a 20-minute appointment and please be on time* as appointments will run according to the schedule. Bring all your Yelp related questions!

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Yelp University | A Hands-On Workshop For Your Business On Yelp
Mar
29
9:00 AM09:00

Yelp University | A Hands-On Workshop For Your Business On Yelp

  • 37 East 28th Street 2nd Floor, Suite 206, Room 4 New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER!

  • How are other business owners successfully navigating the world of online reviews?

  • How can I make my business page stand out with so many other businesses on Yelp?

  • I don't have the money to spend on Yelp ads, what can I do for free to attract more customers?

Register for this free business leader event where we’ll answer these questions and more!

Join us for complimentary breakfast and insights from Yelp's NYC Local Business Partner, Ali Schwartz, at this hands-on workshop which will feature:

  • Laptops required! We will be optimizing your Yelp business page in real-time with expert guidance to make your business page pop – no homework needed, so make sure to bring your computer!

  • Insightful information about the ins and outs of online reviews and tips on how to utilize online tools to respond.

  • Networking opportunities to connect with other great NYC business leaders and marketers.

  • Complimentary breakfast.

In addition to best practices for getting started, we will share advice for handling critical feedback, responding to reviews, ways to generate more buzz by creating exciting promotions and monitoring customer leads.

I'M IN! NOW WHAT?

You have two opportunities to join this class, so pease RSVP for Tuesday morning or Wednesday morning. Include a link to your business on Yelp so we can familiarize ourselves with what you do. Tell us who you're bringing and be sure to bring your laptop!

Class is in session - can't wait to see you there!

 

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Yelp University | A Hands-On Workshop For Your Business On Yelp
Mar
20
9:00 AM09:00

Yelp University | A Hands-On Workshop For Your Business On Yelp

  • 37 East 28th Street 2nd Floor, Suite 206, Room 4 New York, NY, 10016 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

KNOWLEDGE IS POWER!

  • How are other business owners successfully navigating the world of online reviews?

  • How can I make my business page stand out with so many other businesses on Yelp?

  • I don't have the money to spend on Yelp ads, what can I do for free to attract more customers?

Register for this free business leader event where we’ll answer these questions and more!

Join us for complimentary breakfast and insights from Yelp's NYC Local Business Partner, Ali Schwartz, at this hands-on workshop which will feature:

  • Laptops required! We will be optimizing your Yelp business page in real-time with expert guidance to make your business page pop – no homework needed, so make sure to bring your computer!

  • Insightful information about the ins and outs of online reviews and tips on how to utilize online tools to respond.

  • Networking opportunities to connect with other great NYC business leaders and marketers.

  • Complimentary breakfast.

In addition to best practices for getting started, we will share advice for handling critical feedback, responding to reviews, ways to generate more buzz by creating exciting promotions and monitoring customer leads.

I'M IN! NOW WHAT?

You have two opportunities to join this class, so pease RSVP for Tuesday morning or Wednesday morning. Include a link to your business on Yelp so we can familiarize ourselves with what you do. Tell us who you're bringing and be sure to bring your laptop!

Class is in session - can't wait to see you there!

 

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[WEBINAR]: Understanding Yelp Reviews And What You Should Be Doing With Them
Mar
13
2:00 PM14:00

[WEBINAR]: Understanding Yelp Reviews And What You Should Be Doing With Them

JOIN US for this review focused webinar! A Bright Local study found that 91% of consumers turn to review sites to determine if a local business is a good business. As a business owner, it’s important you understand the value of reviews, how to respond to them, and what you can do to get more. In this webinar, we will provide tips and tricks for managing the world of online reviews and also explain Yelp’s review recommendation software.

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[WEBINAR]: Getting Even More Out Of Yelp: A Class For The Established Business User
Mar
8
1:45 PM13:45

[WEBINAR]: Getting Even More Out Of Yelp: A Class For The Established Business User

JOIN US for the second of three webinars in March. If you have a good grasp on the basics of Yelp for Business Owners and are hungry for more, then this webinar is for you! This webinar will educate you on the new tools available to business owners and talk about changes you can implement to gain more exposure on the site. You have the ability to share your great reviews from Yelp on other social channels and drop subtle hints for your consumers to engage with you more on Yelp. Join us to find out what is working well for business owners and could be a game changer for your business!

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Yelp NYC Community Connection For Business Leaders & Marketers
Feb
22
5:30 PM17:30

Yelp NYC Community Connection For Business Leaders & Marketers

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You and a guest are invited to Yelp NYC's Community Connection, 2018 Kickoff: A free, private party at The Stanton Social for local business owners, managers, and marketers!

A biz bash? What can I expect?

A unique opportunity to chat about free ways to optimize your Yelp Business Page. Members of our New York team — including other business owner mentors — will be on hand to mix, mingle, and answer your burning questions about the site. Enjoy live music while you network with the local business community. We'll also provide an area for one-on-one support, complimentary light bites & drinks provided by The Stanton Social.

I'm intrigued! What's in it for me?

Connect with other NYC-area business professionals, sign-up on site for access to more exclusive events this year, and enter our raffle for a chance to win some sweet schwag. (Did we mention the food and drink?)

I'm in! Now what?

RSVP, include a link to your business on Yelp so we can familiarize ourselves with what you do, and tell us who you're bringing.

Questions? Email bizoutreach@yelp.com or click the contact button below!

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[WEBINAR]: Getting Even More Out Of Yelp: A Class For The Established Business User
Dec
6
2:00 PM14:00

[WEBINAR]: Getting Even More Out Of Yelp: A Class For The Established Business User

If you have a good grasp on the basics of Yelp for Business Owners and are hungry for more, then this webinar is for you! This webinar will educate you on the new tools available to business owners and talk about changes you can implement to gain more exposure on the site. You have the ability to share your great reviews from Yelp on other social channels and drop subtle hints for your consumers to engage with you more on Yelp. Join us to find out what is working well for business owners and could be a game changer for your business!

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[WEBINAR]: The Guide to Setting Your Business Up On Yelp: A Class For New Business Users
Dec
5
2:00 PM14:00

[WEBINAR]: The Guide to Setting Your Business Up On Yelp: A Class For New Business Users

You’ve probably seen your business on Yelp, but have you downloaded the Yelp for Business Owners mobile app or taken advantage of all the other free tools? This webinar will walk you through how you can use Yelp for Business Owners to put your best foot forward on Yelp and tell the story of your business in a place that consumers are looking to find you. Update your business hours, add photos of yourself, your staff and your product, learn what tools can make you most successful in telling your story on your Yelp Business Page.

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    How to Market Your Business Using WiFi
    Nov
    28
    2:00 PM14:00

    How to Market Your Business Using WiFi

    Learn about Yelp WiFi, a tool that lets you use your existing WiFi router to effortlessly collect contact information from your customers.

    You can then easily send out personalized promotions and messages via the communication method your customers prefer to keep them coming back. Use your WiFi for everything from promoting an upcoming event to letting your customers know you appreciate their loyalty. WiFi marketing gives you the ability to send them the right message at the right time.

    CLICK HERE TO JOIN THIS ONLINE CLASS

     

     

     

     

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    The WCBS Small Business Breakfast Social Media Summit
    Nov
    8
    7:30 AM07:30

    The WCBS Small Business Breakfast Social Media Summit

    Check out the Social Media Summit!

    Sharpen your social media skills. Turn your online profile into new business. Learn how to extend your brand at the next WCBS Small Business Breakfast on the morning of November 8th at the Hilton Long Island / Huntington.

    WCBS-Bloomberg Business Anchor Joe Connolly will host an expert panel on using tools like Yelp, Facebook, Instagram, and Google Ad Words to spread your message and market your brand.

    All of the speakers you will hear have a passion for social media which drives their expertise and they are rock stars in their field.

    Our panel includes:

    • Darnell Holloway, Director of Local Business Outreach for Yelp.
    • Courtney Spritzer, Co-Founder and CEO of Socialfly, one of the top New York social media marketing agencies.
    • Dan Pratt co-founder and COO of the digital marketing firm Ad Hawk to coach you on the right strategies for Google.

    Over the years, New York area business owners have made many sales, countless contacts and have gotten hundreds of good, usable ideas at our popular WCBS Small Business Breakfasts.

    Please join us again or for your first time. You’ll be glad you did. It’s an enjoyable, efficient use of your morning.

    Joe Connolly features a small business story each week in the WCBS Small Business Spotlights. Find them on our 50th Anniversary page. 

    CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS

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    Yelp NYC's Business Owner Appreciation Night
    Oct
    23
    6:15 PM18:15

    Yelp NYC's Business Owner Appreciation Night

    Thank you for your interest in our Yelp For Business Owners events around the city. Now it's time to celebrate you, our growing local business community!

    This time around, we'd like to invite you to simply enjoy yourself, at a private cooking class for local business professionals at premier cooking school, Cooking by the Book.

    This exclusive, complimentary event will include cooking instruction, wine, a delicious meal and time to network with other great local business leaders and marketers.

    The class will be on Monday, October 23rd from 6:15PM to 9:30PM and we ask that you arrive on time for our instructors.

    Because space is extremely limited, RSVPs will be honored on a first come first serve basis and we won’t be able to do a waitlist for this event.

    If you would like to bring a plus one, please have them RSVP separately.

    We look forward to cooking with you!

    RSVP TODAY

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