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Overview

About Yelp

Yelp (NYSE: YELP) connects people with great local businesses. Yelp was founded in San Francisco in July 2004. Since then, Yelp communities have taken root in major metros across the US, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Austria, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Belgium, Australia, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Singapore, Poland, Turkey, New Zealand, the Czech Republic, Brazil, Portugal, Mexico, Japan, Argentina, Chile, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Malaysia. Yelp had a monthly average of 142 million unique visitors in Q1 2015*. By the end of Q1 2015 Yelpers had written more than 77 million rich, local reviews, making Yelp the leading local guide for real word-of-mouth on everything from boutiques and mechanics to restaurants and dentists. Approximately 79 million unique visitors visited Yelp via their mobile device on a monthly average basis during Q1 2015. For more information, please visit http://www.yelp.com/ or send an email to press@yelp.com.


* Source: Google Analytics

Recent Media Highlights

Search Engine Land

6/9/2015

Yelp Adds Link To Evidence Of Review Fraud

Fast Company

6/8/2015

Is The Open-Office Trend Reversing Itself?

Men's Fitness

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The 50 Best Gyms in America

CNBC

6/3/2015

Tech realty goes retro

WebProNews

6/1/2015

Yelp Slaps 51 Businesses With Consumer Alert Warnings

AZCentral

6/1/2015

Failed Scottsdale mall now thriving as jobs hub

Yahoo! Food

6/1/2015

Who Serves the Best Lobster Rolls in New England?

The Epoch Times

6/1/2015

Could We Soon Check Any Restaurant’s Health Inspection Score Via Yelp?

WebProNews

5/27/2015

Yelp Aims To Better Deal With Duplicate Business Listings

Mashable

5/27/2015

You can now shop local boutiques on Yelp

StyleCaster

5/27/2015

Now You Can Shop Local Boutiques Directly On Yelp

Entreprenuer

5/27/2015

Yelp Offers Fashion Retailers New Ecommerce Option

Women's Wear Daily

5/26/2015

Yelp and Shoptiques Link for E-Commerce

VentureBeat

5/21/2015

Yelp scores integration deal to appear on HTC One M9 lock screen

KOFY

5/21/2015

7 On Your Side: How to Protect Yourself From Fake Reviews

Marketland

5/20/2015

Yelp Upgraded Business Owner App Brings Mobile-First Account Management

ChicagoInno

5/19/2015

Yelp Launches First TV and Digital Ads, Pointing Out You Can Rate Law Schools

Eater

5/19/2015

Why Yelp Emerged as a Site for Social Protest

Malay Mail Online

5/7/2015

US review site Yelp sets up shop in Malaysia

Los Angeles Times

5/1/2015

For some Yelp reviewers, it pays to be Elite

ARL.now

4/30/2015

Yelp CEO’s Tech Career Started With Bike Rides to Ballston Mall

The Washington Post

4/24/2015

Mapped: America’s most and least touristy neighborhoods

The Washington Post

4/24/2015

Trying to avoid tourists? Here’s where to go in 16 major cities

Lifehacker

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Productivity Tips From Executives

Company Announcements

Yelp Facts

  • Yelp had a monthly average of 142 million unique visitors in Q1 2015*
  • Yelpers have written more than 77 million reviews by the end of Q1 2015
  • Yelp Factsheet

* Source: Google Analytics

Distribution of Reviews

We crunched the numbers and here's what we found (as of Q1 2015).

Distribution of All Reviews - 42% of all reviews have a rating of 5 stars, while 25% have 4 stars. 11% have 3 stars, 8% have 2, and finally, only 14% have 1 star.