Compared to many other Web sites, Yelp
provides information on restaurants beyond the basics, including a map, hours of operation, whether they take credit cards and dress code. Plus, Yelp has a strong social networking aspect and consumer reviews of restaurants nationwide. As of November, the site has 8 million reviews and 26 million visitors, says spokeswoman Chantelle Karl.
Beyond using your computer, there are five other ways users can access the resource: Yelp’s mobile site and Yelp apps for the iPhone, Blackberry, Palm Pre and Android. A million iPhone users alone accessed Yelp on their phones, Karl says.
In addition to saving time and being able to access restaurant and other business information on the go, there’s a new feature on Yelp called Sales and Specials Near You, which you can access from the home page.
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