Yelp runs on recommendations from real people. It's different from sites that offer user reviews in that you know exactly ...
who the review is coming from. Trusted Yelp members have a significant influence over which services other Yelp users choose. The first step to becoming a reviewer that cuts through the noise is to fill out your Yelp profile to tell people what you're all about.
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Creating Your Yelp Profile:
Now that you’ve created your Yelp account, you should next to create your profile so that when you review something people know that review is reliable and what type of person it’s coming from. You can upload a photo from your computer. Just select it and then you can add a caption. Click on upload photo, and if you’re happy with it click on save.
Now you can add more about yourself. You can add a nickname, create a headline, say things that you love, and where people can find you like in skinny jeans or at the movie theatre. You can also add your home town, your blog or website. Fill out any of these profile questions that you wish to share. When you’re all through, click on save changes. You’ll now see a profile that other Yelp was received. And if you want to change any of it, just click on edit next to the area you wish to change.
If you want to have a custom URL to your Yelp profile then click on get your URL and select something that describes you and click on save. If the URL is not available then just try another. And now I can share this URL and anyone can see when I’m up to on Yelp. Thanks for watching and don’t miss the next episode in the five star guide to Yelp series.