Can You Protect Yourself From 'Peeple' App? Spoiler: Not Really

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 10.01.2015 | Canada Alberta

How can you protect yourself from being rated?

10 Toronto Spots That Will Make You Fall In Love With Fall

Yelp Canada | Posted 08.29.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Saying goodbye to summer is never easy. Luckily, the Big Smoke has lots of reasons to fall in love with fall. From learning like the kiddos to loving on local treats, here are 10 terrific reasons to cozy up to Toronto this autumn.

8 Delicious Ideas for Your Next Picnic in Montreal

Yelp Canada | Posted 07.11.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Picnicking is an important part of summer in Montreal. Like really important. We bring food and drinks and wine and candles to truly, madly, deeply enjoy our public places and to celebrate birthdays and bridal showers and Tuesdays. Check out the following list of beautiful green spots and the best basket-worthy eats nearby.

10 Terrific Road Trips From Downtown Toronto

Yelp Canada | Posted 07.04.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Tired of hitting the hot pavement in the big smoke weekend after weekend? Sure, patios are great, but sometimes we all need to get the heck out of dodge. Here's a hot list of day trips not too far from downtown Toronto.

Social Media 1.0 Is Dying. Long Live Social Media 2.0

Eric Quon-Lee | Posted 06.25.2015 | Canada Business
Eric Quon-Lee

Yelp has publicly admitted it is in trouble. Twitter is currently hunting for a new CEO and there are constant rumors they will be acquired. Is social media dead? The simple answer is no, social media will continue to live on. What the industry is seeing is the sun setting on Social Media 1.0 and the dawn of Social Media 2.0.

Alberta Beef Basics: The Edmonton Edition

Yelp Canada | Posted 06.05.2015 | Canada Alberta
Yelp Canada

From sensational steakhouses, to top-rate butcher shops, and amazing burger joints that will blow your mind - Alberta beef is everywhere... And that's just the way we like it up in the Great White North!

9 Places to Express Yourself This Spring in Toronto

Yelp Canada | Posted 05.15.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Are you suffering from some serious spring fever? Channel that newfound energy, get creative and express yourself. Here are nine fine Toronto places to let it all hang out through art, song or some other wild and weird avenues.

Take a Journey Through Vancouver's Most Delicious Dim Sum Spots

Yelp Canada | Posted 06.29.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Vancouver is well known for having phenomenal Asian food and, let's be honest, dim sum is your favourite. Come with us as we take you on a journey through Vancouver's most delicious spots to dine on dim sum.

Montreal Is Having a Japanese Food Moment

Yelp Canada | Posted 06.10.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

With jumping izakayas, creative sushi chefs and thoughtful takes on tradition, a creative Japanese food scene is blossoming in Montreal. So raise your plum wine, and let's salute a spring season of bright culinary adventures inspired by the meeting of new and old, east and west, elegance and pub and street.

Clean Out That Closet and Spring into a Toronto Shop

Yelp Canada | Posted 05.27.2015 | Canada
Yelp Canada

Spring. It's happening. Finally. With it comes the bad and the good. The thaw that reveals months of urban decay and a huge apartment clean up isn't s...

Time To Thai One On Edmonton!

Yelp Canada | Posted 05.13.2015 | Canada Alberta
Yelp Canada

With so many tempting Thai restaurants in town, the delicious debate over who's serving up crave-worthy curry or the most phenomenal Pad Thai has been raging on in River City for some time now. When you provide savoury, sweet, spicy and serious sensuality all in one meal, Thai may just be the total culinary package. So ditch doing the dishes tonight, and just say "Phuket, let's do Thai." It's a good day to live free and Thai hard, Edmonton.

How To Stay Warm and Get Cultured in Toronto

Yelp Canada | Posted 04.22.2015 | Canada Travel
Yelp Canada

Just ask any lady in your life, shoes are art, damn it! That's right, if you haven't already heard there is a massive monument to shoes in downtown Toronto. Go in and walk through the ages shoe by shoe, and be sure to check out their current exhibition: Fashion Victims... shoes in the 19th century were serious stuff....

Toronto Drinks to Make You Think Spring Has Sprung

Yelp Canada | Posted 04.09.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Winter blues got you down, out and on your couch? Get outside and perk yourself up with a drink. Not just any drink, but a drink that will warm your heart, spice up your soul or transport you somewhere tropical. Bottoms up!

Get Your Hockey on Edmonton!

Yelp Canada | Posted 03.29.2015 | Canada Alberta
Yelp Canada

Ah hockey, Canada's pastime and definitely the predominant religion of Edmontonians. The City Of Champions is still reveling from the high of Canada's gold medal win at the World Juniors, and is always up for some hockey talk. Whether you're watching a game live, at a bar, or getting your own game on, the YEG has plenty of places to play, watch and cheers to our favourite sport.

Why Leads Are More Important for Your Online Business Than Website Traffic

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 03.22.2015 | Canada Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Do you really need a million visits to your website each month? Not a chance. Follow these three simple steps to get more leads today.

Best Restaurants In Vancouver: Sushi

Yelp Canada | Posted 03.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Yelp Canada

Is Vancouver the sushi capital of the world? Probably not! Cod it be the sole sushi capital of Canada? We like to think so! From standard California rolls, to takoyaki, Vancouver eel-y has it all. And we're not shellfish, we'll share..

Yelp Accused Of Bullying Businesses Into Paying For Better Reviews

CBC | Posted 03.16.2015 | Canada Business

Nadia Kalnieva says she can no longer bear to check online reviews about her Toronto moving company on Yelp. “I feel it’s too much bad energy.”...

Embrace Your Inner Beer Geek at These Calgary Bars

Yelp Canada | Posted 03.13.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

Calling all craft connoisseurs! Calgary has been making some sudsy strides into the beer scene: stouts, ales lagers - whichever barley pop you prefer, we've filtered out (or unfiltered, if you rather) the best spots to find the brew for you. Let's hop to it, shall we?

Use These Gift Ideas To Be the Best Dinner Guest in Toronto

Yelp Canada | Posted 01.21.2015 | Canada Living
Yelp Canada

It's great that you've gussied up, but the hosts don't care about your lipstick shade (it's Peach Pucker, thanks for noticing), they just care that you made it. Yeah. Right. They care what you brought them.

Why You Hate Digital Marketers

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.12.2015 | Canada Business
Sajeel Qureshi

The next time you love talking to a digital marketer will probably be the first time you love talking to a digital marketer. They blabber more than Steve Urkel and act less than Mark Hamill after Star Wars. These are the idiotic things digital marketers say that drive the rest of the working world crazy.

What I Learned This Week: It's The Frills That Bring The Thrills

Andy Nulman | Posted 12.13.2014 | Canada
Andy Nulman

During the Jewish Holidays last week, the two words I heard most often (other than "Shana Tovah," which means "Happy New Year") were "Nice suit!" I...

Man Furious Over $37 Sandwich

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 04.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A customer is furious after a North Vancouver pizzeria allegedly short-changed him, essentially charging him $37 for a $7 sandwich. Jeff, who asked...

Yelp Sues Unknown Vancouver Man For Posting Fake Reviews

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 09.26.2013 | Canada British Columbia

An unknown Vancouver man is the latest target of a lawsuit from customer review website Yelp, claiming he posted fake reviews in exchange for cash. ...

Don't Blame Groupon

Mitch Joel | Posted 12.03.2011 | Canada
Mitch Joel

I have no desire for another daily deal on a pedicure or hair removal, but I am interested in what new businesses in my area are open. And if the experience is great, I'm happy to be a loyal customer. But ultimately it's up to the merchants to build that relationship.