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Wednesday, July 31st, 2019 by Marianne Koiva
Many of you have been asking about Yelp’s stance since they announced last fall that they would be monitoring companies that actively ask customers to review them on Yelp’s platform. While soliciting for Yelp review in any capacity is not prohibited, it begs the question, "how will they know?" Yelp has not that made that clear, but here's what they have said.
Here’s what Yelp is saying:
What This Means for You:
Google has also made similar warnings but has not (yet) seemed to be policing this as hard as Yelp. Tip: be sure to not blatantly offer gifts in exchange for reviews on Google My Business.
The Treehouse will keep a watch out and let you know of any further updates. See below to read Yelp's direct policy. Contact your Account Manager with any questions!