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A helpful holiday hub for local businesses



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It’s the most wonderful time of the year (to prepare for the holiday season). With holiday sales predicted to soar in 2022, local shops, restaurants, and service providers alike can benefit from indulging in the holiday spirit to lure crowds of eager shoppers.

In this holiday hub, discover valuable advice you can implement in your local business to attract more customers, hire the best team, and set your business up for success.

Holiday inspiration from the Yelp Blog

How to prep your Yelp Page for the holidays

Set your holiday hours

You can set special holiday hours to let your customers know what days and times you’ll be open for business—whether you’re closing early before a holiday or open late for last-minute shoppers.

Update your business amenities

Catering for the holidays? Offering special takeout meals? Let Yelp users know by updating your business amenities. Certain amenities are searchable on Yelp and help customers narrow down their options when looking for a business with certain attributes.

Add a Yelp check-in offer

When you add or claim your Yelp Business Page, you can add a check-in offer for free. Entice customers to choose you for their holiday needs with a small discount or free item with purchase when they check in on Yelp.

How about some window shopping?

If you’re looking to win your local holiday window display contest or just want to attract more customers with joyful decor, draw inspiration from some of our favorites below. Upload high-quality photos to your Yelp Page to show customers what they can expect from your store each season or holiday.

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