Nowadays people are searching for nearby businesses on-the-go. They use Yelp to find all sorts of businesses, ranging from movers and contractors to sushi restaurants and dry cleaners. These searches end up influencing where people decide to spend their money. In fact, 92% of consumers using Yelp make a purchase after visiting the platform.*
There are thousands of business categories on Yelp. While restaurants are an important category for Yelpers, there are millions of users looking for dentists, plumbers, hair stylists, and thousands of other kinds of businesses on Yelp. Businesses in the shopping category make up 21% of all reviewed businesses on Yelp.**
Whether your customers are retired homeowners or trendy millennials, it’s likely that they are on Yelp! Yelp users tend to be educated and affluent (nearly 50% earn a household income over $100,000 per year). While people from all walks of life use Yelp — a vast majority of Yelp users are over 35 years old!**
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*Nielsen for Yelp, US consumer survey, September 2016
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