Yelp Launches App for Business Owners

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yelp-for-business-appYelp receives 73 million monthly unique visitors via mobile phones and now theres an app, just for business owners that lets the owners be just as mobile as Yelpers. The new app allows business owners to view stats regarding visits to their business page, respond publicly or privately to reviews, respond to business inquiries and for advertisers, view reports on ad clicks.

Business owners can also get notification of new reviews and messages, right from their mobile device.

The app is free and available for both iPhone and Android.

Yelp for Business Owners [Yelp]
Our Gift to Business Owners: A Yelp App Just for You! [Yelp Blog]

Last Week for Discounted Wine + Food Festival Tickets

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Philadelphia magazine’s Wine + Food Festival is set for Saturday, May 10th. This year, the party will be at a new location, the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum.

The event offers more than 600 wines to sample plus food from some of Philadelphia’s best restaurants.

Buy your tickets now and save on every ticket. The Early Bird sale ends on Friday, March 28th at 11:59 p.m.

Wine + Food Festival [Philadelphia Magazine]
Wine + Food Festival Tickets [EventBrite]

ThinkFest Will Feature Marc Vetri, Aimee Olexy and Others

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ThinkFest is Philadelphia magazine’s week-long series of events featuring smart conversations about the city, education, the arts, entrepreneurship, the food scene, tech and creative culture.

Chris Matthews is the keynote speaker at Thursday night’s event and Saturday’s Main Event will feature M. Night ShyamalanAimee Olexy and Marc Vetri among others.

Vetri’s talk, “Cultivating the Creative Connection” is one of 17 idea-sparking sessions that will take place during the main event at the Kimmel Center.

Aimee Olexy will be participating in a panel looking at how are food scene is expanding way beyond the restaurant. Also participating in the panel is Dan Pennachietti of Lil Dan’s Food Truck and April White of The Food Trust.

Learn more about ThinkFest (featuring keynote speaker Chris Matthews) and buy your tickets now.

Sign Up for the Foobooz Newsletter and Save at Whiskey Fest

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Sign up for the Foobooz newsletter (which will be sporting a brand new look tomorrow) and receive a 20% off code for Philadelphia magazine’s Whiskey and Fine Spirits Festival.

The event is set for Thursday, October 24th and the discount code is good for the VIP and general grand tasting admission.

Celebrating its 10th year, the Festival will feature a wide collection of spirits from around the world including premium whiskey, scotch, malts, bourbon, rum, vodka, gin, tequila and more. Don’t miss the chance to sample fare from local restaurants, shake hands with top industry representatives, and chat one-on-one with master distillers at this exclusive event. Everything you sample will be available to purchase in the on-site Fine Wine & Good Spirits store that evening or by placing a Special Order.

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Yelp Office Hours for Business Owners

Presented by Yelp

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On Monday, July 22 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Yelp will be hosting office hours for business owners. The casual drop-in session is aimed at local business owners who are interested in learning more about Yelp, its business tools and other ways to get involved with the online review site.

Have questions for Yelp’s community manager, need help claiming your business listing? Interested in getting involved with Yelp locally by sponsoring event? Then drop by Smokin’ Betty’s (116 S 11th Street) between 3 and 5 p.m. this Monday.

Yelp Office Hours for Business Owners [Yelp]
Yelp for Business Owners [Yelp]

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