Urbanspoon is an IAC-owned restaurant information and recommendation service that operates in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States, competing directly with OpenTable. It developed a popular software application for mobile operating systems such as iOS (iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad), Android and Windows Phone. Urbanspoon’s apps are best known for their randomized Slot Machine. Users tap the ‘Spin’ button (or shake the device) to see new places to try based on neighborhood, cuisine, or price.Urbanspoon offers the ability to filter restaurant searches by neighborhood, type of food, special features (gluten-free friendly, kid friendly, BYOB, etc.
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  • 7 Ways to Improve Your Online Reputation

    What shows up in the search results when someone searches for your personal or business name? If it’s not your own web sites, social profiles and blogs, then your online reputation is potentially up for grabs! Not ranking on the first page of Google for your personal or business name is not the only thing you need to look out for.

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  • Foursquare: 55 Million Users, 54 Percent Lift Since Relaunch

    … statement from a data perspective. The question is whether it will be persuasive to users who are quite happy with Yelp, TripAdvisor, Google Maps, OpenTable, YP, Urbanspoon or other similar local apps. In an AdWeek article discussing the new campaign, Foursquare shared some upbeat new numbers: The site has 55 million registered users (though…

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    …. Third, be consistent in your approach. Monitor your online presence To react to what customers are saying about you, you first need to find what they're saying and where they're saying it. The best place to start is by claiming all listings of your business on review sites like Yelp, Google+, and Urbanspoon. In addition to being able to review…

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