Yelp profit grows as it moves across globe
by Sharon Hill
24 Oct 2014Directory portal Yelp just keeps on evolving from review-only to sales facilitator for local businesses - and that shows in its bottom line, with another quarter whose net income ($3.6 million) compared positively to a net loss this same time last year. As of the third quarter of 2014, Yelp revenue
Sharon Hill has been a senior writer / analyst with the AIM Group since 2004, except for a two-year time-out to serve as sales and marketing manager for Suburban Newspapers of America. She worked at newspapers in California, the Carolinas and Indiana as a classified advertising sales supervisor and manager, and in newspaper circulation in Alaska. At the SNA, she was responsible for bringing in new members; lining up exhibitors, and helping develop programs for the classified conference and the classified alliance. She is also co-author of “Implementing and Managing Telework: A Guide for those who make it Happen” (Praeger Press) and a prolific blogger and social media user. She is based in Phoenix.