How Do I Add My Business to Yelp?

As a business owner, you want to utilize all the tools available to bring customers to your establishment. Adding your business to Yelp can help increase customer traffic and provide you with feedback on what the public at large thinks of your business. You can add your business to Yelp at no cost to you, and you can redeem ad credits for using Yelp Ads.

Businesses rely on reviews and word of mouth advertising to keep customers coming in. Yelp provides an online platform for customer to rate a business on customer service, cleanliness, price and other features of the business. You may be considering listing your own business on Yelp but don't quite know what steps to take. How do you add your business to Yelp? You can get assistance from Yelp user support here, and you can learn more about listing your business below.

How to Add Your Business to Yelp

First, it's important to note that anyone can list a business on Yelp whether they are a business owner or a customer. Businesses can reap a lot of benefits from a Yelp page, and it's free to list a business. You can add your business by completing the following steps:

  1. Open Yelp in your web browser.
  2. Click on "For Businesses" at the top of the page.
  3. Select "Manage My Free Listing."
  4. Type in your business name in the search bar.
  5. You should receive a message that Yelp could not find your business.
  6. Click "Add to Yelp for free" at the bottom of the box to add your business.
  7. Enter your business number.
  8. Add your website information or click "I don't have a website."
  9. Add your business category such as restaurant, home services or non-profit organization.
  10. Enter your business address.
  11. Enter the number of locations your business has. Yelp allows you to choose from four or fewer locations or more than four locations (click in the circle beside the appropriate response).
  12. Enter your first and last name, email address and create a password to complete claiming your free Yelp listing.

Once you finish claiming your free Yelp listing, you can redeem ad credits when you begin using Yelp Ads.

Business Listing by a Customer

Customers also have the option of listing a business on Yelp. Customers will follow a process similar to that for business owners when adding a business. As a business owner, if you are listing your business on Yelp and discover it has already been listed by a customer, you can "claim" the listing. To claim a customer listed business follow these steps:

  1. Open Yelp in your web browser.
  2. Enter the name of your business in the search bar at the top of the screen.
  3. Enter the business location.
  4. Click on the magnifying glass to start the search.
  5. In the list of businesses, select the one that is your enterprise.
  6. Select your business from the list.
  7. On the right side of your screen select "Claim This Business."
  8. Follow the prompts to claim this listing and manage your Yelp review page.

Listing your business on Yelp is free and easy. You can list it yourself, or customers can list the business and you can claim the listing at a later date. Yelp reviews have been shown to increase customer traffic to your business. The more positive reviews your business generates on Yelp, the more you can expand your enterprise. For more information or assistance contact Yelp user support here.

Why Did GetHuman Write "How Do I Add My Business to Yelp?"?

After thousands of Yelp customers came to GetHuman in search of an answer to this problem (and many others), we decided it was time to publish instructions. So we put together How Do I Add My Business to Yelp? to try to help. It takes time to get through these steps according to other users, including time spent working through each step and contacting Yelp if necessary. Best of luck and please let us know if you successfully resolve your issue with guidance from this page.

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