Yelp to Small Businesses: Stop Manipulating Your Reviews!

Article by Pierre Zarokian. Yelp is turning up the heat on businesses it says are manipulating its “natural flow of reviews” on the site. It is vowing vengeance against two groups the company says are abusing its rules: reputation management organizations that promise to fix Yelp reviews, and the businesses that hire them. Not only […]

Ripoff Report Removed from Google for Several Hours, What Happened?

Written by Pierre Zarokian We stumbled across something quite amazing this morning: RipOffReport appeared to have been completely de-indexed by Google for several hours. We can confirm that at 11 AM pacific standard time, performing a search for “site:ripoffreport.com” or the Ripoff Report brand name returned no results. Although the site has since shown up […]