Social

Yelp profit grows as it moves across globe

Directory 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 leaped 67 percent year-over-year, its 67 million reviews indicated a 41 percent YOY...

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Notable Niche-y job marketplaces launch

Here are two innovative recruitment startups with emulatable features. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Yelp adds bookings for hotels, wineries

By way of its one-year-old Yelp Platform for site transactions, the online review giant has gone beyond restaurant reservations to the ability to book hotels and winery tours or tastings. Food delivery options have grown as well, with the collaboration of services by Eat Street, ChowNow and Order.In. Hotel reservations, by Yelp app or desktop, are enabled by Hipmunk. CellarPass collaboration...

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Jobvite: 93% of firms use social recruiting

Jobvite’s 2014 Social Recruiting Report is out, with clarity on the habits of hiring firms and their recruiters. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want to know more about becoming a client? Click...

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Angie’s List to double staff, expand office

In a rather bizarre turn of events for the practically down-and-out service marketplace, Angie’s List has announced that it will more than double its current staff, building up to 2,800 workers by 2019. It will buy more property to expand its Indianapolis office. At least that’s what the announcement says below. The IndyStar coverage, however, says that AngiesList.com will only add...

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Glassdoor launches in France

Employee-review veteran and job-listing site Glassdoor just launched in its second country outside the U.S., introducing its first non-English-language site. Here’s the announcement: Glassdoor Launches in France First Non-English Site and Apps Offer French Members Current Job Listings Along With Company Reviews, CEO Approval Ratings, Salaries, Interview Reviews & More; French...

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