How To Claim Your Business On Yelp

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Claiming/Creating Your Yelp Local Listing

Claiming or adding your business to Yelp is simple. The easiest way to get started is by visiting and do a search for your business. If your business has been listed you will be able to claim it by clicking on the red button.


Claim Yelp Listing


After choosing to claim your business the process is quite simple. You will be taken to page to setup an account if one hasn’t been created yet.

Setup Yelp Account


The following steps will require you to enter the business phone number and then Yelp will dial the business to confirm ownership.

Enter Yelp Phone Number


Next, verify.

Verify Yelp Listing

Voila, your listing has been claimed!

Listing Not Yet On Yelp?

If your business is not currently listed you can scroll to the bottom of the results on and select “Add your business to Yelp” link.


Add business to Yelp


After choosing to add a business to Yelp you will be taken to a registration screen for the business.

Register Business On Yelp

Final Step

When entering your business information make sure that it matches the information on your website and other citations. Also, choose the most accurate category for your business. Yelp categories can be view here.

Time To Become Loved On Yelp

Congrats on claiming your business. Now you can respond to reviews, answer questionsupdate business information and add images. If you would like to do more with your profile you will want to think about upgrading your profile to an enhanced profile.

Paul Baumgarthuber
Paul is director of marketing for LaserAway Medical Group who is the nations leader in aesthetic services with 35 locations nationwide and growing. Paul has over 10 years experience in marketing and SEO having worked with clients ranging from LifeLock to Massage Envy. He is also a partner at and Maven Labs. was created to help businesses learn local search and get found.

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