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You may have claimed your listing on Google Places, Yelp, Citysearch, or some other major review site. But if you own a restaurant, bar, or café, wouldn’t you like to establish your presence on a niche-specific review site?

If you do, head over to Urbanspoon, a popular restaurant information and recommendation service that operates in over 90 markets, including the US, UK, Australia, and Canada. It was founded in 2009 and, like Yelp, features its own online restaurant reservation system.

We’re sure you’d love the opportunity to generate more reviews and recommendations for your business. That’s why we recommend you claim your business listing on Urbanspoon. Here’s how you get started:

(Stay tuned for more guides by regularly checking in on the Review Trackers blog. To see all how-to guides published so far, just click on the how-to tag.)

Step 1: Look for your business on Urbanspoon and once you arrive on that page, click the link that asks, “Is this your restaurant?”

 

 

Step 2: Confirm that you own or manage the business by clicking “Claim your restaurant now” on the center of the page.

 

 

Step 3: Fill in the necessary information and sign up for a new Urbanspoon account. If you’re a returning Urbanspoon user, just enter your log-in details.

 

 

Step 4: Verify your ownership or management of the restaurant by waiting – and taking – an automated call from the Urbanspoon team. You’ll be given a 4-digit code that you’re required to enter on the next page.

 

 

Step 5: Enter the code on the next page and – voila! – you’re done. You can now take control of your information and promote your business on Urbanspoon. Meanwhile, if you can’t take automated calls, you can still claim your listing by filling in the Urbanspoon feedback form.

 

Crystal Shuller

Crystal is the Director of Customer Happiness for Review Trackers. She's known around the office for E-mails that make everyone smile, and she has a bag of tricks and tips to help businesses solve their problems and delight their customers.

Discussion

  1. Yannick

    Please add me to urbanspoon
    Currently is niche cafe
    But change to
    HCafe North Sydney
    Shop2/ 54 Miller Street
    North Sydney NSW 2060

    Also have another one coming in december 2013.
    HCafe Jordan Springs
    61-63 Watergum Drive
    Jordan Springs NSW 2747

    13000HCAFE
    1300042233

    We are Cafe Restaurant
    Service Buffet, Catering as well as a la Carte.

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    • Chris

      Hey Yannick, congrats on your success and the new location! Unfortunately you will have to submit your information directly to Urbanspoon to have a profile created. Thanks!

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