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Service Area: A New Feature For Mobile Businesses

Business owners and consumers have both requested a new Yelp function for service-based businesses that will show where and how far the business will travel. For example, if I’m a photographer based in San Francisco, but I also service the nearby town of Palo Alto, it would be nice to have the ability to specify that on my Yelp listing. Well, welcome our newest Service Area feature to the party. 

Starting today, business owners in service-based categories who have claimed their Yelp page will be able to add up to 6 major cities to their areas of service via our Business Owner Tools! 

Service Area Michael Ackerman Seattle WA screenshot yelp page

 

And since yelpers are increasingly relying on their Yelp mobile apps to find businesses when out and about (especially when in a bind; hint, hint, mechanics, locksmiths, etc), help them make it even easier for consumers to find you on Yelp wherever you might be — or go!

 

The following business categories will see this new feature on their dashboard on biz.yelp.com:

 

Airport Shuttles Home Cleaning Personal Chefs
Carpet Cleaning Home Health Care Pest Control
Carpet Installation Home Inspectors Photographers / Videographers
Carpeting Home Staging Plumbing
Caterers Home Theatre Installation Pool Cleaners
Contractors Interior Design Private Tutors
Couriers & Delivery Services Junk Removal and Hauling Real Estate Agents
DJs Keys & Locksmiths Roofing
Dog Walkers Landscape Architects Security Systems
Electricians Landscaping Solar Installation
Flooring Limos Taxis
Food Delivery Services Movers Towing
Gardeners Office Cleaning Tree Services
Handyman Painters Window Washing / Installation
Heating & Air Conditioning/HVAC Party & Event Planning Wedding Planning