How does the Yelp algorithm work?

To start off with, it can be safely said that the ranking algorithm that Yelp uses, takes into consideration a multitude of factors. Below are some factors that were analyzed.

1. Number of business reviews

2 Overall business rating

3. Business Categories

4. Profile Completion Rate

5. Keyword frequency in reviews

6. Keyword frequency in business names

Check out the full infographic here!