Unless it is relevant to review management. In this case, we feel it is justified. Regular readers will remember Botto Bistro from back in October last year. Well, this is an update.
Bottos now have a newsletter. For those of you with five minutes to burn here it is in full (more on their website; this from their FAQ’s: ‘Q: ‘What does your food come with?’ A: ‘It comes with a plate’ – you get the gist). Bottos hate Yelp so much they are fighting back the only way they know how – by actively inviting one star reviews (to the extent of offering a 50% discount as a reward). Is it working? You be the judge…
They don’t seem to like Yelp or Yelpers. This is what they have to say about them:
apologize to the Yelpers. We did not realize that Yelp was created for
humanitarian purposes. To help the less fortunate, the ones left behind.
All these people with no real friends and tons of personal issues,
living a sad and lonely life, unheard and uncared for…the ones sitting
on the bench of the world, the invisible ones and the sometimes
they have Yelp! They can open the site and see Steve with 500 written
reviews, wow, one hundred followers, double wow, complaining to the
world that his pasta did not came [sic] with garlic bread and have
everyone clapping their hands…wow, you go boy! You tell them about
that garlic bread.
has no girlfriend, no job, no real friends, no chance…but hey, he has
500 written reviews and an Elite badge from Yelp, that is priceless to
can rely on word of mouth with real friends? Nope, I think we are
pretty safe on that one – they don’t have that many real friends…all
this time they were a little confused, they thought their followers on
Yelp were their real friends. Oh well! Never too late to start making