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There's a Supergroup of Yelp Elites Now

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Review site Yelp has rewarded 11 "Elite" members with a spot on its brand-new Advisory Council For Really Outstanding National Yelp Members (ACRONYM), gathering them together at a recent (hopefully non-frenzied) summit to discuss "Yelp's power to connect people with great local businesses in small towns." The Elite Advisory Council members were selected from some of Yelp's smaller markets — including Anchorage, Knoxville, and Eugene, Oregon — to help grow Yelp's sometimes-questionable profile in their respective hometowns. As one member says, "It's kind of our responsibility to help spread the Yelp love, especially in a smaller community. I like to take responsibility and find new Yelpers."

The Advisory Council members also introduce themselves in a video posted on Yelp's official blog, so if you happen to be a restaurant owner in Savannah, Georgia or Asheville, North Carolina, do take careful note of the faces below:

Video: Meet our Yelp Elite Advisory Council

· Meet our Yelp Elite Advisory Council [YouTube via Official Blog]
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