The Battle of the Review Sites: Why UrbanSpoon Sold Rezbook

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Photo Credit: TechCrunch

This month seems to be the race of the review sites - Yelp just acquired reservation management site SeatMe, OpenTable bought Rezbook from UrbanSpoon just last week, and Zagat is trying to "out-yelp" Yelp with its new mobile design.  With all of these review sites battling it out to be the best, why would UrbanSpoon get rid of their reservation management site?  According to Ask.com CEO Doug Leeds, UrbanSpoon has decided to focus on creating more editorial content in the hopes of positioning themselves to be the established brand for restaurant information.  Read More