Small Business Owner Supporting Obama Gets Attacked on Yelp; Advertising Agency Cleveland Provides Solution

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After giving a big hug to the President, pizza shop owner receives criticism and bad reviews on Yelp. Advertising Agency Cleveland recommends consultation call for companies to avoid similar hits.

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In order to help other business owners view their reputations in the way that consumers see them, RCBryan & Associates has devised a report that is free for anyone to use.

Advertising agency RCBryan & Associates have released a new offer to help Cleveland companies to view how their reputation appears online. This release was inspired by the affects felt by Big Apple Pizza after a visit from POTUS. According to CBS News reports that pizza shop owner Scott Van Nuzer has received an overwhelmingly negative response on Yelp after giving a hug to the President that lifted him off the ground.

Yelp reviews included remarks about the business owner “committing business suicide” and referring to his action as “treachery”. This sort of backlash on a website intended for reviews based on the functionality and service of the pizza shop itself, not the owner’s political affiliations, can actual damage the business’s reputation when viewed by consumers online. This type of action affects all business owners…it is a reminder that everyone needs to be aware of what is being said about them online & how this affects their brand identity.

In order to help other business owners view their reputations in the way that consumers see them, RCBryan & Associates is giving away free consultation calls to advise on this issue. The call will analyze local reputations and is part of the advertising agency Cleveland RCBryan & Associates’ goal to help entrepreneurs and business owners with establishing their brand online. After the backlash Scott Van Nuzer and Big Apple Pizza is facing from his moment in the spotlight—hugging the President—RCBryan & Associates thinks that reputation management is more important than ever for business owners to consider.

For Cleveland companies, RCBryan & Associates offers to meet face-to-face to go over any needs a company may have that the marketing agency can help with. To schedule a free consultation that RCBryan & Associates released in response to the Yelp backlash, visit

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