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How will technology impact local businesses in 2013?

Tools in a local business owner’s marketing toolkit typically drive discovery, promotion, and loyalty for his/her business. For many business owners, this is also the typical order of operations. First, a business needs to be “discoverable.” This means it should … Continue reading

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FiveStars 2012 Update — This May Be The Last Blog You Ever Read

THE END IS NIGH!!!  The Mayans have predicted:  2012 is the end!  I just hope I can still get presents… As you enjoy earth for the last day, we knew the one thing on your bucket list was getting a … Continue reading

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FiveStars Is Sweet on Bitter+Sweet (VIDEO)

Bitter+Sweet is the modern-chic-delicious brainchild of ex-banker turned pro-barista/awesome proprietor Janice Chua. The sophisticated space features elegant wood floors, high ceilings, and an impressive dessert bar; the shelves are adorned with Sightglass whole bean coffee bags and brightly colored teapots … Continue reading

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My Tpumps Adventure!

It’s always important to know what customers are thinking. Five Stars used this past Wednesday to catch up with card users at Tpumps, a boba house, in San Mateo. Needless to say, we had plenty of Five Stars swag handy. … Continue reading

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Interning Round 2

People always ask me, “what is interning at a start up like?” In the last article I touched on some of my responsibilities. Through this post, I’ll paint you the picture, the whole picture and nothing but the picture (Jack … Continue reading

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Happenings at HQ

Everyone I know asks me if working at a start-up is like the Social Network. And no, it’s not. Well, our devs do get “plugged in” when they are pushing out an update to the site, or rolling out a … Continue reading

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The Office

No… Steve Carell hasn’t shown up to Mountain View yet (still crossing my fingers), but we HAVE moved from our living room to an office.  The office means great things for our company. It means we have more space to … Continue reading

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