Tag Archives: small business

Interview Questions That Dig a Little Deeper

With last week’s blog post, we were able to help you find potential employees to interview for your small business. Now that you have some candidates lined up, the most important thing is to make sure the employees you hire … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Find Great Employees For Your Small Business

With the new year now full steam ahead, you want to make sure you have a great team to make 2013 the best one yet. Whether you own the corner coffee shop or an upscale boutique, in this 4-week series, … Continue reading

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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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A True Advocate For Local Businesses

Historically, new technology has always been slow to trickle down to the local business level. With Fortune 500s pouring millions of dollars into research teams and hi-tech developments aimed at deriving more revenue from consumers, smaller businesses have been left … Continue reading

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Loyalty Programs: One of the Hottest Trends for Retailers in 2013

Our CEO, Victor Ho, has a featured article in RetailingToday.com discussing loyalty programs as a big trend for retailers in 2013! The last few years have witnessed the emergence of ‘daily deals’ as the major marketing innovation for small to … Continue reading

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Customer Loyalty “Insures” Repeat Business

After getting a BA in Advertising, an MBA, and 9+ years working in advertising, it wasn’t until I joined FiveStars that I understood the most important part about advertising….the insurance policy on it! Businesses invest a large amount of money … Continue reading

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FiveStars Improves Yelp Reviews

The FiveStars Loyalty Program is your secret to better reviews, exceptional customer service, and more loyal customers. We have the Yelp testimonials to prove it! Here are our reviews of the week:

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