Proposal : Ways For Yelp Business Owners To Engage With Their Most Loyal Customers

Yelp is a marketplace connecting small business owners with their customers. New customers want to find small businesses (restaurants, plumbers, dentists) who are near them, with high trustworthy user reviews and matches their needs. For restaurants, it might be the type of cuisine, a particular food item, atmosphere. For a dentist, it might be a […]

Random thoughts from a part time restaurant owner, and Ramen in Burlingame

I have partnered with my best friend from middle school Stanley Chan (bio) to open up a modern sushi restaurant, I Privé, in downtown Burlingame in 2014.  We have been in business for little over 14 months now. The restaurant serves innovative Japanese food that combines flavor, texture and sauces to bring “not just another […]

Return on investment of online marketing for restaurants using Yelp, Yahoo, Google, Facebook

In helping my friend’s modern Japanese I Privé raise awareness, we decided to try to pay for marketing on Facebook, Yelp, Yahoo, Google.  Here is what I’ve learned about the effectiveness of these companies.  Keep in mind that is this my owner personal experience and not based on a large marketing budget and only apply to a […]