Jim Dodd, Vice President, Sprint,
talked about Marty Shih's character:
"I hope... you will capture his passion for
people, ideas, and enterprise.It is this passion that
sets him apart from other entrepreneurs and continually
fuels his pursuit of excellence in business."
- Marty Shih and 800-777-CLUB,
Inc. in Success again
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Media Coverage of 800-777-CLUB, INC.
"From these efforts grew the Asian
American Association ... that channels
the vast purchasing power of new Asian
immigrants to American businesses. The
shih's inspiring saga is proof that the
American dream lives."
- Los Angeles
"Marty and Helen Shih tell one of
those entrepreneurial success stories
that boggle the mind... These two are a
walking advertisement for thinking big
and working hard."
- Business Week
"Marty Shih has something a lot of
marketers want: a vast knowledge of
Asians, including cultures, languages,
and buying habitsand a multilingual
phone staff for reaching them."
"In reaching the fragmented
Asian-American market, the Shihs have
rendered considerable service to American
Businesses... Last year, the Shihs
privately held Asian Business
Co-Ops 450 operators, speaking six
languages, moved $200 million in
for telemarketing clients."
- Day Watch, CNN
(Marty) "wants to help new
immigrants just as he was helped when he
first came to the U.S."
- Making it the
American dream, KCAL
"Marty exemplifies the spirit of
entrepreneurship the American
- NBC News
"The toll free number 1-800-777-CLUB
puts you in touch with a Chinese speaking
operator who can give you information
about 30,000 Asian owned businesses
throughout the U.S. The directory service
will help many people overcome the
- New York Times
"Marty Shih is the kind of person
who has earned Asian-Americans the
widespread characterization as the model
- L.A. Business
"Through hard work and persistence,
Shih turned that single flower stand into
multi-million dollar business - along the
way showing once again that you can still
make your fortune in L.A."