Legal Environment of Business

You have been employed for the past 5 years by the same company. Being a valuable employee, you have been one of the top performers in your department and have no disciplinary actions against you. The
company has been profitable during that time and you hear from loyal customers that you are one of the reasons that they frequent the company. You decide that you want to ask your boss for a raise.
What strategies would you use to negotiate a raise? Discuss any other strategies that you have found to be successful.