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Want to Stand Out From the Crowd? Know Your Unique Value Proposition.
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Often people turn to a price-cutting strategy to compete but this can lead to a race to the bottom. Instead, entrepreneurs should focus on other ways to stand out and gain customers. Our marketing expert Joanna Lord talks shares six ways.
April 9, 2014 in Marketing
Is Competition a Catalyst for Innovation?

Is Competition a Catalyst for Innovation?

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The products of rival firms can prompt and motivate a company to differentiate its offerings and invent new solutions.
April 7, 2014 in Technology
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In Sales, This Is the Best Way to Stand Out Among the Competition (Video)

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Sales expert Grant Cardone on the key to blowing past the competitors in your industry.
April 2, 2014 in Marketing
Don't Just Grow for Growth's Sake. Have a Plan.

Don't Just Grow for Growth's Sake. Have a Plan.

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Your company shouldn't stand still, but it shouldn't sprint either.
April 1, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Getting Other Sites to Exchange Links

Getting Other Sites to Exchange Links

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Discover the best ways to get other websites to exchange links with yours.
April 1, 2014 in Technology
The Awkward Tween Stage: When a Company Isn't a Startup or a Big-Name Business

The Awkward Tween Stage: When a Company Isn't a Startup or a Big-Name Business

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This in-between stage for a company can be challenging. The founder of S.W. Basics Adina Grigore discusses the issues and frustrations she is facing as a pre-teen company.
March 27, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Up Your 'David' Status Without Taking on a 'Goliath'

Up Your 'David' Status Without Taking on a 'Goliath'

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President of headphones company co-founded by 50 Cent on thinking creatively to gain market share in a field dominated by a big brand.
March 25, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Improve Your SEO by Improving Your Links

Improve Your SEO by Improving Your Links

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Here are the first steps you should take to increase your website's links, which, in turn, will improve your SEO.
March 25, 2014 in Marketing
3 Ways to Use Your Twitter Data to Beat the Competition

3 Ways to Use Your Twitter Data to Beat the Competition

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Find out which three information sources you need to evaluate in order to track and improve your social media efforts.
March 18, 2014 in Social Media
On the Rocks: Jack Daniel's and Liquor Giant Diageo Feud Over 'Tennessee Whiskey'

On the Rocks: Jack Daniel's and Liquor Giant Diageo Feud Over 'Tennessee Whiskey'

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What makes a whiskey a Tennessee whiskey? These two companies have different ideas -- and the debate is getting heated.
March 18, 2014 in Marketing
Finding the Keywords Your Competitors Use

Finding the Keywords Your Competitors Use

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To increase your search engine rankings, it helps to know how your competitors are getting found.
March 18, 2014 in Technology
March Madness Wisdom: Scoring Under Pressure

March Madness Wisdom: Scoring Under Pressure

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Whether you're playing sports or running a business, follow these five pointers for a slam dunk
March 17, 2014 in Leadership
Lead From a Place of Confidence, Not Fear

Lead From a Place of Confidence, Not Fear

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Having continued success means not flinching every time things go wrong.
March 17, 2014 in Leadership
Uber, Lyft Expand Insurance to Cover Drivers Between Rides

Uber, Lyft Expand Insurance to Cover Drivers Between Rides

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Ridesharing startups Uber and Lyft are working to bridge the 'insurance gap' with updated protection policies for their drivers.
March 14, 2014 in Business News
Why Can Some Businesses Get Away With High Prices?

Why Can Some Businesses Get Away With High Prices?

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Ivy League schools, top doctors and rock stars provide a lesson for your business.
March 14, 2014 in Grow Your Business
Updated Facebook 'Pages' Allow You to Stack Up Your Competitors' Social Metrics

Updated Facebook 'Pages' Allow You to Stack Up Your Competitors' Social Metrics

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Facebook is rolling out a streamlined version of its Pages feature that will allow administrators to keep an eye on the social performance of competing businesses.
March 11, 2014 in Social Media
Cerberus Purchases Safeway in $9B Deal

Cerberus Purchases Safeway in $9B Deal

Cerberus Capital Management, which already owns grocery chain Albertsons, will purchase the 1,600-store Safeway chain.
March 7, 2014 in Business News
The SAT Gets Another Makeover, Returns to 1600-Point Scale

The SAT Gets Another Makeover, Returns to 1600-Point Scale

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The College Board plans to overhaul the college admission test, hoping to change the face of the test prep industry.
March 6, 2014 in Lifestyle
Uber in Hot Water Again Over Surge Pricing Revelations

Uber in Hot Water Again Over Surge Pricing Revelations

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Uber adds to its string of recent PR disasters with a report that the company created artificial surge pricing conditions by keeping some of its drivers off the road.
February 27, 2014 in Marketing
Spying 101: How to Figure Out Everything About Your Competition Online

Spying 101: How to Figure Out Everything About Your Competition Online

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Want to get an edge on your competition? Follow this guide on keeping tabs on your competitors in the digital realm.
February 27, 2014 in Grow Your Business
3 Surefire Ways to Drive Your Finest Employees to a Competitor

3 Surefire Ways to Drive Your Finest Employees to a Competitor

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If you are guilty of any of the leadership blunders mentioned below, mend your ways or prepare for costly turnovers.
February 25, 2014 in Leadership
Up Your Odds of Snatching Freelancing Projects From Experienced Competitors

Up Your Odds of Snatching Freelancing Projects From Experienced Competitors

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When you're first starting out, you need to build your reputation. Here's how to increase your chances in landing your first few gigs.
February 21, 2014 in Finding Customers
WhatsApp Co-Founder's Reaction to Snapchat: 'I Don't Give a Sh-t About This'

WhatsApp Co-Founder's Reaction to Snapchat: 'I Don't Give a Sh-t About This'

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Competition gets us fired up -- sometimes with entertaining results.
February 20, 2014 in News and Trends
Starting Up? 4 Ways to Turn Your Former Employer Into an Ally.

Starting Up? 4 Ways to Turn Your Former Employer Into an Ally.

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Quitting your job to launch your own business can be a hard pill for your company to swallow, particularly if your company is in the same industry. Here's some advice.
February 20, 2014 in How To Start a Business
Why Customers Become More Loyal After Flirting With Other Brands

Why Customers Become More Loyal After Flirting With Other Brands

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A Harvard behavioral scientist says a relationship with a brand is a lot like a romantic relationship. Straying is invigorating, but brings back feelings for a favored brand even stronger.
February 14, 2014 in Branding

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