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Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath

Richard Branson on Challenging Goliath

Before you take on a giant corporation, make sure you know exactly what you're up against.
Why Today's Bullish Economy Is Bad for VCs, But Good for You

Why Today's Bullish Economy Is Bad for VCs, But Good for You

A stable economy means less competition for scoring investment.
Why Entrepreneurship is 'Catching Fire' at Florida Atlantic University

Why Entrepreneurship is 'Catching Fire' at Florida Atlantic University

Like 'Hunger Games' heroine Katniss Everdeen, successful entrepreneurs understand the need to be adaptable to survive in the fierce world of business.
3 Apps That Stand Out in Crowded Categories

3 Apps That Stand Out in Crowded Categories

There are millions of apps available. This trio broke out of the fray and earned loyal followings.
4 Ways to Deal With Competitors

4 Ways to Deal With Competitors

In business, you can’t make the competition disappear completely, but that’s alright. Accept the challenge -- you will have a stronger business because of it.
Taking Aim at Costco and Walmart, Amazon Launches Prime Pantry

Taking Aim at Costco and Walmart, Amazon Launches Prime Pantry

Amazon Prime members can now have big boxes filled with regular-sized household items delivered at a flat rate.
5 Inside Sales Hiring Tips for Growing Companies

5 Inside Sales Hiring Tips for Growing Companies

Competition for all-star sales reps has never been fiercer. Adopt a winning strategy to build your team.
Want to Stand Out From the Crowd? Know Your Unique Value Proposition.

Want to Stand Out From the Crowd? Know Your Unique Value Proposition.

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.
Is Competition a Catalyst for Innovation?

Is Competition a Catalyst for Innovation?

The products of rival firms can prompt and motivate a company to differentiate its offerings and invent new solutions.
In Sales, This Is the Best Way to Stand Out Among the Competition

In Sales, This Is the Best Way to Stand Out Among the Competition

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

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

Your company shouldn't stand still, but it shouldn't sprint either.
Getting Other Sites to Exchange Links

Getting Other Sites to Exchange Links

Discover the best ways to get other websites to exchange links with yours.
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

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

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

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

Improve Your SEO by Improving Your Links

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

3 Ways to Use Your Twitter Data to Beat the Competition

Find out which three information sources you need to evaluate in order to track and improve your social media efforts.
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'

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

Finding the Keywords Your Competitors Use

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

March Madness Wisdom: Scoring Under Pressure

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

Lead From a Place of Confidence, Not Fear

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

Uber, Lyft Expand Insurance to Cover Drivers Between Rides

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

Why Can Some Businesses Get Away With High Prices?

Ivy League schools, top doctors and rock stars provide a lesson for 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

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

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

The College Board plans to overhaul the college admission test, hoping to change the face of the test prep industry.

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