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Success Secrets From the Entrepreneur Behind a Billion-Dollar Business Who Started Out as a Dishwasher

Success Secrets From the Entrepreneur Behind a Billion-Dollar Business Who Started Out as a Dishwasher

John Schnatter, the founder of Papa John's, reflects on launching a successful business, hiring the right people and making mistakes.
The 4 Types of Competitors That Brands Must Battle

The 4 Types of Competitors That Brands Must Battle

When executives say their brands don’t have any competitors to worry about, they’re likely only thinking of direct competitors. There are other kinds.
The 3 Questions You Should Focus on During a Pitch Competition

The 3 Questions You Should Focus on During a Pitch Competition

During pitch competitions, entrepreneurs must go head to head with other ambitious founders to try and win a piece of the funding pie. To prepare for these competitions, entrepreneurs should concentrate on these three questions.
How Do You Bring Innovation to Market?

How Do You Bring Innovation to Market?

We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being.
Facebook Adds Tap-and-Hold Video Recording Feature to Messenger App

Facebook Adds Tap-and-Hold Video Recording Feature to Messenger App

Looking to take on Snapchat, the new feature makes sharing text, photos and videos more seamless than ever.
How to Price Your Staffing Services

How to Price Your Staffing Services

Learn how to price your services so you're profitable and won't have to shut your doors for lack of funds.
Win-Win: Strategically Partner With Your Top Competitors

Win-Win: Strategically Partner With Your Top Competitors

There are instances when you should make friends with the "enemy" to create the best situation for both companies.
How to Deal With Your No. 1 Nemesis

How to Deal With Your No. 1 Nemesis

Entrepreneurs must constantly grapple with how to tackle their company's competition. Here are four effective tactics.
A Foolproof Guide to Raising Capital for Startups

A Foolproof Guide to Raising Capital for Startups

Pass these nine tests and investors will beat a path to your door. Along the way you'll figure out if your firm has a great CEO.
Connecting Brands With Cheap, Fresh and Creative Talent

Connecting Brands With Cheap, Fresh and Creative Talent

Advertising and digital marketing platform Zooppa partners with brands and agencies to create crowd-sourced commercials.
This Crucial Market Research  Can Help Your Company Shine

This Crucial Market Research Can Help Your Company Shine

Understanding how the firm's competitors, neighbors and industry peers are faring is the difference between surviving and thriving.
Facebook Reportedly Developing Its Own Snapchat -- Again

Facebook Reportedly Developing Its Own Snapchat -- Again

Poke may have flopped, but will Slingshot prevail?
Hungry Entrepreneurs Need True Grit to Get Their Next Meal

Hungry Entrepreneurs Need True Grit to Get Their Next Meal

Three essential qualities are the hallmarks of business owners who prevail.
The Esquire Guy on Fraternizing With the Competition

The Esquire Guy on Fraternizing With the Competition

Relax, be generous and don't look like you're trying to take control.
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.

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