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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.
Uber in Hot Water Again Over Surge Pricing Revelations

Uber in Hot Water Again Over Surge Pricing Revelations

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

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

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

3 Surefire Ways to Drive Your Finest Employees to a Competitor

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

Up Your Odds of Snatching Freelancing Projects From Experienced Competitors

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.
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'

Competition gets us fired up -- sometimes with entertaining results.
Starting Up? 4 Ways to Turn Your Former Employer Into an Ally.

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

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.
Why Customers Become More Loyal After Flirting With Other Brands

Why Customers Become More Loyal After Flirting With Other Brands

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.
Knowing Your Competition Inside and Out

Knowing Your Competition Inside and Out

With the continuous stream of startups popping up in every industry, it is important to keep tabs on what rivals are doing. Here are a few ways to keep track of your competitors online.
PayPal Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Sellers

PayPal Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Sellers

Within the Bitcoin community, there are recent reports of a 'massive banning campaign' by PayPal against merchants selling anything related to the cryptocurrency.
Be Prepared: 4 Ways to Outthink Your Competitors

Be Prepared: 4 Ways to Outthink Your Competitors

You need a strategy to get ahead in business. Knowing yourself and your 'enemies' is important.
Extreme Makeover, Franchise Style

Extreme Makeover, Franchise Style

A Bruster's store gets a prizewinning makeover.
Why a Dog-Eat-Dog Mentality Doesn't Work

Why a Dog-Eat-Dog Mentality Doesn't Work

Thinking that you have to annihilate your competitors to dominate your industry may not be the best approach to scale your company. Here is why.

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