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5 Simple Ways to Stand Out Among Your Business Competitors

The founder of a social strategy consultancy offers real-world business advice from the dating world.

The Single Most Important Trait for Any Successful Entrepreneur

You may not be as technologically brilliant as Jack Dorsey or Aaron Levie, but you can adopt their intense competitiveness.

How to Dominate Your Competition With 'Reciprocal' Customer Loyalty

Loyalty is a two-way street. If you want to turn customers into raving fans, you'll have to go above and beyond when it comes to the service you provide.

U.S. Remains Dominant Force in Global Entrepreneurship... For Now

A new report from Ernst & Young says that while the U.S. is home to one of the best entrepreneurial environments in the world, there is no 'margin for complacency.'

Obama Administration Makes a Rare Move Defending Apple in a Longstanding Patent War Between Apple and Samsung

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative stepped into the Samsung-Apple battle and vetoed the ruling from the International Trade Commission earlier in the summer.

Lessons From Successful Entrepreneurs on How to Beat the Competition

As a startup you face plenty of competition. Here are five methods for facing off against your rivals and coming out on top.

The Ethics Coach on Conflicts of Interest and Personal Tasks

We tackle the ethical dilemmas of getting insider information, and asking your assistant to complete items on your personal to-do list.

Taking on the Big Guys: How a Small Company Is Competing With YouTube

People, product and passion can help you compete against a giant company in any field.

6 Ways to Track Your Competition's Marketing Strategy

Staying on top of your competitor's marketing tactics is key if you want to be ahead of the game. But you don't need a big budget to do it. Here are six easy ways to stay in the know.

Keeping Your Customers Satisfied -- It's All in the Details

One entrepreneur's story of how he gained a long-term customer by going the extra mile to set himself apart from competition.

Former CIA Officer Reveals How to Get Ahead of Your Competition

Ethical ways find out what your competitors don't want you to know.

How to Outwit Your Competition

You don't have to reinvent the wheel to come up with a great business idea. Here are three ways to look at what your competition is doing -- and do it better.

Dominate Your Industry: How to Become the Best in Your Field

Robert Greene, author of 'The 48 Laws of Power,' talks to Entrepreneur.com about how to become a master.

4 Ways to Pull Ahead of Your Competitors in Business

From going after larger clients to playing your strengths to your advantage, some advice for growing your company fast.

Finding Your Marketing Competitive Advantage

To craft a marketing strategy that brings in the business, you've got to home in on the problems your prospects face and then figure out how your products or services can be the solution.

Entrepreneur's Most Popular '60-Second Solutions' of 2012

The appeal of gamification, how to avoid legal pitfalls, search engine optimization, and more top our list of your favorite videos offering fast fixes to your business challenges.

Richard Branson on Smiling as a Competitive Advantage

Smile and your customers will smile with you, says the billionaire entrepreneur.

Richard Branson on Beating the Competition

Innovate, improve and empathize to stay ahead, says the billionaire entrepreneur.

7 Tips for Marketing to Older Audiences

These seven tips can help you differentiate your boomer and senior marketing message from all the other messages flooding the marketplace.

How to Create a Competitive Pricing Strategy

The price you charge for products or services says a lot about your company's competitive ways. Here's how to do it right.

How to Compete with the Big Chains? Think Locally

With the nation's biggest retailers stocking their shelves with specialty items, the threat to mom and pop merchants is disconcerting. And while size matters, there are ways local retailers can take advantage of their less imposing presence.

Mark Cuban: Outwork and Outlearn Your Competition

The billionaire tech entrepreneur and popular 'Shark Tank' star on working hard and finding success.

Competition: A Choice Activity for Young Entrepreneurs

In the final days of March Madness, do you feel like your company is a Baylor or UNLV? Here's how to size up the competition and come out on top.

Three Reasons a Buyer Might Pay More for Your Business

Before you decide to put your business up on the block, make sure you fully understand how much what you're offering is worth to buyers.

12 Ways to (Legally) Spy on Your Competitors

You may not have the resources to hire a competitive intelligence specialist, but small businesses can still unearth plenty of information about rivals.

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