As a business owner, or marketer tasked with elevating the status of your brand, it's imperative that you find a way to rise above the crowd and overcome the burgeoning list of industry competitors.
If we look hard, we find all kinds of supposedly established legacy companies that would be vulnerable to competition from an eager and creative startup.
The partial-reinforcement extinction effect is a real threat, which is why it's up to competitive business people to keep standards high.
How you utilize speed may be different than the next company, but it's critical that you spend some time and energy thinking about it.
The controversial ride-hailing company shows no signs of slowing down.
Sure, you're smart, capable and love a challenge. But in a marketplace with three million competitors, you'd better think 10 times or more about entering it.
The companies parted ways under mounting competition, with OpenTable facing new rivals to its reservation business and Yelp dogged with questions about stalling growth.
Uber is still the biggest player in the space but Lyft is hustling hard.
Here are eight ways to stop denigrating your competition and start using it to your advantage.
If you don't know who your competitors are or anything about them, you can't convince your customers you're a better choice.
Draw the line that you should never cross: You just don't lie in business.
Envious of others? Here's what to do about it.
Radicals & Visionaries
Whatever you're fighting for in your business, you must do so for a higher purpose than just victory.