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Enemy Mine: Rethink Your Approach to the Competition
Competition

Enemy Mine: Rethink Your Approach to the Competition

Many entrepreneurs are not thinking enough about their potential competition. Survival depends upon keeping your "enemies" close.
Joel Trammell
This Tech Startup Isn't Based in Silicon Valley. Here's Why That's an Advantage.
Radicals & Visionaries

This Tech Startup Isn't Based in Silicon Valley. Here's Why That's an Advantage.

Vntana co-founder and CEO Ashley Crowder says it's great to be a new technology company in Greater L.A.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Why Wal-Mart Will Welcome 'Greeters' Back Into Its Stores
Customer Experience

Why Wal-Mart Will Welcome 'Greeters' Back Into Its Stores

The retail giant wants to put smiling faces back at its entrances to curb theft and boost sales.
Lydia Belanger
Partnering With Your Competition Could Actually Give You the Competitive Edge
Entrepreneur Network

Partnering With Your Competition Could Actually Give You the Competitive Edge

Ivan Misner, founder of Business Network International, says competitors won't mind helping you with projects if you return the favor.
Entrepreneur Network
Stop Comparing Yourself to Competitors. Start Perfecting Your Craft.
Competition

Stop Comparing Yourself to Competitors. Start Perfecting Your Craft.

The only way to smoke your competition is to get better at what you do.
Matt Mayberry
Why You Should Focus on 'Different' and 'Better,' Not 'More'
Ready To Launch

Why You Should Focus on 'Different' and 'Better,' Not 'More'

Compete by offering something none of your competitors do.
Jess Ekstrom
Dare to Be Different -- or Watch Your Business Derail
Product Development

Dare to Be Different -- or Watch Your Business Derail

Many things can cause a small business to fail, but the most frequent reason is that the owner has failed to effectively differentiate his or her product or service from the competition.
Doug and Polly White
Should Branding Begin With the Product or the Company's Values?
Marketing Bootcamp

Should Branding Begin With the Product or the Company's Values?

Our branding expert Laura Ries says neither.
Laura Ries
How Humans Plus Machines Will Equal Amazing Advancements
Machine Learning

How Humans Plus Machines Will Equal Amazing Advancements

Call it putting your brain on a bicycle, said Steve Jobs in 1990.
Moran Cerf and Brian Uzzi
10 Ways to Edge Out a Threatening Competitor
Marketing Bootcamp

10 Ways to Edge Out a Threatening Competitor

New competition is always lurking around the corner.
Anna Johansson
7 Ways to Use Negative Customer Feedback to Beat the Competition
Customer Experience

7 Ways to Use Negative Customer Feedback to Beat the Competition

You can learn a lot about -- and how to improve -- your company from unhappy customers.
Jeremy Gin
4 Signs You're a Smart Learner (Just Kidding, You're a Nerd)
Entrepreneur Mindset

4 Signs You're a Smart Learner (Just Kidding, You're a Nerd)

But you know what? It's OK to be a nerd. The process smart learners use to become smarter is invaluable for anybody aiming to stay competitive.
Jeff Boss
The Missing Ingredient in B2B's Trillion-Dollar Industry
B2B

The Missing Ingredient in B2B's Trillion-Dollar Industry

The opportunities for B2B ecommerce are huge, especially for companies willing to break the mold, take some risks and humanize their B2B strategies.
Aaron Orendorff
4 Ways to Differentiate Your Brand in a Congested Marketplace
Competitive Advantages

4 Ways to Differentiate Your Brand in a Congested Marketplace

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.
Samuel Edwards