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Competitive Advantages

Competition

How to Compete with Big Corporations and Win

Ever hear of the "personal touch"? As a small business, you can practice it in many ways big competitors can't.
Competitive Advantages

6 Ways to Set Your Personal Training Business Apart From Your Competition

Here are a few things you can offer that will help clients choose you -- and not your competitors.
Starting a Business

It's Always a Good Time to Start a Business -- Unless You're Launching a Mediocre One

If your product or service falls short of great, your company won't last long.
Take It From The Pros

5 Tips for Coping With Smaller Business Competition

Follow these strategies to handle smaller companies that may be carving out a niche in your market share.
Niche marketing

If You're Building a Niche-Media Platform, You Don't Have the Time to Read This

Instead, you should be out building strategic relationships. They're everything to your bottom line.
Competitive Advantages

5 Things We've Learned Competing Against 800-pound Gorillas

Let being small be your thing. Specialize in doing a few things extremely well, and forget the rest.
Competition

Use Being Different to Your Competitive Advantage

Most people are very concerned about being different or knowing the least of everyone in the room when it comes to meetings. Sales professionals use the circumstance to their competitive advantage.
Sales Strategies

4 Realities Sellers Need to Align With and Engage Executives

Selling to the C-suite is about explaining the product's value to achieving company-wide goals.
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.
Take It From The Pros

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.
Wal-Mart

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.
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.
Take It From The Pros

Stop Comparing Yourself to Competitors. Start Perfecting Your Craft.

The only way to smoke your competition is to get better at what you do.
Competitive Advantages

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

Compete by offering something none of your competitors do.
Take It From The Pros

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.