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Competitive Marketing Analysis

The keyword in this phrase gives us a hint – “competitive”. The competitive marketing analysis is an in-depth study of your businesss competition and the markets available to you in order to ensure your advertising and public relations budget dollars are spent where they will be most effective.

Creative-Weblogging: Ripoff Or Just Competition?

Jason Calacinis has been incensed over the existence of Creative-Weblogging for some time, and now he’s calling in the litigation airstrike.

Keywords, Competition And Being Number One – Uncovering The Algorithm

By following these steps you will see that most closely guarded secret– the search algorithm. Remember the movie “The Matrix?” The Matrix is there, you just can’t see it. So is the search algorithm.

Using Trade Shows to Investigate Your Competition

Your company is in a precarious position. The marketplace is changing daily. New companies enter the industry. Your competitors are constantly unveiling new products, new services, and/or new marketing strategies. How do you keep up with – or even better, how do you anticipate — these changes?

Municipal WiFiUnfair Competition?

Philadelphia joins the list of the latest municipalities looking to install a city-wide wireless network. As HP and Earthlink place their bids for the project, regional ISPs are crying foul for understandable fears that tax-supported wireless networks will drive them out of business.

SEO & Competition Analysis Part One

Analyzing your competition should be the second step taken during the SEO process (right after and sometimes even during keyword selection). Looking at what and how your competition have positioned their website where you want yours to be placed will lend great insight into how to get yours there.

SEO & Competition Analysis Part Two
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Once you have optimized the onsite factors from part one of this series it’s time to launch into the external factors. External SEO factors generally refer to the internal links to your, and your competitor’s, website.

In Business Planning, Competition is Good
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When developing the competition section of your business plan, companies must define competition correctly, select the appropriate competitors to analyze, and explain its competitive advantages.

Changing Your Position When There’s Competition

Are you finding many of your best prospects already working with competitors? When you pursue a new opportunity, is someone else capturing the prize? Maybe it’s time to re-evaluate your positioning.

Competition is Good, Copying is Bad

I’ve always been of the opinion that competition is a good thing. It encourages all of us to be better and make better products. While it might be true that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, copying someone else’s work is simply wrong.

When is ‘Spying on Your Competition’ a Complete Waste of Time?

Your brain screams “Gimme Fast”, “Gimme Easy”, “Do it for me automatically”! So when you see the headline that reads…

Sun Plans To Burn The Competition By Buying StorageTek

The boards of Sun Microsystems and Storage Technology Corporation or StorageTek have both approved a deal for Sun to buy StorageTek for $37 per share in cash, adding up to about $4.1 billion.

Japan Opening Cellular Market To Competition

Long dominated by three companies, the mobile phone market will see a big change later this year.

Offering More Than Your Competition

Here’s ten simple yet POWERFUL ideas on how to beat the competition.

AnooX Challenges Google and Yahoo To A Competition
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AnooX, the revolutionary Search Engine that delivers the most accurate search results due to our innovative mechanism for search generation that 1st machine generates the results and then continuously re-generates them based on the majority Vote of the People – invites Google and Yahoo to a contest to see who actually delivers the more accurate search results.

Yahoo Asks Users To Take The Y!Q Challenge

In order to promote the upcoming launch of their Y!Q contextual search service, Yahoo is holding a contest to find who can use Y!Q in the most innovative method.

Microsoft’s Desktop Search Released To Keep Up With Competition

Microsoft has officially launched its desktop search product designed to allow users to seamlessly find documents and files on their hard drive and the Internet.

Yahoo Music Creates Unlimited Pain For Competition

With an aggressive pricing strategy and years of brand recognition, Napster and Real will be hard-pressed to face the Yahoo machine.

Competition Tribunal Approves Harmony’s Bid for Gold Fields

Harmony Gold Mining’s hostile takeover bid for Gold Fields was approved by South Africa’s Competition Tribunal.

San Francisco Beats the Competition For Stem Cell Institute

After a battle with San Diego and Sacramento, San Francisco has been picked to be the headquarters for California’s stem cell institute.

Cooperation Or Competition: Choosing The Right Option

Fierce competition. Never give an inch. Is that really the best way to operate your small business in the Twenty-First Century? I am not convinced that taking no prisoners, as Mary Schmidt of Mary’s Blog puts it, is the best approach to business.