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Whether you are writing a business plan or considering the development of a new product or service, an insightful competitive analysis is vital. These ten questions identify areas to investigate.
Vendors who present a large menu of features in an attempt to differentiate their products would do better to emphasize two or three proven points of difference in the value each product delivers. This article is based on research published in the Harvard Business Review.
Evaluating your Web site against your competitors' can be a daunting but invaluable undertaking. In this article, an expert provides practical advice, an in-depth process, and--a real bonus--complete examples of competitive analysis reports.
Guy Kawasaki can't stop with ten, he goes to twelve and then two more. However, at the end he provides the user with a link to a good counter balance, "The Top Ten Truths of Real Marketers."
Bloggers and their blogs have rapidly become an important--and demanding--outlet for finding and distributing focused information. Author and entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki offers practical, to-the-point insights for tapping blogs as a channel to get the news out about your product or company.
Although somewhat out of date, this article provides a useful overview of the purpose and principles of competitive intelligence gathering as well as tips and techniques that still apply.
Sooner or later, your company will confront a crisis that requires a public response. How much communications planning you've done can determine how well you handle that crisis and how well your company weathers it.
Tracking advertising results is not always possible, but these three strategies from the "Wizard of Ads" can help. A great copywriter does, too.
Assuming you have a great product and a limited budget, here are eight practical suggestions on how to build a brand that will "stick" from author and entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki.
In effect a promotion for "The Competitive Intelligence Handbook," this link is nonetheless of value because it provides the first four chapters in full, including an overview of the industry and some axioms entrepreneurs should understand. Links to other resources are a practical bonus.
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