Baylor Cherry January 3, 2021 Sun Tzu said, “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear a hundred battles.” Today’s inbound marketing experts are great at the “know yourself” part, but every now and then “knowing the enemy” falls by the wayside. Yet, everyone always wants to be one step ahead … Continue reading 20 Competitor Analysis Tools to Help Grow Your Brand (2021 Edition)
Daniel Hopper October 9, 2020 If we’re the same as everybody else, nobody will remember us. If we’re a brand, we want to be memorable, right? We want people to think of us when they are thinking about purchasing a product or service that we offer. If we have a point of difference to our … Continue reading Using Differentiation to Stand Out From the Competition
Megan Totka — January 17, 2019 Follow @MeganTotka — January 17, 2019 Free markets and startups have always been associated with competition – often fierce competition. However, cooperation can also be an important element of success and I think current trends are making cooperation between businesses and organizations an even more powerful tool for “competitive” … Continue reading How To Use Cooperation To Beat The Competition In 2019
How do you compete with larger, well-established businesses? Contributor Aden Andrus shares winning strategies to help you effectively market against the corporate behemoths. Aden Andrus on May 11, 2017 Marketing a business — especially a smaller business — can often feel like a David and Goliath scenario. Your competition is bigger, better funded and … Continue reading Taking Goliath down: How to compete with the giants in your industry
Fabrizio Moreira — January 27, 2017 Follow @FabrizioMoreira— January 27, 2017 One of the things you should absolutely never fear along the entrepreneurial road is competition. It’s one of the best things that can happen to you. In his book, Civilization: the West and the Rest (2011 Penguin Books) Harvard history professor, and Senior Fellow … Continue reading Competition Makes You Grow
Irina Weber — December 2, 2016 Follow @irinaweber048— December 2, 2016 Continuous improvement plays an important role in your SEO success. The key to is to know the competitors’ merits and demerits, including their marketing strategies, sales, website performance and analytics in whole. If you don’t know how your competitors operate, you can’t make important … Continue reading 10 Best Competitor Research Tools
by Rachel Clapp Miller Follow @ContentRachelOctober 3, 2016 We talk a lot about the importance of articulating differentatiation in the sales process. Even the greenest sales reps know they need a way to explain why their solution is different. Still, even if they have the best product on the market, many sales organizations struggle with … Continue reading Beating the Competition: The Mistake Your Organization is Making
by Arthur GermainSeptember 20, 2016 When I meet with potential customers, they often ask who I see as my competition. Every one of us has some type of competition; it’s a little disingenuous to say, “Oh, we have no competition.” Often for branding services or public relations services and certainly for marketing collateral services, we … Continue reading Who is Your (Real) Competition?
by Scott Lambert Follow @xcellimarkSeptember 18, 2016 Throughout my 20 years of Internet marketing experience, I have learned that monitoring your competitors can provide invaluable insights into their strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. So when we ask our clients who their top competitors are, they typically give us a list of companies they compete against … Continue reading The Prelude to Discovering Where Your Competitors Are Beating You
Bidding on your competitors’ brand terms could yield positive results, but columnist Jacob Baadsgaard warns that it might cause problems in the long run. Jacob Baadsgaard on September 16, 2016 These days, bidding on your competitors’ branded terms has become a common practice for paid search advertisers. To be honest, the logic behind this trend seems … Continue reading Bidding on the competition: Is it really worth it?