Tag Archives: competition

Just do it…

Two object lessons in the last week from two transactions. On Thursday of last week I ordered a new battery for my laptop online from an eBay vendor. I paid an extra $20 for overnight delivery. Promised delivery was Saturday, … Continue reading

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Are you in a viciously competitive business? Boy, am I glad!

This is my first inspirational post – fair warning! I have recently spent way too much  time noodling around the world of economy pens and pencils, and the blogs that are devoted to them.  You know, the pens and pencils … Continue reading

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Don’t forget indirect competitors

We all learn in Marketing 101 that competition can be direct or indirect. Most companies focus almost exclusively on direct competitors until they have to wake up to their indirect competitors … usually late. The beer industry is there now. … Continue reading

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Why competition matters

The Associated Press (AP) reported on Monday that “Cable TV is trying harder for customers.” In the story they note that cable companies are being forced to address long time concerns of their customers including improper billing, lengthy waits for service, … Continue reading

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