In order to keep your business in top form it is imperative to be aware of emerging trends within your competitive marketplace.
Here are 4 tips to help you keep up on industry trends:
1. Set specific investigative times. Set a time for yourself in order to research your sector for new trends.
2. Make trend spotting part of your daily routine. Get into the habit of researching every day at the time you chose.
3. Persistently investigate competitors. Disect their offerings and compare it to yours.
4. Utilize the power of the Internet. Use Google Alerts to notify you by email when a story featuring your industry is published.
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