1. Lessons From the World's Most Ruthless Competitor

    Lessons From the World's Most Ruthless Competitor
    Copycatters used to knock off designer shoes. Now they knock off online shoe sellers, daily-deal sites, and any other Internet-based business you can name. Is this just a fact of business in a connected world? The Billion-Dollar Idea came to Arne Bleckwenn suddenly and all at once: What if travelers could use the Internet to book rooms in apartments just as easily as they could book rooms in hotels? What if there were a website that let people anywhere in the world rent out an apartment, a spare bedroom—hell, even an air mattress? Travelers would get a good deal, cash-strapped people with extra space could make a few extra ...
    Read Full Article


  1. Categories

    1. Marketing & Sales:

      Customer Experience, Email Marketing, Marketing, Sales
    2. Finance & Accounting:

      Accounting, Crowdfunding, Finance, Venture Capital
    3. Human Resources & Personnel:

      Health Insurance, Hiring, Personnel & HR
    4. Technology:

      Apps, Mobile, Technology
    5. Social Media:

      Facebook, Foursquare, Google+, Instagram, LindedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat, Twitter, Yelp
    6. Entrepreneurs:

      Entrepreneur, Family Business, Small Business Ownership, Small Business Saturday, Start-ups
    7. Politics:

      Executive, Judicial, Legislative
  2. Quotes

    1. It's almost impossible to compete with him.
      By Moritz Delbrück
  3. Topics Mentioned

  4. Authors