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Research for a Business Plan: Competitors

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Ways to Research Competitors

  • Find businesses down to the zip code level in Mergent Intellect.
  • For major, public companies, find company profiles in Mergent Online.
  • For non-profits, use GuideStar.
  • Look for articles on competitors in business journals and trade magazines.
  • Look at the companies' websites.
  • Find them on social media.