10 Ways to Spy on your Competition Using Social Media

May 2, 2011
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Forget dumpster diving, the 21st century allows for much more discreet spying.

1) Follow them on Twitter
2) Become a fan of their Facebook page
3) Use Xobni to view their Facebook profile pictures
4) Monitor their website regularly
5) Use Google Alerts
6) Use search.twitter.com to see who’s talking with/about them
7) Friend them on Foursquare and watch closely where they check in
8) Repeat for Gowalla
9) Check them out on Yelp
10) Follow their company on LinkedIn

11) Follow them on Plancast

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Conversely, this post could have been entitled “10 Ways Your Competition Is Spying On You with Social Media”

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