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Welcome!

Welcome, everyone! This is the new (and still under construction) website for the Faircourt Shopping Center, which is also under construction. The shopping center is currently being expanded and we look forward to the future of Faircourt Shopping Center and Fairview Avenue.

Yellow

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Yellow.”

Yellow reminds me of the sun and the moon. It reminds me of my girlfriends hair.

Yellow reminds me of lemonade and pee.

Yellow reminds me of bananas and lemons.

Yellow reminds me of a smiley face, submarine, and a school bus.

Yellow reminds me of a yellow light and a yield sign.

Yellow reminds me of that song, “Lemonade,” by Gucci Mane.

Comparing Competitor Functionality

David Cummings on Startups

Most startups have an arch enemy and only a handful of other serious competitors. While markets might seem crowded from the outside, on the inside there are usually just a handful of companies that compete on a regular basis. One caution with an arch enemy is to not get caught up in the functionality arms-race. That is, don’t blindly copy new competitor functionality just because they’re boasting about it.

Here are a few thoughts on competitor functionality:

  • Competitors might be positioning themselves for a move in a different direction (e.g. to a different vertical, up market, etc), so analyze the potential motives
  • 5-10% of functionality added by a competitor will actually not be useful (e.g. they’ll make a big splash about the new functionality but customers won’t actually use it for a variety of reasons)
  • Listen to customers, especially ones that best represent the ideal customer, and deliver new functionality…

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Blogging in 2014 Just Got Easier: Introducing 365 Days of Writing Prompts

Do your New Year’s resolutions include blogging more frequently? We sure hope so.

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Here at The Daily Post, we’re all about helping you make a regular habit of publishing on your blog (The Daily Post: see what we did there?). To get everyone all geared up for a productive 2014, we’re excited to launch our very first ebook today: 365 Days of Writing Prompts!

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