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George C. | Elance
 
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George C.

Neon Flag: The Competition, Illuminated.
   United States
  |   Pine Lake, GA

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Overview

Neon Flag is a boutique competitive intelligence firm, focusing on human elicitation -- obtaining the hardest-to-get answers from the people with actionable data.

Our work has been featured in Inc. Magazine -- http://www.inc.com/magazine/201302/george-chidi/confessions-of-a-corporate-spy.html . We have served clients ranging from startups looking to learn the landscape of their industry to Fortune 500 firms looking for pinpoint data on specific competitors.

We work fast. We work smart. And we will give you the data you need, planting a...

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Portfolio

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Inc. Magazine, Feb. 2013: What do you think it means to be an expert in...
Compiled in under 48 hours, a profile of a client's competitor.
Something to think about ...
A survey compiled for a former client.
A report compiled for a former client
A discussion of technology trends compiled for a former client.

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Service Description

Neon Flag is a competitive intelligence consultancy and the online home of George Chidi, a seasoned journalist. Neon Flag provides competitor research, content creation and advice. Our competitive intelligence offerings include:

First Pass:
A speed-search of available data, with fast follow-up phone calls and primary research, delivered in 90 minutes or less.

Competitor Portrait:
A 360-degree view of a single competitor, from the CEO down to the sales clerk, with a description of how this business affects your business.

Competitor Landscape:
One product, explained. The competitive panorama, with your product in context.

Social Media and Search Engine Analysis:
What do customers have to say about your competitors? How they rank online, how you rank online, and how that might change.

Win/Loss Analysis:
A deep dive into the competitive factors that lead to sales wins and losses, using information your sales team probably cannot get without spooking customers.

Store Visit:
How do your competitors sell? What does it look like from the consumer view?

Trade Show Intelligence:
We walk up to your rival's booths and take a good look around for you because you don't have time, and they'll see you coming.

Neon Flag's services focus on four values:

Speed: Neon Flag's founder is a former wire service reporter and breaking news specialist at newspapers expects to deliver information in time for a client to make competitive advantage of the analysis.

Honesty: We do not lie. We...

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Education

Georgia Institute of Technology
MBA
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Keywords

competitive intelligence
competitor research
content
journalism
startup research
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