Your competitors are already leveraging LinkedIn in some or all the ways mentioned above. Take advantage of this to stay on top of whom they're hiring, what executives are leaving, what new ventures they're involved in and what their customer sentiment is like. This is a unique opportunity to get data that could help your business gain a competitive edge.
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