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Crayon Competitive Intelligence Blog

Emily Dumas

Emily Dumas
Emily Dumas is the Marketing Manager at Crayon, a market and competitive intelligence platform that helps businesses track, analyze, and act on everything happening outside their four walls. At Crayon, Emily is responsible for content marketing and SEO initiatives, and has grown the Crayon competitive intelligence blog 10x in less than two years. Prior to working at Crayon, Emily held a number of roles building out content and blogging strategies for a wide range of industries.
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Product Marketing Spotlight Series: Vicki Robertson

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Emily Dumas on Thu, Jul 30, 2020

Crayon's Product Marketing Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with product marketers to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into product marketing strategy. In this edition of the Product Marketing Spotlight Series, we shine the light on Vicki Robertson, Product Marketing Manager at Fuze

ED: What is your role, and what does your company do?

VR: I’m a Product Marketing Manager at Fuze, a communications platform for enterprises. The Fuze product combines...

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Competitive Battlecards 101: Building Your Battlecards

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Emily Dumas on Wed, Jul 8, 2020

Markets are becoming more competitive, and it’s adding extra hurdles for sales teams to jump over to close deals. As more companies emerge that have the same goal as you, sell a similar product, and...

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight Series: Ben Wunderman

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Emily Dumas on Thu, Jul 2, 2020

Crayon's Competitive Intelligence Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with intelligence professionals to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into competitive strategy....

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13 Sales Enablement Tools to Increase Your Competitive Win Rate

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Emily Dumas on Tue, Jun 30, 2020

Arming your sales team with the tools, skills, and resources they need to win competitive deals is a critical step in growing revenue. Sales enablement is the process of providing your sales team...

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Analyzing Your Competitive Landscape: 4 Case Studies

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Emily Dumas on Fri, Jun 26, 2020

Conducting a competitive analysis can be time-consuming. It takes time to gather intelligence, analyze the insights, share data, and integrate your findings into your strategy. However, if you’re...

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3 Reasons Why Marketing Leaders Should Prioritize Competitive Intelligence

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Emily Dumas on Wed, Jun 17, 2020

There are only so many hours in a day, and there are a lot of tasks that marketing teams tackle on a daily basis. When we think about competitive intelligence (CI), we most commonly think about its...

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Product Marketing Spotlight Series: Lisa Gonzalez

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Emily Dumas on Thu, Jun 11, 2020

Crayon's Product Marketing Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with product marketers to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into product marketing strategy. In this...

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6 Steps to Design a Successful Competitive Intelligence Process

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Emily Dumas on Fri, Jun 5, 2020

The foundational goals of a competitive intelligence program are to enable the organization to better understand their market, make stronger strategic decisions, and ultimately increase revenue. But,...

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight Series: Sam Rinaldo

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Emily Dumas on Wed, Jun 3, 2020

Crayon's Competitive Intelligence Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with intelligence professionals to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into competitive strategy....

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Product Marketing Spotlight Series: Rodney Rasmussen

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Emily Dumas on Wed, May 27, 2020

Crayon's Product Marketing Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with product marketers to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into product marketing strategy. In this...

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How to Set Up a Comprehensive Competitive Sales Enablement Program

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Emily Dumas on Fri, May 15, 2020

It’s important to ensure that your sales team is ready to close any deal that comes into their pipeline, whether or not it’s competitive in nature. Sales teams need to be well equipped, trained, and...

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Product Marketing Spotlight Series: Jacob Richard-Smith

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Emily Dumas on Wed, May 13, 2020

Crayon's Product Marketing Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with product marketers to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into product marketing strategy. In this...

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight Series: Laurie Young

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Emily Dumas on Wed, May 6, 2020

Crayon's Competitive Intelligence Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with intelligence professionals to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into competitive strategy....

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Where is the Competitive Intelligence Industry Going? Predictions by Competitive Intelligence Experts

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Emily Dumas on Fri, Apr 24, 2020

With the continuous advancement of technology, the Competitive Intelligence (CI) industry has seen many changes over the last five to ten years. Technology aside, we’ve seen many trends arise that...

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Product Marketing Spotlight Series: Alex Virden

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Emily Dumas on Tue, Apr 21, 2020

Crayon's Product Marketing Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with product marketers to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into product marketing strategy. In this...

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9 B2C Product Marketing Metrics from Marketing Leaders

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Emily Dumas on Thu, Apr 9, 2020

Measuring the impact of product marketing is an ongoing process for many organizations. Some product marketers have found it hard to quantify their efforts and tie it to business impact. The truth...

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight Series: Alex McDonnell

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Emily Dumas on Tue, Apr 7, 2020

Crayon's Competitive Intelligence Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with intelligence professionals to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into competitive strategy....

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Product Marketing Spotlight Series: Nikos Drakatos

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Emily Dumas on Fri, Mar 20, 2020

Crayon's Product Marketing Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with product marketers to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into product marketing strategy. In this...

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How to Practice Ethical Competitive Intelligence

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Emily Dumas on Fri, Mar 13, 2020

Competitive Intelligence (CI) is a critical part of a smart business strategy. Even still, Competitive Intelligence is questioned by those unfamiliar with the process. In particular, we often hear...

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight Series: Joe Booth

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Emily Dumas on Fri, Mar 6, 2020

Crayon's Competitive Intelligence Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with intelligence professionals to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into competitive strategy....

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25+ [Mostly] Free Competitive Intelligence Resources to Learn Best Practices

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Emily Dumas on Fri, Feb 28, 2020

Competitive intelligence (CI) skills need to be honed and sharpened regularly. The field of competitive intelligence changes constantly, with new tactics, strategies, and technologies popping up and,...

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Product Marketing Spotlight Series: Clara Gray

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Emily Dumas on Fri, Feb 14, 2020

Crayon's Product Marketing Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with product marketers to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into product marketing strategy. In this...

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Top 5 Competitive Intelligence Challenges and What You Can Do About Them

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Emily Dumas on Wed, Feb 12, 2020

With every new initiative comes its own set of challenges. Creating and executing a competitive intelligence (CI) program isn’t always easy, no matter how experienced the professional or how robust...

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Competitive Intelligence Spotlight Series: Kimberly Bauer

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Emily Dumas on Wed, Feb 5, 2020

Crayon's Competitive Intelligence Spotlight is an interview series where we chat with intelligence professionals to get a glimpse into their careers and gain unique insight into competitive strategy....

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How to Share Competitive Intelligence Across Your Organization [New Data]

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Emily Dumas on Fri, Jan 31, 2020

The Competitive Intelligence (CI) process can be time-consuming. Whether or not you’re a full-time CI professional, researching, analyzing, and communicating competitive intelligence information can...

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