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Spotting trends leads to success

Many companies are having trouble keeping their budget in the black. If they would only keep an eye on the trends of today they would not have to worry but instead find their company will never go in the red. A good way to stay alert to all is to keep an eye on the media. There are many forms which is tedious but worth the effort. Some of the best are the internet, journals, and yes even junk mail. Junk mail can be a great source of what new products are now available to the public. Be careful to know the difference between trends and fads. Trends are an ongoing process while fads fade away in a short amount of time. Making sure you have friends in your field of business is a great way to make sure you are not being duped by another short term fad. Friends are also a great way to find new markets that could lead your business to a bright future.