This guide will highlight resources available to APUS students, faculty, and staff.
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Porter's Five Competitive Forces: buyer power, supplier power, threats of new entrants, threats of substitute products or services, and rivalry among existing firms, see also SWOT, PEST/PESTLE
Finding up-to date industry information and news can be really important when working on research projects, networking, and job hunting.
Trade association websites often contain industry news & information, although some data may be available to members only. Look for news, research, resources, library, data, or other tabs on the association's website.
These are often great sources of information, so don't overlook them!
1. Do an advanced Google Search, structured like the following: industry description + association
Example: fiber optics + association
Example: automobile + association site:.org
Tip: Adding the site:.org command to a Google search will limit all the results to those with domains ending in .org.