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How to Set Your Business Apart From the Competition 
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Elinor Stutz  --   Top One Percent Influencer and Sales Performance Guru Elinor Stutz -- Top One Percent Influencer and Sales Performance Guru
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Dateline: Washington, DC
Tuesday, September 6, 2022

 

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How to Set Your Business Apart From the Competition 

Our collaborative blog offers insights on ‘How to set your business apart from the competition.’ Many factors enter the dilemma of deciphering between how we are similar and how we deliver differently. There is always competition, and it is essential to know how we differ to the advantage of our clientele.

Compounding the dilemma of setting your business apart is the more significant concern of how to communicate our positioning accurately and attracts interest simultaneously. We attract additional interest when we effectively share who we are and what we do. Accordingly, our brand becomes noteworthy, branding is more effective, and the effort leads to additional sales plus business growth.

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Set Your Business Apart From the Competition 

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It is no longer enough to only exist if you have a business in the 21st century. The business world has never been more competitive, with over 17 million businesses starting in 2021 alone. The stakes will continue to rise. As a business owner, it is vital to realize the better ways to be innovative, work to high standards and set yourself apart from the crowd. 

Consumers have too many choices when investing in a business product or service. You are responsible for demonstrating why they should invest in you over your competitors while ensuring you earn their trust. When you do this, your business will grow and see long-term success, as happy customers equal loyal customers. And when your customers are faithful, they will continue to invest in your products and services. 

Studies have shown that loyal customers are much more valuable to your business. The dedicated clients will likely spend up to 67% more than new customers. As a business, you will also be able to save money as you invest in your loyal customers rather than splurging money trying to win new ones. 

Whether you are a new business, or an existing corporation, setting yourself apart from the competition is vital. Here are some of the essential tips to help you get started:

#1 Conduct your business in a different way 

It is normal to look at what your competition is doing well and look to them for inspiration on how you should run your business. But as you seek inspiration from your competition upfront, you should also look at how you can be different and what gaps you can fill in the market. While this can benefit your business when you begin in a new industry, it will only make you the same as your competitors and not give you any advantage. 

Take some time to consider what your business can offer your customers that no other company in your industry is offering right now. It could be related to the product or service you sell, for example, by providing a complementary product. Or you can upgrade small features of your business, for instance, with different payment methods or delivery services. Being different in how you conduct your business doesn’t have to be big or complicated. Some of the smallest gestures will make a huge difference and go a long way to set you apart and satisfy customers. 

#2 Specialize in your industry 

Specialization helps enormously to set your business apart from the competition. Strive to gain a deep understanding of your customers, what they want and what they need. Doing so will enable you to tailor a competitive product and service that meets their demands. To do this, you must conduct thorough research and create a customer persona. You will also need to conduct market research and spend time with your potential customers and thought-leaders in your industry to ensure you have more knowledge than anyone else. 

All of the above will help build trust and credibility, which can go a long way to making your business stand out. With many companies starting just for profits, it is necessary to ensure your business mission and values are meaningful. Then create an echo chamber throughout all of your communications. 

When it comes to your customer service, verify that your team is well-equipped and has a wealth of knowledge in the industry. To do this, you should always hire staff who have experience and then train them on the latest industry news and thoughts. It is particularly vital when working in a sensitive industry, such as mental health and addiction. 

You may also choose to outsource work, such as marketing to a reputable company specializing in your services, for example, Cardinal Addiction Marketing Agency. Accordingly, the messaging to your customers will be much more specific and resonate with them. 

#3 Give back to your community 

Giving back to your community is a meaningful gesture that can set you apart from your competition. It can be as big or small as you like. 

Ideas Include:

  • Support charities
  • Host local events to raise money
  • Offer your products and services to those in need
  • Volunteer at charity days
  • Donate or give back some of your time and knowledge. 

Hundreds of ways exist to give back to your community that can meet any size budget. Just by investing a little time, customers will certainly see your business in a more positive light. Starting and running a business in such a competitive world is a challenge. Follow these top tips to help you set yourself apart from the competition. 

In Conclusion:

When you strive to set your business apart from the competition, your audience takes notice. Implementing the above suggestions will help keep you on a better track to achieving your business vision. Contributing to your success will be establishing a returning and referring clientele for the long term.

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As the CEO of Smooth Sale, after her near-death experience, Stutz adapted the motto, 

 “Believe, Become, Empower

 ” Nice Girls DO Get the Sale is an International Best-Selling and Evergreen Book – among the classics;

 HIRED! Helped many to secure the job they desired. 

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Sales tips: How to Set Your Business Apart From the Competition

  1. Read reviews of your competition to realize what clients like and dislike most.
  2. Do more research regarding the pros and cons of suppliers in the same industry.
  3. Contemplate what your competitors may be overlooking that clients want.
  4. Know your audience well to address their needs, wants, and desires.
  5. Craft messaging to attract interest via all the platforms you plan to utilize.
  6. Hire help for communication expertise and brand awareness as you see a need.
  7. Observe the methods and styles of other successful businesspeople to adapt to your style.
  8. Ensure all vocabulary is consistent with who you are and want to convey.
  9. Consider collaborative efforts for a more comprehensive branding effort and audience attraction.
  10. Celebrate Success!

Today’s insights are provided to help you achieve the Smooth Sale!

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Elinor Stutz, CEO of Smooth Sale, delivers inspirational keynotes at conferences and authored: The International Best-Selling Book, Nice Girls DO Get the Sale: Relationship Building That Gets Results.” In addition to being translated into four languages, it reached the remarkable and unique level of being hailed Evergreen. Stutz’ commitment to community service led to the writing of her second best-selling book, HIRED! How to Use Sales Techniques to Sell Yourself On Interviews.”

Kred proclaimed Stutz as a “Top 1% Influencer for Social Media,.  CEO World Magazine named Stutz as one of “The brightest sales minds to follow on Twitter”.  Bizzhum and NowISeeIt both named the Smooth Sale Blog as one of the “Top 100 Most Innovative Sales Bloggers.”  Stutz consults and speaks worldwide.

Connect with Stutz:

Twitter: @smoothsale  
LinkedIn: Elinor Stutz

Youtube:  Elinor Stutz

Elinor Stutz (she/her/hers)
International Bestselling Author, Top 1% Influencer, Inspirational Speaker
Smooth Sale 
https://smoothsale.net 
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