Smart Advantage is the only sales, marketing and management consultancy focused exclusively on identifying and communicating the most important element of successful competition - your measured competitive advantage - from your customer’s perspective. Why from the customer's perspective? Because if your customer’s don't value your differentiators, then they are not relevant.
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Companies throw buzz words around like pillows at a preteen sleep over. Value Proposition, value marketing, cost benefit, cost justification, value chain – you’ve heard them. Too many are adopted by company leaders to create the internal “vision” of what the company must focus on in their corporate culture and sales and marketing efforts. read more
I will confess, I am a big fan of Judge Judy. I love how she cuts to the chase and doesn’t let folks ramble on with their “feelings,” just goes for the facts. What a concept! But most of all, she tells plaintiffs and defendants alike: “I don’t want to hear that, I don’t care read more
Peter Drucker said “90% of information used in an organization is internally focused and only ten percent is about the outside environment. This is exactly backwards.” This may be one of the most telling business quotes of all time. We often see companies that are wrapped up in themselves. Their self-image – who they read more