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 perspective? Because if your customer’s don't value your differentiators, then they are not relevant.
In Relevant Selling, the author clearly shows why it is very likely that there is much we do not know about our customers, and why what we do not know can quickly make our organizations irrelevant. Fortunately, she also provides many examples and strategies for how an organization can learn what truly is relevant to our customers and prospects, and how to retain that way. The leaders of any organization who want to do a better job selling their products or services can benefit from Smith’s (no relation) relevant insights.
In today’s environment, we would be hard pressed to find anyone to argue against the idea that “time” is the most valuable commodity to most business people. (and for that matter, for most people, period). We are slammed with an endless “to do list” at work and at home. The demand on our time accelerates read more
Every one of us have these hideous experiences weekly, if not daily: Trying to get a person on the phone is impossible. We get so frustrated when we are put on hold, told to call back later, or our messages are just ignored. I booked a repair service for my home. They said they would read more
Social networks and on-line communities have become major sources of feedback because their members tend to accept what fellow network members endorse. And the impact of social media continues to grow at staggering rates. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, Instagram and other social networks are now a central part of millions of people’s lives, especially the read more