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Old 16th April 2013, 05:58 AM   #11
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I suggest you to try to differentiate your business from the competitors. Try to be memorable, maybe give a small giveaway when you finish a job or something like that.
But if his business is no different than the competition he will have an uphill battle.

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Old 16th April 2013, 08:07 AM   #12
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I guess this discussion is dead.
Yeah.. it seems that the OP found a way to improve his/her business after all

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Old 18th April 2013, 07:38 AM   #13
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Yeah.. it seems that the OP found a way to improve his/her business after all
That is excellent news.

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Old 25th November 2013, 08:00 AM   #14

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For improving the status of your business, it is important to know about the positive areas and the problem areas first. Understand why the problem areas exists and what can be done about them. Move ahead steadily by having achievable goals in business.

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Old 25th December 2013, 01:26 AM   #15

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We are business service providers related to tender information.Can you help me how to improve my business?

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Old 27th December 2013, 06:56 AM   #16

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You could probably check out the 'Every door direct mail' service offered by USPS - it's a pretty neat service for businesses like yours. Basically what you do is pick the neighborhoods you want to advertise and USPS will do the direct mail advertising for you - https://www.usps.com/business/every-...irect-mail.htm

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Old 20th January 2014, 10:10 PM   #17
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I think that you can differentiate your business even if there is no OBVIOUS differentiator. I heard a question recently... maybe from Seth Godin (don't remember)... that said:

If your business ceased to exist tomorrow, would anyone care?

And there are all types of strategies that you can put into place to make people care (even if you have no obvious differentiators).

Computer Repair was differentiated by the marketing of GeekSquad. With the Men In Black Suits, etc. Even a non-differentiated service like airfare - where you can compare all the prices in an instant by a price aggregator -- has beed differentiated by Southwest Airlines. Where they differentiate the way the board the plane, the way you buy your ticket, how you accumulate points, etc.

As a result, people become fiercely loyal. So I have to agree with some others on this thread. What are the painpoints of your customer, and how can you create a differentiator that makes it appear as though you have no competition for the unique way that you provide the service.


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Old 22nd March 2014, 02:48 AM   #18
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Exactly what improvement you are looking for? From the above statement I can make out that you are looking to expand the area of operation for your business. If it is so, then you will need to hire some more skilled people, and provide good services.

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Do u want to expand your business ?

Any expansions need extremely careful planning, need to think about the new opportunities, finance, cash-flow and customer service, need to create business plan based on the plan will make detailed analysis to achieve.

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Old 16th July 2014, 01:55 AM   #20

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Set Goals like keeping score, setting goals and objectives is an essential part of business success. A powerful business presentation can help improve your small business by leaps and bounds. A high return area for business improvement is the sales function. Whether you're managing a sales team, never forget to focus on sales improvement.Avoid wasting money and time reinventing the industry is generally a good approach unless you're set on building the next Goggle.

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