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5 Great Ways To Beat Your Business Rivals



By Business Desk



Tuesday, August 1, 2017.



You are not alone in the world of business, and while you should make as many friends as you can, you should also be wary of the competition. No matter what product or service you are offering, there are bound to be other people offering something similar. While you don’t want to run them into the ground and bankrupt them, you don’t want to suffer the same fate, either.

Below are five guaranteed ways you can stay ahead of your rivals.


Increase your marketing

You may have the greatest product in the world, but if people don’t know you exist, your business is going to fail. In short, you need to sell yourself. Marketing is about who shouts the loudest, so get the attention your business needs by spreading the word about your company. We recommend you read the article at http://theprauthority.com/marketing-strategy-template/, which offers you an extensive guide on how to market your business. From having a presence on social media to improving your branding, make sure everybody knows the great service you are offering.

Understand the competition
It is very easy to get a handle on the competition these days. Simply head over to their website and find out more about their USP (unique selling point). Knowing what they are offering the consumer will give you an advantage when it comes to your own company. When you know what areas you are competing in, you can find ways to deliver a better service to your customers.


Look after your customers

Your customers are the lifeblood of your business. The more you can do to keep them on your side, the better. Offering special promotions, giving away the occasional freebie, and delivering outstanding customer service, are all ways you can ensure repeat custom. Read our article at http://www.thenewblackmagazine.com, where we give you some great ideas in making your business customer friendly. With the advent of social media and review sites, you want to encourage positive word of mouth from your customers, ensuring many more people use your service.

Use SEO
SEO (search engine optimization) is a fantastic way to ensure you rank higher on sites such as Google. If you are unsure as to how SEO can help you or don’t know much about the process, check out the tutorial at https://medium.com/startup-grind/seo-is-not-hard-a-step-by-step-seo. You want to appear on the first page of a search engine, and not twenty pages down the line, so the effective use of SEO guarantees you an edge over your rivals.

Be future-proof
The marketplace doesn’t stand still for very long, and you need to be in the position to move with the times. Therefore, you need to keep up to date with customer trends, industry developments, and the latest technology that could benefit your business. There are still business owners struggling with computers and social media, for example, so you need to stay relevant to attract new customers, and not get left behind in our ever-changing society.















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