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.
If you have been following our blogs and /or know our work through my books, you are aware that we are strong believers that you should provide customers with solid evidence that you can, with proof, deliver what they want. I don’t mean that you can deliver the widget or the service you sell, read more
For years I have been telling stories of clients who had lots of good news but missed it completely because of their focus on bad news. The thing is this: Owners and the C- Suite folks tend to be problem solvers day in and day out. We spend a better part of our day focused read more
The flyer arrived in the mail at the right time. It came from a window treatment company at the very moment I was planning to contact various window treatment companies. It felt like serendipity, so I called them. It also saved me valuable research time. Sadly, my experience was not a good one. read more