How Your Three Competitive Levers Define You

There are three primary levers available to steer your product or service competitively. As a service business, they may be Cost, Offerings, and Service. True, whether your business is cutting hair; being a clown; or, making real estate photography images.

These three levers are often used to define the three corners of the Iron Triangle.

Date: December 4, 2013

Author: JT

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Are Your Windows Clean? Business Run Down?

Day-by-day we go to work, business proceeds as normal, and we go home. Tomorrow, we repeat. The day after, we repeat. Doing what is required but not the ‘extra’ little bit.

We tend to ignore the fact that every little bit counts. Why? Because it builds up over time.

Date: November 12, 2013

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New Biz Owners: Why You Need Focused Marketing

This is a topic that comes up frequently, no matter the market. Whether you’re in photography, social media, web design, nuclear power plant design, or selling new or used cars: You need to focus your marketing efforts.

All too frequently, new business owners want to promote themselves broadly, talking to everyone who will listen. On one hand, this is understandable. You just never know who might send future business your way. And that’s what you’re after. Right?

Date: October 25, 2013

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New!

New, the next big thing. The next thing you have, or will, start. Not yesterday’s work, not last week’s with yet another new task to finish. No, something absolutely completely New.

JT suggests you consider taking up something, well, New! in your life.