How to Succeed in a Competetive Business Environment

Omolo By Omolo, 17th Feb 2016 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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How to Succeed in a Competetive Business Environment.

How to Succeed In a Competitive Business Environment
The world of business is on a dynamic and rapid growth. If the explosive ideas and new innovations in entrepreneurship is anything to go by, then any businessman has to think out of the normal to remain relevant. It’s becoming more difficult to survive in this competitive age in business when almost every investor would want to focus on the moving goods or services. This set-up has lead to serge in many businesses offering similar services in the same market environment. Many businesses share common target clients. This calls for being smart for your business to remain relevant, profitable and to have a competitive edge.
The following are some of the key ways which can make your business to stand a shoulder higher above the rest in a competitive business environment:

1. Offer Quality
Every customer will go for quality in the market. They would rather pay more for good quality than pay less for bad quality. The product quality has been on the rise. It’s always important to source for the latest quality in the market. Good quality will market longevity. Quality cannot be substituted in a competitive business environment. There can be many businesses dealing with the same brand or offering the same services, but it’s the quality that will separate their market command and dominance. Quality adds value and customers are looking for value for their money.

2. Market Awareness
It’s always good to be a head of the rest in market and product information. In a competitive business environment, you must keep up with day today information about new products and the demands of the customers. As a business person, you must consistently be on the look for new market ideas and trending information. Some of the suppliers have information about their future products in their websites. You should be on the look for the style, fashion, design, release dates and prices of the future product. This will help you prepare your customers for the new products. It will also help you manage your old stock. This will ensure sustainability and relevance in a competitive market.

3. Good Customer Relation
Your customer is your business. A good relationship with your customers is the pillar of your business stability. It’s the assurance for longevity in the market where customers are spoilt for choices. From the language you use to the services you offer, you can retain or lose your customers. You must show great concern to the needs and the expectations of your customers. You should also create room for feedback and positive criticism from your clients. It’s advisable to have a suggestion box where customers are free to give a feedback. In the era of modern technology, you should communicate frequently to your customers and ensure they are happy. The customer care should be a priority in any business that will have a competitive edge above the rest. If possible, you can even organize events like field days with customers. This will create a strong bond and trust with customers. Business growth and profitability is directly proportional to customer satisfaction.

4. Flexibility, Innovation and Creativity
A dynamic and competitive business must be open to new changes in the market, develop new innovative ideas and present its products with aura of creativity. In business, tricks continue to change. Old tricks can reach a point where they are static. You must be flexible to move with new trends and products. Remember that the market is always a head of you and it’s upon you follow the market changes especially on demands. You can also come up with your own unique innovative brands. This should be done with great creativity to help forge the business a head in the competitive market. Actually, you can employ professional strategists to study and predict the market trends. This enhances preparedness to new changes. Change in the business world is inevitable. Its therefore necessary that business people be very flexible to remain relevant and profitable.

5. Honesty
Honesty pays in business. There is no need of being crafty to win the market. Anything built on craftiness does not last and at last it adds sorrow. Honesty will help your business to build permanent connections with total trust. We are in a market place that is being penetrated by fake good and services. This can sell, but it will certainly backfire on your business because the customer will not be satisfied in the long run. A business is doomed if the customer lose trust in it.


Business, Business Ethics, Business Management, Business Opportunity, Business Startup

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I am a Kenyan by birth and a graduate in Bachelor of Education.I am an up coming passionate writer.I specialize in Poetry,Religion,Narratives and songs.

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