Top Direct Selling Tips – what can beach front sellers teach us?

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Top direct selling tips – what can beach front sellers teach us? Direct sales presents some big challenges, it’s a tough job – but someone’s got to do it! Lying on the beach in Cambodia I’ve witnessed some of the best direct sales techniques I’ve seen in a while, reminding me what selling in a challenging environment is all about and why the best succeed while others struggle. Here are […]

Top 5 reasons why UK manufactured products give a competitive advantage

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Top 5 reasons why UK manufactured products give a competitive advantage About a year ago, I started a new company with my business partner. We sell male and female health & beauty products, predominantly online. Now, when a lot of people hear that we often have a similar response “oh, I suppose you bulk buy white label products from China/Taiwan/India/any other low manufacturing cost county that comes to mind”. The […]

Developing a Strategic Action Plan

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Developing a Strategic Action Plan Your Strategic Action Plan describes the vision you are seeking to achieve and describes how the expected vision will be realised. Yesterday’s dreams are today’s necessities. Today’s dreams are tomorrows opportunities Lou Tice : Founder, The Pacific Institute. Developing a strategy Sometimes Consultants make it out to be more complicated than it is, when in reality the questions you need to consider in developing your […]

How to Plan Competitive Advantage

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How to Plan Competitive Advantage The customer impacts on just about every area of activity and effective planning creates competitive advantage. The marketplace and the customer are the start and end points for all businesses. The planning process underpins the rationale behind the businesses capability to satisfy the customer. After all, it is the customer that provides the orders, cash and opportunities for businesses to prosper. Customer satisfaction is essential […]