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Selling More | Extraordinary Business

How your customers buy and how you can get more of them to buy from you

 
Mechanic with Motorcycle at Repair Shop
It is interesting when you think about the marketplace; there are lots of buyers and lots of sellers. There are even lots of sellers of the same products, but customers will choose one seller over another consistently, but not every customer will choose the same seller; they purchase the same product from different sellers for different reasons.
Have you ever seen a business that seems to be doing things reasonably well – or very well – that suddenly changes the way they do business? How did that impact your thinking about that business? Perhaps it made you more loyal if the changes were those that appeal to you. Alternatively, you may find that you no longer wish to do business with that business.
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Selling More

How your customers buy and how you can get more of them to buy from you

It is interesting when you think about the marketplace; there are lots of buyers and lots of sellers. There are even lots of sellers of the same products, but customers will choose one seller over another consistently, but not every customer will choose the same seller; they purchase the same product from different sellers for different reasons.

Have you ever seen a business that seems to be doing things reasonably well – or very well – that suddenly changes the way they do business? How did that impact your thinking about that business? Perhaps it made you more loyal if the changes were those that appeal to you. Alternatively, you may find that you no longer wish to do business with that business.

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What about Me??? | Extraordinary Business

How to reach your target audiences effectively in order to create interest in what you are selling

My phone was recently stolen while out and about with my family. While a bit disappointed (perhaps distraught and considering filing a missing person’s report), I decided to look at purchasing a new phone. While I am typically not the type of person who jumps on the latest tech innovation for the sake of if, and I am not necessarily a trend follower, I do look for things with the mindset of making the best investment possible. So the $10 upgrade plan at T-Mobile was probably not going to cut it.  At the same time, the latest, greatest Galaxy s$ and the iPhone 5 weren’t going to cut it…not interested in paying for bells and whistles.

So where does that leave me? Who in the marketplace is actually speaking to me?  Which phone will fit my needs, presently and into the near future.  Certainly BlackBerry seems like the standard industry standby, plus their new phones look pretty sleek and features seem to work…but I am not feeling as confident in that brand.  Nokia…interesting phone, but both Nokia and Windows have also had a history of issues.  Back to the iPhone…not interested in learning a new operating system – plus I have Android apps I have invested in.  HTC – love their stuff (my old phone was the HTC One S – fantastic phone!), but it is missing a few hardware features and doesn’t support the level of customization I am looking for…

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The Out | IT in Small Business | Extraordinary Business

Making a new IT purchase: Is your phone/tablet/computer really worth it?

It seems like every couple of months, some new mobile device comes out, whether it is an iPhone, a tablet, the world’s thinnest computer or some related device.  These devices are touted as the “must have” because they are the most beautiful, sexy, versatile – you-can-do-anything with them phones in the world.  With a strong media blitz behind them, one might begin to wonder if the devices can walk on water.

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