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72% of businesses are more likely to buy from thought leaders, people or businesses that are recognised as an expert in their marketplace. You need this to make your Ideal customers love you! Also, if you know who you are and make it obvious to your Ideal customers then you’ll be seen as the leader in your space. Differentiate and specialise is the advice you’ll get from all top business consultants. If you compete only on price then business gets very difficult, but compete on specialism and you’ll be able to build a long-term business.
We’ll help you create a truly unique positioning strategy that comes from your entire team and is documented in a template that is easy to use and share with others. Completing this activity will help you:
We start with an internal questionnaire to gather feedback from you and your team:
If you have case studies, we look through the details to see if we can spot trends in the benefits that your Ideal customers get from your products/services.
Then we craft your hero statement by combining feedback with your Ideal customer research based on:
We [provide this product/service/value/outcome] for [this type of company/industry/market] by [using this kind of approach] because [why].
We’ll also create a selection of Positioning statements, which are descriptions of your Ideal customers challenges followed by a question as to whether it resonates or not. These are helpful for prospecting calls and emails.
Last, we run another internal questionnaire to validate how strong your new hero statement is.
Once that’s approved, we take a look at your website and content to make sure it reflects your hero statement.
Once your hero statement and brand positioning is complete, we follow the agile approach of 1) theory, 2) action, 3) outcome, 4) learn…