Why relevance is trumping competitiveness. Jaynie Smith joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the competitive advantage of delivering on values that are relevant to your customers.
New York Times interviews Jaynie Smith for research findings that support survey outcomes by Boston Consulting Group. “Companies can be foreign owned, but they need to say that ‘We are still on your soil. We create jobs. We make quality products, and we’re delivering them quickly.'”
Ft. Lauderdale, FL, June 3, 2014 – Jaynie L. Smith is the newest inductee into the Florida Highway Patrol Advisory Council. Smith is the author of Creating Competitive Advantage and Relevant Selling, the CEO of Smart Advantage, Inc., and an internationally recognized keynote speaker. The Florida Highway Patrol Advisory Council is an organization comprised of…
Most businesses don’t align with customer priorities
Jaynie L. Smith interviews on 1380 AM WPHM to discuss what it means to sell relevance. Relevant Selling: Research Proves Customers Value More Than Just Price
Companies leave potential business on the table all the time. It happens in so many different ways: potential contacts not followed up, proposals that don’t go far enough or meet the specific needs of customers, so sales aren’t closed when they should be. One significant overlooked reason is often at the root of the failure.
There is an old joke that says somebody is a great salesperson if he or she can sell refrigerators to the Eskimos in the Arctic. But in today’s thorny economy, less-than-stellar salespeople can find themselves left out in the cold if they fail to understand how to connect to potential customers. This week, MortgageOrb speaks with Jaynie L. Smith, CEO of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Smart Advantage Inc. and author of the new book Relevant Selling, to understand the challenges of today’s sales environment.