Your brand is your handle. The handle that opens the door to your business, its products and services.

Who Are Your Competitors

Branding: Poster showing direct competitors and how they are competing with couponsTo grow your brand, it is important to know who your competitors are. There are two type of competitors: direct and indirect.

Direct competitors sell what you do, in a manner that you do it. Indirect competitors sell a similar product or service, but in a different way. Sit down restaurant versus a sit down restaurant are direct competitors. Sit down restaurant versus a fast food restaurant are indirect competitors. Both serve food, but with different type of menu, pricing and way of serving customers.

This company’s poster shows who their direct competitors are: Aldi, Ingles, Publix, The Fresh Market.

Who are your direct competitors? 

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