In today’s business world, it’s rare to find a business that’s true and entirely unique from anything else out there. More likely, there is business after business with just a slightly different take on the same thing. But despite this, in order to make your business stand out from the competition, you’ve got to find some way to showcase your individuality.

If you’ve been struggling to do this, you’ll be glad to know that there are some common ways that this can be done successfully. To show you how, here are three things you can do to make your business unique.

Choose One Thing To Be The Best At

One of the greatest things that can make your business unique and set you apart from all the other businesses with work similar to yours to your value proposition. As part of this, you need to realize or decide what your company is going to be the absolute best at. This can vary drastically, but it’s important that you have at least one thing that makes you better than all your competitors.

According to Larry Myler, a contributor to, many businesses choose to go the route of having the best customer service. For other businesses, they might have the cheapest prices or the best value or the highest quality. Just remember that whatever you’re claiming to be the best at, you better fulfill those promises.

Address A Common Pain Point In Your Market

In most industries, there’s at least one thing that’s a common pain point for everyone seeking services within that particular market. By pinpointing what this pain point is and then addressing that within your business, you can make your company stand heads and shoulders above the competition.

One example of this, according to John Jantsch, a contributor to, is to be a contractor that’s sure his team cleans up after each day, which is something that many people worry about when they hire a contractor. So if you can find something relevant to your business in this same vein, you could become the easiest choice for customers looking for exactly what you’ve got.

Develop A Strong Personality

Another way you can make your business unique is through your branding and personality.

Now more than ever, people are looking for brands that they feel like they can connect with on a personal level. Once you’re able to reach this with a client or customer, Lisa Barone, a contributor to Small Business Trends, shares that you’re destined to have some very loyal people sticking with you through the years.
To help your business reach beyond where it currently is, consider using the tips mentioned above to help you learn how you can make your company more unique.

By Eddy

Eddy is the editorial columnist in Business Fundas, and oversees partner relationships. He posts articles of partners on various topics related to strategy, marketing, supply chain, technology management, social media, e-business, finance, economics and operations management. The articles posted are copyrighted under a Creative Commons unported license 4.0. To contact him, please direct your emails to [email protected].