Don’t take on the big boys. Go for a niche

Rachel Bridge (via Dane Carlson):

Daniel Ronen, director of Portman Business Consultancy, said that being small could be a positive advantage. “Being a small company means that you can get into markets that are not viable for large businesses.

“Big companies sometimes find that it is just not worth investing in a market because the returns would be too low to justify the effort. But as a small business you generally have a lower cost structure. So where markets are not big enough to support a number of large companies, smaller suppliers of niche products or services can make very good profits.

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