B2B Competitive Landscape Analysis

Understand your competitors – and yourself. Minimize market pain and create opportunity.

B2B Buyer's Journey Mapping Services Firm

The Right People for B2B Competitor Research

  • Former employees of competing companies.
  • Former members of rival sales teams.
  • Competitors’ customers.
  • Competitors’ partners.
  • Your partners.
The Right Questions

The Right Questions for B2B Competitor Research

  • Which upstart competitors should you keep tabs on?
  • Are any former rivals becoming less of a threat?
  • What does each competitor fear the most?
  • What type of roadmap does your competitor use? Can you match it?
  • How fast are your competitors growing? How much are they growing?
  • Who are competitors’ target customers?
  • Which buyer personas do competitors focus on?
  • What business and technical challenges does each competitor try to address with their product development, marketing and sales efforts?
  • What is the key buying criteria for competitors’ customers? Is it similar to your customers’ key buying criteria?
  • How often do competitors engage with their partners?
  • Do you have partners who also work with your competitors?
  • Where do competitors excel at selling and where do they struggle?
  • How does each competitor view your company and its offerings?
  • Do competitor customers have buyer’s remorse? Do your customers?

Market Research Methodologies

  • In-depth interviews (in-person & online).
  • Focus Groups (in-person & online).
  • Web Surveys.
  • Online research communities.
  • Quantitative studies.
  • Social Media / Online Community Analysis.
  • Longitudinal Research (Communities, Diaries, etc.).
  • Secondary research.

Competitor Research Services

Our B2B tech expertise gives us the context to ask
the right questions of the right people.

competitive landscape analysis

Size up the competition.

About to enter a new market? Running into trouble in your current one? B2B competitive landscape analysis can help you get the lay of the land and plot a strategic course forward.

Our research will help you put each competitor into the proper perspective. Learn whether your rival is an upstart headed for unicorn stardom or nothing to worry about. Find out whether your competitors are prepared to fight for every deal or settle into a niche and stay out of your way.

B2B competitor research

Gauge the threat & respond accordingly.

In B2B tech, it’s essential to understand whether competitors pose an immediate threat or a slow burn that needs monitoring. You need to know who you can ignore and who you should pay attention to.

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