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About adriangstewart

Senior executive with expert knowledge of all aspects of strategic marketing and a track record of creating sustainable competitive advantage. International management and leadership experience in both B2B and B2C organizations. Specialties:Strategic marketing management including; new product development, product life cycle management, business relationship management, market segmentation, marketing information systems, e-commerce and social media marketing.

What Can We Learn from Better Place?

Some of you will remember Better Place, for those who don’t here is a quick recap. Better Place was a venture-backed international company that developed and marketed battery-charging and battery-switching services for electric vehicles. The majority of its planning and … Continue reading

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News Feed v. Stories: Casts Uncertainty Over Facebook’s Future Performance

Facebook’s stock was down almost 20% at the time of posting this article on Thursday at 9am PST. This fall came after the company reported slightly disappointing results for the second quarter and issued a growth warning. FACEBOOK STOCK FALLS … Continue reading

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Building Your Value Proposition

A quality value proposition is clear, easy to understand, and communicates the specific experience a customer can expect. The proposition must explain how the product or brand is different and superior to alternatives which claim to solve the same problem. … Continue reading

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How to Turn Good Content into a Great News Story.

As we all read or listen to the news we have all developed an ideal of what a good news story looks like. How then to take a product launch for example and make it news worthy? Well if you … Continue reading

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External Marketing Firms Offer the Best of Both Worlds

Successful marketing is vital for corporate success. Managing the marketing process in today’s digital world  is complex and fraught with difficulties. Which is why large organizations increasingly turn to outside marketing firms for help. As McKinsey describes it; The teams … Continue reading

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GDPR Compliance Becomes Mandatory on May 25th. Are You Ready?

If you have customers in the European Union then you need to be fully aware of GDPR and prepared for its introduction later this year. General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect on May 25, 2018, all companies including … Continue reading

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OOKII Company Explains How to Survive and Thrive at CES 2018

Each year OOKII Company helps both new and established high tech companies generate outstanding media coverage for their products and brand at CES. This year we decided to share with you the challenges of CES and some of OOKII Company’s … Continue reading

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What We Need To Understand About Generation Z

The difference between Millennials and Generation Z is important to understand in order to prepare your organization, adapt marketing strategy and refocus recruiting efforts to stay relevant for the future. The Generations The underlying belief is that generations share historical … Continue reading

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Top Ten Tips from OOKII Company for a Successful News Release

Start with the End in Mind A news release needs to be newsworthy. Nobody is interested in “Dog bites man!”  but  “Man bites dog!” is a different story. How is your story relevant to the target audience? Relative to all … Continue reading

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What PR challenge do Nike, IKEA, Porsche, Fjällräven, Adidas and Hoegaarden have in Common?

They all have brand names which are occasionally mispronounced and generally they don’t like it when that happens. Let’s see how knowledgeable you are…. NIKE: Should Nike rhyme with “like”? Apparently not! In 20114 Nike chairman Philip Knight confirmed the … Continue reading

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