Category Archives: Strategy

Turning Employees into Social Media Advocates

Employees are a largely untapped resource for social media amplification. This is a point of view reinforced by research like the Edelman Trust Barometer, which estimates that content shared by employees receives eight times the engagement of content shared on … Continue reading

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Cannabis – Revenue Growth and Taxation

s part of our ongoing involvement in the legal cannabis marketplace this article is designed to help explain market developments to a wider audience. The legal cannabis industry experienced 37% growth in 2017 to reach $9.5 billion in consumer spending … Continue reading

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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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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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Being a Great Entrepreneur Doesn’t Mean You Will Be a Great CEO.

It is a truism of the movie industry that every model wants to act, actors inevitably want to direct, and directors aspire to be producers. The restlessness that propels the players in Hollywood to abandon what they do well in … Continue reading

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The Main Reason Uber Needs to Restore Confidence in it’s Brand.

2017 has been a major PR challenge for Uber the world’s most valuable start up. As a quick reminder here are the main events that have adversely affected Uber’s reputation. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick drew criticism for joining then President … Continue reading

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Startups Who Want to do PR In-house

Want to take the DIY route to creating media coverage for your startup? Read on here is some quality advice and guidance to help you be successful. Be Honest Ask yourself honestly what are you doing that is truly newsworthy? The … Continue reading

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