January 14, 2015
I’ve been talking about what I perceive are the reasons for BlackBerry’s demise in recent years. There’s a long list from product market fit to a failure to grasp the fundamental shifts in consumer tastes; a failure to understand what its customers wanted to abysmal marketing and PR strategies. But BlackBerry faces its biggest problem yet. One that no company wants to find itself in. It is almost always fatal.
*NASDAQ stock price at time of recording was $9. 40
Startup and SmallBiz PR and marketing tip: Stay focused on the value you deliver that nobody else can and reinforce this wherever possible. When nobody cares about your company it’s over.