Advantage|Forbesbooks Acquires Gkic And Oxford Center For Entrepreneurs

Publishing and Marketing Leader Adds Two Renown Business-Growth Companies to Its Team

Advantage|ForbesBooks, the business book publishing and authority marketing company based in Charleston, SC, today announced that it has acquired both GKIC and Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs. Both companies complement Advantage|ForbesBooks’ mission of helping entrepreneurs, CEOs and professionals grow their businesses.

Founded by marketing guru and acclaimed author of the No B.S. series of business books Dan S. Kennedy, GKIC is a global community of entrepreneurs providing market-tested business and marketing mentorships, ideas, products and support in order to help its members increase their streams of income, find hidden opportunities and create smarter marketing strategies.

The Oxford Center is the largest education and commerce platform for second-stage business owners and high-growth entrepreneur leaders. Through educational events, CEO roundtables and commerce connections, Oxford members interact and are educated on how to know and grow their businesses.

“The addition of GKIC and Oxford Center enhances our goal of helping members grow their business through smart, strategic planning,” said Adam Witty, Founder and CEO of Advantage|ForbesBooks. “Since 2005, we’ve helped over 1300 CEOs, entrepreneurs and professionals achieve success. Combining our proven team of experts, the recent addition of News & Experts Public Relations and the niche expertise of GKIC and Oxford Center, Advantage|ForbesBooks has created an unparalleled, one-of-a-kind opportunity for business people to successfully create, market and grow their companies.”

“Adam and I are well-aligned philosophically, notably the belief that entrepreneurs are the greatest force for good,” says Dan Kennedy of GKIC. “By joining the Advantage|ForbesBooks family, we become part of a home with a thriving, growing, resource-rich enterprise with great synergies and a true ‘A-team’ of people.”

“We are thrilled to be part of Advantage|ForbesBooks,” said Cliff Oxford, founder of Oxford Entrepreneurs. “Oxford was founded as a forum to propel successful fast-moving entrepreneurs into accelerated growth. We can’t think of a better place to do that in than at Advantage|Forbesbooks.”


Advantage|ForbesBooks is the business growth company, helping entrepreneurs, CEOs and professionals grow their business by becoming the authority in their field. In 2016, Advantage Media Group partnered with Forbes to create Advantage|ForbesBooks, the first-ever publishing imprint by the media giant. Advantage|ForbesBooks focuses on the establishment of authority through publishing, using book authorship as a strategic tool in branding and business-building.


GKIC works with its members from across the globe, running businesses from $1 million to $1billion in size, combining classic lead generation advertising with effective multi-step, multimedia plans to target new customers, create referrals, get current clients to spend more money and inactive clients to come back to do business.


Oxford Center for Entrepreneurs is a membership organization that brings together second stage and high growth CEO Entrepreneurs interested in accelerating their growth through education, shared insights and commerce connections that push their thinking and businesses forward.