Brand image of utility is a disaster

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Steve's breakdown: The headline is: PG&E Knew for Years Its Lines Could Spark Wildfires, and Didn’t Fix Them Documents obtained by The Wall Street Journal show that the utility has...

Green Energy Company issues Marketing RFP

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9E8f3S6awg Steve's breakdown: Proposals are due by 5:00 pm (PST) on Friday, March 8. All proposals should be sent to Marketing@peninsulacleanenergy.com with this subject line format: “Proposal - - Marketing Strategy Consulting.” Here's the...

Global Energy Review w/ roots in Texas

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Steve's breakdown: New York-based, ID Comms is handling the review so make sure your creds are up to date over there. HOUSTON, TX & WINDSOR, UK: Centrica, the parent company...

He’s at it again: Pitch him before he hurts himself

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Steve's breakdown: Integrating WhatsApp, Instagram & Facebook Messenger sounds a little "Big Brotherish" if you ask us and pulling this off is not going to take an everyday communication strategy. That's...

Do you fancy a phone client?

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Steve's breakdown: First off, Nokia use a "Studio" called Happy Finish for some of their work so that's , ummm, that. But the real news is the company announced partnerships with...

Agency Bails on Client: Opens Doors All Over the Place

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m-KkAk1u3rg Steve's breakdown: There's a bunch of PR problems at Huawei and losing their PR firm is the latest. Makes one wonder how all their other agency relationships are doing. Is there...

$40 million Phone Account Fines a Digital Ringer

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Steve's breakdown: We don't "do" much BtoB reporting but Vonage's new CMO, Rishi Dave, is coming from Dun & Bradstreet and has been named as a Top Digital Marketer by BtoB Magazine. So...

What has 1000 stores and can make a phone call?

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Steve's breakdown: It's AT&T and who's doing the advertising for all these new stores? DALLAS, TX: AT&T is ramping up retail expansion—and not just in standard locations. The telecommunications giant...

CEOs turn from rivals to kindred spirits

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Steve's breakdown: How about that for some design work? Huh? Not bad for a new business guy! Some questions? What makes me think Sprint's current "Sprintern" campaign is being done...

117 year old brand finally hires CMO

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Steve's breakdown: Gulf Oil just filled a newly created position called Chief Marketing Officer. Wonder what the plan is . . . corporate brand work? To keep things straight, Gulf...

Cut throat Category gets new Captain

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uqz7EQN6ahk Steve's breakdown: Frontier Communications just nabbed marketing head formally of Bain & Company and the FCC. This could get interesting real fast STAMFORD, CT: Frontier Communications Corporation (NASDAQ:FTR) today...

4 Regional RFPs in 1 post

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Steve's breakdown: These types of account reviews tend to not offer a lot of time so if you see one you like, do not hesitate to get started. The Confederated...

Gasoline Brand’s Global Creative & Media Review

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=59&v=Kb2y8zaXGkU Steve's breakdown: R3 is handling Shell's agency pitch so make sure your credentials are up to date over there. 646 416 8088 HOUSTON, TX: Oil and gas giant Shell has...

Satellite’s $300 million Creative Pitch

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ujTizp6z4o Steve's breakdown: Avidan Strategies at (646) 595-8606 will be handling the pitch so make sure you credentials are up to date over at their offices. ENGLEWOOD, CO: Dish Network has launched a...

Where’s the real lead with Ergen leaving

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Steve's breakdown: Charlie Ergen is leaving Dish Network again but where's the real lead? We believe SlingTV is going to be the one to jump.  Mr. Glenn S. Eisen is the...

East coast Gas Company seeks Social Media Agency

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Steve's breakdown: It's the Philadelphia Gas Works and responses to the RFP are due September 26th. The RFP can be viewed at this link. PHILADELPHIA, PA: Issuer seeks proposals for...

Can advertising save a stock?

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Steve's breakdown: It's kinda hitting the fan over at Snapchat and we think a corporate campaign is in order. What's your opinion? VENICE, CA: Snapchat has seen much of its...

Telecommunications Ad Review

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Steve's breakdown: Roth Ryan Hayes is handling the pitch so make sure you reds are up to date over there. STAMFORD, CT: Telecom provider Frontier Communications has issued an RFP seeking...

New Mobile Service with no AOR

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Steve's breakdown: Comcast launched Xfinity Mobile not too long ago. (Surprising they used that name considering how people feel about the brand) But now they bought a boatload of wireless...

Verizon and W+K are splitsville

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zs2CMjrIxkc Steve's breakdown: Killing the "Better Matters" campaign almost seems personal and should be investigated if you're close to any Verizon management. NEW YORK, NY: Wieden+Kennedy has parted ways with...

$800 million Sprint media account is calling

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBM4WFEHzuM Steve's breakdown: There's an RFP from the client out there so if you have connections in the telecommunications biz, it's time to make that call. OVERLAND PARK, KS: Telecom...

New CMO nests at Blue Jay Wireless

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Steve's breakdown: FYI: Blue Jay Wireless is the socially conscious technology distributor operating in 18 states and expanding. Get in before they hire a "real" agency. CARROLLTON, TX: Blue Jay Wireless...

Phillips 66, 76 & Conoco in Review

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Steve's breakdown: The Burnett Collective is managing the review so make sure your agency credentials are up-to-speed over there. 917 789-6820 in New York - 310 928-3320 in LA. HOUSTON, TX: Energy giant...

Keep an eye on ExxonMobile & Goldman Sachs

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Steve's breakdown: There will probably a few more of "these" so stay-tuned. Anyway, the incoming administration has taken on two top executives and so their companies should be looked into for...

Energy Giant Seeks Agency For $1m EMEA Comms Assignment

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Steve's breakdown: Going Global? Here's an Ohio-based energy company searching for a PR firm to handle UK, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Netherlands and Norway. There's an RFP so if you're interested, we'll...

Vivian Solar seeks hero of Marketing

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AfdpPbe1tq8 Steve's breakdown: We know lots of agencies want "green" clients so we make sure to deliver even if they are a bit on the small side. Vivint's number is (732)...

CenturyLink to buy Level 3 Communications for $25 Billion

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Steve's breakdown: CenturyLink is going after AT&T and Verizon and the right communications regarding this acquisition will help. (Especially with shareholders) Arnold has the account with Paul Giamatti staring. Not sure that's enough. MONROE,...

What’s going on with Sprint?

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGLOeyalDLc Steve's breakdown: Seems the account is shaky - time to take a look. OVERLAND, KS: Over the past year or so, we’ve posted several times on Sprint’s evolving relationship with...

Qualcomm Creative in Review

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Steve's breakdown: It sounds like the Qualcomm review is in progress so if you want in, MOVE FAST. Try Ms. Gemini Babla the Senior Director of Marketing, Brand and Advertising at gbabla@qualcomm.com...

Vivian Solar’s CMO Search

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Steve's breakdown: Vivint Solar has 52 offices in 12 states and I bet their marketing is heavy on lead generation. If that's your bag, you might want give these guys a hand at...

Better Business Bureau Slaps Xfinity

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=20XrECRcPZU Steve's breakdown: The BBB has asked Xfinity to stop saying that it "delivers the fastest internet in America”.  They have complied with the new campaign "Everything is Awesome" which I don't think...

GE’s energy spinout, Current, plugs into first CMO

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Steve's breakdown: Current, powered by GE has brought on Bruce Stewart as CMO. His last position was with Constellation Energy. About: Current integrates GE's LED, solar, energy storage and electric vehicle businesses with a software that...

Yahoo’s got a new Partner

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Steve's breakdown: There are a lot of brands involved with Verizon's acquisition of Yahoo. From Yahoo Auto to Yahoo Weather and everything between, look for big changes up and down...

Sprint’s new reality could be an opportunity

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Steve's breakdown: Sprint got some bad news this morning from their parent company, SoftBank. In a sentence, they will not have funds available from SoftBank to help with their turn-around. A renegotiation...

Dish Network serves up new CMO

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8t0w4zFdd4o Steve's breakdown: They have a financial guy coming in as CMO. I smell and cost cutting which could mean a new and cheeper agency. ENGLEWOOD, CO: Dish Network Corp. on Wednesday...

Cablevision: It’s a Done Deal

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTiiS3Ze_GY Steve's breakdown: Alice is the buyer and we anticipate an agency review of some kind within a few months. (Though I do like the Three Brothers Moving campaign) Dexter Goei is...

Are you part of WPP or Omnicom?

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Steve's breakdown: If you are, there a chance you may be participating in the $3.3 billion AT&T creative/media review. Better get on the horn and let the Boss know if...

GE Renewable Energy’s CMO search

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Steve's breakdown: GE Renewable Energy is on the lookout for a new CMO so if you're in the market for a Green client, help them fill the position. The job description...

It’s “Time” to call Charter Communications

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Steve's breakdown: Charter now owns Time Warner Cable and TWC News & NY1 channels and they will all be rebranded. Interested in doing that work? Call Now! 203-905-7801 Jonathan Hargis is the EVP & CMO: jonathan.hargis@chartercom.com...

Cablevision selling off cable business

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTiiS3Ze_GY Steve's breakdown: Cablevision's cable biz has 3.1 million subscribers and would probably get an image facelift once the financial are complete. As for the the New York  Knicks &...

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