BitTitan, a Seattle, WA-based cloud services enablement and managed services automation leader, has issued an international public relations RFP for a 2017 global product launch. BitTitan is seeking a public relations agency with a track record of working within the B2B enterprise tech space, with emphasis on cloud and SaaS clients. The agency should be […]
Waggener Edstrom Communications News, Info, Gossip and More
Waggener Edstrom Communications, in September 2015 rebranded to be known as WE, is a multinational firm. Their headquarters are in Seattle, but they have offices all around the world in the Asian Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, South and Central America, Canada, and the U.S. currently in 16 office worldwide with approximately 700 employees. Some of their largest clients include Microsoft, Bloomberg, All Recipes, Hootesuite, Skype, and Morgan Stanley.
They were founded in 1983 by Melissa Waggener Zorkin and Pam Edstrom in Portland, Oregon, but later moved their headquarters to Seattle. They are probably best known in their long-term association with Microsoft, one of their first clients. Also, Edstrom had been a Microsoft employee prior to starting the firm. WE areas of expertise include public affairs, brand strategy, consumer, social innovation, healthcare, and, of course, technology. The Holmes Reports in 2010 listed WE as the Technology Agency of the Decade.
The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) has issued an RFP for “advertising campaigns, publications, and media planning and placement for LCRA Parks, a Community Resources department within LCRA.”LCRA provides a multitude of vital services to Texans, including delivering electricity, managing the water supply and environment of the lower Colorado River basin, providing public recreation areas, […]
Another year is winding down and the PR News Agency has dispensed another set of Elite Awards to firms in twenty-nine categories. Every agency and firm nominated for a 2014 Elite Award showed outstanding innovation and client satisfaction and the winner of each category truly had a great year. However, winners in three categories deserve […]
Whether you noticed or not, FTI Consulting bounced into the top US PR firms contention via O’Dwyer’s list of top agencies for 2013. The space formerly held by either Melissa Waggener Zorkin’s Waggener Edstrom, or APCO Worldwide, is not firmly in the hands of Ed Reilly’s global firm. For today’s matchup of Twitter prowess we pit the almost legendary Weber Shandwick against FTI to see just who has a handle on social media dominance.
Last weekend we launched a new and fun series of showdowns between the world’s biggest and best PR companies. Starting off with APCO Worldwide losing a close Twitter comparative with Waggener Edstrom, it’s only right and fair we pit powerhouse Edelman against Michael Kempner’s mega influential MWW Group this Sunday.
Edelman, APCO Worldwide, Waggener Edstrom, Ruder Finn, W2O Group, Weber Shandwick, Fleishman-Hillard, Burston Marsteller, and MWW, these companies sit at the top of the public relations food chain with some others. But just how competitive are these and others when it comes to their digital footprint? We have discussed this many times, but only now can we present them using visual.ly to enhance the results visually.
Last week Waggener Edstrom Worldwide announced oday announced having expanded their Hong Kong office’s luxury portfolio. The agency reportedly added several major brands as well as a new hire of note, Sunni Hong. On the strength of 46 percent year-on-year growth, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide adds designer Cole Haan, and completes major campaigns for leather goods specialists LANCEL, and the wine brand Pernod Ricard.