For the third year in a row, Brian Solis and JESS3 have partnered to map out the social media landscape. First launched in 2008, the "v3.0" of the Conversation Prism reflects the changes the social media world saw in the past year.
As JESS3 begins to settle in its new Los Angeles headquarters, The Washington Business Journal announces the void it will leave in its former Washington D.C. home. President, and COO Leslie Bradshaw, along with CEO and Co-Founder Jesse Thomas moved to California in early June. WBJ Reporter Bill Flook writes, "JESS3 is going out West, where the clients are near and the talent is plentiful." Flook continues, "The reasons behind the relocation are predictable. JESS3 works for some big-name tech and media clients." Last year alone, 93% of JESS3's revenue came solely from their West Coast clients. As Bradshaw states in the article, "It’s just nice to be a little bit closer to the clients we serve."
CEO and Founder Jesse Thomas and Director of Strategy Brad Cohen traveled to Bilbao, Spain to participate in the Nonick Conference, which promotes the role of technology and new media in developing new areas of Spain’s economy. The expert duo shared tips on making information snackable, social objects, and keeping the target audience in mind.
As a part of our ongoing partnership with the Google Politics team, we worked together to develop an infographic that tells the story of past host popularity at the annual White House Correspondent's Dinner. By tapping into YouTube and Google Search insights, we mapped the last six years of WHCD data in one single view. Big thanks to the New York Observer for the write up!
JESS3 COO, Co-Founder, and President Leslie Bradshaw discusses the rise of women entrepreneurs with Ellie Cachette of The Huffington Post. One statistic sates that in the last 15 years alone women-owned businesses have increased by 54 percent, reaching over 8.3 million total in the United States. Bradshaw, a driving force behind the women business owner movement says, "Entrepreneurship is the next natural step for women. We've reached parity in higher education. We are no longer facing an overt, sexist glass ceiling in the management ranks. Now, it is time for us to launch and grow businesses."
To illustrate Geoff Livingston's findings about influence, the author partnered with JESS3 to visualize the State of Influencer Theory through a dynamic infographic that outlines the different phases Influencer Theory on the Social Web has taken over the last ten years, from Malcom Gladwell’s Tipping Point in 2000 to the current movement: Leaderboards.
OpenAir’s mission is to bring together the best in citizen engagement, development, data visualization and policy in a setting that is open and conducive to collaboration.To help bring the essence of OpenAir to live, JESS3 explored a variety of typefaces and iconic pairings before selecting the open infinity sign as the final logo.
Capital Business reporter Tom Heath announced on Monday: "The founders of JESS3 — the District-based visual storyteller for corporations such as Google, NIKEiD and ESPN — are moving to Los Angeles next month. For good." Adding that, "JESS3 co-founder Leslie Bradshaw tells us the company set up offices in Highland Park a year ago. Bradshaw, who founded the firm with Jesse Thomas and is one of the key players in the local business scene, said the move will enable the firm to better serve their West Coast clients, which make up 90 percent of JESS3’s business."