Jessica Bailis helps utilities use E Source content to meet their marketing and corporate communications goals. Before becoming a Solution Director, she researched utility marketing and communications initiatives and trends as a Senior Analyst. She has 14 years of digital marketing and public relations experience. Prior to working at E Source, Jessica led marketing initiatives at a solar-installation company in New York and developed residential and business campaigns for lead generation, customer engagement, and corporate branding. She specializes in social marketing, email marketing, marketing automation, search engine optimization, and pay-per-click advertising. Jessica holds a BS in television-radio with a concentration in advertising and public relations from Ithaca College.

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How can utilities build trust with SMB customers?

Jessica Bailis
March 23, 2021

In this Ask E Source answer, we share data insights into how small and midsize business customers view energy-efficiency programs, types of initiatives that build trust, and examples of how other utilities have used marketing campaigns.

The winners of the 2020 E Source Utility Ad Awards Contest

Jessica Bailis
September 8, 2020

This year, E Source encouraged utilities to submit their most effective and creative marketing campaigns across six categories. Join this web conference as we recognize the winners of the 2020 E Source Utility Ad Awards Contest.

Utilities support diversity, equity, and inclusion, and so does E Source

Jessica Bailis, Eryc Eyl
June 12, 2020

Since May 30, we’ve seen 21 utilities across the US and Canada issue public statements of support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Like our utility customers, E Source supports Black Lives Matter and the broader movement for inclusion, diversity, equity, and access.

Storytelling tips from the experts

Jessica Bailis, Joy Herbers
July 12, 2019

How do you identify, plan, deliver, manage, and measure the success of your website content? Southern California Edison's Caroline Aoyagi-Stom and Content Strategy Inc.'s Blaine Kyllo gave utility members some easy-to-implement advice at the 2018 E Source Forum. Watch video excerpts of their wisdom.

What are the best ways to reach business customers through community-based marketing and events?

Jessica Bailis
June 5, 2019

Community-based marketing and events are effective ways to engage your business customers. In this answer, we explain the benefits of community-based marketing, show you how to expand your multichannel marketing approach and use testimonials, highlight utility examples, and make recommendations.​