Keanan Kintzel Of Buzzazz Talks With Kathy Wach of CES

Keanan: Kathy from CES live video. Yeah, we're gonna put it on Wabamm. We're gonna do a 360., woah! Kathy: Yes, Consumer Energy Solutions. Keanan: Are you guys hiring? Kathy: Yes, we are. Keanan: You are? Kathy: Hiring all all the time, yes. Keanan: You have fun here?...

(Prewritten) Your Marketing Worked Mr. Or Mrs. President

Whoever Won, Their Marketing Worked One rarely constructs a time capsule intending to open it only a few days later, but that is what I am doing here. I am writing this article (though you will see it later than that) on the Monday before the presidential election. I...

Keanan Kintzel Of Buzzazz Talks To Alessio of Cleveland Street Cafe

Buzzazz Business Solutions and Wabamm are both designed to help local businesses to flourish and prosper, and the desire to help in this way is fundamental to the way that Buzzazz operates. This goal comes from Keanan Kintzel, who has helped businesses in this way...

Bad PR For Journalists

Don't worry, I totally get the irony of talking about the degradation of journalism into opinion pieces and personal platforms for writer's grievances in a piece that is primarily my opinion, and not necessarily sourced from anywhere. I studied as as a journalist and...

The Role Of Fictional Presidents

There Are Some Fictional Presidents We'd Rather Vote For Presidents get judged in many ways, and the expectations we place on them, and the criticisms we level at them, aren't just based on the records of their contemporaries or their predecessors. We see qualities...

Back Linking

There is a lot of information about back linking out there and a lot of internet marketing agencies specialize in links, whether they are in-bound, out-bound or social media links.  Sure, linking to other websites is important, but what you may not know, is why....

Game Of Thrones – Checkmating The Leaks

Game Of Thrones Makes A Move Worthy Of Baelish How do you beat people that would leak your product before you are ready to let them see it? Answer - make multiple versions so that even the players involved have no clue which way you are going to jump. I wrote an...

What is an Advertorial?

What is an Advertorial? What in the world is an advertorial you say? Put simply, it is an advertisement written in editorial style. According to Merriam-Webster, the word advertorial has been around since 1946, although some have thought the term to be relatively new....

Bruce Sterling at Ted Talks on Design Fictions

Bruce Sterling Marketing Speech at Ted Talks on Design Fiction, Storytelling When you are trying to sell something you often role play in order to see how a prospective customer might react to the pitch, and to anticipate what objections might be presented to you....

Online Ads are Annoying and Advertisers Know it

The pop from the left. They glide from the right. They hang from the top. And chill at the bottom. Some gyrate around the perimeter of your screen. Some even unapologetically carol. They’re online ads, and they infest Internet web pages like fleas on a feline. Well...

Promote Who We Can Trust: But Who Would That Be?

Who Do We Promote As A Credible Source? Who do we promote as trustworthy? What groups do we promote for such status? Who, in this world, can we trust? These are the questions now, aren’t they? Recent events, recent observations, recent verbal spouting on the internet...

Keanan Kintzel Meets Anne of Clearwater Farmer’s Market

Clearwater Farmer's Market, People Want To Buy Local! Clearwater Farmer's Market has always been a good thing for locals. A lot of people are always on the lookout for a good farmer's market - there is a strong desire to support local farmers and to buy good local...

‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ – Leaks And Movie Marketing

Batman V. Superman And Controlling Leaks The boy with his finger in the dike had an easy job - one leak to plug to save Holland. Companies that are seeking to protect the integrity of their product and to maintain a release schedule are having to try and contain...

Oscars, Birdman, Superhero’s and Admiration Marketing

Gotta Love Top Oscar For 2015 being Super Hero This year's top award goes to a brilliantly written, produced and directed movie that at its core is still based upon the type of fantasy we all grew up with loving - super heroes... Growing up, I was into swimming, hence...

Advertising Made Nerds Rule (Part 3)

Advertising Certain Nerds Has Become The Goal More than one form of advertising exists. Some of it is specific to companies, made by them, and set to sell something. But, there exists another type of advertising…one not meant to get across the idea to spend money, but...

SEO Copywriting: Writing in the Jungle

SEO Copywriting Should Not Rely On Spun Content - Ours Is Original Compelling Content One of the things that many people do not understand, or even consider is that SEO copywriting takes a lot of skill to do properly.  It's kind of like being a lion and being able to...

Government vs Liberty

The Struggle Between Government and Individual Liberty One of the biggest quandaries that our country faces is the overwhelming imbalance between powerful financial groups and the common man who struggles to survive and compete for economic and business survival....

Marketing Politicians–And Why I’m Less Sure

Their Marketing Is Improper, And Thus I Have No Idea What They Are Really Selling I’ve made comments on politicians. I’ve held my ground in arguments. I’ve been wrong and I’ve been right—and I’m not sure which was which. And at the end of it, I am less sure of what...

The Strange Marketing Box

Behold, The Strange Box With Marketing Power! Let me pose to you a hypothetical situation. Let’s say, in the middle of Cleveland Street, where the Farmer’s Market sometimes shows up, there was a large box which had a door facing you and seemed made of simple...

Marketing Socialism Is A Bad Thing!

You've Heard The Positive Marketing For Socialism, Now Here's The Rebuttal I cannot believe I need to talk about this. I can’t believe I need to say it. Socialism is a bad thing! How long have we Americans spent fighting against communism and socialism and all the...

Escapism Versus The Barrage Of Daily Disruption

People Need To Lift Their Heads Up, Not Bury Them Some people are taking a time out from social media - they are getting stressed out by the deluge of bad news, and the constant fighting between people who emerge from their echo chamber to make a lightning raid on the...

Avenues Of Advertising Online (Part 1)

People Have To Actually See Advertising For It To Work Perhaps the greatest hurdle in advertising is visibility—especially online. The internet is huge. Big to the point even attempting to put it into an understandable measurement is an exercise in brain melting. And...

Cory Booker – Using Twitter To Set A Good Example

Cory Booker Schools People On Twitter I have to admit that I hadn't heard of Cory Booker before I read the Mashable article about him, but it is nice to find out about a politician that has some winning qualities who is doing something that you can get behind. Sure,...

Media Elite Bias

Media Elite Bias One does not have to look far today when it comes to news. It appears on websites, Twitter, TV, etc. The flow is unstoppable, but perhaps, not necessary in every case. The constant regurgitation of certain stories make the listener or viewer...

Beyonce’s Lemonade

Lemonade Is Something Different Done Well If you're going to release an album these days and make any kind of splash with it - any kind of cultural impact - then you need to do something big, and you need to do something innovative. Beyonce brings us Lemonade - a...

Media Bias Is The Stock In Trade Of The News Reporting Industry

It is interesting to me that media bias is suddenly popping up on some people's radars due to, of all things, a perceived tendency to ignore Hillary Clinton's faults, and to throw a spotlight on those of her competitor Donald Trump. When these same channels lambasted...

PR: Even The Internet Has It

Everything Has PR, And Now It's Time To Talk About The Big One. The point of many of my articles is to give attention to the effective and positive PR certain groups manage to garner through clever methods. And, I’ll also, in most of those same articles, talk about...

Advertising Good Health

Advertising Something As Healthy Is An Attention Grabber: For Better Or Worse Everyone wants to be healthy—if the advertising around the internet is any sign. Though, that logical inference was obvious without a banner ad to confirm. But the controversy over what is...

Yawntech

Innovation Isn't About Repackaging Or Rebooting Oh, Apple made a speaker. Apple made a slightly larger phone. Google made a speaker. Amazon made a speaker with a camera. There has to be some kind of disruption coming in the hardware field, because at the moment it is...

Keanan Kintzel Looks Out On Clearwater Intercoastal

Keanan Kintzel travels around Pinellas County a lot, and there is a lot of really great places to see. The county has some great parks and some really beautiful scenery. the beaches are internationally renowned, and during holiday season they are packed out. If you...

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B.E. Kluttz Lumber Co Inc.

B.E. Kluttz Lumber Co Inc.

For 85 Years And 4 Generations, Kluttz Lumber Have Serviced Their Community Kluttz Lumber are a retail building supplier, and a supplier of building materials, that Buzzazz has worked with for over 5 years. They operate out of Concord, North Carolina, and have been...

A Sad Farewell To Filmstruck

A Sad Farewell To Filmstruck

Filmstruck Was An Unappreciated Gem I have heard people who say things like I won't watch it if it's in black and white. I move away from them while silently judging them. I know people who won't watch a science fiction movie because they have an amputated...

American Genius – Comics – Stan Lee

American Genius – Comics – Stan Lee

Stan Lee Gave Us So Much With His Characters I remember at one point thinking Stan Lee was a little hokey, and kind of resented the damned preamble to every story Marvel put out, because it was reminscent of a dog marking its territory. What did I know? Spotting Stan...

Cryptocurrency: Top 8 Women In Cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency: Top 8 Women In Cryptocurrency

Before you start buying cryptocurrencies, there are a lot of thing that you should keep in mind. Over the past few years the process of buying and selling cryptocurrencies has become more lucid. Let’s illustrate how in some easy steps you can buy cryptocurrencies....

Stars, Stripes And Swooshes

Stars, Stripes And Swooshes

England is pretty secular in my memory - Blair's attempt to marry Labour values with religious ones never scanned that great. My mum was Catholic and my dad was Protestant, and they married in a Registry Office, which in some senses doesn't necessarily sit well with...

A Beginner’s Guide To Bitcoin & Blockchain Technology

A Beginner’s Guide To Bitcoin & Blockchain Technology

A cryptocurrency is a digital currency that exists in the virtual domain and is secured by cryptography. It is because of this security feature, cryptocurrencies are difficult to counterfeit. Moreover it is a decentralized system, where there is no presence of any...

Find Out More About Mold Zero

Find Out More About Mold Zero

Do You Have Mold In Your Building? It Needs To Be Handled All of our clients that we work with have one thing in common - they are providing a service or a product that is designed to help people, and Mold Zero are no exception. Using a patented dry fog technology...

An Interview With Deborah Traviss From Leapin’ Lizard RV Ranch

An Interview With Deborah Traviss From Leapin’ Lizard RV Ranch

Looking For A Great Place To Stay? Check Out Leapin' Lizard Deborah has been our client for nearly 5 years, and has been running the Leapin' Lizard RV Ranch for over 20 years with her husband. Deborah is always great to speak to, and we wanted find out some more about...

Marketing the Idea of Free Speech

Marketing the Idea of Free Speech

In this hyper partisan world we live in there is an endless stream of conflict and misinformation. And many are marketing the theory that banning speech from some online platforms is an encroachment on the First Amendment Rights of individuals. Take Alex...

Look For The Problem Solvers

Look For The Problem Solvers

Look For Those Who Offer Solutions It is pretty common for people to talk about the problems that exist out there in the world, and not so common for them to offer up a solution for the situation they have highlighted. When you consider the volume of information that...

An Interview With David Janer From Bay Furnishings

An Interview With David Janer From Bay Furnishings

Bay Furnishings Is A Veteran Owned Furniture Business That Can Service Anywhere In The Country! David is very enthusiastic in what he does, and he handles a number of different things in his company, doing each job that needs to be done with the same enthusiasm. We...

Interview With Tamara J. Archer

Interview With Tamara J. Archer

Photo Credit: Errol K. Archer T. Archer Design, Changing Lives With Interior Design When we transformed our office into an art gallery for an evening last month, as part of the Clearwater Art Walk, we created something really special, and got to meet some wonderful...

R.E.S.P.E.C.T – Aretha Franklin

R.E.S.P.E.C.T – Aretha Franklin

Aretha Franklin's Voice And The Way She Conducted Herself Truly Made Her The Queen Of Soul Well, we got a little warning, and with that another great has left the building. When great artists pass, especially ones who have had such a lasting and profound impact on the...

The Marketing Of Books

The Marketing Of Books

People Read - So How Do You Sell To Them? When was the last time you read a book? I don’t mean any judgment with that question: it’s simply to illustrate a point about marketing. While a television show, or a movie, can take only an hour or two to get through, books...

An Interview With Brandon Scott

An Interview With Brandon Scott

Brandon Scott Has A Compelling New Book Out! Brandon Scott has been writing for a long time, and as part of The Buzzazz Editorial Team he wrote a lot of really great articles. He has recently published his first book, and has taken his writing to a whole other level....

What Does The Collapse Of Dialogue Mean For People?

What Does The Collapse Of Dialogue Mean For People?

That Old Blue And Red Divide That Has Been With Us Since Rome The first thing to ask is whether there is a collapse of dialogue. Survey the evidence of the number of bipartisan conversations that don't descend into name calling and actually prove to be fruitful and...

Everyone is a Designer

Everyone is a Designer

I think it happens to be a bit ironic. Relevant, but ironic. When a client hires and Internet Marketer, they are asking them for their help to achieve certain goal, and I think that is indisputable. There is generally a contract in place to indicate what is expected...

The SEO Stats That Could Make Or Break Your Business

The SEO Stats That Could Make Or Break Your Business

SEO is something of a nebulous subject at times. It can be difficult to pin down exactly what is working for you and what is not. The main reason why you can’t always successfully determine your progress with optimizing your website is that there is too much...

From Arya Stark To Daisie – A Collaborative App For Artists

From Arya Stark To Daisie – A Collaborative App For Artists

Collaboration Over Competition Is Daisie's Philosophy It is always a great thing when someone takes their own success and parlays it into helping others. Who better than another artist to understand what  it takes to go from obscurity to fame, and who better to...

Where Are You At?

Where Are You At?

What's Your Job Title? What Is The Date? What's The Time? Do you know where you are? Do you conflate this job that you are doing with the last one you were at, or maybe some long ago job that this one reminds you of? That can't be much fun. Carrying all that baggage,...

Is An Online Store Really The Best Option?

Is An Online Store Really The Best Option?

Globally, eCommerce is pulling in $2.3 trillion a year. It could be a lucrative option for your business if you get it right. Online shopping can help you grow your market share and offer a convenient solution for the clients. Top American brands have known about the...

Relationship Marketing

Relationship Marketing

How Can You Help People? When a lot of people think about a great way for them to generate leads they are often imagining some super complex system with a whole bunch of complicated levers and buttons that must be pushed, metaphorically speaking that is. The more...

Solution Based Writing

Solution Based Writing

Practical Solutions Make Much Better Reading Than Articles Full Of Problems I am going to just say this straight up - articles which only float problems in your direction aren't worth the time it takes to read them. They are the celery of writing - as much nutritional...

Dustin Miller Of Abstract Metal Design Interview

Dustin Miller Of Abstract Metal Design Interview

Dustin Miller Creates Beautiful Fine Metal Art Sculptures Inspired by the elements, Dustin Miller creates dynamic sculptures, that are durable and perfect for indoor or outdoor settings. Dustin has created works that are on public display around the...

Fake News Is An Oxymoron, Do You Mean Propaganda?

Fake News Is An Oxymoron, Do You Mean Propaganda?

There Is No Fake News - It's Either News Or Not When you are discussing something as vital as information then the exactness of words is an important thing to consider, and fake news, while it may be a trending term, and the favorite buzzword of a few very loud...

Could You Be Crypto Royalty?

Could You Be Crypto Royalty?

Cryptocurrencies have taken the world by storm over the last year or so. Some people have made buckets of money, others have lost everything. Cryptos have been responsible for creating a new breed of a millionaire. There is clearly the opportunity to make a lot of...

How To Write About Anything And Everything

How To Write About Anything And Everything

Writing About The Problem Is A Way To Diminish The Problem Content writing - really good content writing, can convince you that the person writing it is possibly an expert from within the industry. It is not necessarily the easiest effect to achieve. Why? Because you...

No Substitute For Hard Work

No Substitute For Hard Work

Elbow Grease Is Only In Short Supply If You Don't Apply It When I was growing up my dad had a ready supply of elbow grease, and I wanted some, because he seemed to keep going and I got tired out too quickly. I worked hard from an early age, and by that I don't mean I...

Happy 4th Of July

Happy 4th Of July

Independence Day Is Here! Perhaps the irony of having the only English dude in the office write a piece on the 4th of July has dissipated somewhat. I've been here 10 years now, and learned pretty early on that wearing a red coat around this time was not a good thing....

Amazon Making Good On It’s Healthcare Idea

Amazon Making Good On It’s Healthcare Idea

Whether It Is Ultimately A Success Or Not It Promises A Change What do people want? You have to imagine that Jeff Bezos is asking that a lot. Why? Because he seems to provide a lot of things that people need and want. Easier access to medication is definitely one of...

Google’s Duplex Is On The Line

Google’s Duplex Is On The Line

Is It AI? Do We Have A Problem, Dave? AI seems to me to be a misnomer for what we have right now. Some people working in the field of machine intelligence don't like it because of the species derived chauvinism that it indicates. But if you look at the systems which...

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