Political Not Polite, Direct Not Dissembling

Speaking your Mind Isn't The Same As Telling The Truth, But There's An Honesty In It In politics people seem to be done with being polite and holding back or diluting their opinions, and while some of the opinions expressed may be intolerable to people, at least the...

Pinellas Dog Parks

Dog owners in America are becoming more and more protective of their fur babies than ever before. Sometimes helicopter parenting can be seen as a bad thing, but it hard to argue with those big black eyes and wiggly tongues. Florida is a warm state with almost constant...

Website Design with Web.com

Marketing Website Design In A Saturated Industry Working for an advertising agency there are some things you notice right out of the gate, including how much importance website design and marketing can make or break a company. One of the new gimmicks that has popped...

The PR of a Legend

PR of Total Football and Johan Cruyff Today is a sad day for two countries, millions of fans and world of football.  Not American football, but football.  The legend, the man who made popular the concept of total football, the man who helped give Pep Guardiola, Luis...

No One Does That Anymore – Marketing A Supposed Decline

Things Don't Die They Just Get Repurposed Cassandras have always been around, but it wasn't always so easy for these Chicken Littles to tell everyone about the sky-falling. When they start crying wolf now there's always two choruses that pipe up - the naysayers and...

Advertisements For The Overwhelming Media

Like Advertisements, Media Sells You On Something, But Is There Too Much For Sale? There’s more media being produced than you could ever consume, even if you spent every waking hour listening or viewing it. You could walk to Nature’s Food Patch, and around the Pierce...

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....

Let’s Talk About Religion And Race

Why is it that some religions are loved more than others?  Why is it okay for societies to hate and attack other religions? What is it about skin pigmentation that bothers people?  Why do non-Euro-American people suffer more than the latter? These are questions that I...

Jordan Peele’s Comedy Gold, to Oscar Gold

In 2015, Keegan Michael Key and Jordan Peele ended their Comedy Central series Key and Peele after five seasons of work and success. In the comedic community that means a lot for any actor. Especially minority actors. After, Jordan Peele has...

NaNoWriMo Promoting Production For Writers

NaNoWriMo: A Massive Event Promoting Writing On An Even More Massive Scale It’s November, and if you are a writer, chances are you already know what that means: NaNoWriMo. Short for National Novel Writing Month. But, if you’re not a writer, some quick background data:...

Advertising Economic Policy

Advertising the Problems with Liberal and Conservative Economic Agendas In an election year there are always key issues that dominate the foreground.  I do not need to cite any academic or public sources to inform you that the Economy is one of the biggest issues in...

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...

Donald Sterling – A PR Case Study

What a case! Donald Sterling, owner of the LA Clippers has been forced out of his property as of about 2:37pm the 29th of April, 2014. According to the HuffingtonPost who tracked the case...

Web Design: The Bare Necessities

Web Design - Don't Make People Think Baloo would make a pretty good web designer – he would be in agreement with a lot of the things that Steve Krug, author of Don’t Make Me Think has to say about web design. Keep it simple, don’t make people think – just stick to the...

Under Fire For Imaginary Grenades – Brian Williams & Iraq

What a PR disaster for a news anchor - to be found to have "misremembered" as he termed it, an event where he claimed to have been in a helicopter that was hit by a grenade in Iraq. Brian Williams, who is one of the faces of NBC's Nightly News program has become the...

Advertising Belsomra and Big Pharma

Advertising Belsomra, and the Problems with Modern Medicine One major industry escapes a great deal of criticism on a public scale because they purport to serve the good of humanity. This industry is remarkably contained in every other country of the world except for...

Keanan Kintzel Watches Billy Joel on Cleveland St in Clearwater

Keanan Kintzel enjoys going to live music, and having the chance to see Billy Joel right on his doorstep was one he wasn't going to pass up. Billy Joel is something of a musical legend. He had top 40 hits across the 70s, 80s and 90s, getting 33 top 40 hits in the US,...

Internet Marketing: Success in Action pt.1

By successfully coordinating between our Design, Technical and Content Development Departments, we have won.  The basis for el’Google’s new website monitoring software is in fact, unique, organic, relevant content.  Do you know what this means?  It means copywriters...

Windows 10 Mail – Return To Sender

Windows 10 Mail - Nice Looking But Not Helpful So, in a follow up to the article about my first week using Windows 10, I would like to talk about Mail. In some ways it is better than its predecessors - design-wise it looks as clean and sleek as the rest of Windows 10....

Your P.R. And Your Social Media–Always Tied Together

Social Media Has A Controversial P.R. That Is Always Affecting You Is social media too distracting? Well, here’s what I have to say about it... ... ... ... ... ... Sorry, I was just checking my Facebook. What was I talking about? Oh, yeah. Social media. Being...

Keanan Kintzel, Marco Victorino – $100 and Intention!

Keanan: So, here we are a couple holes left, how we doing? Marco: Excellent. Keanan: So ... Marco: It's no man's land. Keanan: Marketing tip of the day: um, don't give up; sell or be sold; always be selling; always be closing or always be golfing. Marco. But never say...

Turning Green With Marketing

So, somehow I’d managed to completely forget that there’s a Whole Foods at Countryside Mall until recently when I ended up there for some reason or another. And after walking around the, honestly, rather aesthetically pleasing store, it got me thinking: is the reason...

More Mobile Friendly

Mobile friendly websites are the thing. People carry their computers around with them now in their pockets. They want to be able to find data on the go, so it makes sense that your website should be friendly to these devices. People do not want to have work to get the...

Black Friday: A Marketing Holiday

Holidays Have Marketing, But Black Friday Might Be The First Devoted To It Black Friday: A state holiday characterized by deals, sales, and a dollop of madness. Regardless of whether or not you participate in this sometimes insane tradition, it’s inescapable in the...

Bernie Sanders Marketing for President

Bernie Sanders | Marketing Election Success Bernie Sanders, Sen. VT, won New Hampshire's primary last night. Why is this significant? In terms of marketing his campaign and the success it has garnered, Bernie Sanders is far outstripping any of his democratic...

Leonardo DiCaprio – Marketing Wizard for Mother Earth?

Leo DiCaprio  wins an Oscar - new status expands his "Global Warming" cause marketing reach. No doubt, Leo is and has been one of the world's leading actors for quite some time. His talent is obvious. Like other famous stars, and famous corporations, he has put a lot...

Marketing Your Art As An Artist: Walking The Line

Marketing Art Is An Art In Itself Marketing yourself as an artist is fraught with issues. And the most obvious is something I’ve talked about before: the lack of time or attention available for a piece of art (or anything). Recommending a show, movie, book, painting,...

Truth Sells, Dishonesty Paints A False Picture

Whitewashing; pinkwashing; greenwashing. It basically boils down to dishonesty. Dishonesty annoys people, and it isn't going to get a very good reception. Those movies and books and other cultural artifacts that people take to their hearts are the ones that genuinely...

Selma and the Social Outrage of its Absence at the Oscars

I am tired of hearing about social injustices concerning the lack of recognition concerning African Americans, Latinos and other minorities in the United States.  I am equally tired of hearing about the hate crimes that occur all over the world: whether you are a...

Promote We Don’t Eat The Cute Animals

There's Something We Promote, That We Might Not Think About What we promote is sometimes not willful. Because our actions are often promoting something whether we explicitly are in favor or against the implications of the action. This has plenty of examples, spreading...

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Give Me Liberty with Leads or Give Me Death!

Give Me Liberty with Leads or Give Me Death!

Every business is searching for the all-important lead that will bring them their next sale or client. A successful way of doing this is by using digital advertising. Some examples of this are posting Facebook and Google ads, email marketing, or driving traffic to...

The Best Mobile Marketing Tips to Boost your App Downloads

The Best Mobile Marketing Tips to Boost your App Downloads

So, your business has reached a new milestone in the form of a mobile app. It has got everything in it; from great visuals to graphics, design, and interesting bits of information. Despite ensuring that your mobile app stands out from the rest, nobody seems to be...

What are the main Big Data challenges in the financial industry?

What are the main Big Data challenges in the financial industry?

With applications in all industries, Big Data is changing our society to its core. Maybe one of the greatest beneficiaries of Big Data applications is the financial industry. Today, players in the banking and financial sector can offer more flexible and personalized...

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...

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