Extremism Tax – Making Social Media Platforms Responsible

Russian influence on social media was being dug into throughout most of last year, and the debate about hate speech versus free speech was also on the table - with social media companies being strongly urged to police their content better. Intellectual safe spaces...

Dove Soap & The Power Of Positivity Marketing

Being Positive As A Marketing Strategy I don't use Dove products, but I watch Dove adverts. Why? Because they are popular with a lot of my female friends and they are fun and they end up in my Facebook feed. The videos are popular even with people who don't...

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 Millennials, The Arts, And Fame

What Do The Millennials Do? Oh shock, a millennial writer talking about how the world's changing. What else is new? Well, a lot actually, because, you know, the world’s changing. All the time, but rapidly now, more than any other period in history. Change begets...

Keanan Kintzel At Largo Southwest Rec Center

Okay, I'm going to try this again. Here we are at beautiful Largo outdoor pool; the Southwest Recreational Center. They got clay tennis courts, this beautiful Olympic sized pool, diving well. They actually did the 1994 or 2004, excuse me, AAU National Diving...

The Marketing of Marvel

It’s hard to believe, but the first movie in Marvel’s Phase One came out seven years ago. For all of those people who just felt old, I apologize, but it’s the truth. Iron Man released in the spring of 2008 and started what can only be described as a cultural...

Keanan Kintzel Talks About Quiet Zone On News Channel 8

At seemingly random times of the day and night, short but very loud freight trains move through the city center and neighborhoods. Business owner Keanan Kintzel has to stop talking on the phone when the train blares its horn. “It’s going really slow and everybody honk...

Apple iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7

Apple iPhone 7 vs Samsung Galaxy S7 If you have been keeping up with phone technology recently then I am sure you have been aware of the battle that has been going on between debatably the two biggest tech giants in the world, Apple & Samsung. Both companies sell...

Personal PR

It's interesting when you start to look at the idea of personal PR, and how you advertise yourself to the world. A lot of people might immediately reach for the example of what they are doing with their social media; their Facebook or the blog they infrequently...

Keanan Kintzel Of Buzzazz Watches Clearwater Knights Cheerleaders

Sports events are full of spectacle, and one thing that is a regular sight at any football game is the acrobatics of the cheerleaders, and the Clearwater Knights are no exception. Cheer-leading is an athletic discipline itself, one that adds in an aesthetic level and...

Donald Trump, Jefferson and the Libertarian

This begins a series of articles that I will be written leading up to the National Republican and Democratic Primaries, with my take on Donald Trump, his Jeffersonian influence and his Libertarian Ideals. Mr. Donald Trump - An Libertarian or Not? There has been much...

The Odd Advertising That Is #Showhole

How To Get Your Advertising To Stick? We'll You Could Always Go Weird. Now, I’m all for the consumption of media. It’s the consumption of art. Exploring other’s creative endeavors. This article is a piece of media. But, I am still a tad concerned about the commonplace...

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...

A Tribute To Prince: The Man, The Marketing, The Legend.

It's An Impressive Feat Of Marketing And Skill When Everyone Knows Your Name It was odd, two Prince songs in a row on a random radio station. I didn’t know at the time. It didn’t occur to me. I didn’t think of the possibility. But later, well, I heard the news the...

A Sea Of Information – Navigating With Coolhunters

Some cultural commentators talk about the current lay of the land as if it were a vast and scary sea of information and they were an amnesiac Jason Bourne floating in it. All of the old signposts, signifiers, and landmarks are gone, so they say, but that is just a...

The Internet Promotes It Will Bring Stuff To You

Delivery, As A System, Promotes The Gift Of Free Time This article came as an idea because of the company Carvana. Carvana delivers cars to you. They allow a person in search of a vehicle to, without going to a dealership, purchase a car. Like Amazon and eBay with,...

Community Service Foundation – The Idea Of Carriage Housing

Solving problems is always going to involve a degree of innovation, and housing and homelessness are no different. The problem has been with us for a long time, so new thinking is needed, and the idea of carriage housing, along with the other solutions offered by the...

Behind The Mac

Where Does the Purpose Behind A Product Drive It And You? I am not sure that I ever really saw a Windows or Microsoft advert that stuck with me. Windows was ubiquitous but never really aspirational or inspirational. I have Windows because it came on the computer I own...

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...

Avenues Of Advertising Online (Part 2)

A Moving Advertisement Is The Best Kind Of Advertisement Did you work images into your advertising yet? Well, I hope you did, because now we are moving on to the next step of how to rise above the sea of voices: video. Ah yes, videos. Words, and I still bemoan this,...

A Paying Market For Artists – Starts With Putting Hands In Pockets

Where did the idea that not paying artists was OK come from? I see it as deriving mainly from a sense of entitlement, and an inability to identify the sequence of actions both that were involved in the production of a product, and the sequence of actions involved in...

The PR Religious Bias as an Artform

The PR of Prejudice in Religion Lets chat about the PR of religious bias, shall we?  Everyone has it, and it is different for everyone. I am going to pick on one major institution of new media now.  In previous posts I have commended them and defended them and have...

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...

The Starbucks Cup Advertising Continues

Starbucks' Advertising Is Still Piping Hot In 2016 I’m late to this party, but can we please talk about this for a second? This advertising from Starbucks is...well...brave. Watch this video posted around a month ago, from Starbucks’ official YouTube channel:...

Time Magazine’s Timely Covers

Magazine Covers That Succinctly Communicate The Whole Story I have read Time Magazine on and off since 1982 or maybe earlier, but it had its biggest impact when I was 7 years old. Two issues from that period of time stick in my mind - one featured Michael Jackson, who...

Airbnb Disaster Response Tool

Results Should Be Prized Above Altruism With These Programs Facebook's Safety Check had been one of those things I initially thought was a little bit intrusive and excessive, and then I got to use it, and I saw that some of my friends in dangerous places were OK, and...

Nashville Tennessee is now a Music Marketing PR Bonanza!

Nashville and Advertising in Music Nashville is gaining quite a bit of attention these days as a media, marketing and advertising hub so I thought I would give you a report from the ground level. In the 6 years that I have been here, date coincident with the rise of...

Android’s App Store Game Change

Amazon Making A Move On Another Market? It's interesting - I recently bought a new phone, and though some things automatically updated there were a few notable exceptions. I have an Android, so all the things which loaded straight in from my Google Account were apps...

PR And Animals, They Have It As Well

Everything Affects PR, Even Being Cute Or Furry--Or Both Let me get one thing straight before I start talking about the PR of animals: I like dogs, and cats, and rabbits, and animals in general. So, however odd this topic might go, I am not advocating anything...

Promote The Nerd Actor: A Tribute To John Hurt

An Article, To Promote Remembrance The problem with being young after 2016, and perhaps it is also a blessing to promote as such (if only to lessen grief), is I had no exposure to most of the celebrities we lost, and thus do not have as deep a connection to them as I...

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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...

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....

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