Beyond The Buzz

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the beautiful stuff out.

– Ray Bradbury

Welcome to the new and improved Beyond the Buzz!

Since we launched our business (ten years ago!) we have had the same website. We loved it and didn’t see a reason to mess with something that had gotten us so many compliments, accolades and even customers. But we realized that we were telling our clients to be fresh and stay updated and we […]
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Actor: Mark Christopher Lawrence

Beyond the Buzz is proud to announce that we’re now working with Mark Christopher Lawrence. Mark is an exceptional actor whose career has spanned everything from theater to feature films and television. Most of you may recognize him from his role as Big Mike on the NBC television program, Chuck. He has also appeared on […]
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Actor Holt Boggs

We are excited to announce that we are now working with actor Holt Boggs. You’ve probably seen Holt somewhere in one of his many television appearances. He’s been in the NBC show Revolution, TNT’s Dallas and Sons of Anarchy just to name a few.

The Dangers of Comparison Marketing

Are you concentrating on your own goals or working on someone else’s? 

One of the most common issues that I encounter when consulting in business or mentoring on a personal basis is comparison. It also happens to be one of the most detrimental things we can deal with in […]
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Facebook Official Page…Instead of a Website?

Recently I had a client mention to me that they had no interest in developing their own website for their company. The reasoning behind this was that they have a Facebook Official Page and that, in their mind, served their purpose. After all, it’s got their logo/branding on it, they interact daily with their customers, […]
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Facebook Newsflash: You’re Not the Customer

If you use Facebook, you’ve probably noticed that you’re often in a race with the site to make sure your privacy settings remain private. It seems like a constant battle to update, make sure you’ve got all the settings the way they  need to be… It can sort of feel like that moment when you’re […]
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Faux Marketing Firms

There are a lot of people out there who have started social media companies and branded themselves as marketing companies. The same also goes for web design and graphic firms. Because logos, websites and print materials are so integral to the foundation of marketing, they have claimed the title of ‘marketers’ or ‘professionals in marketing.’ […]
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Klout – is it for you?

You may have heard a lot of buzz lately about a new site that supposedly measures your influence and reach on the internet. It’s called
Klout. I first heard about it from a client and dissuaded them from signing up since they needed to do it via Facebook or Twitter. (I have issues with […]
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Social Media: How to Tackle the Elephant

Social media is a huge buzz word these days. There are social media experts everywhere and for the most part, they are self proclaimed. Last time I checked some universities were just beginning to offer actual degrees in social media and web development. It’s unlikely that they’ve
graduated enough people in the programs to […]
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What Is Marketing?

When you hear the word marketing what do you think? Do you picture a lot of people in business suits talking on the phone trying to sell you a product? Or maybe your mind flashes with pictures of graphs, charts and those power suits. It is also possible that your brain just screams “NO! Please don’t give […]
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