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July 19, 2010

Justice League of Communications

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The year was 1960.  The Cold War was in full effect, Neil Armstrong hadn’t yet touched the moon and Dwight D. Eisenhower was President of the United States.  Heck, The Beatles hadn’t appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show yet! However, a comic book came out, issue #28 of The Brave and the Bold.  It featured the [...]

Buzz,Pop Culture,Social Media,TV and Movies

July 13, 2010

4 Reasons Old Spice is Better Than You

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Let’s get this out of the way: soap is not inherently “cool.” Marketers have been trying to shove personality into stuff that removes body odor and makes you smell vaguely reminiscent of something, be it a river in Ireland or an iceberg in Antarctica. However, Old Spice hit the jackpot this week with their new [...]

Social Media

June 10, 2010

Facebook: How Not To Expose Your Life to the World

Tags: Facebook, privacy,

Facebook Settings: How Not To Expose Your Life to the Internet World Guest Post by Sarah McCarthy of @DogAteBlog To hear some people talk, you would think that Facebook is good for nothing but the following things: 1)       Destroying person-to-person interaction. 2)       Allowing creepers to better stalk their targets. 3)       RUINING ONE’S REPUTATION. All people [...]

Social Media,charity,music

June 7, 2010

Cole’s #12for12k Concert

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[Note from Mike: The following guest post is from my good friend and OFFICIAL Buzz Kids Reporter, Cole.  He's only 3 years old, but he has an amazing understanding of the importance of giving to others.  You can see below that Cole and I share a passion for snow angels, but I had no idea [...]

Andi Narvaez,Buzz,Pop Culture,Social Media,TV and Movies,Uncategorized

May 21, 2010

LOST is to social media as…

Tags: abc, LOST, lost finale, Pop Culture, , , TV

[Note from Mike: The following is a guest post from NEW Buzz Contributor Andi Narvaez!  Click the Contributors tab above to learn more about her!  She currently is petitioning me to change the site's name to "Da Buzz."  I'll take it under advisement.] LOST is to social media as… how many times can you jump [...]

Buzz,PR,Social Media,happo

April 27, 2010

Job-Hunting Lessons from #PRStudChat

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Guest post by Brittany James During February’s #PRStudChat, Deirdre Breakenridge and Valerie Simon announced they had picked me to be the #PRStudChat Tweetheart because of how through chats I’ve reached out to other PR students and pros and developed relationships. In addition to being named Tweetheart, Deirdre and Valerie announced I would be moderating a [...]

Pop Culture,Social Media

April 11, 2010

Are you “Social Media Awesome?”

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A few weeks ago, Rick Astley helped me introduce the concept of being committed to being awesome.  But there was one problem in the post: we never discussed what “Social Media Awesomeness” really is, so you know what exactly you are committing yourself to. So let’s do just that right now. First, though, let’s address [...]

PR,Social Media,Technology

April 5, 2010

All I Need to Know I Learned Through Twitter

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All I Need to Know I Learned Through Twitter. Guest Post by Lauren Sandelin My professors would cringe if they heard that question come out of my mouth.  Perhaps because a tiny bit of them knows that this is true.  Now let me back up a second here – we all need that foundation we [...]

Buzz,Pop Culture,Social Media,music

March 18, 2010

Rick Astley & Social Media

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You won’t admit it publicly, but it’s OK.  I’ll take care of it. You LOVE Rick Astley. No shame in it.  Great pop artist from the 1980s who, despite being the punchline for countless jokes has always seemed like an easy-going, play-along-with-it kinda guy. His most famous song, of course, is “Never Gonna Give You [...]

Buzz,PR,Social Media,Sports,WWE,Wrestling

March 14, 2010

Thanks for the Memories

Tags: baltimore ravens, baseball, boxing, california tortilla, jay-z, john cena, john legend, mc hammer, mlb, muhammad ali, , , , Sports, steve urkel, , WWE

It only seemed fitting to break this news on this blog. After seven of the best years of my life, I am leaving Brotman-Winter-Fried Communications.  Starting April 1, I will be working for Iostudio, managing their incredible social media team.  Expect more information on the new gig in due time! Of course, this is a [...]