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Noelle Bell
Noelle Bell is the CEO of Buzzworthy Social Media, a social media PR firm that is dedicated to generating buzz for small businesses in providing excellent graphic design, online strategies, and development solutions. She is a former congressional staffer, and a proud progressive Texan with a penchant for using social media on domestic policy issues, and can be followed on Twitter.

Entries by Noelle Bell

Ten Ways to Buzz It Up on Facebook

(0) Comments | Posted January 30, 2012 | 4:32 PM

How do you buzz it up on Facebook for your business? I've listed ten simple ways on how to increase the buzz through fan engagement and broaden brand reach with your Facebook fan page. It all comes down to remembering that the goal is to increase brand awareness, affinity, and...

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Getting Fan Scaling Right for Your Business

(2) Comments | Posted January 17, 2012 | 12:26 PM

What is fan scaling? It's the process of building up the number of your fans for your fan page. Can it get too big? Can it get too small? Yes, it can, and what ultimately matters is the comfort level you have with the number of fans you have for...

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Hey America, Ready for Another Texan in the White House?

(1) Comments | Posted June 2, 2011 | 12:30 PM

In the past ten years, Rick Perry has brought our state to a budget crisis with a shortfall that cuts billions from public education, leaves seniors out in the cold, and defers the dream of higher education for tens of thousands of bright young people. Rick's got it made on...

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Rick Perry Needs to Stop Being a Coward

(4) Comments | Posted October 5, 2010 | 12:49 PM

In August, we ran our now infamous "Coward" print ad in over twenty newspapers across the state of Texas, and it got the attention of millions of Texans. This time around, we're expanding our ad buy of our new "Face Us" print ad to...

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The Coward Is in Newspapers Across Texas

(0) Comments | Posted August 25, 2010 | 12:07 PM

Texans all over the state are sending us photos of the Perry Is A Coward ad in their newspapers! Here's the list of newspapers that our Perry Is A Coward ad appeared in on Tuesday morning:

Dallas Morning News...
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Governor Perry Caught in Explosive Dirty Deals Scandal

(5) Comments | Posted July 29, 2010 | 5:51 PM

This week, Governor Rick Perry has found himself mired in a growing scandal over his sneaky land deals that have netted him over a million dollars while in public office. Here's more on this nasty scandal:

The Dallas Morning News found...
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Who Is Mike Toomey?

(3) Comments | Posted July 22, 2010 | 3:51 PM

That's the question that Texans are asking each other when they find out that Mike Toomey, the lobbyist for Merck in Texas, is Governor Perry's former chief of staff. That's thanks to our new TV ad, which is running heavily in media markets, that exposes...

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Our New TV Ad Against Gov. Perry On HPV Vaccine

(1) Comments | Posted July 21, 2010 | 2:05 PM

written by Noelle Bell aka slinkerwink, Director of New Media at Back To Basics PAC

We have BIG news to announce. We're releasing this ad against Governor Perry on a massive state-wide buy in Texas:

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We Went Deep Inside The Texas GOP Headquarters

(13) Comments | Posted July 12, 2010 | 4:55 PM

Since we've released the ad showcasing the double-faced hypocrisy of Governor Perry, Texans have taken notice, and we've clearly struck a nerve with Governor Perry and the Texas GOP. The day after our ad aired on a $250,000 buy in Houston, Dallas, and Austin, the Texas GOP filed a frivolous...

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OSHA Says Workers Don't Need Protection In Gulf Spill

(1) Comments | Posted June 5, 2010 | 8:32 AM

This is infuriating to read, given the news reports about workers feeling ill in the cleanup of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. There are more stories like these coming out about workers getting ill and about BP not providing them protective wear and respirators.

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Oil Companies Get 27 New Federal Waivers Since Oil Spill

(8) Comments | Posted May 10, 2010 | 4:11 PM

Ever since the oil spill happened in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20th, it seems that the federal government has not yet learned from its mistakes in granting a federal waiver to BP in spite of reported problems with environmental and worker safety issues. A report by...

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Pledge To Make 1,000,000 Calls To Congress To Pass Health Reform!

(0) Comments | Posted February 11, 2010 | 3:51 PM

Eve Gittelson, a prominent health care activists, and I would like to announce exciting news--we're working with Darcy Burner from the Progressive Congress Action Fund, a 501(c)4 non-profit organization, on the FixItAndPassIt! Project. Here's what our project is about:

Healthcare Reform: Fix It and Pass It! is a project...
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Rick Scott Crows About Delay Killing The Public Option

(18) Comments | Posted July 23, 2009 | 5:42 PM

When Senators are looking for "bipartisan" solutions to health care, and need more "time" to work on a "bipartisan" compromise, what they're really looking for is a way to kill real health care reform with the public option from happening. Private insurers and their lobbyists know this, and the...

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What Health Care Reform Means For The Deaf

(4) Comments | Posted July 17, 2009 | 11:19 AM

I'm deaf with a cochlear implant. I was implanted back in 1989 when I was seven years old, and I've had the same implant for over 20 years now. That's 20 years of listening, talking, and relying on the cochlear implant, and I don't know what I would do if...

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Tired Of Feeling Helpless About Health Reform?

(15) Comments | Posted July 14, 2009 | 11:53 AM

I've outlined ways below in what you can do to change that feeling of helplessness as you watch the mark-up process with the health care reform legislation once it's been introduced in the House of Representatives. We can have a huge effect on the health care reform legislation in Congress...

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Will Our Progressives In Congress Fight For The Public Option?

(42) Comments | Posted July 11, 2009 | 1:00 PM

It's clear that the Blue Dog Democratic Coalition have an uncanny ability to block progressive legislation by demanding concessions from the Democratic leadership to weaken vital parts of progressive legislation in exchange for their votes for the passage of legislation, and that the Congressional Progressive Caucus didn't know how to...

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The Senate Says, "No, We Can't" To The Public Option

(22) Comments | Posted July 1, 2009 | 2:24 AM

A majority of polls have shown that Americans, time after time, favor a strong Medicare-like public option that is immediately available, can deliver quality health care with affordable premiums, and will help keep the private insurers honest by being available everywhere on day one as a competitive player. Even a...

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