"There's a new marketing catchphrase that's getting rave word-of-mouth reviews. From articles in the popular press to conversations in the classroom, huge companies to boutique marketing firms, suddenly it seems you can't talk about new products without addressing 'buzz marketing.'
'People are buzzing about buzzing,' says Wharton marketing professor Barbara Kahn. 'People think it's cool. There is something almost empowering about the idea of being able to 'buzz' your way into the products people buy.' " http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/1105.cfm
These two trade associations give fuel to the growing phenomenon of BUZZ: