Big Buzz Brands® Named One of 62 Winners In Make Mine a Million $ Business™ National Competition

Wendy O’Donovan Phillips, president of Big Buzz Brands in Denver, CO, was awarded a $1,000 prize after presenting her business pitch in a national competition, and recently earned a spot in the elite business growth program that will help her business reach revenues of $1million.

Denver, CO, May 9, 2011 – Count Me In for Women’s Economic Independence is one of the nation’s leading not-for-profit organizations providing resources, education, and community support for women entrepreneurs. Monday, April 4, 2011, Wendy O’Donovan Phillips was named one of its pitch winners in its Make Mine a Million $ Business event. On May 6, 2011, Big Buzz Brands was notified that the company had been officially accepted to the prestigious Make Mine a Million $ Business development program.

The over 300 woman business owners that competed alongside Phillips had to have been in business for two or more years and have annual revenues of over $85,000. Winners of the pitch competition, which required entrants to present a two-minute elevator pitch, not only received a $1,000 American Express gift card, but also a session of introductory coaching.

Phillips has provided clients with marketing consultation since 2000, joined a Denver brand agency in 2004 and was named Junior Partner in 2006. In 2007, she started Big Buzz Brands with a vision to develop the world’s largest online branding and marketing delivery system. Today, Wendy and her team offer branding and planning, web development, online marketing, and traditional marketing to all organizations that are serious about taking their marketing strategy to the next level. Phillip’s work has been published in The Hollywood Reporter, The Washington Times, several Tribune Company newspapers, the Metro Denver Dental Society’s magazine The Articulator, and The Denver Business Journal, among other publications. She has written for such brands as Microsoft, Thomson Healthcare, Gates Corporation, Warner Brothers, Disney and The Metropolitan Opera. She has been recognized by The American Marketing Association and The Colorado Association of Black Journalists for excellence in writing. She has spoken in front of various dental Study Clubs, has presented a three-day course on online marketing in front of the Metro Denver Dental Society, and will present a four-day course on social media to the Colorado Springs Dental Society beginning fall 2011.

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Big Buzz Brands, founded in 2007, has a vision to become the world’s largest online branding and marketing delivery system, making powerful marketing easy and accessible for all organizations. The company has identified the four essential components to a robust marketing strategy: branding and planning, web development, online marketing, and traditional marketing. Easy-to-understand packages can be initiated with a quick click, so any company can easily get started with a custom marketing and branding strategy at That means more opportunity and more profitability for more companies than ever before. The company can be reached at 855-BIG-BUZZ or