What's the Difference: UPshow vs. Buzztime

September 17, 2018
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So, you’re looking for a new entertainment tool. You know the incredible ways interactive entertainment like trivia and games can benefit your business. You’ve narrowed down your options, but are left wondering whether UPshow or Buzztime will be the service that meets your needs. 

I’ll make it easy for you: UPshow offers a suite of entertainment, trivia and games just like Buzztime, but with more features and no crazy hardware cost. Don’t believe me? Let’s break it down.

What's the Difference between UPshow and Buzztime

Trivia, Games, and Social TV

Get customers engaged, staying longer, and spending more as they enjoy a variety of games - from custom trivia to MicroFantasy.  UPshow also gives you access to a wide range of social media-powered channels for the teams and topics that matter most to your customers. That way, you can have a Buckeyes channel in your Ohio bar, a home improvement channel in your waiting room, or a travel channel in your hotel. Plus, UPshow’s integration with the top internet TV provider ( gives you access to leading channels such as FailArmy, Wipeout, Fox Sports, News 24/7, KidsTV and much more.

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD)

Whether or not you have $500+ to spend on hardware for trivia and games, with UPshow, you don’t have to. Our interactive entertainment is easy for customers to engage with via their own mobile device - they don’t even have to download an app. Save money, and save your guests from germy communal screens 😷.

Effective Digital Signage


Imagine paper PoS, evolved. Showcase specials, new items, events and more on your TVs. Upload existing signage, or create new material using UPshow’s simple templates. UPshow’s platform has been shown to boost sales of certain items promoted on-screen by 5%.

Fully Customizable

UPshow’s platform can be completely customized to your brand - colors, style, logo, hashtags and more. Have something specific in mind? We’ll do everything we can to help you out. We won’t leave you to your own devices, or limit you to a tiny logo in the corner. Ultimately, your customers will see this as “Your Brand TV” and think you’ve invested in building out your own channel!

So Much More

In addition to giving you the best of the above features, UPshow has so much more to offer. We specialize in building businesses their very own Social TV - a dynamic social media display that delights customers and incentivizes them to talk about your business online. With options to add on this, and more, you’ll use UPshow for more than just trivia (at a fraction of the cost)!

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