Wednesday, April 25, 2012

what brand is this?

my life is already slightly chaotic and then i go ahead and do this "shameless" challenge. well good thing i did a public declaration so if i did quit, which i won't, i'd be such a lame-O. at least i can still live life as per usual with the exception of putting time aside here and there to "promote" me...right? if i didn't already need it before i definitely need to master time management NOW... and the big question, what will my next video be? i'm toying around with ideas but i do want to stick with my whole "do-it-yourself", "tips", "tricks" any event it should be fairly interesting.
i've had lots of inspiration for this project from friends, random conversations with strangers, and documentaries, namely The Greatest Movie Ever Sold by Morgan Spurlock a "documentary about branding, advertising and product placement that is financed and made possible by brands, advertising and product placement". The documentary reveals that Morgan Spurlock had to define himself, his brand and then sell this brand aka "himself" to viewers and investors. this is when i had an aha moment. "who am i and what's my brand?" like that scene in Zoolander when Derek looks at his reflection in the water...HA! well it got me thinking...
not only am i a frugal artist, i'm an unknown artist. what i do is fairly broad to most, but to me i look at things as "do it yo damn self" projects. observing things, studying things then going a head and applying what i just learned by revamping, transforming, and creating things in my life.
well i've been observing those instagram, tumblr, and twitter celebrities and there seems to be a reoccurring theme. i'll be sharing this along with how you can apply it to your own "shameless" self-promotion campaign.
but yeah, this whole online thing is so fascinating! Andy Warhol was correct in saying "In the future, everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes." he made this statement in 1968. i have no idea how he knew that but that just proves how genius he is. this is possible with the internet. anyways...go watch The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, figure out your brand, then celebrate it with the world.

oh and just so we have the numbers somewhere, prior to this youtube video i had the following follwer numbers:
facebook--->708 which i don't really want to promote so i may just create a fanpage...let's see what happens

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