NEAR account for payment: bagadefente.near
Duration: September, 26th to October, 25th
Requested Amount: 500 usd in DAI
The BlockChat — Near Friendly Talks is a live streamed online talk show created, produced and presented by myself, Baga Defente, in which I have informal talks with people from different areas, part of the Near ecosystem.
The show works as a space for those guests to present a bit of themselves, talking about their personal journey, motivations, influences, how they discovered the cryptoworld, joined Near Protocol and all that came along.
In each episode we also talk about elements, concepts and technologies we’re discovering while living and working on web3 context, being able to share our experiences with a wider audience. Since July, we’re also been doing NFT giveaways during the show, for people interacting with us via YouTube’s live chat.
Initially created to present and have talks with Brazilian artists, the project is evolving and now I’d like to start chatting with people from other areas, as detailed below.
Produce two more one-hour each episodes of the talk show, broadcasting live via NADA∴Studio Criativo’s YouTube channel.
August was our first month as a DAO, and it was a very busy and full of learnings one, which led us to rethinking our initial ideas. We’re going through internal changes to optimize our process and the funds we’re having access to, so I chose not to make new episodes in September to dedicate more time on organizational things.
Even being presented in our September funding proposal, this is set to produce October episodes. We’re still talking and trying to sync agendas, but our goal is to talk with one or two Brazilian developers from Near Floripa. Soon we’ll have a call to meet each other to see how can we collaborate in future projects, and also decide together if we should have an episode with a three-people talk (two developers as guests) or two episodes with one guest at a time.
If we go for the former idea, the second program of October could be with a non-Brazilian Portuguese speaker community member; I have a few names in mind and, with the proposal approved I’ll contact them to see if our dates match. It’s worth saying that October will be the post-Nearcon month, so it will be nice to talk to people who were able to attend the conference to share their discoveries and impressions (like the developers from Near Floripa and other guests I have in mind).
The BlockChat intends to reach two different publics:
- Portuguese-speaker members of the Near ecosystem, specially from Brazilian and Portugal based DAOs, guilds and communities.
- People (still) outside Near, but already interested in (or just curious about) blockchain, NFTs and web3 technologies
This is done promoting the show on social media profiles and community groups (Instagram, Twitter, Telegram, Discord), plus boosting posts on the first two. The fact of being live on YouTube is also a form to reach wider audiences from the guests, hosts and crew networks. For these new episodes, if our DAO changes and proposals are approved, we’ll count with a professional focused on marketing and communication strategies to help us to reach more people to watch our show.
The live episodes are all recorded and permanently available to watch after the live streaming at NADA Studio Criativo’s YouTube channel, and we intend to have them all with English subtitles as soon as possible (I’m talking with some people within and outside the ecosystem to see how much this service will costs).
The previous episodes have had an average of 40-50 views during their broadcast, but as you can see below, they continue to be watched later, and this makes me think that having them subtitled in English can be a good strategy to expand the reach of these contents. and, consequently, introduce Near to other people.
Sep, 26th - Oct, 3rd — pre-production (research, guidelines, advertising)
Oct, 3rd — streaming setup and technical tests with guests
Oct, 4th — episode #9 live streaming
Oct, 5th — NFTs giveaway delivered to winners
Oct, 6 - 17th — pre-production (research, guidelines, advertising)
Oct, 17th — streaming setup and technical tests with guests
Oct, 18th — episode #10 live streaming
Oct, 19th — NFTs giveaway delivered to winners
Oct, 20 - 25th — Project report
- Planning, pre-production, setup transmission & host: 400 usd in DAI
- Divulgation (graphic & video pieces for social media): 50 usd in DAI
- Promoted posts: 50 usd in DAI
- Total = 500 usd in DAI
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