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What's The Furthest You'd Go? How Much Money?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Needalead, Jun 10, 2012.

  1. Needalead

    Needalead BANNED BANNED

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    i have been raising money for one of my projects and I ran into a group this past week. I was in Tampa for a few conferences. They were talking about branding and somehow tattooing (which is permanent for those who are wondering)

    The topic that was raised was how much would you pay someone to tattoo their business logo. I had to think a long while then a light bulb went off. All those who were in the service or got out. They still have the ink. If I truly believed in the company and they were offering money.

    The guy was like (I think he was tipsy talking) I would give you all the money you needed for your business. I politely declined. Although, it got me thinking.

    What would you charge?

    http://www.blogsouthwest.com/blog/welcome-my-life-tattooemployees have tattoos..
     
  2. krzysiekz

    krzysiekz Senior Member

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    Will I sell a part of my body to advertise a business, for the rest of my life? No. Then again, I do have my head screwed on right - so I can see how a lot of other people would take the cash and sell themselves.

    If however, for whatever reason, I liked the company genuinely - then you would not need to pay me for the tattoo. That's not what we're talking about here though!
     
  3. clyde

    clyde Elite Member

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    Why don't you ask him?

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    If I got a say in designing the tattoo and where on my body is would be put, I'd do it. I'd want at least $15,000.
     
  5. marusia

    marusia Senior Member

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    There are many factors to this equation. Where is said tattoo going? What's the size and colors, etc. I'd probably do it just for a story to tell the grandkids.
     
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    One of bars around here offers a lifetime bar tab if you get a tattoo of their logo. I'm not sure if the bar tab thing is a joke, but I know of two people with the tattoo.

    Cheers!
     
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    It's funny u ask this question because like 4 years ago i asked a friend of mines the same question, Male mind u. Just to see where his pride and dignity was so i asked him..hey would u let bill gates tell u bend over so he could spit in your BUTT! for a million. Now im joking right? but this fool turns around and says "sure I would" HAHAHAHAH i never forget the stupid look on his face when he said SURE! I WOULD

    I was like WTF i wasn't really ready for the answer, all i kept saying was "This grown ass man will allow someone to spit in his ass cheeks for money" DAMN!
     
  8. Needalead

    Needalead BANNED BANNED

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    I can visualize you telling this story :)

    Okay, that's crazy.. And he looks like a doofus. That place is garbage landmine

    Classic story to tell your kids, eh? I think kids would get a kick out of hot granny tatted up like that.
     
  9. smoker450

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    shoot man, for a million, you can spit on my ass checks till you get bored.
     
  10. counselor_X

    counselor_X Regular Member

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    Actually I think that getting your ass spat on once is a lot less insulting than working for a "boss" your whole life.

    Funny how most people have dignity while working for someone else...
     
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  11. Tsmash

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    I have such a large percentage of my body covered in tattoos, that I'd probably do it for a couple grand. It would just get lost in the mix anyway.
     
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  12. FunkyWaltz

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    Custom tattoos are brands. It's the Artists brand. You are the tattooers walking billboard. That's simply how it works.

    Where you got it.
    And who did it is a big deal within the tattoo industry.

    But for something like Pepsi...
    I just couldn't tattoo myself with things like that...
     
  13. trapmarketing

    trapmarketing Registered Member

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    Blackhat it guys, Hannah Tattoo , collect funds :p
     
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  14. Tsmash

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    I've worked in the industry in the past, and I can honestly say that this notion is complete nonsense. It's hard to be a "walking billboard" for someone when there is no way to tell who exactly did the work without actually asking.
     
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    I remember seeing this awhile back .That's one brave soul for actually getting a tattoo of shoe money and Digital Point on his arm. On top of that taking a picture of himself and posting it online . I'm really not a fan of tattoos so I can't picture myself actually getting one for any company no matter what they paid me.
     
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    The tattoo itself is about the lamest advertising equation on a cost per numbers basis. HOWEVER, what the person is hoping for is that the story OF the tattoo gets out and that's how the branding goes. Having one dude or girl running around with your logo after paying them $10,000 - $100,000 or whatever it is, probably the stupidest idea ever.

    Would love to hear of a single company that has gained market share doing this? Oh yeah, zero.

    Advertiser: TURD
    Recipient: TURD STAIN

    Worst marketing ever.
     
  17. Tsmash

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  18. inkbird

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    Find out how much it would cost for a tattoo to get removed first..
    When you know the price, Ask for double that. Once you get the tattoo and the money, use the money to get it removed and BAM!!! You made a quick $
     
  19. axus_auto

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    Actually, this got me thinking. Why don't you just make a nice temporary and get some good-looking people to put it on?
     
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    I would not ink myself for money. I don't care how much it is.