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Would you like to have this in your life if it would be possible?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by vaduvescuv, Nov 1, 2017.

  1. vaduvescuv

    vaduvescuv Junior Member

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    Hey, what’s your favorite celebrity or figure that you admire?

    I was thinking yesterday, Social Media allows you to connect with millions of people, but once you become a "Star", your relationship with your followers turns into a superficial one. What if we reverse the idea and we create a private platform where let's say Gary V can talk with only one guy in person and completely change his day or even his life, giving him an ultimate experience.

    How do you feel about a platform that lets you connect with your favorite influencer? Like, let’s say you can have a video chat for 5 minutes with your hero? Would you be willing to pay to meet the real people behind the PR strategy? If yes, how much :) ?
     
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    I have a feeling that the price point for this would be very high, considering that if they are an "influencer" in the finest regard, they likely have engagements such as this at higher levels than one on one.
     
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    Virtual Meet and Greet.
    You should consider all the negatives of real life meet and greet.
    A lot of Gary V's, limited influencers, who gets to see them? Can damage influencers' rep if some mom goes off that her daughter paid 2000$ for a 30 minute chat.
    Plus they can't sign stuff, they are not really seeing them in the flesh, harder to sell merch. The only thing they can get out of this is a chat recording.
    Otehr than that, gl
     
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    vaduvescuv Junior Member

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    Price will not be a problem, you will pay max 49$ dollars to see your hero.


    I see it as a reputation boost. Like when you are doing AMA on reedit. Everyone appreciates the OP, he is taking time to respond for free. Why? Same reason.. they want you to meet the real human, not the one projected by the media.

    Meeting in person is not an option anymore for famous people like Justin Bieber for example, where fans are getting almost violent when they see him :O
     
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    That is hilarious. So you're suggesting whoring out influencers and taking up their time for a chaturbate-style cam to cam sesh? Five minutes for how many tokens per minute?
     
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    The bigger question is what makes him think any noteworthy influencer would agree to something ridiculous such as this.
     
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    Why do you feel it is ridiculous? I am thinking about artists aswell. Don't you think they would like to connect with their fans in a more personal way?
    The fan will have a life-changing experience and the artist/influencer will get paid and feel accomplished because he made someone happy
     
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    If they are making a lot o money why they will take something less of $49 for 5 minutes? Because plus your commission.
     
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    They will not be paid with 49$. This is the maximum price that a standard user pays.
    The business model is a bit more complex :). What I am interested is validation of market/idea
     
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    OP somebody tried this a couple of years ago and if failed drastically. Australian guy, if I remember correctly.
     
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    Wow, I didn't know. Thank you for the feedback! I will research more about this
     
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    I think you have a idea, and I know a lot people are obsessed with celebrities, but what I found hard it's get celebrities willing to work on that. If they make a simple YouTube video they can make a lot of more. Maybe an auction it's better idea, start with the smaller influencer then if people are bidding good you can get the big influencers.
     
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    Yes Yes, you totally get it. You are getting closer to my original idea. And that's what I am counting on. I've seen the new generation, and I am not talking about 10-12 years old kid ( I do not want to take advantage of them) ..I am talking about adults 20 - 28 years old who are part of fandoms. They are worshiping them...


    And I wanna bring real value to the table..
     
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    This actually confirms that their is demand for things like that, their is a market and VC's are willing to invest in something like this.
    Thanks a lot for the info!
     
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    There may be demand but celebs aren't interested, nobody signed up. They will only sign up if you pay them $$$$$
     
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    This. I have friends who have 1m+ followers on Instagram and they don't even bother answering emails or proposal that are under 3K USD, and that's for posting a single picture with a short text promoting the product. Now imagine if they actually had to look interested in a conversation with a total stranger for XXX$.

    I'm not surprised no one signed up.
     
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    I would like to meet Samuel Massey and go for a cheese and ham omelette with him. Is this something that you can arrange OP?
     
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    What if you target the medium size influencers. 40k to 250k. and start from there. Different people, different prices




    I would definitely try for you, my friend!
     
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    Emmm, I believe the OP isn't talking about Eminem and Adele. I believe he is talking about a very smaller scale type of celebrity who wants to expand her reach. So, it should be win win situation.

    However, you miss a very big point, most of celebrities can't go on one and one live recorded meeting without preparation. You don't what the fan will ask ? a lot of celebs do drugs, have sexual affairs ..etc ! They are also not always the brightest, they need help which their manager takes care of.

    I guess you biggest hole, is you don't really know how celebs business work...

    Now, I believe there might be a twist to this idea, other than celebs, find other people whom there a group of people would love to meet. I am a demonstrator in university for example. What if you can provide me an opportunity to contact best professors in my career, ask them and learn from them. Professors aren't millionaires, most of them do teaching cuz they love it, so they aren't money minded. And if enough people are interested, he might make very good income...
     
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