Proposal “dash-detailed-2-shows“ (Active)Back

Title:DASH: Detailed + New Weekly 'Spotlight' Series
Owner:amanda_b_johnson
Monthly amount: 215 DASH (17660 USD)
Completed payments: 1 totaling in 215 DASH (2 month remaining)
Payment start/end: 2017-02-18 / 2017-05-19 (added on 2017-02-19)
Votes: 1159 Yes / 61 No / 2 Abstain
Will be funded: Yes
External information: www.dash.org/forum/threads/dash-detailed-investor-report-5-pre-proposal.13136/
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Proposal description

The continuation of regular DASH: Detailed Wednesday shows, plus the addition of a new Friday show called "DASH: Detailed Spotlight." "Spotlight" is a weekly show featuring exclusive interviews with key players in the Dash space -- Core team members, Dash contractors, business owners, investors, etc. The show's purpose is to attract new investors while further bolstering the confidence of current ones by showcasing the human talent behind DASH.

More details in this short video clip. (Cannot embed here. Apologies!)

Key points:

- Bump up to 2 weekly shows, Wednesdays and Fridays at 12 noon EST
- 3 month proposal
- Price is 215 DASH (123 for DD + 92 for DD Spotlight)

Closing:

We've been happy working for the DASH network and we now seek to increase the level of service we provide. We're in the process of building an in-home film studio that should considerably increase the quality level of DASH: Detailed videos.

Please ask any questions you may have and consider voting YES!

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0 points,1 day ago
Amazing content, and I think that this is well worth it. Most of the pump is in favor of her (and her team) alone.
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0 points,1 day ago
Honestly , at the current price , if the dash network has to pay even half a mill per year to our lovely ABJ .... I am totally cool with that .
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0 points,1 day ago
ABJ I love you and I love your videos. However I have a need to ask, how do you justify 20k USD per month? I believe this is toooo much. Can you write down specifically, or scan the receipts and everything that goes into 20k? A detailed report for everyone to see why 20k is being spent and how they are being spent? I believe this would be a more transparent approach towards the use of these funds.
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0 points,1 day ago
Why is ABJ charge so much for these videos?
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0 points,2 days ago
This is way to pricey, I will be voting no until the price is adjusted.. I know there is no risk of getting a 'unfunded' because of this BUT it sends a signal that price needs adjusted
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1 point,4 days ago
Voting Yes and encourage Amanda to be ambitious with her content creation. Perhaps create a team with animators other presenters, make a website, get on TV, think outside the box and all that.
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0 points,6 days ago
Why does ABJ charge so much? And why are all these proposals denominated in Dash and not USD?
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1 point,6 days ago
Because our budget is a fixed Number of Dash. And there is no easy way to adjust for the USD price without risking going over the budget.
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0 points,1 day ago
That's a very vague response. 20k per month to make videos is too much.
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1 point,8 days ago
I do own a masternode. However, I don't know Amanda personally, but she has evolved into a spokesperson for Dash. I don't see anywhere else in the crypto space a spokesperson that brings the flare, playfulness, passion and ability to communicate complicated things the way Amanda does. When she is interviewing core team members she often stops them and seeks clarification, understanding her audience, which is not an easily trainable talent. Amanda is also attractive which from a marketing standpoint has one of the biggest impacts on audiences and future investors/customers.

Most companies outside of crypto that are nearly one billion dollar companies have a very well known brand and a face that goes along with it. I promise you they are making well above $2,000 a showing. Two episodes a week at $2,000 is $200,000 a year, which is a drop in the bucket compared to some of the salaries many spokesperson receive from a billion dollar company.

Given the success, knowledge and presence Amanda brings to the table I'm sure she is approached with many other opportunities in the crypto space. The last thing I would want to happen is for Amanda to feel unappreciated at Dash, more valued elsewhere and in the process take her exceptional talent with her ;)
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0 points,6 days ago
I really appreciate your comment. Its contents are thoughtful.

And might I add: this payout goes to more than me. Firstly, it pays a whole other person -- Pete -- to edit, compile, and upload all the videos. He might even work more hours than I do. And secondly, it buys all our equipment: camera, lighting, sound, computer, and set rental (yes, we've begun renting a set to get better internet).

So I'm just one monetary recipient of the DASH: Detailed funding package.
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0 points,1 day ago
ABJ I love you and I love your videos. However I have a need to ask, how do you justify 20k USD per month? I believe this is toooo much. Can you write down specifically, or scan the receipts and everything that goes into 20k? A detailed report for everyone to see why 20k is being spent and how they are being spent? I believe this would be a more transparent approach towards the use of these funds.
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0 points,11 days ago
Amanda B
The face that launched a thousand billionaires
Yes Yes Yes
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0 points,13 days ago
$50k+ for 24 shows? $2k per episode? You think this is 'Friends'? Ya'll crazy.
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1 point,11 days ago
Amanda's proposal was submitted in February before the price spike, so I have no problem with this. When her show gets renewed for another 3 months, I'm sure she'll adjust the amount of DASH requested to reflect current prices.
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1 point,13 days ago
I happily support her. Unless you've been under a rock since she's come onboard, there's no missing her promotional and awareness contribution to the success Dash is now seeing. History is littered with great technologies that die while mediocre technologies dominate. The difference is effective communication - she's knocking the lights out there standard-bearing for Dash's very deserving technology.
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1 point,13 days ago
amanda is lovely. The increase in the price of dash makes it look expensive, but really... we need her. She's one of the team. I will always vote yes.
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0 points,13 days ago
i'm totally new here, i found out about dash (re-looked) because of her video. i'm super interested in learning more. i make courses over on skillshare. i'd love to learn and vlog/make videos about dash - as a new user, more detail about a masternode would be good because all i see is $77k USD and that looks scary as an investment! :) - glad to be here.
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3 points,19 days ago
Extremely happy with Amanda, and this can't be downvoted in any way
But, next month, can we get a proper price update? ;)
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0 points,19 days ago
Yes, of course we should! She's not just producing great videos (though she and Pete are doing that), but she's persuasively building the buzz. That's not so easily done. I open the door to people with her videos. I've showed her videos (especially that most excellent Dash School 6-part series) to people barely familiar with crypto's, and the first thing they say is, 'Wow, Dash is the most promising!' Delivery matters and will pay dividends.
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3 points,21 days ago
Amanda is doing a great job with dash and promoting it!
Would love to see 2 shows / week, u got my vote!
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0 points,21 days ago
Im not saying it is not worth but I think it's a bit pricey 5k a month, I mean give me 1.5k a month and I will promote Dash at shopping malls and street 4-6 hours a day 5 times a week, no problem xP but Amanda you are doing a good job keep it up just wish more of these would get proposed and accepted some company-like setups like maybe a small office to start answering calls create user guides manage pr teams and create marketing strategy's.
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1 point,26 days ago
Amanda's videos are what got me into Dash, so of course, it's a yes.
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0 points,13 days ago
yeah like wise.
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1 point,1 month ago
Who could down-vote Amanda B Johnson?!
Anyway, I request a pixie cut for your next change of hair style please Amanda.
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1 point,1 month ago
How can I say can one vote ''no'' on this one. These videos are great for potential investors/new users to get interested and involved in Dash.
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1 point,1 month ago
The show is easy to understand and fun to watch. It connects viewers to DASH. Thumbs up from me!
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3 points,1 month ago
You have all of my support Amanda! You are one of the main reasons Dash is doing so well. Keep up the good work!
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1 point,1 month ago
You do a great job of keeping us updated Amanda! Thank you
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1 point,1 month ago
Thank you.
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1 point,1 month ago
This is an easy one, voting yes.
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1 point,1 month ago
Great to hear, thanks.
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0 points,1 month ago
I'm not 100% sure 2 videos a week are really necessary yet. Seeing dev actually needs time to adjust. But I'm still going to vote yes, just because of the amazing work you do.
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1 point,1 month ago
Yes x 11 billion - which is what Dash's market cap should be.

Thanks for everything you do!
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1 point,1 month ago
Hear, hear!
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0 points,11 days ago
Thank you so much, Amanda! You explain to process quite well.
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0 points,11 days ago
* your explanations of processes and procedures are clear to understand. You explain the processes quit well. * Thanks again.
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1 point,1 month ago
Giddyup! Smashed the "Vote Yes" button!
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1 point,1 month ago
Sweet.
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1 point,1 month ago
Ditto.
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0 points,16 days ago
Me too - love it.
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