The Willy Wonka of Branding—Johnny Cupcakes "Do More Of What Makes You Happy"

He tricks hungry people for a living! In doing so, he’s earned the loyal following of thousands of fans who even tattoo the Johnny Cupcakes logo on their body. He enjoys bringing out the kid in everyone in a “non-creepy” way by inspiring others to “Do More Of What Makes You Happy.” Join us for an evening chat at The Futur studio, live with Chris Do and special guest, Johnny Earle of Johnny Cupcakes. What’s the Agenda? Chris and Johnny will have an open talk about low-cost marketing and…. wait, you’ve probably heard about Johnny’s cool marketing techniques already. We’ll shake things up and dive into other burning topics like business mindset, business evolution, and even get personal as they discuss parenting, work/life balance, and a dash of personal branding. Johnny’s Bio: N

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7 Tips to Create Game-Changing Content for Your Business

Why is video content crucial for your business’ success? Why should you start content marketing today? Why doesn’t advertising work anymore? Ted talks about the importance of video for any business and how it was one of the biggest things that made Aputure succeed. In his presentation, he shares 7 key tips to start creating effective content marketing. He also shares quick easy tips that any business owner can start implementing to make better videos today. 🔖On the stream, Chris recommended Seth Godin’s book “This is Marketing”: https://amzn.to/2ujggli 1:00 – You are not better than Content 2:30 – Tip 1: Stop selling your sh*t! Stop advertising. 4:40 – Focus on providing value. 5:15 – Tip 2: There is more than one way to make content. Creation vs. Collaborate vs. Curation. 9:

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Personal Branding – After Hours Chat

What is personal Branding? Can you benefit by applying the principles of branding to what you do? How does your appearance influence what people think of you? A casual, after-hours discussion. Mentioned on the stream: The power of vulnerability | Brené Brown: https://youtu.be/iCvmsMzlF7o 05:00 – “I’m here on borrowed time” – Henry 16:30 – What’s a personal brand 19:00 – breaking down personal brand 28:15 – What I am (telling your story) 31:30 – How people perceive you isn’t your problem, it’s theirs 33:10 – If people don’t like how you are, is that your fault? Would you change? 37:00 – What if people don’t like you? 42:30 – You only suck when you say you suck 49:00 – Only what you believe is true 52:00 – What true confidence is 53:25 – People buy you before your course

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🔴 ASK Gary Vee Live—2019 Interview on the Futur

Gary Vaynerchuk is the chairman of Vayner X, a modern-day media and communications holding company and the active CEO of Vayner Media, a full-service advertising agency servicing Fortune 100 clients across the company’s 4 locations. Gary is a highly sought after public speaker, a 5-time New York Times bestselling author. 1:05 Gary Vee isms 2:58 Reverse engineer Gary Vee DNA, How did you become the way you are? 5:30 Parenting advice to build tough, strong willed, independent and happy children (hint: don’t buy your way into fancy colleges) 7:30 Luxury makes you soft. How do you condition your kids so they don’t go soft? 9:00 work/life balance 10:15 How did you develop your speaking style and tone? 11:35 Empathy— Who is your audience? 15:25 It’s not about changing your story, it’s abou

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How To Not Get Left Behind As You Become Older In Creative Industry

What’s the future of motion design and visual effects? Is it the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning? Industry veteran and Digital Kitchen CD/Director Ryan Summers jumps on the live stream to discuss: the future, burnout, trends, networking and becoming an influencer. Is the sky falling or are we in a new gold rush? We chat with Ryan Summers to talk about: 5:10 – Why did Blind leave the creative service business behind to start The Futur? 7:44 – Ryan’s take on the current state of the Motion Design Industry 11:00 – New ways to earn a living as a creative 18:00 – Supplementing your income sources. Passive income. 18:35 – “I don’t have enough time to do extra work” 20:30 – Write your own rules for how you play in the industry 22:00 – Is there a playbook for aging creatives

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Simple Tips to IMPROVE your Design

Get Affinity Designer for iPad: Want some quick tips to instantly improve your graphic design skills? Here are a few simple tips and tricks for posters, logos, and style frames. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned pro, use these design fundamentals to improve your layouts, typography, and compositions. TIP 1: Have a Clear Communication Hierarchy TIP 2: White Space Is Your Friend TIP 3: Show The Viewer Where To Look TIP 4: Use Contrast To Help Direct The Eye TIP 5: Look For Visual Balance — Follow Matthew @matthewencina — Featured Designers: Liam Andrew Cura Joel Berberena https://joelberberena.myportfolio.com Ermin Omerika — 💉Subscribe: https://goo.gl

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Ask Me Anything w/ Chris Do: Minorities in Design

Business and life advice with Chris and the dream team: Aaron, Erica and Molly. This could be the last stream before we hit 200k so we’re open to any questions you have about: business, life, strategy, relationships, communication, mindset, or something totally fun. Throw us a curve ball and join the discussion. — 03:45 Why are there so many Asian students that study design? Oliver Cartwright give his opinion on why this is the case. 15:45 Should the Futur team up with ArtCenter? What would that look like? 18:45 Why did you stop teaching at ArtCenter? 24:45 What are the differences between Eastern and Western culture around design? 26:28 How important is it to have a degree to pursue a career in design? 26:50 What’s your motivation? What’s your why? 28:50 Super stacking (the ability t

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🔴 Industry Myths & Subjectivity of Art w/ co-host Ash Thorp

Is it important to learn the tools first before you experiment? Is experimentation the logical start to learning design or art? Should you master the fundamentals, design principles, craftsmanship of your trade before you start experimenting? Ash Thorp (co-host) https:// @ashthorp — 01:40 Ash Thorp – Demo Reel & Featured Work 06:14 Getting better at design (tools & techniques, foundation/principles, practice, experimentation, mastery) 07:58 It takes a lot of work and practice to become good at something. 09:35 Competitive Advantage – Learn the tools and techniques of your craft 11:36 Reverse engineer the goal and find the tools and methods that you’ll need to learn. 17:22 I celebrate the moments where I’m steadily working and making progress. 23:09 L

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