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Anyone Can Be an Entrepreneur - Quincy Jones III, Chamillionaire (Artist/Entrepreneur)
Date: 11/4/2009
Length: 3 minutes
Speaker(s): Quincy Jones III (QD3 Entertainment) , Chamillionaire (Music Artist & Performer)
Sources: Stanford Technology Ventures Program
Description: Artists Quincy Jones III and Chamilionaire discuss the myriad ways that online media and technology have leveled the playing field for "e-hustling", or the pursuit of entrepreneurship. Jones equates the Internet to the turntable
when it comes to its thumbprint on hip-hop culture, whereas Chamillionaire extols Twitter as a frighteningly efficient - and more cost-effective - PR machine than a professional publicist.

Other Videos in Series

Anyone Can Be an Entrepreneur - Quincy Jones III, Chamillionaire (Artist/Entrepreneur)
Quincy Jones III (QD3 Entertainment) Chamillionaire (Music Artist & Performer)
11/4/2009
Summary: Artists Quincy Jones III and Chamilionaire discuss the myriad ways that online media and technology have leveled the playing field for "e-hustling", or the pursuit of entrepreneurship. Jones equates the Internet to the turntable
when it comes to its thumbprint on hip-hop culture, whereas Chamillionaire extols Twitter as a frighteningly efficient - and more cost-effective - PR machine than a professional publicist. Watch More
Changing the World through Innovation - John Hennessy (Artist/Entrepreneur)
John Hennessy
11/4/2009
Summary: Stanford President John Hennessy kicks off the 2009 Global Innovation Tournament by challenging students to solve the world's major problems through innovation. Watch More
Creative Ideas to Make Saving Money Fun - Quincy Jones III, Chamillionaire (Artist/Entrepreneur)
Chamillionaire (Music Artist & Performer) Quincy Jones III (QD3 Entertainment)
11/4/2009
Summary: Viral web chats, audience direct conversation, product giveaways, poignant brand ownership, and streaming relevant content. All of these tactics are creative, low-cost or no-cost marketing techniques employed by entrepreneurs and
rap artists Quincy Jones III and Chamillionaire (inspired by the theme of the 2009 Global Innovation Tournament Challenge). In this clip, both artists discuss some of their best frugal strategies in casting a net for the widest audience
online, and the great rewards their efforts have unearthed, including album and ticket sales, and the sale of over five million ring tones. Watch More
Soliciting Fan-Base Feedback - Quincy Jones III, Chamillionaire (Artist/Entrepreneur)
Chamillionaire (Music Artist & Performer) Quincy Jones III (QD3 Entertainment)
11/4/2009
Summary: Waiting for the right deal, rather than the merchandizing deal at-hand, is a trade-off that artist/entrepreneur Chamillionaire is willing to wait for, with a keen eye toward authenticity at every turn. Quincy Jones III adds that a
successful musical artist product roll-out requires thinking across multiple platforms and multiple media. Business models have changed in the digital age, and it's no longer the job of the artist to dictate. Instead, exploring the fan-base
who appreciates your work for creative ideas like iPhone apps and logo design, using them as a sounding board for new music and visuals, and bringing them into the creative fold, have become a pivotal part of the modern music artist's
marketing plan. Watch More
Successful Independent Promotion: From Artist to Entrepreneur (Entire Talk) - Chamillionaire, Quincy Jones III (Artist/Entrepreneur)
Quincy Jones III (QD3 Entertainment) Chamillionaire (Music Artist & Performer)
11/4/2009
Summary: Hip-hop artists Quincy Jones III and Chamillionaire discuss mastering the business side of the music industry. Keeping up with cutting-edge technologies, production logistics, and finding creative ways to gain direct audience
contact are essential tactics for the self-produced artist in the digital age. Watch More

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