When it comes to getting noticed, having a strong brand can be just as important as having a strong product. This week, Amy, Bill, and Jeff are joined by guest Jimmy DiResta to talk about branding, how to get noticed, developing your own style, and some things you shouldn’t do.
Jimmy DiResta is a hugely influential YouTube Maker and one of the most prominent personalities in the Maker Movement. He is a student of art and has taught at the School of Visual Arts, his alma mater, for over two decades. His YouTube channel is filled with build videos showcasing his amazing creativity and artistic vision. Jimmy is also noted for his consistent branding and often-imitated video style — in other words, the perfect person to talk about branding.
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Full show notes:
What are we working on?
Jimmy – trestle table video, cannon build
Amy – Cell biology conference, butterfly illustration mitosis, mitochondria
Jeff – Transceiver research
Bill – Q&A video, freelance writing
During the Show:
Origin of the DIRESTA stencil: avoiding parking tickets on the Army mail truck
Painting tools white: DIRESTA DeWalt
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