2017 WW: BIZ: IMA: Live marketing in web-worlds: Can virtual worlds get a piece of the action?

Live marketing in web-worlds:   Can virtual worlds get a piece of the action?The concept  of live marketing in web-worlds is presented, with discussion about how the existing virtual world community can contribute to and benefit from this development.  Web-world for nonprofits and public service organizationsWhat is live marketing?On a live radio show, you could call in and talk to a live host.It was happening live right then.Same with a live TV show.  Same with a live web-world.  You come into my web-world at 10 am California time on a week day.I expect to be there.  Live.  I am not very entertaining.  But I can tell you about virtual worlds and web-worlds.And what’s happening there.   And if you ask me about them, I’ll probably be live marketing to you.Or look around at Webworldz.     I don’t have a scheduled time there–yet.********************************************More after the break*************************************************Metaverse events, recent and upcomingOpenSim Community Conference (OSCC) Dec. 9-10, 2017Hypergrid International Expo (HIE) : Multi-language: Language classes noteMal Burns: Inworld ReviewHypergrid Writer’s CommunityHYPERGRID EVENTSMetaverse Jobs; Job ListingsIMA locations3D web-worlds of the browser (G+ community)Selby’s daily news collection:  Virtual worlds are real   Virtual Outworlding news collection Events on the Hypergrid: HYPEventsDestination guide: OpenSimWorldHyperica, Directory of Opensimulator hypergrid destinationsWELCOME TO SEANCHAI LIBRARIESEntertainment on the Hypergrid, a G+ communityHypergrid DestinationsHypergrid-related articles in this blog*****************************Web-worlds for marketing”How could I use web-worlds in marketing?”They run in a browser.So they have the same potential distribution as most web pages.Web-world: Marketing. Selling your product in 3 dimensions-My web office: Cybalounge.Don’t register — enter as guest.  If you don’t see me:Click the pointed pushpin on the bottom line See if I am in Selby’s world.My office times:  Weekdays: 12: -12:30 Central time  (US) Maybe weekends, too.  Other times by appointment. Thinkerer Melville in Second Life, Selby Evans in KitelyA web page you can walk intoTry a browser-based virtual worldCybalounge is ready for virtual worlders to use: Tutorials and suggestionsWhat do web-worlds offer that is special?3D views and interaction: People can walk around the car and get inside.Far to near: People can see the car from 100 feet, get in, and read the dashboard.P2p: People can bring the family and friends.  Salespeople can drop in and chat.You can setup for email notification when someone comes into your world.Active rather than passive. People don’t sit and look at pictures.They walk around in the pictures.  They go where they want to.  They look at what interests them.  They talk about what interests themSocial marketing. People can bring their friends.  The can talk with their friends.If they like your product they can tell their friends about it.But in a web-world, they can also show their friends what they like.Or they can just bring the family in to have a family chat.  You still have your marketing message in front of them.  And you can change that message every minute if you want to.Or you could bring in people with entertainment.You can show a live stream.  You can make many worlds for many people.*********************How does the virtual world community fit in?Virtual worlds have experienced builders.Virtual worlds already have lots of content and skilled builders.Many scripters in virtual worlds can work in Javascript. All virtual worlders are comfortable working in virtual worlds.Some virtual worlders are entertainers.  How would web-worlds bring in an audience?Same as they used to do on TV.  Entertainers:  Singers, comedy acts.Celebrities: Chat with…Audience participation games and quizzes.Audience participation acts, with prizes.The people in the web-worlds make up the audience.Can a web-world hold lots of people?Probably not at this time.  But you can make lots of web-worlds.  And you can set them up to work together.And you can stream web-worlds to the web for others to watch. The economics of product consultants (sales agents)Work at home, part time, chose your hours.Maybe work on commission.Well suited to people with disabilities.Information and training resources would be on the web.Virtual worlds have a population of people well prepared to work in 3D worlds.Import things from virtual worlds into web-worlds.We can do that: On the HyperGrid: IMA Outpost AlphaIMA Community web site:  Visit a web-world.That cabin was imported from a virtual world into the web-world.We already have lots of existing content in our virtual worlds.And we have skilled builders making new content all the time.Building in CybaloungeCybaLOUNGE is a user-built 3D virtual world running in a browserYou get a free world when you register at CybaloungeHow to start building in Cybalounge, a roadmap for beginners Cybalounge is ready for virtual worlders to use: Tutorials and suggestions**********************************************************************************LicenseOriginal text in this blog is CC By: unless specified public domainUse as you please with attribution: link to the original.All images without attribution in this blog are CC0: public domain.*********************************Entertainment in virtual worldsMal Burns: Inworld ReviewEntertainment on the HypergridOpensim AAM Virtual PerformersHYPERGRID EVENTSThe web show: a magazine from the virtual worldsArt of the Artists: [email protected] Machinima Challenge (L$350,000 Prize Pool) Create a film with a work of art.OpenSimWorkingRadioStreams (OSWRS). Invited article by shawnkmaloneyAviation radio: Music to fly by. And to promote your aviation event.Radio for your place – Radio for the metaverse. Anyone for podcasts?Videos from virtual worldsFree video resources for virtual worlds: Screen capture beyond FRAPSSimple video editing with Shotcut, for virtual worldersConvienient video capture in Windows 10–any windowArticles about videos from virtual worldsNews and NotesCommunities in the virtual worldsArcadia Asylum All Around   G+ community: Hypergrid SafariOpensimworld. Destination guide for the Hypergrid   Best metaverse communitiesCommunities virtual worlds G+Radio in the virtual worldsOpenSimWorkingRadioStreams (OSWRS). Invited article by shawnkmaloneyAviation radio: Music to fly by. And to promote your aviation event.Radio for your place – Radio for the metaverse. Anyone for podcasts?Metaverse beginner helpIMA best practices   How to Enter Kitely Virtual WorldsMetaverse 101 Info + Tutorials for getting started in OpensimFr43k Paine/Dealing With GriefersA Dimension BeyondVirtual Outworlding Table of Contents. SummaryNewcomer help in virtual worlds   Virtual worlds are about people. Communities, communication, shared goalsTime conversion: put time/zone into Google search to get your time Articles in this blogAbout educationAbout artDinosaurSailing in virtual worldsAbout VideosSights of the virtual worldsPeople of the virtual worldsAbout businessOutworldz One-Click Hypergrid (Install your own HG)The Hypergrid WIP ShowThe Hypergrid WIP is a one hour “show & tell” of works in progress. Everyone is invited.  Building, scripting, entertainment– whatever you are working on.Selby may capture video of presentations in voice, for

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