Bitcoin is currently at around $300 USD
Peercoin is a mere 0.55 (cents) today.
Massive difference. This post is to give an example to the community of what we need. I’m posting this out there, and I fully expect some sneers, laughs, and insults at the proposal, but I’m going to do it anyway.
We can’t pretend there isn’t a problem with Peercoin’s market price given who Peercoin is, and Sunny King’s efforts to date.
With that being said, this is an example proposal for the Marketing Director job position.
I’m throwing my hat in the ring as Marketing Director for Peercoin, for the sum of 50,000 peercoin. Immediately people may scoff at that amount, but consider there is over 12,190,869 peercoin in existence as of this post. I’m asking for 0.04% (not even a 1/2 percent) of existing peercoin as a salary for the next six months.
This has a retail value (at 55 cents) of only $27,500 USD for 6 months worth of work. Put that into perspective, most people in this job description will make well over $100K/year
So now that the initial shock of 50,000 PPC and 0.04% of peercoin to date ($27,500 USD) is on the table, this is what I propose:
(again, this is an example proposal for marketing director, whether it is ppcman, or a ripe candidate that the community chooses for the job)
The community elect a suitable marketing director for the sum of 50,000 PPC, mostly donated by funds from whale holders in excess of 100,000 PPC each, and donations by smaller peercoin holders
The marketing director gets to propose ideas to the community, but gets final authority on which way to market Peercoin to the benefit of all PPC holders
The marketing director must give a status report each Saturday of the previous 7 days worth of events, progress, and efforts
The marketing director only takes 35,000 PPC for himself/herself and the remaining 15,000 PC is an “expense account” that is funds used towards further promotion, education, and development of PPC
The marketing director @ 35,000 PPC (without the expense account) is compensated only $19,250 for 6 months of work, which is only $3208/month. A fair wage under the cirumstances. (remember, the other 15,000 is reserves as expense account funds)
FAQ / QUESTIONS
1. Why do we need a marketing director?
A: A Marketing director is not a dictator. Instead, it is a single person charged with the duty of spending 24/7 marketing and promoting peercoin to the masses. Other competiting alt coins are doing much better than Peercoin and it is not due to the technology involved, but simply by the marketing effort.
2. Does it really have to be that expensive? 35,000 Peercoin, for the marketing director? Really?
A: If you really want someone devoted every morning and every night, YES. The community will need to come together and pay for that employee who is looking out for the best interests of Peercoin.
3. Explain more about the extra 15,000 Peercoin as an “expense account” what kind of expenses are we talking about?
A: To give an example, if the marketing director decided that adding some of those peercoins into the skyhook ATM project was important, he/she may decide to take some of those 15,000 expense account peercoins and fund that project. That kind of idea.
4. If the community doesn’t come together and fund a marketing director, or organize ourselves in a similar fashion, what is the result?
Peercoin will be one of those great technologies that jump started a lot of alt-coins but went no where itself because of lack of interest, education, and promotion. Don’t let this happen.
5. As marketing director, does this mean you’ll be attending events in person, sign your name to every press release, be the face behind peercoin, and be on TV?
A: No. None of those will be the responsibility of the marketing director. Instead, it will be the marketing director’s job to find those people willing to sign their name to press reelases, or be a face behind peercoin, or do a TV interview.
To retierate, this is an “Example proposal” for a marketing director which Peercoin needs. This is what it might look like…
But this is what we’re lacking, and need someone to step up to the plate with a similar or more competitive proposal. If no one is willing to do it, then I’ll volunteer. But it would have to be for the 50,000 PPC sum for 6 months of a committment.
If you have ideas or suggestions that are constructive, please post them as a reply to this post.