Re: Most of a vBlog and more started.
- That's awesome. Welcome.
--- In email@example.com, "shimadragon" <shimadragon@y...> wrote:
> Hey everyone my name is Kevin but most people call me Shima, one of
> those nicknames that stuck :). I used to run a Podcast called
> Shiimadragon Radio that didn't go to great either time i started it
> with 6 episodes in the can in all. I started listening to podcast
> first with Adam Curry and then many more. It all sounded so cool,
> easy, and a great way to express myself. I guess being a right brained
> person i found it hard to be creative with out being visual. With that
> i closed down SD Radio and almost closed down my whole blog but left
> it open with kind of a new project comming soon thing.
> By chance a friend of mine sent me an article about the youngest video
> blogger in the world and i think we all know who that was :) Well i
> started to dig a bit more and found the rest of the Verdi family
> sites. I downloaded all the videos and really started getting into
> this whole thing. Michael Verdi posted his howto on doing a vblog for
> free and that was the last straw. Time to add video blogger to my list
> of things to try.
> Soon before this my 2 cousins and i decided that we were going to get
> together and start a small and free company dealing with all kinds of
> cool projects like a pdf magazine and videos. Into my head pops the
> idea lets move this online and add in a vblog to post clips of the
> videos we make. With that black hat production was born and the site
> was opened at http://www.shiimadragontech.com/ using alot of the tips
> from Michael's freevlog idea.
> A few problems quicky came to the top. First at 23, 17, and 12 we are
> by far the richest people in the world so we have very little in the
> way of gear. I have my iBook and a 5MP camera that does Mpeg 4 video
> and with some help from the new iLife we can do some lower end video
> work. We really want to get a miniDV cam and are saving like mad to
> get one along with some other software. Some family fundraising as
> well as a good ol paypal donation link has helped a ton in this regard.
> Our whole family thinks its neat as heck that we are trying this and
> have been nothing but supporting to us in our efforts to run our
> little nothing to sell company and vblog. Every dime we make is thrown
> right back into our site, gear, and content the way we have always
> wanted it. We don't need profit we need suplies so we can have more fun.
> We all want to thank Michael Verdi, everyone who has a feed listed in
> Ant, and our family for showing us this great new way to be creative
> and have tons of fun doing it.
> Soon to be the newest video bloggers and owners of a yet to be named
> Michael "Yoshi" Vantine, Brandon "B-Boy" Vantine, and Kevin "Shima" Money
> Peace and thanks for your time.