Wall Street Unplugged
Episode: 938August 25, 2022

Simple tips for ‘going viral’

Brian Breach

On today’s podcast I share another incredible interview from the Crypto Connect & NFT Expo.

Brian Breach, entertainer, influencer, and founder of Make Me Viral Media, highlights his background as a hiphop artist… and what led him to founding his own marketing company. And he shares some simple rules for getting noticed, including great tips anyone can use to improve their content.

Finally, he explains what brought him to the expo… and how he envisions the future of success in the metaverse.

And make sure to claim your spot to the premiere of my upcoming documentary, The Metaverse Movie, where I’ll share exclusive interviews with the industry insiders and innovators building the metaverse now.

Once you watch it, you’ll understand why Wall Street’s biggest investment banks predict the total addressable market for the metaverse is more than 5G, AI, electric vehicles and mobile phones—combined. And I’m offering you a way to get exposure to this trend—for FREE—before it goes mainstream.

Inside this episode:
  • How this hiphop artist made a business out of “going viral” [3:00]
  • Rules every content creator should live by [6:15]
  • How to take your content viral [10:30]
  • The future of success in the metaverse [17:30]
  • Get ready for The Metaverse Movie! [22:30]
Transcript

Wall Street Unplugged | 938

Simple tips for 'going viral'

Announcer: Wall Street Unplugged looks beyond the regular headlines heard on mainstream financial media to bring you unscripted interviews and breaking commentary direct from Wall Street right to you on main street.

Frank Curzio: How’s it going out there? It’s August 25th. I’m Frank Curzio, host of the Wall Street Unplugged podcast, where I break the headlines and tell you what’s really moving these markets. So, today is interview day. I have an awesome guest, first timer. His name is Brian Breach, CEO, Founder of Make Me Viral Media. You might be saying, “Why is this company called that? It’s a pretty cool name.” It’s because he has more of his videos that have gone viral through social media than probably anyone you know. One of the most sought-after social media marketers, he’s done a TED talk, been on the front page of top magazines, featured in just about every major media outlet you could possibly think of.

Frank Curzio: And to be honest, when I interviewed him on Sunday at the Palm Beach Crypto Conference, I had no idea who he was. But you know who did? My nephew, Joe, who I took with me. He said, “Frank, this guy’s awesome. I follow him. He’s smart, he’s real, he has tons of followers.” I said, “Okay, I’ll interview him.” So, we did at this conference and a few of the past conferences that we had. We set up a whole studio booth and it was pretty cool. It looked awesome. The big banners, the ones behind me now, you can see on our YouTube page if you want to see my ugly face on video. But I really had no idea who he was.

Frank Curzio: When I started talking to him pre-interview and getting to know him a little bit better, I noticed something right away that Brian is different. Well, he’s different from social media personalities. I mean, he wasn’t arrogant. He didn’t seem like he was seeking attention, which I saw from many people who were like, “Oh, I’ve got a big following.” It wasn’t that. He’s not telling everyone how great he is. No, he was humble, he was cool, he was super smart. He met Joe. I mean, after we finished the interview he was cool. Joe was like “Oh, thanks.” And he came over he was like, “Thank you so much for following me. Really appreciate it.” And he followed me and followed Joe, and that’s how you connect and build your network and everything.

Frank Curzio: But he was just a really humble, cool guy, which not only humble, cool, but super smart. You’re going to see in a second, he just breaks down simple ways you could increase the odds of getting your videos to go viral to where millions of people will see you, which is your brand, which every company, every business wants. So, enough of the buildup, exciting interview. And here it is my interview, the Brian Breach.

Frank Curzio: I’m on with Brian here. Listen, I know you’re sought after, everybody wants you. And I really appreciate you coming by. One of the things I love about you… And I want you to introduce yourself because I’m going to do a terrible version of it. And I want to make sure we get the whole audience in here because a lot of people do know you, but people who don’t are going to follow you because it’s really incredible of the things where you come from, where you are now, and how many people want to follow you. But talk about what you do.

Brian Breach: Oh, thank you so much, man. So, it’s funny these days, I barely know what I do anymore. I’m kind of all over the place. So, what do I do? I’ll give a long story short. I come from the music space. I was a hip hop artist, got to open up for a lot of major artists. I had an independent label, super fun. We had a hip hop blog called, “Get That Paper Son,” towards the end of 2016, early 2017. I put out my last album. Then, I hit a wall. I’m like, “What am I going to do now? I don’t want to do music anymore. I love it to death, but I’m just pumping money into it. I’m not getting to where I want to be.”

Brian Breach: So, I literally stopped making music, and I made a conscious decision to start shooting viral content and comedic content. I wrote on a whiteboard saying, “Yeah, one year to go viral.” And I would just experiment and see what would happen. Midway through that year, I was given the opportunity to do a Ted Talk. And at the end of the year, five days or four days before the year was up, one of my videos went internationally viral.

Frank Curzio: Now, define viral.

Brian Breach: Viral. So, define viral? So, some people may say a video that go hit 60,000 views or a hundred thousand views. My particular video got picked up by a news station, and I thought it was just going to stay on local news. I’m like, “All right, I did okay with this. Move on to the next one.” All of a sudden for the next two weeks, I’m getting calls from Fox, CNN, MSNBC. It got put on the one of the main homepages of Snapchat. I mean, it was everywhere. Every news station in the country.

Frank Curzio: How many people did it end up? Do you have that number? How many altogether?

Brian Breach: So, with this particular video, I couldn’t quantify the amount because of the fact that it was on the news. So for example, every local news station picked it up almost in the country. So, it was very hard to figure out why this one had a hundred thousand, this one had a hundred, but I do know it got me a ton of opportunities. And with the mixture of my Ted Talk that I did midway through the year and the video going viral, I started getting asked to be on hundreds of podcasts and TV and radio and so forth.

Brian Breach: Now the craziest thing is after my Ted Talk, I thought maybe I get a couple speaking gigs here and there. I had a friend and he calls me, he goes, “Hey, I want you to speak at this glass house mansion in the Hamptons.” I’m like, “You don’t have to ask me twice.” I never even been to the Hamptons. And he goes, “What would you speak about?” And I’m like, “Well, my Ted Talk was about how to survive without a job through failure.” He goes, “What else could you speak about?” I was like, “I just had a video go viral.” He goes, “That’s it. I want you to teach people how to go viral.”

Brian Breach: So, all of a sudden that turned into a thing, and I started speaking around the country about how to go viral. So, what do I do now? I have a marketing agency called Make Me Viral Media. I’m an influencer and entertainer. I’m an entrepreneur. I’ve been running businesses for quite a while. And I haven’t had a nine to five in almost 12 years. So yeah, I’m all over the place. I do everything. And I spoke here three or four times at the Crypto Connect.

Frank Curzio: Nah, that’s awesome. So, I feel like an old man now, but the younger generation, they all want to be popular. They all want to go viral. What do you tell them? Because for me, and I love having this conversation because you could just be like, “No, Frank, you’re a hundred percent wrong.”

Brian Breach: Right.

Frank Curzio: Is going viral more about you? Or is it more about knowing what your audience wants or is it just, “Hey, I’m going to be true to myself and do something.” I mean, there is a formula, and we’ll break that down in a minute. But when people come to you, I would imagine everybody in here, they want something to go viral, right?

Brian Breach: Right.

Frank Curzio: But at the end of the day, what is success for it? Is it the hard work? Is it putting it in or is it just knowing, “Hey, you know what? You really have to be real. You have to have a certain personality to it.”

Brian Breach: Right. I’d rather you be true to yourself when going viral. For example, there was this guy. I mean, he used to literally hop over the McDonald’s counter and steal their fries. That’s doing things to go viral for a really stupid reason. I feel like the things that go viral the most are comedic content, informative content. So, if you’re somebody that’s putting out specifically informative content, those have a higher chance to go viral. All the stuff I was shooting, it was kind of the one that really went viral. It was something that was giving back. I ended up handing out $500 bills while people were shopping in Target. And it’s something I would’ve done anyway, to be honest with you, I’ve always…

Frank Curzio: You’ve learned a lot right, with that? I mean, that’s got to be heartfelt. Holy cow.

Brian Breach: Oh, it really was. I did other things leading up to it. I literally walked in to a mall pretending to be famous. And I hired fake bodyguards, fake paparazzi, and SUV. I had actors that ran out to me, “Oh my God, it’s Brian Breach.” And within 20 seconds, I had 200 people in the mall asking for my autograph. That was my first taste of anything that may have gone viral. And then, yeah, I stood outside of Target dressed as a homeless guy, and anyone that walked by that gave me a dollar, 50 cents and they offered to help, I’m like, “Look since you helped me and since you were caring enough this particular day, I want to give you a hundred dollars bill to go shopping at Target.”

Brian Breach: That ended up getting amazing responses. I had a guy hug me and say, “This is such a teachable moment for my child.” And somebody was crying. He goes, “I’m going to take this money and pay it forward.” And then I used that video to raise money for under underprivileged youth. And I gave them money, presented them a check. So, it was beneficial in the long run. And it turned into something that created so much opportunity for me, but it wasn’t just the opportunity that was created. It was because I kept the momentum going of the opportunity.

Brian Breach: It wasn’t so simple as, “Okay, I have a viral video. Now, I’m the one hit wonder of viral videos with Vanilla Ice.” Literally, there was follow up by mine, there was momentum, and I kept going, and I kept shooting videos. And that’s what you have to do. If you want to keep the momentum, we’re going on three years or two years since that viral video. And we’re still going.

Frank Curzio: You’re still going.

Brian Breach: I mean, things are still moving. People don’t even remember the video anymore. It’s just because I’d done so much after.

Frank Curzio: Now, I talk to you offline. I heard you over there talking to other people and I speak to you now. And I also saw you on video, right? You’re the same person every time. How big is that? Because I see people and listen, I’ve been in media for a long time where I grew up. Jim Cramer ran research department for five years, and I was there, and we were picking a buttons for a show and stuff like that. And you see the difference in people. I saw a lot of people on Wall Street, when they get on TV, they’re different people, but it seems like you’re being even true to yourself. Does that make it easier for you compared to other people doing it?

Brian Breach: First of all, thank you so much for saying that. That means a lot. It does because I am genuinely this way. It’s just how I am. I believe that you should lead with who you are. It’s important to me. So, I’m engaged. I want to learn about people. I want to speak to people. So, I’ve had people say all the time, “I see your social media, and I talk to you in person. And I literally thought you were going to be some douche bag.” I feel like honestly, a lot of what you see on social media again, and this is a cliche way to say, it’s the highlight reel.

Frank Curzio: Exactly.

Brian Breach: They only see the ups. You know what I do on a regular basis? I change my cat litter for my one eyed cat.

Frank Curzio: My daughter’s too, they’re like that. They tell me I got to tuck them in. And my wife’s yelling at me. So I’m like, “I’m a real guy, man. I wish she was this height. I really wish what you see me as is that’s what it was.” Right?

Brian Breach: Exactly. I’m literally folding towels, cleaning dishes, mopping my floors. And there are days that I forget… I’m not saying who I am like I’m somebody…

Frank Curzio: I know what you mean.

Brian Breach: But I forget that I’ve done all this stuff outside of here because I’m literally cleaning behind my toilets. But yeah, you have to be genuine. And I’ve always felt that way. And I like putting my all into everything I do and when I speak to people.

Frank Curzio: That’s awesome.

Brian Breach: Yeah, I feel like you got to be genuine in what you do, and don’t have these fake personalities, and be one person one way and one person.

Frank Curzio: Exactly. I’m the same thing. You got to be true to your character. So, I don’t want to say there’s a formula, but there’s a way to increase your odds of something. Say you take me as an example, Curzio Research. We have a video, and I’m like, “Okay, I want to go viral, whatever it is.” There’s certain things you were telling me offline where… and I even said that to you, you don’t really know because you know what people like, and don’t like, it’s so weird. This dumbest thing goes viral sometimes. And you’re like, “Why is this viral?” while you’re watching it 10 times. But why these people see? And you’re watching it 10 times almost contradicting what you’re saying, but there’s also certain things that you could do to increase those odds, right?

Brian Breach: A hundred percent. So, like I was saying before, if you’re at a party, someone throws up at a pool, someone films it, there’s a high chance someone’s going to post it and it’s going to go viral. Someone throws a shoe at a president’s head, the George Bush reference and he’s ducking it, it’s going to go viral. But if you are someone that’s shooting informative content, there is tips and tricks and strategies to going viral. For example, Instagram reels and TikTok specifically will favor your video and put you in a higher algorithm. If somebody watches the video could be seven, 10, 15 seconds. Everybody has a very low attention span these days. So, if somebody watches the video and clicks out in three seconds and you can go right to TikTok and see your stats, it shows the watch time of each video. My most viral video, they hit on TikTok, couple million views.

Brian Breach: I wasn’t big on TikTok that had a high watch time, 30, 35 seconds. You’ll get pushed in a higher rack room. So, that’s number one. Number two, whatever default picture you use as the click bait stop or whatever you want to call it, let’s say for example, you make a face in the actual video. You want to make sure that face is 30 seconds or 40 seconds in the video. Because if they’re watching, if they’re going on your page, and they’re saying this, and they’re clicking on the video for that, you want to wait until they get to that part of the video. You don’t want to put it right in the beginning. Oh, they already saw what they came to see. They’re clicking out. But you want to wait until they’re watching it for a full 30 seconds at the end.

Frank Curzio: Simple.

Brian Breach: It’s also the way you word things. Now, I’m not saying wording things is going to make something go viral. It could, but you have a girl on a beach. She’s sitting on a beach, and she’s in a bikini on a beach, she’ll get 30 comments, 40 comments. But if she writes something like, “Hey, I’m out here in a bikini on a beach. What beach are you guys at today?” What is she doing? She’s engaging her followers now. So now, you’re going to have people saying, “Well I’m at Fort Lauderdale beach.” “Oh, that’s awesome.” And then, she commented to that and that’s going to create a whole other thread. “Oh, I’m at Miami beach,” and then a whole other thread. So, there’s certain things you do.

Brian Breach: Now if you do these things in every single video, every single time, or you come up with a hot topics. For example, one of my clients is a crypto lawyer. Amazing. She represents a kid who’s a crypto millionaire, still living in her parents’ house. And the parents don’t know he’s a millionaire.

Frank Curzio: That’s fantastic.

Brian Breach: So, that’s such an amazing topic. So, you want to come up with those topics that can go viral. So, what I want her to do when we shoot the content, she’s going to put the text over the video stating something like, “What it’s like representing a crypto millionaire and his parents don’t know,” that’s going to go viral over, “I represent a kid that lives with his parent.” It’s the way you word things. The hot topics that you’re going to make people click the video.

Brian Breach: So, if you implement all these strategies consistently for a year over and over, like you said, the odds are going to go up that one of your videos is going to hit. And when one video hits and gets 20 million views, that elevates all the rest of your content. So, if you had 10,000 on one video and this one hit 20 million, that 10 thousand is going to turn into 7000 views now, because they’re going to check out all your videos.

Frank Curzio: So, I love the motivational aspects where you talk about, I feel like you talk about failures more than success, which is cool. You identify with people because we’re not perfect. I think we all love to see that, right? Even Mike Tyson’s a good example of that. Who is some of the people that motivate you?

Brian Breach: Some of the people that motivate me, what’s weird about motivation is that I find motivation to everything. So, I don’t have a go-to person. Yes, throughout history, I read certain books. We all read Think and Grow Rich. Well the 10 X Grant Cardone and all that stuff. But there’s no one specific person that motivates me. Do I have my go-to figures? Yes. What motivates me is certain things that I see around, something very simple too. Kid you not, sitting in a parking lot the other day, I’m looking down, and I’m seeing a mom duck, and I’m seeing 10 baby ducks. They all hop up a curb one by one. And I’m looking at the last duck, hops up, falls back down, hops up, falls back down. They’re all sitting there waiting. And I’m sitting there cheering this little duckling on. I’m like, “Get up to freaking curb bro, get up.”

Brian Breach: And he hops up the curb or whatever it is. And that little thing motivated me. I’m like, “If this duck can sit there over and over and get up this curb, I can do it.” Or, I used to work with this woman named Rebecca Burdine at my last nine to five in 2008, she had cancer while we were working there, and with breast cancer, she outworked everybody. She eventually passed away, which was horrible. And I went to, it wasn’t her funeral, we went to her house to talk about memories of her. And we got to take a little thing home. And I took this little elephant and I put it on a shelf. Every time I look at that elephant, it reminds me that if this woman can outwork all of us with cancer, I remind you at that time I was probably 27, all the energy in the world and she’s killing me. She’s blowing me out the water while she’s going through chemo. Yeah, I can do anything in this life.

Frank Curzio: I know. And for me, I went to college when I was later, 28. And there was a class that we took that I was speaking engagements and stuff and some guy was stuttering, and he actually went up there and for me, that was one of the most motivational things I could see. This is a guy that’s actually trying. And I was like, “Whoa.” I was like, “That’s powerful. I got the chills.” I’m like, “Wow.”

Brian Breach: It’s usually powerful. If he can get up there and not have that fear of public speaking, being in front of people is the greatest fear of everyone. If he can get up there and do it, why can’t I go get up there without a stutter and do it? No, it’s makes total sense.

Frank Curzio: So, all right. Let’s get to Metaverse Web3. You’re at this conference. What are you looking to see at this conference? What has you excited? I know you spoke at the conference, but let’s talk about that.

Brian Breach: So, I was on stage a couple times yesterday, I had such an amazing panel. One of it was why NFTs are here to stay or the power of NFTs. The other one was music, evolution of NFTs. I got to speak to the founder of Comic Con, Gareb Shamus, which is super cool hearing what they’re doing. I’m just excited about it in general because I know it’s the future. I see it blowing up. Everybody I know is in the space. The metaverse is going to be crazy. I mean, there’s going to have concerts in the metaverse. I come from the music space. I want to see how…

Frank Curzio: You saw Travis Scott? You saw the numbers on it right?

Brian Breach: It was insane.

Frank Curzio: Holy cow, 20 million he made on that. They said 20 million. And you look at Lady Gaga, makes what? You know better than me, a million a concert. Some of these guys, you can go a little higher than that, but 20 million?

Brian Breach: A hundred percent. And what makes me excited because I come from somewhat the era of the transition between the label, grabbing someone off the street, polishing them, putting all the effort into it, owning the masters, taking all your residuals, giving you the upfront payment. You have to pay that back to social media where you don’t need the label anymore, where literally, you are the label. And as long as you have a good social media following, they will come they’ll give you millions for jumping on their train. Now with NFTs and the metaverse and being able to put out your music as an NFT, not only with social media combined with the NFTs, you own it all. You don’t need a label anymore. So, I want to see how it blows up. I want to see how it continues the growth and yeah, I’m excited for all musicians and artists and things that are going to happen in the space in general.

Frank Curzio: So, we’re creating a movie called, “What The F Is The Metaverse,” and it’s not a Curzio Research project, it’s a metaverse project for everybody because what we’ve seen in the last year and a half, I think a lot of people think it’s just video games and stuff. And what’s interesting is if you ask a hundred people, we get a hundred different versions of it. So if you had to define it, maybe as simple as possible, what is the metaverse to you?

Brian Breach: You know what? Everybody talks about the metaverse like it’s almost this is a new thing. I look at the, and it’s not even an older game, I look at Grand Theft Auto. I look at Call of Duty. We were technically in the metaverse and to be honest with you, some of the metaverse’s graphics these days, aren’t as good as your Call of Duty. You’re playing with people all around the world in a sense. That’s a metaverse. But the difference in my opinion is that now you can make money. that’s where my difference comes in. So yeah, you’re on Call of Duty, you’re shooting people. You’re all around the world. You’re in this amazing space where you’re playing army. You’re playing war with everybody. Now it’s different. Now you’re interacting. You’re talking, you’re hanging out, you’re doing party. There’s billboards up. There’s advertisements. People are performing. There’s concerts. People are gambling in the metaverse. So, it’s in a sense been around. But I feel like now it’s kind of blowing up a little bit more, and it’s taking on a different identity in a different form.

Frank Curzio: That’s cool. So listen, I took up so much for your time. I keep going and going, but I won’t, but I love the fact when I interview people, they always try to pitch. You don’t pitch anything. And so, I’m going to give you a chance to pitch. If someone wants to find your hack, they find you and your company, man.

Brian Breach: Yeah, make sure you follow me. My favorite platform, always Instagram, Brian Breach, B-r-i-a-n B-r-e-a-c-h. I almost forgot how to spell my own name, and my company’s name is Make Me Viral Media. I’m a marketing company. I help projects go viral, entrepreneurs go viral, businesses go viral in a sense, getting you on major publications. We do all social media management, all content creation, put you on billboards, create your e-course, help you create a podcast. Anything that could blow your project up at Make Me Viral Media on Instagram.

Frank Curzio: Brian, thanks for coming.

Brian Breach: Thanks buddy.

Frank Curzio: Thanks so much.

Brian Breach: All right, man. Appreciate it.

Frank Curzio: Guys, great stuff from Brian. Like I said, smart, humble, real. And it’s probably attributed to his background. He didn’t go too much into it. He said he was in the music and things like that, rapper, but he was born to an abusive mother and he has this on his profile, otherwise I wouldn’t be sharing this, that passed away when he was 13 from AIDS. And he quickly learned that those emotions and everything has experience, he could use them in rhymes and that, so he got really popular, and just getting to know him over that period was pretty cool.

Frank Curzio: He was really impressed with the interview, by the way, which is always my goal when I talk to someone or interview them for the very first time. He’s like, “That’s amazing. That was great. It was awesome.” And something I’m always proud of, but the tips that he gave, they’re about triggering the algorithm to where Twitter, TikTok, YouTube, Facebook, they’re going to put it in front of more and more people then everyone and more groups of people, more people share, right? That’s what you need to do. But there is a formula behind this. I mean, of course, like I said, you do something stupid and crazy, yes, you go viral. You got to go viral for the wrong reasons, but there is a formula behind this. And I didn’t know that either.

Frank Curzio: And I interviewed Dan Held, who is a longtime Bitcoin owner. I worked crack in one of the original people, 2010, ’11. Just incredible background and had a great interview saying I have about, I think it was 12, 15,000 Twitter followers at the time. And he goes, “Hey, I figured Twitter out.” Because I talked to him on the phone call a week later, I was helping him with his newsletter business. And he was talking to me about different things. So marketing, he’s like, “I got Twitter figured out.” He’s like, “I already figured out Facebook.” He’s like, “Now I figured out Twitter.” I’m like, “You’re right.” And I think he went from 12, 15,000 to 250,000. And I looked, that must have been two months after the interview. And this is last year.

Frank Curzio: I just looked at his account. Now, he’s at 625,000 followers. There’s a formula. And I could tell you the things he posts about Bitcoin. It’s a simple little post. It’s not a big deal. Not really educating anyone, but it’s a formula, whatever happens, more and more people pick up, you got tons and tons of comments. Which I definitely agree with Brian, you want to be engaging and talk to people and ask them questions. And that’s how you get the back and forth. And Peter Schiff’s a God at doing that. He just pisses people off, but you got people who get pissed off and the people that follow him, they go back and forth. That triggers the algorithms. And that’s why he has a massive following from the marketing end.

Frank Curzio: I give him a lot of credit, which he cared about his people more than himself when it comes to making money. But there is a formula and Brian has got 122,000 followers at Instagram, 35,000 on Twitter, 27,000 on TikTok, massive amount of big names of web three. Follow him, work with him, very popular voice, just get bigger and bigger, his presence. I see Curzio Research doing business with him in the future based on our conversations, which is very exciting. But when it comes to his podcast Wall Street Unplugged, I always say the same thing, podcasts about you, about me. So, let me know what you thought of that interview at frank@curzioresearch.com. That’s frank@curzioresearch.com.

Frank Curzio: That was one of more than 25 we did in a two day-period. We’ve got another 25 or 30 before that at a conference in Vegas, getting a lot of footage for the metaverse movie that we’re creating, which I’m very excited about and the demand. And that’s what we’re setting up. We actually had a balance of crazy race and almost said universe, movie, and man, almost every one of the people that were interviewing massive followings. I mean, altogether, it’s got to be probably 10 million plus, if I had to guess that we’ve interviewed and just all on board, willing to share it, they’re excited about it. Because we want to bring it, this isn’t a Curzio Research project. We want to bring just the metaverse that we see, that I’m seeing right now that nobody else is seeing. That just believes it’s video games. It’s not a big deal. You’re going to understand why it’s a big deal.

Frank Curzio: You’re going to understand why all these big companies, major companies who the gatekeepers of the internet are, the one spending the most money, billions to get into this market. Invesco just started $30 million fund just now came across the wires to invest in the metaverse. All, not some, all the major retails are going in with a metaverse strategy. Some of them already there and you got to see it as more and more metaverses pop up. They’re going to be open metaverses and closed metaverses. And when you see a technology where you see what’s going on, when you see the meaning space where you see what you could actually do and why it’s better experience an ownership of your own content, even through NFTs or anything else for the first time ever, you’re going to see why there’s such excitement that and everyone from Gen Z to Millennials, which are now 40, are just going all in on this.

Frank Curzio: They’re all in. This is their time. This is why Bitcoin was created. They hated the system. Now, everyone who’s listening to this. Everyone who posts on social media, we all know through COVID and through the last election cycle, you don’t own your own content. You don’t. So, we’re going to bring this to everyone and show everyone exactly what is the metaverse, why it’s going to be massive. And most importantly, how to make money on it. How to position yourself, got a lot of people following us. Really cool stuff, going on at these conferences. A lot of work. You get some tired, but not going away for a few more weeks. Now, I’m going to start putting this together, and you guys will be the first to know about it once we launch it. And man, a lot of people coming up through the big networks and streaming platforms that like, “Hey, I work with these guys. It sounds like a good idea.”

Frank Curzio: So, let’s see where it goes. But I do know it’s going to give us a lot of tension, bring a lot of names to our lists, which I’m happy about because a lot of people, I think we could help, especially within these industries and a lot of these people are going to be buying on products as well. Once they get, see us and learn about us and see how real we are, and how good our research is. So, very exciting times. That’s it for me, hopefully you really enjoy that interview. Really appreciate all the support. Have a wonderful weekend. Yes, you got to see me tomorrow.

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