by 0xc82fd31500576f394b59be3b10c154b584ea6004 (ShelleyVan)
Should the following Tier 4: up to $60,000 USD, 6 months vesting (1 month cliff) grant in the Community category be approved?
SinfulMeatStick (Sinful) is a highly supportive, essential Decentraland (DCL) community builder and Twitch streamer. Through his company, SinfulMedia, he is seeking DAO funding to help continue providing high-value content to the DCL community, as well as help provide streaming services to fellow community members who may not have this resource free of cost.
As a Twitch streamer, show host, community builder, and content creator, Sinful has worked with established DCL groups, projects, and wearable creators such as The Babydolls, The Rocking Uniquehorns (TRUs), Penguin Fight Club, Tangpoko, and Kirzoz. Financial assistance from the DAO will allow Sinful to focus his full attention on creating, building, and expanding the DCL community.
As one of the most active Twitch streamers and content creators in Decentraland, Sinful has been creating and onboarding new users in the space for more than eight months, an accomplishment he says fills him with gratitude and pride. Sinful also hosts a weekly show titled, “Beyond The NFT,” which is streamed simultaneously on Twitch and in Decentraland.
During the last five months, he has interviewed some of the most iconic figures of DCL, including Roustan, Aaron Leupp, Tangpoko, Micheal K, DoctorDripp, and many more. Additionally, “Beyond the NFT” has been a springboard for many aspiring musical talents in DCL, such as CIB and BabyYors. Recently, Sinful interviewed Kelly Ann Collins, founder, and CEO of VultLab and Into The Meta News (https://kac.start.page/).
Sinful also hosts the highly engaging, weekly Twitter Spaces talk, “Decentraland Community Building," along with long-serving DCL community member, Canessa. During the show, Sinful and Canessa give community members a stage to voice their feelings, ideas, and concerns about Decentraland, and they also discuss ways on how we can bring web2 audiences into our home world, Decentraland.
Sinful is a founder of the Community Building Decentraland (CBD) Discord server, where Decentraland community members are actively engaging with one another in efforts to build a stronger and more collaborative Decentraland environment. Since the launch of this Discord server, it has quickly become a hub for many DCL communities to connect, network, and create, as well as share knowledge and resources. Sinful is active in numerous web3 Twitter Spaces, always inviting artists, singers, and creators to join and explore the possibilities this space has to offer. Sinful also invests much of his time in welcoming and onboarding new members to the DCL community, a personal approach that he believes is of primary importance to retaining new users.
Many of you may know me as the manager of the TRU Band Room–I’m ShelleyVan. I’ve been a DCL citizen since July 2021. In that time I’ve planned and hosted nearly 300 live events and onboarded nearly 100 musicians and countless new users. During this time, Sinful has remained an integral part of the community-building process, providing a friendly voice and wealth of web3 knowledge to anyone I send his way. As part of the DCL ecosystem, Sinful is crucial for growth.
Funding from the DAO will allow Sinful to continue providing content to our Decentraland communities and, through SinfulMedia, provide high-quality streaming services to fellow DCL members free of cost. He also plans to make user-friendly “how to” videos to make the flow of information easily digestible for new users. Both “Beyond The NFT” and “Decentraland Community Building” Twitter Space are broadcast to Twitch and Decentraland via RTMP server, providing clear content of the highest quality in Decentraland and on Twitch.
The RTMP server is Sinful’s biggest financial consideration and continuing to fully fund that server often stifles his creative process, which neglects the community of valuable content and community building. Keeping the RTMP server funded is crucial for the onboarding of new musicians, artists, and DJs by allowing Sinful to provide them a stage on which to perform.
Preliminary work Beyond The NFT: Average 30 viewers on twitch and 40-50 users on parcel
Decentraland Community Building Twitter Space: Average 20 viewers on Twitch, 35+ listeners on Twitter, and 15+ people on parcel
Fund Allocation for 1 year:
RTMP funding: $5500
Hardware costs: $5000
Salary: $43,500 (approx. $20/hour at 40 hours/week)
Average annual salary for Community Relations Managers in his area is $99,000 as of July 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $82,150 and $119,916. (Source: salary.com)
SinfulMeatStick: Twitch Streamer, Content Creator, Community Builder, Show Host, Event Organizer
Continuation of the SinfulMedia weekly shows, “Beyond The NFT” and “Decentraland Community Building” Twitter Spaces, for the next year.
Provide community members who have presented Decentraland programming ideas a time slot to broadcast their show using the SinfulMedia RTMP server.
Creation of “How To” videos, which include highly engaging, useful information for new users in web3 to utilize throughout their metaverse journey.