Zombies, Vampires & Monsters: Fostering Loyal Genre Communities  KW Low  (@kw) GM / Co-Founder  DreadCentral.com @dreadcen...
 
 
 
 
Why Dread Central? Quick History Who is our COMMUNITY?
Why Dread Central? Quick History Who is our COMMUNITY?
Why Dread Central?
Why Dread Central? Quick History Who is our COMMUNITY?
What did we learn?
What did we learn?
What did we learn? Our Community Is LOYAL Why are they LOYAL?
What did we learn? Our Community Is LOYAL Why are they LOYAL?
What did we learn? Our Community Is LOYAL Why are they LOYAL? Because we are all FANS  <ul><li>We are all about our FANS <...
What did we learn? Our Community Is LOYAL Why are they LOYAL? Because we are all FANS  <ul><li>We are all about our FANS <...
What did we learn? Our Community Is LOYAL Why are they LOYAL? Because we are all FANS  <ul><li>We are all about our FANS <...
How to  Build your own  LOYAL Community
How to  Build your own  LOYAL Community 1. Find a  Topic you  enjoy
How to  Build your own  LOYAL Community 2. Give Your Community  a Voice
How to  Build your own  LOYAL Community 3. Let  Them  Lead
How to  Build your own  LOYAL Community 4. Help  Them  Give Back
 
FUN STUFF
PAST  (bad  quality,  preposterous stories, & no- names)
PRESENT  (great quality & named talents)
PRESENT  (great quality & named talents) Tribute Awards
FOREIGN
WE HELPED!
TRENDS?
Zombies TRENDS?
TRENDS? Vampires
Torture Porn TRENDS?
Remakes TRENDS?
NEXT?
NEXT? Ghost & Haunting?
NEXT? Greek  Legend  Monsters?
NEXT? Documentaries?
@ElmStreetLegacy ElmStreetLegacy.com
@DreadCentral Facebook.com/DreadCentral Myspace.com/horrorchannel @kw  /  [email_address] Tips? Email info@dreadcentral.com
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  • Our site is DreadCentral.com – we cover news and talk about horror entertainment What does that mean?
  • Our site is DreadCentral.com – we cover news and talk about horror entertainment What does that mean?
  • Think Entertainment Tonight ... But for Scary Stuff!
  • Think Entertainment Tonight ... But for Scary Stuff!
  • So we have entertainment news about all things horror movies, tv shows, video games Interviews with filmmakers &amp; stars And our unique way of reviews
  • A quick history: We’ve been an independent company since 2006 but my partners and I have been working together since 2004 at a startup cable tv network that did not make (not FearNet) By that time had built a loyal community and so, we decided to go at it on our own And Hence DreadCentral.com was born
  • A quick history: We’ve been an independent company since 2006 but my partners and I have been working together since 2004 at a startup cable tv network that did not make (not FearNet) By that time had built a loyal community and so, we decided to go at it on our own And Hence DreadCentral.com was born
  • A quick history: We’ve been an independent company since 2006 but my partners and I have been working together since 2004 at a startup cable tv network that did not make (not FearNet) By that time had built a loyal community and so, we decided to go at it on our own And Hence DreadCentral.com was born
  • A quick history: We’ve been an independent company since 2006 but my partners and I have been working together since 2004 at a startup cable tv network that did not make (not FearNet) By that time had built a loyal community and so, we decided to go at it on our own And Hence DreadCentral.com was born
  • KWLow DreadCentral SXSW Preso

    1. 1. Zombies, Vampires & Monsters: Fostering Loyal Genre Communities KW Low (@kw) GM / Co-Founder DreadCentral.com @dreadcentral
    2. 6. Why Dread Central? Quick History Who is our COMMUNITY?
    3. 7. Why Dread Central? Quick History Who is our COMMUNITY?
    4. 8. Why Dread Central?
    5. 9. Why Dread Central? Quick History Who is our COMMUNITY?
    6. 10. What did we learn?
    7. 11. What did we learn?
    8. 12. What did we learn? Our Community Is LOYAL Why are they LOYAL?
    9. 13. What did we learn? Our Community Is LOYAL Why are they LOYAL?
    10. 14. What did we learn? Our Community Is LOYAL Why are they LOYAL? Because we are all FANS <ul><li>We are all about our FANS </li></ul><ul><li>- LISTEN to them </li></ul><ul><li>MINGLE with them </li></ul><ul><li>GIVE them what they want </li></ul>
    11. 15. What did we learn? Our Community Is LOYAL Why are they LOYAL? Because we are all FANS <ul><li>We are all about our FANS </li></ul><ul><li>- LISTEN to them </li></ul><ul><li>MINGLE with them </li></ul><ul><li>GIVE them what they want </li></ul>What do we get from a LOYAL Community?
    12. 16. What did we learn? Our Community Is LOYAL Why are they LOYAL? Because we are all FANS <ul><li>We are all about our FANS </li></ul><ul><li>- LISTEN to them </li></ul><ul><li>MINGLE with them </li></ul><ul><li>GIVE them what they want </li></ul>What do we get from a LOYAL Community?
    13. 17. How to Build your own LOYAL Community
    14. 18. How to Build your own LOYAL Community 1. Find a Topic you enjoy
    15. 19. How to Build your own LOYAL Community 2. Give Your Community a Voice
    16. 20. How to Build your own LOYAL Community 3. Let Them Lead
    17. 21. How to Build your own LOYAL Community 4. Help Them Give Back
    18. 23. FUN STUFF
    19. 24. PAST (bad quality, preposterous stories, & no- names)
    20. 25. PRESENT (great quality & named talents)
    21. 26. PRESENT (great quality & named talents) Tribute Awards
    22. 27. FOREIGN
    23. 28. WE HELPED!
    24. 29. TRENDS?
    25. 30. Zombies TRENDS?
    26. 31. TRENDS? Vampires
    27. 32. Torture Porn TRENDS?
    28. 33. Remakes TRENDS?
    29. 34. NEXT?
    30. 35. NEXT? Ghost & Haunting?
    31. 36. NEXT? Greek Legend Monsters?
    32. 37. NEXT? Documentaries?
    33. 38. @ElmStreetLegacy ElmStreetLegacy.com
    34. 39. @DreadCentral Facebook.com/DreadCentral Myspace.com/horrorchannel @kw / [email_address] Tips? Email info@dreadcentral.com

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