Hello my dear Bitshares tribe I would like to share with you my view about marketing.
Central bank all over the world are cooperate together in the grand scheme to devalue our currencies until the bond markets crush and everyone rush into US 30 years treasury bonds and USD just in time for interest rate increase pushed by republicans that will take office by then that will cause USA to default with over 18 trillion $ in dept.
Until then we all can enjoy almost 0% interest rates "rising stock markets" and overnight crypto pump and dumps to feed our growing apatite for more BTS/BTC/... holding for the time shit hits the fan and we all become milliners in worthless fiat currency.
If you think that it is worth waiting for that you are wrong.
Stop thinking about BTS/BTC/... as hedge/insurance, people won't understand you and won't "risk" much to do the same.
Start paying with crypto for everything stop using banks and credit cards (yes I know it is hard but it is possible if you use your imagination and community resources aka people) and let other people to see this.
We only have around 30000 people using BTS (this is ridicules if you think that we can bring any significant change and not fall into being a tool for the powers we try to resist )many of us have more the 100000 BTS , give away for free 1000 BTS to each one of your friends if you really a bitshres believer, the bast currency in the world is people you won't regret it.
The Chinese are buying because they smart (see http://btckan.com/price
The Easterner's are buying because they fat and greedy sheep (see http://www.google.com/trends/explore#q=bitcoin&date=today%2012-m&cmpt=q
One of the first slogans of Bitshares is "disrupting everything" I don't here that anymore ,why are you using standard marketing strategies?
Why the hell you need marketing anyway (to dump on newcomers and make some profit?) if you are so ideologically motivated just focus on developing the bast BTS client you can with the most functions and writing books about ...