Airdrop might be a solution here, but I don't think it will help much. Since the 50/50 promise for XTS allocation, the only thing we can airdrop is the XTS from PTS that in the AGS fund. If people never heard of bitshares before, we can't expect too much from the ~7% airdrop. And it may even cause a huge sell without good marketing. Lottoshares is supposed to be a good news, but even the PTS community are not fully aware of it.
Same to Empirical1, I have faith and confidence in Dan and whole dev team. But before we have adjusted the marketing strategy, I disagree with the airdrop, although Stan has stated several time that airdrop will happen.
Yeah I'm generally against airdrops too, as I think they will mainly just create downward pressure on price, it's like giving away free money, people will just spend it.
However given our marketing problem and declining growth/distribution trend, I'm starting to think it could be worth a try. With something like 'LottoShares with big charity component'.
I think by giving Doge 50% and essentially giving them ownership of it that a) A Bitshares DAC gets Doge marketing team and b) Dogecoin users will be less inclined to sell.
(With 50/50 they hurt themselves just as much selling their stakes as they hurt Bitshares holders, while with a 90/10 split they can essentially sell their stake at the expense of Bitshares holders who will be longer more faithful supporters of Bitshares linked DAC's)
I'm also inclined to think a lotto DAC giving less away to charity (and therefore more back to players) will be more successful so airdropping a charity lotto DAC is something I'm less attached to and willing to experiment with airdropping - that is something a lot of the main members on this forum are big supporters of.
Edit: I even think branding it DogeLotto or something is even an option.