ODG – Original Design Gangsta

Great little bit of self promotion via youtube for Kyle T Watkins, graphic designer, illustrator and ODG. A great example of a viral video on a small budget but with a clear business aim. Interestingly it seems that Kyle has started a little side business selling the mp3 of the song for 99c and selling some t-shirts via cafepress.

It’s interesting as well that graphic designers are famous for creating little self promotional tools to show off their creative chops and attract the attention of potential customers. For some great examples I highly recomend this book called “A Smile in the Mind: Witty Thinking in Graphic Design “, it’s a brilliant coffee table book.

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2 Comments

  1. Posted September 23, 2007 at 10:30 am | Permalink

    Hahahaha !!!! Very funny :) hope this self promotion video will work for you !

  2. Posted May 14, 2010 at 6:28 pm | Permalink

    My graphic design teacher showed us this video in our class. Now I listen to it all the time. Kyle does some wicked design work. Way to go man!

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