The Rise of the Creative Class at IBM’s #SmarterCommerce

The term “starving artist” needs to disappear from the English lexicon.

In this video, Bryan Kramer, CEO of Purematter, and I briefly discuss the origins of Triberr, and then move into the discussion on how the creative class will rule to world.

Technology has enabled bloggers to publish their work directly to consumer, and even charge for their work. However, the creative class still has two problems left:

  1. How to effectively distribute content, especially when competing with the noise-makers like Mashable, Buzzfeed, HuffPost, and the like.
  2. And how to make a living doing what they love.

It’s time for the creative class to cross the last mile. It’s time for the term “starving artist” to disappear from the English lexicon.

This was taped yesterday in Nashville, TN at IBM’s Smarter Commerce conference, in front of a live studio audience.

Click here to watch the video.

Dino Dogan

Global Force for Badassery | Founder of Triberr | Refugee from Bosnia | Writer for Technorati | Speaker | Lousy Martial Artist | Pretty good singer/songwriter | Hi 🙂

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    We’ve been thinking about a better monetization strategy for the creative class (writers and bloggers) as well. Agree … no more starving artists … it IS time for technology to solve this problem. Great interview!