In this episode, we do a deep dive on the origin story of Daps Magic. Listen along as Mr. Daps takes us through his 19 years of online experiences, lessons learned, major wins, and offers advice for the future.
Mentioned in this episode:
Youtube playlist: youtube.com/dapsmagic
Mr. Daps Instagram: @MrDaps
Annie’s Instagram: @Its.The.Annie.Show
Special Shoutouts to:
Music Composed by Mr. Daps
0:50 We haven’t planned this out
1:20 What’s new with Mr. Daps?
3:10 Mr. Daps is a man of many hats
4:16 What’s up with Annie?
5:50 Mr. Daps, What’s your origin story?
7:10 Starting a yahoo group
8:55 This sounds fun, let’s do it!
10:48 Daps for Disney Magic
11:15 The Ebay Logo
13:15 The Geeks are born
14:11 Everything is content
14:30 This is what we’ve got, how can we do it better?
16:00 Geek’s 13 year record
16:35 Daps gets its first media invite
17:25 It’s fun to do thing with friends
18:19 Dapscast enters the scene
19:10 Keep it simple
20:05 Everything is connected
20:57 Getting a little help from friends
23:00 We are professionals and still know how to have fun
23:35 Daps is run like the Muppets
24:44 Ridiculous Ideas
25:50 Dads are great for advice
26:08 Figuring out the “Why”
27:00 Approaching difficult things
27:36 No relationships, No influence
28:50 What are the biggest lessons learned?
29:28 Doing simple well
29:58 We don’t want an avalanche
31:35 Don’t overextend yourself
32:18 Seasons for everything
33:33 Advice for a low season
35:10 Bigger why than why not
37:21 Didn’t have to give up
37:48 Walt’s great advice
41:50 Keep taking baby steps
43:28 Mr. Daps was a professional Musician
45:04 When not to take advice
45:46 Words of advice going forward
46:27 Star with a dream
47:51 Get a mission statement
49:00 Cooking with Mr. Daps
51:05 It’s okay to fail!
51:38 College thoughts with Mr. Daps
53:14 On not having fun
54:28 Conclusions & Comments
55:20 Social Media & Patreon
55:40 Influence Influencing Magic