App to help with depression and New Book on the way

What’s up guys, Jonny here from MoonChimps Media.

I’ve been pretty busy with the whole “Moving to America” thing, and our programmer Tyler has been pretty busy with his whole “Final exams, graduating,  and moving 3 hours north to a new job” thing.

While we’ve been focusing on that, our depression discord has really taken off and helped a lot of people. So far, over 450 people all over the world. Thank you to all the posters who keep it going!!

To better serve this community, I enlisted our programmer Tyler to take a break from making games, so we could focus on putting out a good app to help our core audience. I don’t want to give away any spicy details, but it will be a daily check-in to for you to track your mood and (hopefully) catch yourself if you start getting into a particular depressive rut. If you’ve been ranking your mood at 5/10 all month, and then it drops down to 1/10 for three days, it might be a wake up call to yourself that you’re headed into a rut.

Aside from that app to fight depression, I’ve been working with a couple new writers on a silly book. I’ll just give y’all the tagline:

Fuzzy Details

A young real estate investor has a chance to hit it big with a new building….until he runs into some Fuzzy Details!

What could the details be? Who knows, that’s the whole suspense thing, building up some imaginary hype. Fuzzy Details will be available as an ebook on Amazon by September 2018, and it’ll only be about $2.99 on Amazon.

That’s all the details we have for now,
Have fun out there,
-MoonChimps Media

PS: Please try our free android game, Mike’s Escape! You can download it from the Google Playstore by clicking here.

 

Why is Cash Dat Kush The Best Rapper In Canada in 2018?

What’s up guys, Jonny here from MoonChimps Media.

If you haven’t noticed, we’ve written a few rap-related articles on the site, mostly because it’s all I’ve listened to for years haha.

I mostly listen to stuff from Houston and Atlanta,but since I’m heading home on vacation in a few weeks, I thought I’d check out the local scene and see who’s still doing it.

There have been a lot of rappers from my hometown who’ve come and gone in the past ten years. Probably because it’s a border town -it’s right beside Detroit. Most rappers only stick around for one or two features and then they disappear.

Cash Dat Kush has been a constant presence in the Windsor, Ontario scene, putting out 4 independent mixtapes without a major label. (And a fifth one, Vault, coming soon)

Deadly Touch (May 2014)
Cash Dat Moula (August 2014)
Westside Crack (May 2015)
Squaaad Life (May 2017)

Without a doubt, in my opinion, Pack In is his best song ever:

I mean, that shit is just catchy.

But, that song is three years old. The real reason I’m writing this bias-assed review, is because he’s a good marketer. He downloaded our free android app Mike’s Escape, right. It’s a free app, no cost to him. He played it for five minutes, and recorded his gameplay. That’s easy too. I did the same shit last week. Then he cut the audio and put his new song Believe Dat as the audio instead. And posted it to Instagram:

Come on, that’s just good marketing right there.

If you want the full version of #BelieveDat, you can see it on his youtube here:

Stay tuned for his new mixtape Vault. I’m sure I’ll write a review when it comes out.

And if you want to download our free Android app Mike’s Escape, just click right here.

Have fun out there,
-MoonChimps Media

Mike’s Escape now available for free on Android! (I have no idea how to promote an app)

What’s up guys, this is Jonny from MoonChimps Media. I want to tell a quick story.

The first job I ever had, I was 13, and I got a job going door to door selling chocolate bars.

I heard about the job from some other kids at school. One kid said he was making whatever, twenty bucks a night. Right after school, he would walk to the 7-11. This sketchy van, or was it a van? There was a van, and  a couple other cars. Point is, you get picked up with all these other kids. Grade seven, grade eight, grade nine kids. All of them are under 18. The drivers would drop them off and give them maps. They would highlight areas they were about to do, areas they had just done. It was all color-coded. They would drop off all these kids. These cute little kids, and we’d go door to door.

Each kid would get either the left side or the right side of the street. You’d do the whole block, and you’d do the next block. You just follow the map and keep going. When you got to the end, you’d call your driver and they’d pick you up. Our driver was Mary-Anne. What the fuck did she have – she had a white Chevy – I think it was a Monte Carlo.

We made like twenty bucks, twenty five bucks, thirty bucks a night. The guy who ran it, his name was Big Eddie. He was this big fat Italian guy., who died at 37 years old. That’s when the whole thing fell apart.

He had this business going for a couple years, and then he died of pills. Apparently he was popping a lot of pills. But yeah, he died at 37, Big Eddie. I cut out his obituary from the local newspaper, I kept it, I still have it. It’s all curly and yellow now, but yeah, he’s been dead a long time.

So, the thing he was doing, he was with a certain charity. I don’t want to say the charity’s name, as far as I know there was never like an investigation, I never saw anything. I’ve googled the name, the real charity pops up, but nothing  about the fraud he was doing. It wasn’t fraud – I dunno. I never saw his books. It could’ve been legit in hindsight.

But basically, the chocolate bars sold for three dollars. And people would buy them, right. So Eddie would get a dollar, the charity would get a dollar, and then we would get a dollar. So we got 33 percent of everything we sold, right. But that also gave us leeway, because we could start doing two-for-five deals. That way you sell two chocolate bars, still make the same amount of money, but get rid of more, and there were sales bonuses and stuff. So you wanted to just get rid of your chocolate bars.

And you had to carry to fuckin’ carry the things, you had a little lunch pail full of them. It was better to sell them to lose the weight.

It was a very basic sales lesson for me, because the more doors you knocked on, the more sales you would make. But sometimes you would go thirty minutes, forty minutes, a whole hour without a sale. And it’s like fuck, I made zero dollars the past hour. This fucking sucks. Especially at 13, you want to play video games, go play basketball and shit.

But no, you’re fuckin’ walking around asking strangers about chocolate bars. And it’s like, if I was actually making some sales, making some money, this would be worth my time. But I may as well have been jerking off for the past hour, I would’ve made the same  amount of money.

But I learned that the more doors you knock on, the more money you’ll make per day. Not necessarily per hour, but per day.

So, Tyler and I have been working on apps and games. Tyler’s doing all the fucking work to be honest, I’m not doing anything, which is why I’m doing stupid shit like this promotion right now. I’m trying to promote this app, but I don’t know how to fuckin’ promote an app. I’ve never promoted an app before.

Really the only sales experience I have is fuckin’ going door to door, and uh, what else did I do? I did some sales over the phone, but even that was service-to-sales. People would call in and say “Why is my bill so high?”

I would solve their problem, befriend them, and then I would say, “Hey, how about making your bill even higher by buying these additional services?”

And even that I only did for a month. So I don’t have any fuckin’ sales experience.

But today, I was like: “Fuck it, you know what, maybe we could promote the app…”

This is the app I’m promoting by the way, Mike’s Escape, a free Android game, you can see it by clicking here.

Or if you’re showing your friends, it looks like this if you’re searching for it:

Obviously our podcast fucking sucks, nobody listens to it. But, maybe we can get on some other people’s podcats, and then that would help. I mean, Joe Rogan’s got a massive podcast. Just gotta build up these platforms, you know. By having high quality content ideally.

So I went on Youtube, and just typed in “podcast”. Then I was playing with the filter. So uploaded this week, uploaded this hour, view count, rating, shit like that. Trying to find podcasts with the lowest views, because if you think about it, the people with the lowest views will have the least amount going on. If I say, “Hey, I’m looking to get on the podcast to promote this app.” They’ll say, “Sure, we got nothing better going on.”

And if someone out there wants to promote their app, website, whatever,  feel free to come on the MoonChimps Podcast anytime. We’ll have you on for 6 hours if you want. Come on. We’ll be happy to have you.

So yeah, I emailed a few of those people, and you know, knocked on their door so to speak.

When I was doing door-to-door sales as a kid, a lot of people wouldn’t even open their door. They wouldn’t open their door for a couple reasons:

1) Well, they weren’t home. Sometimes you knock on somebody’s door and they’re not even home. That’s easily 20% of all houses.

2) If they are home, they can think, “Well, I don’t know this fuckin’ kid – I’m not gonna open the door.” So, some of these people I’m emailing might get the email, and just say “Fuck this guy.”

But yeah, I’m just gonna keep sending out emails. Contacting people on youtube, seeing if we can get on some people’s podcasts. ‘Cause this is shameless self promotion. I’m just gonna keep knocking on doors and see where it gets me.

Have fun out there,
-MoonChimps Media