Studio 747 - A Lifestyle Blog for Creative Minds

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

A Local’s Guide to Top 20 Free and Cheap Things to Do in San Diego



America’s Finest City is the bedrock of sunshine, blue skies, and fun in California. What makes San Diego so great (and one of the reasons why I’ve lived here for 25 years) is that the city has so much to offer. Whether you’re an artist, outdoor enthusiast, or simply need to be by the beach, there are a myriad of things to do. Even in 25 years I still have yet to experience everything San Diego has to offer.

I'm often asked what are some free and cheap things to do in San Diego, so I thought I'd share my top 20 favorite activities:

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

9 Things You Learned in Preschool That'll Help You With Online Marketing

Little boy reading a book and laughing

Many business people stress out over marketing their business online, but what I’ve learned in my 17+ years of being an entrepreneur is that everything we know about online marketing we learned at a very young age. Marketing on the Internet is actually relatively easy if you always keep in mind the basics of life.

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

The Art of Getting Things Done: 5 Steps to Better Productivity

5 steps to better productivity
I would venture to say that all of us have goals and dreams in life. There are things you want to check off the To Do List each day and there are goals you want to achieve in one or five years.

Sometimes you finish projects and achieve your goals earlier than expected, but many times you're sitting in front of the computer at 3 PM in the afternoon wondering what the heck you've accomplished all day. This is exactly how I felt today, hence the inspiration for this post.

I guess I shouldn't be so hard on myself because most days I do consider myself to be very productive. In fact, it's difficult for me to just sit around.

I don't claim to be a productivity guru, but these are the things I personally have done for many years to achieve goals and become a more successful entrepreneur.

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

My Favorite Graphic Design and Photo Editing Tools/Apps

Digital design quote

Visually stunning photos is a must if you want to get noticed on Instagram and Pinterest or capture a blog reader’s interest. People have asked me what photo editing and graphic design apps I’ve been using for Instagram and my blogs, so I thought I’d share my favorite tools.

Monday, January 09, 2017

What Do Golf, Writing a Book, and Visiting Egypt Have in Common?


At the beginning of the year many people make their New Year resolutions. Although I usually come up with a couple goals or intentions each year, this year I just decided to ditch the resolutions and create the ultimate bucket list for the rest of my life. I’ve had this bucket list in my mind for quite some time. I figured that blogging about it would jump start the energy for these things to happen and perhaps inspire some of you to write your own bucket list or even do some of the stuff on my list.