Studio 747 - A Lifestyle Blog for Creative Minds

Friday, June 30, 2017

What To Do When You Fail?

I've started building a new website that will help people launch their own online business (Here's a sneak peek) and gave myself a deadline to have it finished. I did not meet that "deadline", but instead of being down on myself like I typically would, I took a different view this time. In this video I talk about a few key takeaways from this whole process and what I learned about myself.

Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Video Marketing in 2017: Statistics and Ideas to Implement Now

Why is video the new wave in online marketing?

The idea of creating videos and including them as part of an online marketing strategy is nothing new, but with the advent of apps such as Instagram and Snapchat, video has played an important part in the culture of society. This is where you as an artist or entrepreneur have an opportunity to gain more exposure and interact with your community.

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.