The blog for Pura Vida MultiMedia, a Costa Rican website design creative agency. Blogging about Wordpress, content marketing, blog post planning, and productivity.
I don’t like to reinvent the wheel. I prefer to find out what successful people are doing, and model how they are doing it. Chris Brogan wrote an excellent blog post some time ago about how he prioritized his day. The man is a content output machine; he is one of the indisputable masters of [...]
Content Management System. This is how you make changes to your website. The back-end interface on sites built in Wordpress, Drupal, and Joomla allows you to quickly and easily make changes to your website without having to know computer programming code. All you need is a username and password. Do I have to have a [...]
One of the questions I hear from people in the United States is, 'How on Earth did you put together a business that supports your family while you live in Costa Rica?' I'll be honest, it took a full week of really diligent setup. As I'm sure you've discovered, Business infrastructure is tough. Especially if you [...]
A pet project that was years in the making, The Amazing Life Formula is an ambitious information product that combines content marketing, interactive PDF downloads, and personal development. It's no accident that my life transformed, and I run my dream business from my laptop in tropical paradise. I made this happen. By studying the masters of [...]
Video is not immediate, in a digital world. This is paradoxical; we see a video, and we engage with it immediately. From a production standpoint, however, it is not (and should not be) something that is limited to the present time. I've taken some time to learn this lesson. Many of the videos I have [...]
For the last couple of years, I have styled myself by my favorite, all time best job title of my life: DIGITAL NINJA. As my business is growing, from a one-man shop into an agency, and my role in my projects is changing from artist to manager, I have decided it is time for an [...]
This tutorial describes how to use Gmail to manage multiple email addresses. If you are signing in and out of every email account you own, now you don't have to! In this short, 4 minute video, I can show you how to forward all of your emails to one inbox - and then send mail [...]