Paris Vega’s Blog

Documenting my many failures and few successes as I explore the world. I discuss design, web development, digital marketing, and entrepreneurship.

  • Why take risks?

    Why take risks?

    It’s easy to convince yourself that if you never take risks, you will always be safe. If you don’t move, if you don’t speak up, if…

  • Starting a watch brand… or maybe not.

    Starting a watch brand… or maybe not.

    I started building a watch brand in 2019. It didn’t work out. Here’s the story about what happened during one of many entrepreneurial experiments I pursued…

  • How to start a business and make your first sale?

    How to start a business and make your first sale?

    I started an entire podcast about this exact question. It’s called the First Customers podcast. I ask entrepreneurs, sales experts, and marketers how they got their…

  • Boost Your Sales with These 6 Proven SEO Strategies

    I started my first job in the SEO industry in 2002 as a part-time assistant at an internet marketing company located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama called Evision…

  • Growth in chaos.

    Growth in chaos.

    Nothing is guaranteed in business. Starting a company is hard. Running a company successfully is even harder. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the…

  • Build your own school

    Summary Build your own school by focusing on a better way to teach school-age kids, which can be summarized with the following: Build connections with reality…

  • The Abundance Diet vs Harmless Eating

    While studying permaculture and tending my own garden years ago, I started to notice that the Earth is capable of producing a surprisingly abundant amount of…

  • Alabama man saves family from attacker on gameday (True Story)

    The green tea tea-bagger strikes again! Tuscaloosa, AL – An Alabama man, Sean Lee, was enjoying a Saturday morning bath while his wife and two young…

  • Powering the People

    There is a sovereign human drive inside us all that chants these basic desires: Let us be free. Let us speak. Let us learn what we…

  • People pay for dopamine.

    There are dopamine makers and takers. Entertainers are dopamine makers. Bad teachers are dopamine takers. Entertainers, artists, athletes create our culture. We pay them for it.

  • Starting a Digital Marketing Department at a Web Design Agency

    Starting a Digital Marketing Department at a Web Design Agency

    In January 2020, I joined The Nine, a website design and development company, to start a digital marketing department as their Marketing Director. Their existing web design clients…

  • Asteroid Mining Self Replicating Robots

    Asteroid Mining Self Replicating Robots

    What if we made an asteroid mining ship/robot that “hauls” the mined materials by using them to build onto itself, or replicating?

  • Permaculture.

    All humans need these three things: Clean air, clean water, and clean food. Everybody wants them. Everybody needs them. Sadly, the concept of a clean “environment”…

  • Explaining Pi

    One day my wife and I noticed our boy, 6 at the time, repeating something to himself while holding a dollar bill. Suddenly, he says, “I…

  • May your art never die.

    May your art never die.

    The Xbox cable brushes against the guitar strings. They mutter a cautious chirp from behind the TV. Frightened, the guitar blasts me with guilt and musical…

  • Idea: Pay-as-you-leave shopping experience

    Idea Summary:– swipe card or facial recognition connected to your account as you enter store– put stuff in cart and leave store, items detected by RFID…

  • Floating Simple Robots: Sketch Meditation Day 3 (WIP)

    That feeling when you walk into a room full of floating robots…

  • Sketch Meditation Day 1 (WIP)

    Starting a new sketching habit each day of whatever shapes or imagery feels good to my brain at the moment. This started while drawing with my…

  • Idea: Child Car Monitor

    Product Inspired by the Cooper Harris accident. Features Always on solar powered camera wifi connected camera view in mobile/web app motion & sound sensors other life…

  • Idea: Data Visualizations from text documents

    Product / Service: Infobot Concept: Data Visualizations from text documents Create data visualizations from idea documents, or any text documents, by using some kind of smart…