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Plenty Of Fish Hacked – Chris Russo explains what happened


UPDATE 2: Chris Russo (aka ch russo) mentioned that he would be pleased to reply any questions about the incident on plenty of fish dot com, so if any of my readers is interested, feel free to ask him. You can follow Chris Russo on Twitter @chrusso99 Or send him a message on Facebook at […]

What makes a demo video great


It’s always hard to pinpoint what makes something great, whether is a painting, a movie, a car design, a building, a person, or a promo video. What makes a face beautiful? symmetry, proportions, texture, color, shape, curves. Greatness, the same as beauty is very hard to explain with words, to measure with instruments, to replicate. […]

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The greatest motivator of all – time

Time is our biggest friend and foe. Use your given time wisely.

(This is and excerpt from a previous article named 5 steps that will help you discover your true passion.) Look at our life as a horizontal timeline across the bottom of your computer screen. You know you will live about 75 years. That is 27,000 days no more. That is the window of opportunity that […]

Passions fade and why that is a good thing

Passions fade away and that is good

(This is and excerpt from a previous article named 5 steps that will help you discover your true passion.) I don’t think all passions are timeless, they do fade away and that is good, we evolve and our passions do too. For some reason the romantic part of us loves the forever and ever happy […]

Why every website needs a great explanatory video


Video on the web is a hot trend on the Internet today. Not just pure video for entertainment such us cute kitty videos or fart videos, but promotional videos as well. In fact, almost every website in this world can benefit from a short concise explanatory video. A lot of people create their own demo […]

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CEO: Miguel Hernandez


Miguel Hernandez is the Founder and CEO of Grumo Media. Miguel founded Grumo Media in October 2010 after producing a spec video for flight search startup which was created while vacationing with the in-laws in Hawaii. Miguel had previously produced only just one video for his Romanian friends from a news reader digest startup […]

Step by step guide to produce a promo video

Drawing hands by Escher

Listen to this article read by Miguel Hernandez, Grumo’s CEO HERE: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Producing a 1-1.5 min animated promotional video takes more effort than meets the eye. What millions can enjoy during those fleeting seconds of informational entertainment it is actually the result of several weeks of hard work. How […]

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Mentor: Danny Robinson


Danny Robinson has not only been a mentor and advisor to me but to hundreds of other startups in British Columbia and Canada. A couple of months ago I managed to catch the attention of billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban through one of my connections at YCombinator. Just a day after my friend sent Mark my […]

5 steps that will help you discover your true passion

Miguel pondering about his passions at Jericho Beach, in Vancouver

This post is an answer to Sebastian Marshall’s article Passion Emerges From Action, Not Contemplation. At the end of his post Sebastian says: “Miguel! I’d love to hear your take on narrowing down your passions sometime since I know you’re working on fascinating stuff.” Well here is the answer: Note: this is a long article. […]

How much a typical promo video costs?

Writing a Check

The typical animated promo video costs anywhere from $3K to $10K a minute. $3K will get you a very simple animated promo video as it will barely cover the costs of producing the script, storyboard, voiceover and hiring an animator. A good animator charges between $300 to $500 a day. If the animation is very […]

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Protected: How the way you wipe your bum can save the world. Crunchers vs Folders


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How to create mayhem with a mirror and a Chinese hat


When I was about 12 I got into trouble by doing another of my usual experiments. We lived in the most bizarre house I have ever seen, at least in Bilbao, Spain. Our house was an old fort built during the Carlist war back in the mid 1800s. It was built on the side of […]

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The beauty of connecting with like minded people


Today I met for coffee Kurtis Steward a local photographer that loves to blog about his passion at Kurtis found about me through this post from Sebastian Marshall. Kurtis is a devote follower of Sebastian Marshall and was plesantly surprised to discover that Sebastian was writing about a liked minded person that happened to […]

Mentor: Alexis Ohanian


The great Alexis Ohanian deserves a very special place in this site. In fact, one could say that the main reason why Grumo exists today is thanks to Alexis generosity and his willingness to promote Grumo and its accomplishments where ever he goes. Back in October 2010, I created a spec video for Hipmunk, a […]

Two effective ways to accelerate success


We are obsessed with success, with successful people, companies, actors, products, stories, but why? There are many reasons and some are more selfish than others. But really, most reasons are selfish. Mainly because success seems to be a pursue that is inherently about satisfying our own egos more than others. Instinctively, we seek pleasure where […]

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