Feb. 23, 2021

Social Media Marketing and Working in Colombia with Brett Yoncak | Ep. 9

Social Media Marketing and Working in Colombia with Brett Yoncak | Ep. 9

“It always seems like people stress about a lot of stuff that could potentially just not happen, and then it ends up not happening. And then you just wasted all of that energy and caused yourself all of this trauma for no reason.”

Brett Yoncak is the owner and operator of BCT Studio, where he and his partner/girlfriend create and manage advertising campaigns for businesses and provide daily marketing consultations to business owners around the world.

Brett taught himself graphic design and social media marketing by using YouTube and Google. He previously held positions at MetaNova and Alfalfa Studio before starting his own business.

In this episode:

(3:33) Competing with college graduates as a self-taught graphic designer

(5:40) Brett’s financial difficulties while getting his business off the ground in Colombia

(13:17) Getting locked down during COVID in Colombia

(16:49) Maintaining a positive mindset through difficulties

(23:32) How Brett developed his creativity

(34:23) Mono, ADHD medications and punishment for doodling

(49:22) How Brett picked himself back up during a difficult period

(57:30) Brett quitting his pizza delivery job

(59:34) Diving into your first job

(1:01:39) How Brett’s conversation with his boss helped convince him to work for himself

(1:07:20) How social media is becoming spammy

(1:22:10) Why Brett keeps his phone blank

(1:27:32) Brett’s favorite books and apps

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Brett Yoncak

Social Media Marketer and Digital Strategist

Brett Yoncak is the owner and operator of BCT Studio, where he and his partner/girlfriend create and manage advertising campaigns for businesses and provide daily marketing consultations to business owners around the world.

Brett taught himself graphic design and social media marketing by using YouTube and Google. He previously held positions at MetaNova and Alfalfa Studio before starting his own business.