Living or traveling abroad, you want to spend less time on your portable career and have more time free for the living and travel part. At least, I do. That portable career probably includes a website (and if it doesn't, it should). I'm a big believer in building websites with WordPress. It's … [Read more...] about Rainmaker Platform: Manage your Portable Career Easier and Faster
A couple years ago, Brian Clark and the team at Copyblogger Media started something called Authority. It's a combination teaching/training/resources/forums site that teaches you, the online business owner, how to develop a successful content-based business. If you're putting together a portable … [Read more...] about Your Portable Career Needs Authority — Get Yours Here!
Portable careers are a blessing. You can work from anywhere in the world you happen to be (usually as long as you have an internet connection). But when you move, you may find yourself dealing with some unintended consequences. As you know, I've just made the transition from Central Florida to … [Read more...] about Your Portable Career — Beware the Unintended Consequences
Blogging is a workable portable career for expats, requiring only some expertise, a computer and an internet connection. It can be an excellent way to fund your untethered life overseas. Before you get into the technical issues of setting up your blog, though, you need to have some sort of a … [Read more...] about Making Money from your Blog
It's time for another peek in the expat mailbox. I recently received an email from Matt. Matt's a medical professional who's starting to research a move to one of the Central or South American countries. He's not sure how transferable his professional credentials are and asks: "Thank you once … [Read more...] about My Budget’s Really Tight — How Can I Explore a New Country?
Many expats create businesses overseas by spotting a need and figuring out how to fill it. Marie Molinet is one reader who turned a source of family frustration into a business that helps expat families. Here's how she explains the creation of the first digital family room. "Since the day my husband … [Read more...] about A Digital Family Room for Expats