Chances are, no matter what portable career you create, you'll need a professional website. Fortunately these days, a professional website can be a lot more affordable than you think, in terms of both money and time. WordPress is the platform of choice for millions of websites worldwide, … [Read more...] about How to Build a WordPress Website for your Portable Career
Would you like to travel and get paid for it? How about traveling and getting paid for it without a boss, an editor, or selling? Are you already sharing anecdotes and snapshots about the places you go on Facebook, Twitter or other social media? If you answered yes to those questions, you … [Read more...] about Jump-Start Your Portable Career as a Travel Blogger
Is it possible in today's global economy to make a good living with a portable career as a writer? That's the question my friend Russell Ward asked recently. Here's Part 2 of my response. (You can see Part 1 here.) Yes, you can earn a living -- a very good living -- as a freelance writer. When … [Read more...] about Portable Careers — Can You Really Make a Location-Independent Living? (Part 2)
Recently my online expat blogging friend Russell Ward asked that question. "I've been an office worker my entire adult working life. I've been in government for ten years, in a blue chip corporation prior to that. In both sectors, I've worked in traditional office jobs, devoid of flexibility and … [Read more...] about Portable Careers — Can You Really Make a Location-Independent Living?
It's a New Year, the time when many of us make big plans for the months to come. If a portable career in 2013 is part of your plan for financing your overseas move, you'll probably need a website. The best and easiest website builder around is WordPress. To help with that I've written a series … [Read more...] about Introducing WordPress Building Blocks
This is not the kind of article I normally publish, but bear with me. This has been a banner week here at Future Expats Forum. I actually have three accomplishments to share: We're now featured on a large online Travel Channel Future Expat is a regular featured columnist for a major resource … [Read more...] about Three Major Accomplishments for Future Expats