The internet makes portable careers possible. Whether your portable career involves writing, building websites, photography or something else, you rely on the internet to keep you connected to clients, coworkers and bosses. You also need the internet to update your website or blog, offer items for … [Read more...] about What’s the Weakest Link in YOUR Portable Career?
I remember loving fluffernutter and banana sandwiches as a kid. A thick layer of creamy peanut butter, another thick layer of marshmallow cream, topped with sliced banana circles. They were like an ice cream sundae in a sandwich as far as I was concerned. Heaven! Now there's a easy way to meld … [Read more...] about This is the Delectable Skill Sandwich of Portable Careers
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?