Before 2009, I had never heard of a portable career, laptop lifestyle, digital nomad or location-independent lifestyle. If I ever considered work and not being tied to a place in the same thought, it was to dream about someday writing a book. After all, that's something you can do no matter where … [Read more...] about How to be a Happiness Hero Overseas!
Your Portable Career Needs Authority — Get Yours Here!
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!
Pinfluence: Marketing Your Business with Pinterest
If you've established a portable career as a writer, photographer, blogger or life coach, your marketing centers (or should center!) around a website that you own. Your website displays your skills, tells prospective clients or customers something about you, and gives them a way to get in touch … [Read more...] about Pinfluence: Marketing Your Business with Pinterest
Is Life Coaching Still a Good Portable Career for Expats?
Life coaching is an extremely portable career. Most coaching is done by phone or online, so as long as you live where you have reliable telephone and/or internet connections, you can do business. As with many other solo-preneur type businesses, coaches find they do better when they focus on a … [Read more...] about Is Life Coaching Still a Good Portable Career for Expats?
Choosing a Niche for Your Portable Career
Which way will lead to a more profitable portable career? Offering to do "everything" in your industry, or offering a service or product that's very specific? If you're a writer, will you write everything for everyone? Well, maybe you could, but how would you market your services? How do you … [Read more...] about Choosing a Niche for Your Portable Career
Black Friday Shopping List for Untethered Expats
If you're about to move abroad, you certainly don't want to collect more doodads, tchotchkes, knicknacks and other stuff you'll have to store or move. So what do you give a soon-to-be expat for Christmas? I thought we could join the rest of America in some Black Friday shopping, but for things that … [Read more...] about Black Friday Shopping List for Untethered Expats