There are as many types of portable careers as there are expats looking to earn a living overseas. One thing most of them have in common, though, is the need for some sort of online presence. A permanent online address shows a level of stability that reassures clients and brings you more … [Read more...] about The More Portable Your Career, the More Important Your Online Presence
How to be a Happiness Hero Overseas!
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!
How do your Online Business Costs Compare?
For many of us, portable careers are the key to living comfortably overseas. While many expats rely on teaching English, or blogging about their travel or expat lifestyle and related subjects to generate their overseas income, more and more expats are running an actual business, or working virtually … [Read more...] about How do your Online Business Costs Compare?
Rainmaker Platform: Manage your Portable Career Easier and Faster
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
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!
8 Tools for Organizing Your Portable Career
When you're pursuing a portable career as an expat, it's important to keep your files, notes, schedules, and everything else in a form you can access from wherever you happen to be. If you have a permanent office space, you can fill it with paper files. But if your workspace is less permanent, … [Read more...] about 8 Tools for Organizing Your Portable Career