Turn Your Writing Passion into a Passive Revenue Stream

The internet is ideal for creating passive income. A website never sleeps. Writing your own money-making website is the best way to add $500-$5,000 to your monthly income. Learn more: How to Write Your Own Money-Making Websites

Survey Says. . .

A couple weeks ago I posted a three-question survey, asking whether you want to see more, less, or about the same amount of information about each topic. The results are in — the majority of you want to see more articles and information about Panama! Here’s the breakdown. #1. Panama — news and information about […]

Create a Passive, Portable Income with a Money-Making Website

Not all expats are retirees, nor do we all have great jobs with multinational companies. Many of us are self-employed, choosing to create portable careers we can carry with us, turtle-like, wherever we go. There is one type of income all of us can develop — retirees as well as employees and self-employed expats. I’m […]

Portable Careers, Black Friday Sales and Personal Values

A portable career is more than work, it’s a lifestyle you create for yourself that earns you money and supports your values. I’d like to talk with you for a minute about the values part of that equation and a decision I’ve just made. After the financial meltdown in the US I returned to freelancing, […]

Want to Make Money Blogging? Learn to Succeed Here. . .

Want to make money blogging? Then you need to listen to a mild-mannered Australian named Darren Rowse. Darren is one of the most well known, and best loved, sources of professional blogging advice. He’s the founder of ProBlogger, and he’s been giving away top-notch advice on how to blog — and earn a living from […]

Teach English in Japan with the JET Program: Walking through the Application Process

Guest post by Catherine Perkins As an expat, teaching English abroad is a terrific portable career. If you’re a college graduate and interested in Japan, check out the JET program. New participants for the 2013 JET Program have recently arrived in Tokyo for their orientation, which means that applications for 2014 are being released soon! […]

What’s the Weakest Link in YOUR Portable Career?

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 sale, and myriad other tasks. So what happens when […]

Getting Ready to Teach English in Prague

Guest Post by Sean Lords Gearing up for a year of teaching abroad can be both a stressful and exciting time in your life. On one hand, you are preparing for what will probably be one of the most memorable times of your life, but on the other, you are getting ready to leave everything […]

This is the Delectable Skill Sandwich of Portable Careers

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 writing, photography and […]

How to Build a WordPress Website for your Portable Career

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, including this one. It’s a program that lets […]