In 2007, Gary Arndt dropped everything for a life of travel, adventure, and photography. Today, that adventurous life also includes a booming business as a travel blogger, podcaster, and photographer. You'll find him online at https://everything-everywhere.com/, and on Instagram at … [Read more...] about How Gary Arndt Built an Adventure-Based Portable Career
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!
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!
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 … [Read more...] about What’s the Weakest Link in YOUR Portable Career?
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 … [Read more...] about This is the Delectable Skill Sandwich of Portable Careers
Portable Careers — Can You Really Make a Location-Independent Living? (Part 2)
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)