If you plan to blog as part or all of your expat portable career, you can get a jump start and save some money within the next 10 days. ProBlogger Darren Rowse has just released the new, updated, better-than-ever version of his classic 31 Days to Build a Better Blog. Early in my blogging … [Read more...] about Build a Better Blog, Save Money
Blogging is a workable portable career for expats, requiring only some expertise, a computer and an internet connection. It can be an excellent way to fund your untethered life overseas. Before you get into the technical issues of setting up your blog, though, you need to have some sort of a … [Read more...] about Making Money from your Blog
In our last installment of Blogging for Expats, we learned how to add content to a WordPress blog. Today we'll go ahead and add some eye candy. Keep in mind that some WordPress themes require you to handle images a little differently, but this will work with the majority. It's very common to … [Read more...] about Dress Up Your Blog with Pictures
Recently I promised to find out more about how travel writers balance their lives between work and travel. To that end, I spoke with Gary Arndt. Gary is a travel blogger, which is a slightly different -- but equally portable -- career. Gary explained the difference between being a travel … [Read more...] about He Writes about Everything, Everywhere — and So Can You!
Blogs by and about expats are a great place to find information, ideas, tips, and get a general feel for what it might be like to live elsewhere. Here are a dozen interesting expat blogs I've found recently. Europe Expat in Germany provides information about living in Germany (and a little bit … [Read more...] about Best Places to Find Expat Life Information, Ideas and Tips
So you're a location-independent blogger. Sooner or later, you'll have to deal with blogging and travel at the same time. It can be done, but it requires a much higher level of organization and planning than you might be used to. Do It Ahead Do everything you possibly can before you leave. … [Read more...] about Blogging and Travel — Making Them Both Work