Let's face it, you don't make money just by blogging. But there are lots of profitable bloggers, and some of them are very, very profitable. Gazillionaire profitable. They do it by using the blog to sell something. As I wrote recently, There are basically three ways to make money from a … [Read more...] about Profitable Blogging
Support Yourself Overseas as a Freelance Blogger
Recently we've looked at several ways you might support yourself overseas through location independent work. You can see lots of suggestions here. Basing a writing business on a website or blog is an option. But what if you just want to write, without dealing with the mechanics of setting up a … [Read more...] about Support Yourself Overseas as a Freelance Blogger
First International Freelancers Day
This free, online, two-day event is the brainchild of Steve Slaunwhite, Ed Gandia and Pete Savage, who are billing it as "the biggest ever FREE online conference for solo professionals." The speakers are some of the stars of the writing, blogging and social media world: Brian Clark (Copyblogger), … [Read more...] about First International Freelancers Day
Support Yourself Overseas as a Travel Writer
Sun, surf and white sand beaches. . . glamorous evenings. . . gourmet meals. . . what image does life as a travel writer conjure for you? Travel writing is indeed a glamorous career, and it might be just the ticket for you to pay for your overseas life. Earlier this evening I joined a … [Read more...] about Support Yourself Overseas as a Travel Writer
Are You Just Another Freelance Widget?
A couple of weeks ago I posted a piece titled Dumb Suggestons for Finding Freelance Work Overseas. In it, I disagreed strongly with the author of an article who had suggested using Craigslist, Elance.com and Freelancer.com to come up with freelance gigs to support your overseas lifestyle. I won't … [Read more...] about Are You Just Another Freelance Widget?
Dumb Suggestions for Finding Freelance Work Overseas
Earlier today my eye was caught by the headline, "Finding Freelance Work Overseas." "Great!" I thought. "Maybe I can pick up some tips and pointers for making my work location independent." (I've posted about this before.) In a word, wrong!The author wrote: "The following are some helpful … [Read more...] about Dumb Suggestions for Finding Freelance Work Overseas