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
Have camera -- will travel. Or not. The beautiful thing about creating a portable photography career for yourself is, it's easily portable to anywhere in the world. But what if you're not traveling? Does that mean there's no business for you? Not exactly. Whether you're living in one … [Read more...] about Develop a Portable Career with Stock Photography
Somehow travel writing, photography and the untethered expat life just seem to naturally flow together. What career tools are more portable, after all, than a laptop and a camera? If you can write or photograph, you have the means to support your overseas life. If you can do both, you can carve … [Read more...] about So You Want to be a Travel Writer or Photographer?
Photography is a wonderfully portable career. But even if your shots aren't up to National Geographic or haute couture standards, you can make a nice living creating and selling stock photography. What is "stock?" It's a picture that's licensed for specific use by advertisers, journalists, travel … [Read more...] about Portable Careers for Expats: Stock Photographer
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
Photography falls somewhere squarely in the middle between an art and a craft, but either way it could help you earn your living in your new international location. For most of us, "photography" means grabbing the point-and-shoot and clicking away at kids, pets, grandkids and special events. … [Read more...] about Live to Photograph? Or Photograph to Live?