Ah, the glamour, the glitz, the satisfaction of supporting your overseas lifestyle from anywhere you happen to be. All you need is your educated eye and your trusty camera. Travel photography. . . stock photography. . . fine art photography. . . all great portable careers. But what do you do … [Read more...] about Support Yourself Overseas as a Photographer — Even if You’ve Only Taken Casual Snapshots Before
Which way will lead to a more profitable portable career? Offering to do "everything" in your industry, or offering a service or product that's very specific? If you're a writer, will you write everything for everyone? Well, maybe you could, but how would you market your services? How do you … [Read more...] about Choosing a Niche for Your Portable Career
Let's move right along with our Gift Guide for Expats, your guide to Christmas for the expats in your life -- how to find gifts that won't take up room in a suitcase or shipping container. On the Eighth Day of Christmas On the Eighth Day of Christmas, my expat gave to me. . . Eight Live … [Read more...] about What do Internet Research, Social Media and Dancing Girls have in Common?
Christmas gift buying for expats -- it's a minefield. That's why we're offering our 12 Days of Christmas guide to presents that will help the expats you know with their untethered lives and portable careers, and won't take up room in a suitcase or container. Almost halfway through. . . here we … [Read more...] about Expat Skill Sets, Movies and Ho, Ho, Ho
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
Photography meets our definition of a location-independent career. You can do it anywhere in the world, and in this digital age you can sell your photos from anywhere you find an internet connection. But what if -- like me -- you're not an experienced photographer? How do you graduate from taking … [Read more...] about Support Yourself Overseas as a Travel Photographer: 6 Resources to Get You Started