There are as many types of portable careers as there are expats looking to earn a living overseas. One thing most of them have in common, though, is the need for some sort of online presence. A permanent online address shows a level of stability that reassures clients and brings you more … [Read more...] about The More Portable Your Career, the More Important Your Online Presence
Not all expats are retirees, nor do we all have great jobs with multinational companies. Many of us are self-employed, choosing to create portable careers we can carry with us, turtle-like, wherever we go. There is one type of income all of us can develop -- retirees as well as employees and … [Read more...] about Create a Passive, Portable Income with a Money-Making Website
It's a New Year, the time when many of us make big plans for the months to come. If a portable career in 2013 is part of your plan for financing your overseas move, you'll probably need a website. The best and easiest website builder around is WordPress. To help with that I've written a series … [Read more...] about Introducing WordPress Building Blocks
If you're creating a portable career to help support your overseas living, you probably have a website as well. Maybe you're a life coach, a freelance writer or a photographer, and your website is a big part of your marketing strategy. Perhaps you're a blogger, and your website is the foundation on … [Read more...] about Why Your Expat Website Needs an Editorial Calendar
If you're serious about building a business or portable career around a blog, you only have a few months to get one particular technical aspect under control. I'm talking about mobile. Fewer people today are accessing the internet from a PC than from a mobile device. Most of us use laptops, … [Read more...] about Blogging for Expats: You’ve Only Got a Few Months to Get This Right
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?