I admit, I'm not very good at juggling. No, I'm talking talking about the balls-or-clubs-in-the-air kind of juggling. I'm talking about the elusive work-life balancing act. Right now, I'm having a hard time staying on top of my normal business tasks. After living here in Panama without a … [Read more...] about Your Portable Career — How Do You Keep it On Track when Life Gets In the Way
Early in my blogging career, I joined ProBlogger Darren Rowse and thousands of other bloggers and wannabes. "Give me 31 Days and I'll Give You a Better Blog," Darren promised. Actually, he didn't just promise a better blog, but a dramatically better one! For 31 days I read his information and … [Read more...] about Don’t Wait 31 Days
Last week I decided to post some items we're selling on Facebook Marketplace. Little did I know that the "sharing" choices are different for Marketplace ads than for regular status updates, and that difference caused an uproar in the family. My in-laws have steadfastly refused to discuss our plans … [Read more...] about Uh-Oh. Thanks, Facebook for Outing Me to my Mother-in-Law
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
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
Last week I asked you to help me out. I've been wanting to narrow the focus here at Future Expats Forum, but before I make any big changes I wanted your input. A bunch of you have responded, and here's how the categories are breaking down to this point: Preparing to Expatriate: 27% Earning an … [Read more...] about Expats: Ready, Set, Go!