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 … [Read more...] about Got a Portable Career? Your Online Presence is Mandatory. . .
Before 2009, I had never heard of a portable career, laptop lifestyle, digital nomad or location-independent lifestyle. If I ever considered work and not being tied to a place in the same thought, it was to dream about someday writing a book. After … [Read more...] about How to be a Happiness Hero Overseas!
The internet is ideal for creating passive income. A website never sleeps. Writing your own money-making website is the best way to add $500-$5,000 to your monthly income. Learn more: How to Write Your Own Money-Making Websites … [Read more...] about Turn Your Writing Passion into a Passive Revenue Stream
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 … [Read more...] about Create a Passive, Portable Income with a Money-Making Website
The internet makes portable careers possible. Whether your portable career involves writing, building websites, photography or something else, you rely on the internet to keep you connected to clients, coworkers and bosses. You also need the internet … [Read more...] about What’s the Weakest Link in YOUR Portable Career?
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 … [Read more...] about The Fluffernutter and Banana Sandwich of Portable Careers
Is it possible in today's global economy to make a good living with a portable career as a writer? That's the question my friend Russell Ward asked recently. Here's Part 2 of my response. (You can see Part 1 here.) Yes, you can earn a living -- a … [Read more...] about Portable Careers — Can You Really Make a Location-Independent Living? (Part 2)
If you have a particular area of interest or expertise, you can develop an income by creating a website or blog around that topic. Then, when you move overseas you can make that income portable -- as long as you have a computer and an internet … [Read more...] about Need Portable Income? Create a Money-Making Website
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 … [Read more...] about Why Your Expat Website Needs an Editorial Calendar
If you've established a portable career as a writer, photographer, blogger or life coach, your marketing centers (or should center!) around a website that you own. Your website displays your skills, tells prospective clients or customers something … [Read more...] about Pinfluence: Marketing Your Business with Pinterest