Yvonne Gerard Can Help A while back, I asked readers what was their biggest obstacle to becoming Anywhereists. The majority were stumbling because they hadn't yet come up with a big idea for a portable business. If that's your situation, … [Read more...] about Episode 20: Do You Need a Big Business Idea?
This is the second of our 2-part series on starting a profitable blog. In Episode 3, we talked about the four questions you must answer if you want to start a profitable blog. In Episode 4, Susanna gets into the nitty gritty of the … [Read more...] about Episode 4: So You Want to Start a Profitable Blog (Part 2)
Recently, I had an interesting exchange with someone in a business-related group I belong to. This young man, a self-described GenXer, was stymied because he feels like he's playing catchup all the time with technology, and it's hindering his … [Read more...] about Do You Need Help Starting a Location-Independent Business?
Call it a portable career, a laptop lifestyle, or the digital nomad life, I’m glad I have the ability to work from anywhere with an internet connection. I have five adult children, and they’re scattered all over the US, from Seattle to LA to Boston … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Ways to Make Your Career More Portable with WordPress
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!
When you're pursuing a portable career as an expat, it's important to keep your files, notes, schedules, and everything else in a form you can access from wherever you happen to be. If you have a permanent office space, you can fill it with paper … [Read more...] about 8 Tools for Organizing Your Portable Career
"My question is how much schooling or classes did you invest in or is this a path you self taught?" A reader sent in that question after receiving a recent email about portable careers. She was asking about my training as a writer. Writing … [Read more...] about Why Copywriting is One of the Best Portable Careers
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
A portable career is more than work, it's a lifestyle you create for yourself that earns you money and supports your values. I'd like to talk with you for a minute about the values part of that equation and a decision I've just made. After the … [Read more...] about Portable Careers, Black Friday Sales and Personal Values
Guest post by Catherine Perkins Teaching English abroad is a terrific portable career. If you're a college graduate and interested in Japan, check out the JET program. New participants for the 2013 JET Program have recently arrived in Tokyo for … [Read more...] about Teach English in Japan with the JET Program: Walking through the Application Process