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Digital Nomad Entrepreneurs: Are You Really Free?

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Digital Nomad Entrepreneurs: Are You Really Free?

Although 73% of digital nomads choose this lifestyle for the work-life balance, most multi-millionaire business owners believe that you should be working 95 hours a week if you want to succeed. These ideals seem somewhat conflicting. So you quit your office job, where taxes are deducted automatically, health insurance is paid for, and work hours never exceed 40 a week, only to end up having to do everything yourself as a solopreneur. Is the freedom that comes with being a digital nomad entrepreneur nothing more than an illusion?On top of this, digital nomads are having to book flights and hotels,...

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Taking Risks and Embracing Adventure with Olivia Poglianich, Marketing Executive at Outpost.co

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Taking Risks and Embracing Adventure with Olivia Poglianich, Marketing Executive at Outpost.co

New York City born and raised, Olivia Poglianich has always had a strong sense of her own personal values, including admirable ambition and - occasionally to her disadvantage - unwavering honesty. Following graduation, she found herself doing work, which wasn't right for her and knew that the only way out was to take a bold risk and escape her comfort zone.Well, it paid off, and she is now designing her best life as a marketing executive at coworking and coliving space provider, Outpost. I wanted to get an insight into how she maintains such a positive outlook, despite choosing a...

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Want Remote Work as a Writer? Start Here

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Want Remote Work as a Writer? Start Here

Internet users spend 7.8 hours a day consuming digital content, with millennials browsing the online world for a staggering 9.6 hours. That’s compared to the mere 6.8 hours that an average American spends sleeping. The demand for content is massive, and the need for personalized and thoughtful blog content is ever increasing. Although freelance writing is yet to be classified as a real career in universities or when filling out forms, it can be a lucrative source of income. That’s not to mention the fact that bloggers can work remotely and therefore, enjoy the freedom of location independence.As a freelance...

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6 Crucial Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting A Location Independent Business

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6 Crucial Questions To Ask Yourself Before Starting A Location Independent Business

Jumping into a location-independent career and lifestyle isn't as simple as packing your bags, selling your possessions and hitting the road. Before you start your remote business, you need a clear roadmap of the business you plan to build and how you're going to build it. You'll need to ask yourself tough questions around how you plan on sustaining yourself. In this article, we'll be discussing six points to consider when putting together a location-independent business plan. 1. What kind of business do you want to start? Before you even consider ditching your 9-5 for the dream of remote work,...

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Revolutionizing The Idea Of Work-Life Balance with Remote Year

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Revolutionizing The Idea Of Work-Life Balance with Remote Year

One of the companies currently creating the most buzz in digital nomad communities is Remote Year, a program that allows participants to travel the world while keeping their jobs. With four, six, and twelve-month programs all across the globe, Remote Year is revolutionizing the idea of work-life balance. We sat down with Luke Woolley, a program placement consultant at Remote Year, to pick his brain about how the program works, who it’s for, and some expert packing tips for digital nomads. What Exactly is Remote Year? With a company evolving as quickly and as dynamically as Remote Year, it’s genuinely...

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Travel Trendsetters: Learning From Real Saharan Nomads with DN LABS

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Travel Trendsetters: Learning From Real Saharan Nomads with DN LABS

Imagine traversing the North African plains of the Saharan desert, immersed in the culture of ancient Moroccan cities, all while gaining core skills that help you to become a fully fledged digital nomad. Hassan Bolaachoub is the brains behind one such programme called DN LABS, aimed squarely at marketers and developers looking to kickstart their freelance careers. We caught up with this astute business guru in the third installment of our Travel Trendsetters series to find out more about his journey to becoming a digital nomad, and what inspires him to get out and travel. Bolaachoub describes DN LABS as...

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Digital Nomads: All Hype or Something More Profound?

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Digital Nomads: All Hype or Something More Profound?

An attractive millennial with a Macbook, lies in a hammock on a beautiful beach, next to a clear blue ocean, basked in sunlight, beside a refreshing cocktail. #Livingmybestlife. #Digitalnomad.This might be the Instagram perfect image of laptop lifestyle, but it isn’t even close to the reality of being a successful digital nomad. A hammock provides no back support, the sand will clog the keys, the ocean’s water is perilous to tech, the sun makes the screen impossible to see, and drinking at work is generally a bad idea.In the age of social media, it can be challenging to separate the...

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Best Apps and Sites For Helping with Time Zone Differences

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Best Apps and Sites For Helping with Time Zone Differences

As businesses rapidly globalize and employees elect for remote work opportunities, allowing them to work from all over the world, staying on top of schedules has never been more critical. But with this worldwide expansion that has never been harder. With offices and employees working from the far corners of Earth, meeting times can be challenging to coordinate. That’s why we decided to list some of our favorite ways of tracking time differences to make for more efficient work experience while traveling. #1- Google Just need a quick answer to figure out how far behind Shanghai you are? Nothing is...

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