Freelance Launch – How to Start Your Freelance Career From Scratch

I’ve spent the last six years running a successful freelance business while travelling all over Europe. For myself and many others, freelancing means freedom – the freedom to set your own hours and work from anywhere in the world! Launching a freelance career without experience is really tough. I started completely from scratch, teaching myself the skills that I needed and working late into the night for months to find those first few clients. I made a lot of mistakes and missed opportunities in … Continue reading

Digital Nomad Jobs – Where to find freelance work?

Digital Nomad Jobs – Where to find work online?* Finding (good) freelance digital nomad jobs online is not as straight forward as you may think, whilst there is a massive amount of work available, there are even more freelancers going for the same jobs. Fortunately there are ever-increasing numbers of sites online offering work for freelancers, listed below are several of the biggest, a few of the more obscure and some specialist sites. Why not try setting up a (copy … Continue reading

Digital Nomad Jobs: Get work, get nomading. Part 3.

Digital Nomad Jobs – Get work, get nomading. Part 3. You can find part 1 here and part 2 here. You can also read this article for a few more ideas. That’s over 50 (51 in fact!) places for you to start hunting your dream digital nomad job. As the distance between part 1 and 2 was fairly epic I figured it was only fair to do the opposite for part 3. So here you go, just like a bus … Continue reading

Digital Nomad Jobs: Get work, get nomading. Part 2.

Digital Nomad Jobs – Get work, get nomading. Part 2. Every week it seems that more and more new remote work job sites are popping up. Who has the time to trawl through them all trying to find ones that are worth your time and effort? Me, that’s who. Me for you. I’ve already had one go at it and now I’ve decided to give you an early Summer treat! Part 2! Below you will find a list of some of the … Continue reading

Digital Nomad Essential Kit: What does a wanderer need? (digital)

Digital Nomad – What does a wanderer need? Oh well you roam from town to town you go through life without a care ‘Til you’re as happy as a clown With your electronics made of metal, well you’re going everywhere. Once you’ve decided on the clothes and fashion accessories you want to take you need to start thinking about the other bits, the tools of your trade, your entertainment makers. The little bits and pieces that will keep you sane … Continue reading

Digital Nomad Essential Kit- What does a wanderer need? (analogue)

Digital Nomad – What does a wanderer need? They call you wanderer yeah the wanderer You roam around around around… With all the things you need neatly packed away in your bag. It’s one the first major decisions every digital nomad is faced with and in, my opinion, probably the hardest. What do you need to take? You basically have 3 options. Option 1, you travel light, the bare essentials, a few tops, a couple of pairs of trousers and … Continue reading

Digital Nomad Jobs: I dress in rags, smell a lot, and have a real good time, I’m a genuine example of a social media guru*

Digital Nomad Jobs – Social Media Guru *Elton John – Social Disease, it’s a great song.  This job goes by many names. Some call it social media manager. Others call it social media marketer. Some people say social media strategist. Others call it Facebook man, deliverer of the status. Some people call it community strategist…. As I nor you have the time to go through this laboured Mighty Boosh reference every time we’ll stick with guru.  It’s easier to go … Continue reading

Digital Nomads: Nomad in health

Digital Nomads – Stay Healthy N.B. I am obviously not a doctor or medically trained in any way, in fact, I frequently catch colds, have many aches and pains and am something of a hypochondriac (I hope!?). Still, just because I rarely follow my own, or anyones good advice doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t have a look. Travelling and illness don’t really go all that well together. In fact, it’s something of a nightmare getting ill on the road. Language barriers, … Continue reading

Digital Nomads: Nomad in safety.

Digital Nomads – Safety First N.B. I am obviously not a trained safety or security man. The main qualification I possess in regards to safety and security is that my friend is friends with a former presidents bodyguard. The fact that said president got shot on his watch may or may not alter how you view this advice. Digital nomading is good fun, make sure it’s good, safe fun by following these handy tips. Whilst you are still analogue: Planning … Continue reading

Digital Nomad Jobs: You say, they pay.

Digital Nomad Jobs – Affiliate Marketer* Tomster’s dictionary defines ‘affiliate marketing’ as ”not being able to come up with your own idea but still wanting to make money by hawking other peoples products.” (Just a joke, I actually quite like the concept of affiliate marketing when done fairly.) *Also, this website does do some affiliate marketing and you may or may not come across some affiliate links in this post. You will. How? Affiliate marketing is basically the brainchild of … Continue reading

Digital Nomad Jobs: Picked it, packed it, backed it? Ready to fly.

Digital Nomad Essential Kit – Bags Welcome to the first of a regular(ish), exciting(ish) series on essential kit for the modern-day digital nomad. What better place to start than with arguably the most important piece of kit every digital nomad is going to need. The place your possessions will be calling home for the duration. The place where it all begins. Your bag. Choosing the right kind of bag for your travels is a big deal, too big and you run … Continue reading