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I tried virtual coworking and this was what it was like

As more and more people convert to the work-from-home lifestyle and potentially plan their transition into digital nomadism, we are all looking for ways to connect with likeminded people. (And … Read more

When I started out freelance writing, it was hard to find higher-paying freelance writing jobs. I knew if I wanted to make freelancing my full-time income and work from home, I needed to find quality clients. Here is how I landed my first $1k freelance online writing job, including the exact script I used when I pitched the client. #freelancertips #onlinewritingjobs #freelancebusiness

How I Got My First $1k Freelance Writing Client (pitch script included!)

Let’s say you’ve looked around the internet for freelance writing clients. You’ve done a few jobs on Fiverr or Upwork here and there, but you’re feeling discouraged. Because you are … Read more

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I Compare 8 Health Insurance Plans for Digital Nomads (for COVID too!!)

Let’s face it: shit happens. When we’re traveling or living abroad as expats or digital nomads, anything can happen, from a global pandemic (hello coronavirus) to stolen credit cards to … Read more

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A Year in Review: 2019

If I had to sum up 2019 for me, I would say it was a lot of me feeling like well, what now?? At the start of the year, I … Read more

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Lessons I’ve learned after 2 years as a digital nomad

I became a “digital nomad” in December 2017 when I moved myself and my freelance writing business overseas. It has been an incredible journey with a lot of ups and, … Read more

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A Year in Review: 2018

Well. Wow. I can’t believe I’m sitting here writing this. It feels like yesterday I was writing my 2017 end of year review post. It feels somewhat redundant writing this … Read more

My new digital nomad life: Hiking to Sai Nuan in Koh Tao

Reflecting on My First Month as a ‘Digital Nomad’

I left Atlanta on 1 December so it’s been about a month since I’ve taken my business on the road. I really wasn’t sure how it would go. For me, … Read more

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Truths and Myths about Being a Full-time Freelance Writer

Everyone out there on the internet is trying to sell you their lifestyle as the magic bullet that will solve all your problems and make you happy. To be 100% … Read more

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My First Real Vacation Since Starting Freelancing

Well it’s been a minute huh? These past few months have been crazy busy for me with client work and I haven’t had any time to work on my own … Read more

Freelance writing income report: How I made $5k in my fourth month

How I Made $5k in my Fourth Month as a Freelance Writer

I once said I would never be one to publicly post an income report… I don’t think I’ll ever be one to share an income report but I want to … Read more

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Why You SHOULDN’T Pick a Freelance Writer Niche as a Newbie

If you’ve recently made the decision to become a freelance writer, you’ve probably agonized over what niche you should choose to become successful. The Internet keeps telling you YOU MUST … Read more

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6 Must-have Tools to Manage Your Freelance Business

I’m of the opinion that your freelance business tools should simplify your life, not make it more complicated. I don’t love online project management tools or the idea of something like … Read more

What I learned from being rejected from 34 jobs

What I Learned from Being Rejected from 34 Jobs

My story, in any way it’s told, has never been about magical transformations. I didn’t quit my job to get paid to travel the world, or quit my job and … Read more

7 Habits of Highly Unproductive Freelancers

As a freelancer, you’re probably continuously trying to maximize your time and be as productive as possible. Well this is your unlucky day because I’m going to distract you with … Read more

How to Network on Twitter

How to Network on Twitter (Without Getting Overwhelmed)

I had been ignoring Twitter for the longest time for same reason I think most people do: it’s aesthetically displeasing, functionally limited, and overwhelming as hell. But I realized recently … Read more