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Are Remote Workers Good or Bad For Business?

By | Apr 13, 2017 at 10:30 am

For years, businesses have treated remote work and telecommuting as an occasional thing which an employee can do on a Friday. But thanks to the constant march of technology, more people are now working remotely on a regular or even a full-time basis. Employees…

Entrepreneur

The 4 Key Abilities for Self-Employment Success

By | Feb 27, 2017 at 8:30 pm

A business venture in which any individual earns money based on independent work is called self-employment. It includes small business owners, entrepreneurs, subcontractors and freelancers. While there are a plethora of benefits to being self employed — including a flexible schedule, greater autonomy, the freedom…

Opinion/Analysis

8 Reasons Why You Should Start Freelancing in 2017

By | Feb 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm

Have you ever wondered if working freelance is all it is cut up to be? Perhaps you have a freelancer friend who you see almost every week on vacation, living life to the fullest and enjoying a cocktail or two on a work week….

Inspiration

8 Things I Learned After Losing My Rented Office Space

By | Jan 24, 2017 at 10:30 am

I dropped my formal education after completing school in order to build my own startup. Sounds cool, right? It sure does, but for me, it’s sometimes quite daunting. There were thoughts like — what if this all just collapses and I am left with…

Travel

4 Ways Your US Passport Protects Your Identity

By | Dec 25, 2016 at 10:30 am

The first US passports ever used were issued before America even became a country; an official delegation led by Benjamin Franklin carried them on a mission to France. The documents were neither the books nor the cards we use today, but rather single sheets…

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Albuquerque

10 Tips and Tricks for Digital Nomad Entrepreneurs

By | Dec 18, 2016 at 10:30 am

A digital nomad is an entrepreneur or remote worker who travels, as well as completes their work remotely. As startups and companies evolve to take on challenges of the digital age, embracing the ability to be a digital nomad is quickly becoming an asset…

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Expect More Freelancer Representation in 2017

By | Oct 19, 2016 at 5:50 pm

Freelancers and digital nomads are on the rise in America, according to the latest data. What’s the likely result? Greater public recognition. Those living the freelance lifestyle are finally getting big enough to throw their weight around, and they’re on track to continue growing. The…

Tips & How To’s

5 Ways to Support Your Business as a Digital Nomad Novice

By | Sep 2, 2016 at 4:08 pm

You’ve done it! You’re now in-charge of your own life and career. No more bosses, tight schedules, or awkward cooler conversations with coworkers. As a novice digital nomad, you’re starting to spread your wings. Plus, you have a fledgling online enterprise that you’re feeling…

Digital nomad

4 Handy Life Hacks For Travel-Loving Entrepreneurs

By | Jun 28, 2016 at 4:40 pm

If you’ve been bitten by the travel bug, you’re never going to be satisfied living in one place. Fortunately, more and more employers are becoming comfortable with telecommuting. To make things even more perfect for the wanderlust-riddled entrepreneurs,  the freelance market continues to grow from year…

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Cape Town

From Vacation to Workation: An Insider’s Guide for Digital Nomads

By | May 24, 2016 at 11:00 am

Traveling to exotic places can be addictive. The more places you go, the more you want to see and explore. You realize how big and infinite the possibilities for adventure are. The one drawback is that traveling typically means giving up your income. You…

Jobs

16 Jobs That Allow You to Be a Digital Nomad

By | Apr 22, 2016 at 10:27 am

What is a digital nomad? A digital nomad is simply someone who works remotely while traveling the world. All a digital nomad needs to do his or her job effectively, is a fast laptop, a good WiFi connection and a productive environment. If you…

SXSW

Austin

What the Future of Mobility Looks Like, According to Jonathan Spalter

By | Mar 23, 2016 at 10:05 am

Mobility is changing how and where we work. It’s projected that 40 percent of the workforce will be working independently by 2020 –  that’s 60 million workers. Mobile networks help free us up to work wherever, whenever. And with continued network investments and upgrades, the 5G…

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Get a Free Pass to 30+ Coworking Spaces

By | Oct 2, 2015 at 12:30 pm

Starting today, Startuptravels is offering free coworking passes to over 30 coworking spaces around the world. Startuptravels has partnered with coworking spaces from San Francisco to Latvia so that travelers can have a place to work as they journey around the globe. Everyone who…

Startups & Apps

3 Apps that Allow you to Take a Secret Vacation

By | Aug 28, 2015 at 6:00 pm

When it comes to your clients, being available everywhere you go and anytime they need you isn’t always a bad idea. Your clients are used to having you around and have learned to depend on you, so don’t break that connection even for a…

Digital nomad

Travel Philosophy from a Toptal Digital Nomad

By | Aug 12, 2015 at 12:44 pm

“I love it when things don’t go as planned. Sometimes you can get upset; maybe you get lost and it’s hot outside, but maybe you find a beautiful beach, or meet someone, or find a great restaurant. These days, I tend to roam cities…

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DC

Poshpacker: Upscale Backpacking Options for Your Digital Nomadic Ways

By | Jul 21, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Whether you consider yourself an avid explorer, casual traveler, or digital nomad who’s constantly planning your next adventure in between working wherever there’s a wifi connection, this latest trend in affordable travel may be right up your alley. DC based Poshpacker.co is the world’s first hotelier…

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Sail Around the World While Coworking on Coboat

By | Jun 30, 2015 at 9:00 am

You wake up to the rocking of the ship, then grab a delicious breakfast in the sun before launching into the day’s work. Meetings and brainstorming are interrupted only by diving and sunbathing, and you watch the sunset over drinks with your fellow coworkers….