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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…

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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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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…

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Location Independence: It’s Really Possible With These 5 Steps

By | Oct 13, 2015 at 9:00 pm

I have yet to meet anyone who has achieved location independence at work – that is, the ability to work anywhere they choose – who isn’t happy with their decision. Of course, this does not mean that no one has failed at startup life…

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Learn Entrepreneurship in Balinese Paradise [PHOTOS] 

By | Sep 3, 2015 at 11:00 am

You wake up in your Balinese villa, and have a dip in the pool before the equatorial sun climbs too high. Breakfast is ready for you afterward – organic, of course – and the day is filled with intensive, mind-expanding workshops. During meditation class,…

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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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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….

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This Site Lists 1-Year Startup Jobs Around the World

By | Jun 22, 2015 at 2:00 pm

One of the biggest obstacles to traveling and working – or being a “digital nomad” – is finding a job that allows remote work. But what if you could find work in your destination country? Not as an English teacher, but in a real,…

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8 Essential Tools for Nomadic Entrepreneurs

By | Jun 11, 2015 at 10:30 am

Among the perks of doing business today, being able to do it from anywhere in the world is one of the most satisfying of them. Location independent lifestyles, or #nomads, is on the rise and if you feel you need a little shake-up too,…

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4 Tips for Staying Productive While Traveling

By | May 11, 2015 at 8:00 am

In the beginning of 2015, Buffer CEO Joel Gascoigne gave up his apartment in San Francisco and set out to travel, hitting 11 cities in the first three months of the year. He spent up to a week in Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Indonesia, Santa…

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5 Damn Good Reasons to Startup in Chiang Mai

By | Mar 30, 2015 at 2:00 pm

Chiang Mai is often called the top destination for digital nomads, but what’s so special about Thailand’s fourth-largest city? I spent two months there to find out (and escape the winter, of course). Located 435 miles north of Bangkok – just a one-hour flight…

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7 Free Tools for Being a Digital Nomad

By | Mar 9, 2015 at 7:00 am

I became a digital nomad in 2011, before “digital nomads” were a thing (or at least before they were a thing I knew about). Luckily, there’s more and more awareness about the digital nomad lifestyle these days, which means entrepreneurs are starting to build…

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How to Make $1K/Day Selling Videos Online

By | Feb 9, 2015 at 4:30 pm

Every day, entrepreneur Sean Lee makes another $1,000 from his online video subscription service, HD Piano – with no marketing, and without touching a video camera himself. Lee is a digital nomad, and he spoke on Saturday at the Nomad Summit in Chiang Mai,…

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Data Transparency: What Can It Do For Us?

By | Jan 20, 2015 at 8:00 am

Professionals from the tech, business, and government industries will convene on January 23rd and 24th at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC for Collaborate, an event aimed at educating participants on the implications of open data. Among those attending…