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In Business

Holiday Gift Guide for Entrepreneurs and Freelancers in Your Life

As someone who has been an entrepreneur for nearly four years and has a lot of experience spending money on things, I think I have the authority to write a post on gifts for entrepreneurs. ;)To make this holiday gift guide, I went back over all the business purchases I made over the past year or so that have really helped my business. Then I threw in some other items just for fun that I know any creative entrepreneur or…

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In Digital Nomads

12 Gifts Every Digital Nomad Secretly Wants

So Christmas is approaching and you're scrambling to find the perfect gift for that one Black Sheep in your life who travels around the world, laptop in tow, supposedly working? You, my friend, are looking for digital nomad gift ideas.Here's the "secret:" Figuring out what to buy for a digital nomad is easy when you realize digital nomads concern themselves with really only two things:…

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In Business/ Digital Nomads

50+ Ways to Make Money Online While Traveling

Many of my readers want to know how I'm able to make money online while traveling. It's because I run a digital marketing and writing business and work remotely for my clients! Wow, not nearly as mysterious nor glamorous as you imagined, huh? Sorry, folks, I do not "get paid to travel." :) Many of you would like to start making money online or freelancing remotely, but are stuck as to what you could offer. Well, here are FIFTY-THREE ideas! I…

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In Paris, France

What to Wear in Paris in the Fall/Winter + My Packing List!

Figuring out what to wear in Paris in the fall and winter can be a headache, especially if you like to pack light and aren't exactly into fashion. In the City of Light, appearances are everything. Author David Lebovitz hilariously writes in his memoir The Sweet Life in Paris that he knew he had truly become a Parisian when he got dressed up just to take out the trash. (The pressure is real, y'all.)…

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In Blogging/ Business

How to Start a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog on SiteGround

What is ONE thing you can do to move your business forward right now? Start a blog! I'm serious. I've had this blog for more than four years now, and during that time I've had clients hire me because of it, and I've had amazing opportunities I would not have had otherwise. Case in point: This year, Hachette published an excerpt from one of my blog posts in one of their textbooks in France! (I know, crazy right?)…

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In Business/ Digital Nomads/ Remote Work Case Studies

Digital Nomad Profile: Amour Setter, Single Mom, Writer, and Growth Hacker

In this series of Remote Work Case Studies, I interview inspirational digital nomads and location-independent entrepreneurs. I hope these Q&A’s show you this lifestyle IS possible. Today I’d like to introduce you to Amour Setter, a writer, growth hacker, filmmaker, and single mom who managed to start a remote business and travel the world–all while homeschooling her son!   How long have you been a digital nomad? I hit the road five years ago in 2011 with my teenage son.…

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In Business

Freelancer’s Guide to Quarterly Estimated Taxes

Tomorrow is September 15, the day third quarter estimated taxes are due. If you’re anything like me when I first started freelancing you are either A) Not even sure what quarterly estimated taxes are or if you owe them or B) Scrambling to pay last minute but can’t figure out how to do it online So let’s address both. Keep in mind I’m not an accountant or IRS employee, just a marketing consultant and blogger who’s been freelancing for more…

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