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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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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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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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In Digital Nomads/ Remote Work

Digital Nomad Tax Questions Answered by a U.S. Tax Attorney

Taxes. Nothing strikes fear into the heart of an aspiring digital nomad quite like the prospect of figuring out how to deal with taxes on income earned while working from a laptop in multiple foreign countries. There is a lot of speculation and false information circulating on the Internet regarding digital nomad taxes, so I figured I’d talk to a tax expert and get answers. I emailed Stewart Patton, a U.S. tax attorney currently living in Belize, to ask him some of the most common digital nomad…

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In Remote Work/ Remote Work Case Studies

Digital Nomad Case Study: Michelle Schroeder-Gardner of Making Sense of Cents

*This post contains affiliate links, which means I receive a commission if you choose to purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. This is part of my Remote Work Case Studies series, where I interview digital nomads and location independent-entrepreneurs about their businesses. Making Sense of Cents is one of my favorite blogs because it has great information on how to save money, have a budget, travel sustainably, and earn money from blogging and affiliate marketing. So I’m honored to have…

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What’s Behind the New Wherever Writer

Hello, my dear readers! The Wherever Writer turned FOUR years old this month! (What??) And my remote business turned three this year! And I turn 26 next month! With so many milestones happening, I figured it was time for a refresh. When I started this blog in 2012, I was fresh out of college, starting a two-month cross-country road trip with my dad and sister, and clueless as to what to do with my life. Now I’m a few years out of…

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