Hey everyone! Today I have a really awesome post from a fellow blogger. Now that I have planned to make the freelancing switch very soon, I have been thinking about traveling more. My freelancing does allow for travel of course, so of course I am thinking about this! The following is from Jeremy Albelda, a 20-something location independent entrepreneur.
Location Independent Income: The Life of a Digital Nomad
When I graduated college back in 2010 from the University of Miami, work prospects were pretty bleak. Especially for someone like me who had a degree in Exercise Physiology (basically a glorified personal trainer).
When the economy tanked at the end of 2008, the first things to go were “luxury” services like expensive gym memberships and fitness consultants. It also didn’t help that at the ripe old age of 23, I stubbornly decided I couldn’t work for anyone anymore…and had no formal business or marketing experience (eekkk!). The only really good thing I had going for me was the fact that I had no student debt (immense). [Read more…]