How to Price Yourself as a Freelancer
How to Price Yourself as a Freelancer When I first started as a freelancer, like most newbies, I had no idea how to charge. As such, I turned to a close friend in advertising. “$100 an hour,” he said. “$100 an hour!? ” I replied incredulously, “I can’t ask for $100 an hour. I’m…
Drink Spiking in Colombia: How I Survived the Devil’s Breath
Hear about my near-death experience in Cartagena, Colombia, when I was drugged with the infamous Devil’s breath, AKA Burundanga. And learn how you can avoid the same fate.
Cape Town Digital Nomad: Ten Reasons it Rocks!
Cape Town, South Africa, is one of my all-time favorite cities to have lived and worked remotely from. Find out why.
How to Build an Emergency Fund Without Investing a Cent
Learn how shopping in a different way can help you build a healthy emergency fund without investing a cent.
How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome
How to Overcome Imposter Syndrome Imposter syndrome is real. Especially when pursuing a new endeavor, or breaking out on your own as a freelancer or entrepreneur. However, the reality is often far different from what’s happening inside your noggin. I remember my first few copywriting jobs. I felt like such a massive fraud. To be fair,…
The power of visualisation and taking action
I am not much for self-help writing; however, mindset is everything when transitioning into a new lifestyle or career. Lifestyle design, as Tim Ferris calls it, takes courage, faith and action. In this post, I will discuss the role of visualisation combined with action and how it can serve you in achieving your dream lifestyle.
How to Set Up a Freelance Business
Next step of your location independent journey is setting up your freelance business. Luckily, it doesn’t take much nowadays, and I’ll explain how you can do it for next to nothing. My location-independent pathway was setting up a freelance copywriter business. I didn’t have a clue about setting up a freelance business. It had no…
Is Freelancing a Good Career Option?
Freelancing certainly isn’t for everyone. But for some, they couldn’t imagine having it any other way. I’ve experienced both worlds as a corporate employee and as a freelancer. And at the time of writing, I’m doing both – working full time as a company employee while freelancing on the side. As such, I feel highly…
Digital Nomad Jobs for Beginners
Time to skill up so you can achieve your location independent dream. Fortunately, we are living in an exciting time where technology is enabling us to learn and work from anywhere. In this post, I will describe how I up-skilled completely online and the what options you have.
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