• Free SEO Keyword Tool

    Why a Free SEO Keyword Tool is Bad For Your Business

    You get what you pay for. Isn’t that how the saying goes?  So why exactly, is a Free SEO Keyword Tool Bad For Your Business?  Coming up with content ideas for your blog can be a very difficult and time-consuming task.  It takes a lot of time and effort to craft a well-written article.  You do this so that you can build authority in your niche.  You also want to attract a certain type of audience that will eventually turn into paying customers.  Therefore, It’s important that your content ranks high in Google, Yahoo or any other good search directory. In the name of full transparency, please be aware that…

  • DIGITAL NOMAD JOBS

    What Are The Best Digital Nomad Jobs?

    Generally, a Digital Nomad lifestyle or a Location Independent Lifestyle is not limited to backpackers traveling the world full time.  This kind of lifestyle also appeals to: Those who want to spend more time at home with their families. Stay at home Moms or Dads. Those who want to relocate to a better location i.e a pretty beach town or another country. Those who want to travel more.   Disclaimer: This blog post contains affiliate links. I may earn a small commission to fund my coffee drinking habit if you use these links to make a purchase. You will not be charged extra, and you’ll keep me supplied in caffeine.…

  • How To Write For Blogs

    How To Write For Blogs

    Have you ever read a badly written blog article?  Did it annoy you while you were re-writing it in your head?  It certainly doesn’t leave a good impression and that is why we feel you should always take your writing skill seriously. In this article, How To Write For Blogs, we will look at some things you can implement. (Disclaimer: In the name of full transparency, please be aware that this blog post contains affiliate links and any purchases made through such links will result in a small commission for me (at no extra cost for you) It’s always been very important for our image and credibility that we publish well-written,…

  • How to Start a Blog and Make Money Doing it

    Part 3 – How to Start a Blog and Make Money Doing It

    Welcome back to part 3 of our series – How to Start a Blog and Make Money Doing it.  Today we will be focusing on how to actually monetize your blog.  For the purpose of this section, we assume that you own your domain name. We are hosted by wealthy affiliate because it’s easy and we don’t have to worry about the technical stuff.  Of course, you are free to choose whatever hosting platform you prefer. In case you have missed out: PART 1 PART 2  This blog post contains affiliate links. I may earn a small commission to fund my coffee drinking habit if you use these links to make…

  • Teach English Online

    Part 2 – How to Start a Blog and Make Money Doing It

    In our part 2 of our series How to Start a Blog and Make Money Doing It, we will cover the WordPress Dashboard and how you go about setting up your blog posts and website pages.  We will also show you how to install and activate plugins. If you don’t have your free account set up yet with Rubix then please CLICK HERE.  In case you missed it – Part 1 In the name of full transparency, please be aware that this blog post contains affiliate links and any purchases made through such links will result in a small commission for me (at no extra cost for you) How to…

  • Part 1 – How to Start a Blog and Make Money Doing It

    Join us for our three-part series on How to Start a Blog and Make Money Doing It.  In this Beginner Guide, we start off by creating a free blog to get you set up and ready to go.  It’s ABSOLUTELY free to try and set up.  You can get a feel for building and publish your first blog. We use SiteRubix and WordPress. At the end of this three-part series you will be able to: Come up with a niche idea and pick a domain name. Build and publish your first blog Create pages for your blog on WordPress. Assign your blog and homepage in your blog theme. Create a contact page…

  • 7 Reasons to Work from Home

    We give you 7 Reasons to Work from Home and ditch the daily commute.  We only need one reason but heck that’s just us.  Working from home is not a foreign concept anymore.  It’s catching on, more and more people choose to work online because it means they have more control over their time. Yes, there are challenges but the pros outweigh the cons by far.  So if are considering switching from an office job to working online read our 7 reasons to work from home and let us inspire you. Save the Planet Yes, you can save the planet by working from home or remotely by cutting down on…

  • Make Money Writing Blogs

    Make money writing blogs is a great way to supplement your income or even replace your income.  Of course, it’s not as easy as it sounds.  Generally, you will have to come up with your own niche to create a blog around and then monetize it.  In our experience, it takes hard work, dedication and most of all never give up. Writing  Writing will become your currency on your blog.  By writing quality blog articles that genuinely help people will build trust with your readers.   They will keep coming back and tell others about you.  Once you’ve established trust and credibility your site becomes valuable because more people will…

  • Writers Block Help For Bloggers

    Starting a blog can be very exciting. You’ve got all these fantastic ideas but after a few weeks, writer’s block sets in. You are stuck and you have nothing to write. You need writers block help. This scenario is very common amongst bloggers. We’ve put together some tips to help you fight through writer’s block with our writer’s block help guide. First, let’s discuss the cause of writer’s block Some Causes of Writers Block Your passion for your niche blog is not what it use to be. Your expectations are too high. You are overworked. You are not eating or sleeping enough. Writers Block Help Change your environment Maybe it’s…

  • Does Pinterest Work

    Does Pinterest Work? – Yes. Here is Why

    And we are talking about, Facebook, Twitter, Google +, Instagram, LinkedIn, Myspace ( ok not that one) and Pinterest again. First of all, we acknowledge that the need to be a social media wizard is overwhelming and a full-time job in itself. ALSO WE WANT TO MAKE THINGS SIMPLER So can we remove any of these social media accounts from our list, and still get the required traffic to make a living? Well possibly. Does Pinterest work? How can I use it to promote my business? On the surface, Pinterest seems designed for maximum visual impact. A catalogue of images that forces your finger to endlessly scroll. IS THAT ALL…

  • Becoming location independent - Let me Show you How

    Become a Digital Nomad – Read This easy Guide

    So you are looking at becoming location independent. That entails a few things, including: finding an online income stream, marketing yourself and qualifying yourself. Not necessarily in that order mind you. In order to do that, you need a website. And having an active blog is super important. Once that is done you’ll want the world to know about you. Social networks are your marketing friend. Especially Pinterest. Follow this guide to setting yourself up as a Pinterest guru. By keeping followers and fans up to date on your movements they can feel invested in you as a person. Once you have sufficient income to make your move, the next…

  • How to Build a Blog From Scratch

    How to Build a Blog From Scratch: Are you NEW to blogging and don’t know where to start building your site?  In our tutorial How to build a blog from scratch, we will cover everything from hosting, your domain name to WordPress themes and plugins. Setting up a solid blog foundation will help you on your blogging journey success.  You want to put everything in place in the beginning that you can start focusing on a blogging workflow as quickly as possible.  Let’s begin. Domain Name The first thing you will do is decide on a domain name and make sure it’s available.  If you opt to web host with…

  • Teach English Online jobs

    Teach English Online Jobs: Get Started

    Teach English Online Jobs is a very convenient way of earning money.  Do you have a stable internet connection with a decent internet speed (at least 4 Mbps) and a desire to teach English?  You can either use online teaching to earn extra money or you can turn it into a full-time job.  It’s great for those who love to travel or maybe you are a stay at home mom.  You can earn anything from $10 an hour and up. You can teach students through causal conversation or you can opt to teach set course material that the online school will provide you. The following are common requirements for online…

  • Digital Nomad Jobs

    Can’t Find Digital Nomad Jobs – 10 Places To Find Them

    Are you struggling to find digital nomad jobs?  If you are serious about creating a location independent lifestyle it’s important to find good employment online that pays for your lifestyle.  Many location independents choose not to start their own online businesses because it’s too stressful.  They would rather opt for an online job that offers a stable income.  It’s not always easy to land a good job like this.  Where to look?  We’ve compiled a list of sites you can visit. 1. Remote.co This is a great site for both remote workers and remote employers.  They have an active community that answers questions.  There is a job search function on…

  • Bangkok Skytrain Routes

    Making Sense of Bangkok Skytrain Routes

    Making sense of the Bangkok Skytrain routes, BTS, as it’s referred to, can be confusing if it’s your first time visiting this metropolis.  The good news is that getting around on Bangkok’s BTS is fast and efficient.  Where possible, we travel on the BTS.  Bear in mind the BTS routes are limited.  If you don’t want to incorporate local buses and boats into your Bangkok stay we suggest that before booking your hotel make sure it’s close to a BTS stop.  Making sense of the bus and boat system is far more difficult than that BTS. Alternatively, you can also travel around the city in the following ways. Different Ways You Can Travel…

  • How to Promote Your Online Business

    How to Promote Your Online Business

    How to Promote Your Online Business?  An online business is very different from a business with a physical address.  With a physical location, people know where to find you and they tell their friends where to find you.  With a new online business people will not know you exist because Google has not ranked you and you will not come up in any searches.  So, how can you promote your online business?  We’ve put together a list of things you can implement now. Social Media The easiest way to promote your online business is by using social media.  It’s free and easy to use. Social Media Tips: Keep your business…

  • cheapest time to travel to Thailand

    Cheapest Time to Travel to Thailand

    When is the cheapest time to travel to Thailand?  Thailand is already cheap by western standards but if you are on a very tight budget then choosing to travel to Thailand during the offseason is wise. We salute you for traveling even when your budget is very tight right now.  This article is for you, the traveler that travels despite a bad situation.   We hate hearing people say, ‘I can’t travel because I don’t have any money.’ So when is the cheapest time to travel to Thailand? Let’s find out. Cheapest Time to Travel to Thailand: Accommodation Tourists tend to flock to Thailand during the dry months which runs from…

  • New York City on A Budget

    New York City On a Budget

    New York City on a budget can be done for those who believe it’s not possible.  We have recently come from a trip to the Big Apple and we are proud to say that our travel budget is still intact.  We stayed in the city for twelve days at the end of February.  I know this is not the ideal time to visit NYC since it’s still winter but we had a fantastic time.  Here are our budget tips for NYC. New York City on a Budget – Accommodation While planning for our trip last year we knew that our biggest expense was going to be accommodation.  I trawled the…

  • Earning Money blogging

    Earning Money Blogging

    Earning money blogging, is it really possible?  The short answer is yes but there is a lot involved in turning a blog into a cash machine.  There are bloggers earning anywhere from $1 – $100 000 a month. They all have one thing in common, they all started with earning their first $.  If you are new to blogging and don’t really know where to start, we can help. I remember the day we decided to start a blog.  It was overwhelming, we didn’t know how WordPress worked, we didn’t know what hosting was and we were clueless about blog templates.  Don’t get me started on plugins.   We knew…

  • How to Start a Travel Blog and Get Paid

    How to Start a Travel Blog and Get Paid

    How to start a travel blog and get paid? Have you ever dreamed about creating your own travel blog? A blog where you can live out your passion for travel and earn money from it?  In our easy to follow step by step guide, we will show you exactly how to start a travel blog and get paid. Our guide will cover free and paid options.  We discuss the pros and cons of each option.   How to Start a Travel Blog and Get Paid Step 1 – Choose a Niche Travel is a broad subject so you need to find a niche within travel. Ask yourself what type of travel…

  • Work Online Make Money

    Work Online Make Money

    Work online make money, isn’t that everyone’s dream?  Cut out the daily commute – Fantastic! Have more time to spend with your family – Great!! To create a life like this is not always easy. The biggest question we always get asked is where do I start? Keith and I have been wanting to create a life where we work online for about five now and we’ve finally achieved it. We are living in Bangkok at the moment and to be honest we could be working from anywhere in the world provided we have a good internet connection.  We’ve put together some ideas to help you on your journey. Work…

  • 5 Tips to Obliterate Debt and Travel More

    Debt, Is it holding you captive?  Do you feel trapped because your debt is piling up?  It’s scary to know that the average american household has about $5700 in credit card debt.  Fear not, we have some tips to help you fight the debt monster and save money to travel more. First things first, It’s important to know where you stand on your debt situation.  Make a list of all your outstanding debt. Include how many months you have left to pay and your minimum amount due. It’s important to pay the minimum amount due and not get behind on your payments because compounded interest is a bitch. Next, take…

  • Upskill And Work Anywhere in The World

    Upskill And Work Anywhere in The World

    Are you serious about changing your life and being location independent?  If you answer yes then it’s time to upskill and work anywhere in the world.  Upskill and you can fast track your plan.  What kind of skills are you are going to need?  People have different reasons for wanting to be location independent.  This calls for self-examination.  Do you want to travel more or you would like to live in another city or country for part of the year?  Whatever the reason, it is possible to create a lifestyle where you are not dependent on your location.  All you really need is a laptop, internet connection and a skill…

  • Creating a Blogging Workflow That Works

    Creating Blogging Workflow That Works The reality is that you will at some point hit a mental roadblock when blogging.  Your ideas have vanished and your workflow suddenly stops.  Creating blogging workflow that works for you can become a challenge.  We share some tips to get you productive. Having a blog does not mean that you just write two or three articles a week and post consistently.  You want to use social media to help grow your audience and you want to offer a monthly newsletter at the very least.  By juggling these things you are sure to build a readership.   Let’s Start With Your Objectives Start off by…