We met Beki last year at one of her regular Digital Wombats meet-ups when we based ourselves in Chiang Mai in Thailand in 2019 for a little while before moving onto Koh Phangan. We had the pleasure of catching up with Beki in person again before we left Thailand in December. Beki is a fellow multipassionate multipotentialite juggling many different projects at any one time! When she isn’t working she can be found running events for digital nomads, playing with her cats, exploring Thailand (the pandemic has also impacted her on this too) or wakeboarding.
As we return to our interview series we interview Alice, a vegan content writer and public health scientist. Like me, her nomad adventures have been paused this year due to the pandemic. Alice tells us how since going plant-based in 2015, she and her sister has made it their mission to discover the best food, travel destinations, sustainable fashion, and experiences available for vegans. Alongside this, Alice and her sister Lucy work together to use businesses as forces for good to promote a more vegan and sustainable world.
Although you can begin your life as a freelancer without all of these set up straight away, you will make life much easier, for you and your clients, if these ready to go! Have a look through this checklist below for 8 things you need before you start freelancing.
Freelancing can provide you with a ton of benefits. Being your own boss. Working whenever you want to, wherever you want to and being able to set your own rates. It also comes with many challenges, so make sure you know what works best for you before you make the leap.
As I’m writing this, COVID-19 has disrupted the workforce and many of those who normally work in offices have been introduced to the idea of working from home for the first time. What’s the key to effectively work from home (or work from anywhere!) you might ask?
After graduating college, Samantha landed her first real-world, 9-5 job—an accomplishment any university/college graduate would be proud of. However, something didn’t exactly feel right. “Once I did manage to snag a 9-5 gig at a local marketing agency, I quickly realized it wasn’t all I made it out to be,” says Samantha, a freelance marketing writer and blogger from Orlando, Florida.