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How To Stay Focused & Motivated With Your Online Business

When you are running your own business while traveling and living on the road, it can be difficult to stay focused… especially because you’re enjoying all that freedom. Sometimes, it feels like you have almost too much freedom! We want you to have a thriving, successful, online business so that you can truly enjoy the lifestyle and that means staying productive even when it’s difficult to do so.

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5 Necessary Mindset Shifts for Successful Digital Nomads

Running a successful digital nomad business requires some skills, knowledge, passion, and most of all MINDSET. If you can control your mind and the emotional rollercoaster of being your own boss, you are well on your way to being successful.

These are the mindset shifts I constantly feel are the key to my success and you can start working on these today.

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Our Transition from Apartment Life to Van Life

If you haven’t read all of our other blog posts already (it’s okay, we understand), we talk about what it was like living in our van for the first month, and for the first year. But today, I wanted to talk about the actual transition that happened when we went from living in an apartment to living in a van full time. This is going to be a truth bomb, because it really wasn’t all rainbows and butterflies when we moved in.

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5 Excuses That Hold You Back From Quitting your 9-5

If you’ve been following us for a while, either on our blog or in our videos (or both), you probably have a general idea of what working from wherever means and if you have been tossing around the idea of doing the same, you may even have a few ideas of different types of work you can do. In this blog post, we wanted to help you get started on that idea, even if you haven’t totally narrowed down what it is you are going to do.

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Possible Setbacks of Starting an Online Business and How to Overcome Them

Making any decision in your life that has some amount of risk involved can definitely be scary. I bet you’re worrying about the things that may set you back, which is ironically probably holding you back from moving forward with your ideas. I am going to go over some of the setbacks we’ve been through and how we overcame them. By reading what we’ve been through, you can get a good idea of what kind of things to expect so you’re not hit with too many surprises.

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How to Stay Organized as a Digital Nomad

Because living on the road makes it easy to go with the flow, do whatever you want, and go surfing instead of working, you’re going to have to figure out how to sit down and get things done, how to be productive, and how to stay motivated when you just don’t feel like it. There is no boss — other than yourself — who will tell you what to do, so you have to work on disciplining yourself.

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How To Use YouTube To Help Grow Your Nomadic Business

If you don't already know, our names are Lexi & Cody. We’ve been living and working out of our converted Sprinter van for the last two years, but long before that, we were freelancing and working remotely. I guess we just never were going to be typical “work from the office” kind of people. Helping people create the career they’ve always wanted while traveling and living a nomadic lifestyle is one of our passions, and something we do more and more through our videos, blog, e-books and e-courses.

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10 Awesome Business Ideas for Van Dwellers

We’re gonna start this blog off with a quick reality check. All of the adventure and traveling you see when you look at other van lifer’s Instagram feeds… it costs money. It isn’t free to live this lifestyle, and the people that are the most successful at it long-term are the people that have a steady stream of income to cover their costs and the unexpected things that will inevitably come up.

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6 Best Ways to Make Money While Traveling Full Time

We talk to a lot of van dwellers about how to make money while traveling full time. Everyone’s situation is different, but most people want to have a steady income while living on the road. While van life is less expensive than having a mortgage or rent payment (in most cities, anyway) you still need money for gas, insurance, parking, and the fun things you want to do. Plus, there’s routine expenses like your cell phone, food, and probably student loan payments. Even if you have a good amount of money saved up, you’re going to need more eventually.

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How To Jump Start Your Digital Nomad Lifestyle.

Getting started is scary. I don’t care who you are, making the leap to working from wherever is a big deal, and there are a lot of uncertainties that come with it. That’s why it is so important to spend time thinking about how you’re going to make money and live on the road. You want this to be sustainable, which means doing things right and putting in some work upfront.

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8 Things To Know Before Becoming A Digital Nomad

Wouldn’t it be great if everything in life came with an instruction manual? Sure, we can do research and plan all we want, but we don’t know what we don’t know until we actually do it. We learn by trial and error, by making mistakes and adjusting. When I look back on what I knew about being a digital nomad when we first started this journey, I have to laugh. Even though I had a lot of experience working as a freelancer, I didn’t quite realize just how different it would be to do the work from our van.

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The Disadvantages of Being a Digital Nomad

You probably already know the benefits of working remotely and being your own boss. That’s why you’re here, right? However, there are parts that suck and I always want to be honest about that, because knowing what you’re getting yourself into is important. We want to share the five disadvantages of being a digital nomad, and how we've overcame them so that you can find ways to make working remotely work for you. So here's our top disadvantages and some solutions to overcoming them!

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