It’s Location Independence Week here on One Woman Shop! Join us as we chat with digital nomads and provide you with resources to jumpstart your location independent life. Want more resources via email? Sign up for our location independence interest list!
We're back with a list of resources and tools for digital nomads. This list is by no means exhaustive, but it's a good jumping off point. If you have anything to add, don't hesitate to email us!
For learning and getting inspired:
- Digital Nomad Academy: a monthly subscription service to help you become location independent
- The Suitcase Entrepreneur: a resource hub and community for "suitcase entrepreneurs" with Natalie Sisson. Might be of interest: the "What Type of Entrepreneur Are You?" quiz.
- Making It Anywhere: learn about establishing a location independent business with married digital nomads Mish and Rob. Might be of interest: a post on the downside of starting your business somewhere cheap
- Screw the Nine to Five: learn how to start a fully mobile business with married duo Jill and Josh Stanton
- Tropical MBA: a blog and podcast about location independence with Dan Andrews
- Globetrotter Girls: travel resource blog and website with digital nomad Dani. Might be of interest: LGBT travel posts
- Nomadic Matt: advice for traveling on a budget from Matt Kepnes. Might be of interest: Everyone Says I'm Running Away
- Nomadtopia: a resource site and community led by digital nomad Amy Scott. Might be of interest: Destination: Nomadtopia
- Worldette: a daily email that encourages you to get out in the world. Might be of interest: 21 location independent women and the Worldette Manifesto
- Travelettes: an online magazine/travelblog/network from girls on the road; the tagline is "backpacking in heels"
- Never Ending Voyage: a site run by digital nomad couple Erin and Simon, who left their jobs in 2010 to travel
For meeting other digital nomads:
For air travel:
- TravelPony: to find steeply discounted hotel rooms
- Airbnb: a community marketplace for people to list, discover and book unique spaces around the world through mobile phones or the internet
- Couchsurfing: a site for connecting with individuals who host you for free
- Hotel Tonight: for finding a last minute hotel room
- Agoda: for discount hotel deals
For budgeting and travel hacking:
- Trail Wallet: easy travel expense tracker for iPhone
- Mint: free web-based personal financial management service
- Chase Sapphire card: a highly recommended card for earning airfare miles
- Travel Hacking Cartel: a private paid service to help you travel hack (like earning frequent flier miles without flying)
For finding paid and volunteer gigs:
For finding office space and coworking spaces globally:
For running your business online:
- XCom Global: international MiFi hotspot
- Tools We Love: a list of tools that One Woman Shop uses every day
- Asana: a free project management tool
- Google Drive: an easy way to store, access, and share files via your Google account
- Dropbox: a cloud-based storage area your files
- [email protected]: provides "attention amplifying" music channels
- ScheduleOnce: appointment scheduling software
- SaneBox: an email management tool that lets you filter your messages based on importance
For miscellaneous things:
- HappyCow: for finding vegetarian-friendly restaurants
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