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I'm Adam, The host of the Digital Nomad Cafe Podcast. I welcome you on this crazy journey of entrepreneurship, story telling and knowledge seeking in the ever changing world of online business!

Building a freelance translation & copywriting business with Katie from KatieUniacke.com

What You Will Learn in This Episode

  • Freelancing from the beautiful city of Granada in Spain with UK native Katie.
  • Using Fiverr and Upwork to start your freelance business
  • Getting banned from Upwork due to a client asking her to accept payment outside of Upwork 7:40
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    The importance of niching down - Katie specialises in Spanish & Portugese translations to English & copywriting
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    Living in Mexico for a year teaching english 12 hours a week & working on building a client base on the side.
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    Using professional job services like TranslatorsCafe and Proz to grow client base 9:00
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    Moving home (in with the parents) to focus on building her freelance business!
  • Content paralysis, the struggle of social media & focusing on the next thing to move the business! 16:30
  • Using Social Media to grow the business 12:54
  • The freelancer struggle 17:38
  • List Element

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

  • Visit Katies Freelance website at http://katieuniacke.com/  
  • Follow her travels on social media - Instagram & Facebook

Building A Travel Blog, Sponsored Trips & Selling Your Own Products

What You Will Learn in This Episode

  • How having a blog opens opportunities & travelling South East Asia.
  • How being authentic online and documenting vs creating has helped Sheridan reach a wider audience for his website & social media.
  • What it's like managing a blog while on the road travelling.
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    How perfectionism can get in the way of your launch...
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    The importance of having good values and only working with brands that align with your values
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    Doing sponsored trips in Bali offering photography & video work in exchange for accommodation & experiences.
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    Travel blogging - Seeing the industry for what it is
  • Get in or get out! Why sometimes you have to accept the industry and either get on board with what brands look for..
  • Sheridans main takeaways for Digital Nomads
    • Don't be a perfectionist! - Done is better than perfect.
    • Don't play catch up! Try to publish content as you go - sharing the story behind the pictures vs just the polished end result

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

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Managing A Large Virtual Team & Helping Companies Go Remote with Danny Page

What You Will Learn in This Episode

  • We discuss managing a 50+ team while travelling the world. 
  • How Danny is helping companies adopt a remote culture 
  • Learn how Danny effectively manages a group of remote workers from different parts of the globe while pursuing his passion for traveling
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    Hear how he delegates work towards remote workers that encourages them to exercise autonomy to optimize working hours and human performance
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    We discuss how effective communication is vital for remote workers that need to collaborate with other teams located in other places
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    We discuss the power of collaboration for virtual teams. 
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    Tips on how to manage a busy travel schedule and a large business

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

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Mind Hacking On Demand with Adam Goldman

What You Will Learn in This Episode

  • We discuss teaching and deconstructing mental models on a range of sensitive topics with Adam Goldman
  • Adam lives as a Digital Nomad in Medellin, Colombia but is from Israel. 
  • How therapy has adapted to the online world
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    What life is like working with clients who have had serious trauma and how Adam approaches helping them with innovative new strategies using technology.  
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    How Adam kickstarted his mind hacking sessions by utilizing online platforms like Facebook and Facebook's messenger
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    Discover what apps, tools and system Adam uses to effectively manage his daily tasks and his online business
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    Tips on how he took advantage of his expertise in programming and infused his passion for helping people to automate mind hacking
  • Learn how Adam maximised marketing efforts by providing free content like articles, video blogs and sessions to the public in order to attract clients and for proof of concept.  
  • The power of a strong community to help keep you in the right mindset

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

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Teaching Digital Nomads Spanish in Gran Canaria with Laura Leon

What You Will Learn in This Episode

  • How Laura established a business from pursuing her passion
  • How she collaborated with other freelancers to build her brand
  • The advantages of working remotely and having a flexible lifestyle
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    What life is like as a digital nomad on the sun drenched island of Las Palmas, Gran Canaria.  
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    The importance of learning a new language in order to widen opportunities abroad
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    How Laura uses Facebook as a way of spreading information and awareness regarding her hometown in Las Palmas
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    Starting a local group for women to participate and help start their own business
  • Tips on how to gain more referrals & grow your business
  • The power of a strong community to help keep you in the right mindset

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

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How to Get Started as a Freelance Writer While Teaching English with Crunch Ranjani

What You Will Learn in This Episode

  • How Crunch started writing Podcast show notes for a friend and eventually becoming a digital nomad with steady clients - being able to travel anywhere in the world while still having steady income
  • How Crunch manages to be a teacher and a freelancer at the same time
  • The advantages of working remotely and having a flexible lifestyle
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    Being a digital nomad allows you to be there for your family in times of emergencies, wherever they are in the world!
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    Tips on how to become an effective freelance writer and attract good clients who will give value to the work you do
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    Tips on how to diversify your niche and enjoy what you do. 
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    Having a broad niche can be great for personal development so you can become a well-rounded individual!
  • Importance of building meaningful relationships with the digital nomad community and your clients
  • Tips on how to gain more referrals

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

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Building A Freelance Writing Business that works with Eva Gutierrez

What You Will Learn in This Episode

  • How Eva has built a successful freelance writing business with a niche focus on working with online entrepreneurs
  • How to build you Upwork profile like a pro to get to the point where Upwork are basically sending you potential clients to work with on auto-pilot every day! 
  • Why its so important to be consistent and flex your freelance muscle everyday to stay on top of your game and skillset
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    The struggles of running a business while travelling around the world as well as how local network can help grow your client list
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    Using Quora to grow your business
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    Choosing work thats will allow you to earn & learn at the same time.
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    Actionable tips and advice for those who are looking to get started as a Digital Nomad and work online

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Building A Freelance Writing Business that works with Eva Gutierrez

How to Build A Web Design & Local SEO Business with Jon Schreyers

What You Will Learn in This Episode

  • How to grow and scale a web design & local seo business 
  • The power of using networking events like BNI & Chamber of commerce can help grow your business so you can then travel
  • The importance of referral business to help you grow and tips for getting your first clients. 
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    How to use Facebook Groups to get more clients. 
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    Struggles of networking as an introvert
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    The benefits of putting in the groundwork on a local level which will then allow you to travel
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    Actionable tips and advice for those who are looking to get started as a Digital Nomad and work online

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

Building & Selling A Dropshipping Business with JohnnyFD

What You Will Learn in This Episode

  • How Johnny built his first Dropshipping business. (It’s not the traditional type of dropshipping business using Oberlo + AliExpress)
  • How Johnny managed to sell his business & then repeat the process a second time!
  • Why it’s so important to be in the right communities & connect with like minded people who inspire you
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    The importance of building multiple revenue streams for online entrepreneurs
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    The upcoming Digital Nomad Summit in Chiang Mai on Jan 19th 2019
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    Why it's so important to think logically about profit first vs being a busy fool
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    Deciding when it's time to sell your business
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    Actionable tips and advice for those who are looking to get started as a Digital Nomad and work online
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    The power of networking to grow your business

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

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Travelling With A Family & Running Multiple Online Businesses With Ricky Shetty of DigitalNomadMastery.com

What You Will Learn in This Episode

  • What it's like travelling and being a digital nomad with 3 children
  • Building multiple revenue streams to secure income
  • How to get started as a coach 
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    The importance of getting testimonials to grow your business
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    The importance of a coach when working online. 
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    A sneaky way to get into high ticket conferences if you don't have the fee to hear the speakers
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    Using the barter model when you are starting out to create momentum
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    Actionable tips and advice for those who are looking to get started as a Digital Nomad and work online
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    The power of using Podcasting & Youtube for your content marketing

Resources Mentioned in this Episode

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