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Tiny Offices: Success in Remote Work Begins With Defining Your Space

Recent trends in work/life balance are transforming the modern office. Sitting in a neighbor's barn during August may not seem like the ideal working conditions for you.  In fact - depending on the barn - it could be downright unbearable.  But many barns are comfortable buildings with clean wood finish and natural ventilation, potentially perfect for any type of office work.   New waves of companies are repurposing buildings and converting them to off...

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This Mountain Town Is Just Waiting for Digital Nomads

By Cynthia Ord I wanted mountains. After over a year of doing the nomad thing from equatorial climes, my highlander heart made a few requests. Snowcapped peaks. Alpine hiking. Wool sweaters. Fall foliage. By chance online, I ran into Matthias and Uwe, co-founders of Coworking Bansko in Bulgaria. They also come from mountainous locales — Germany and Austria — and envision a nomad destination with both mountain access and €2 restaurant meals. They invited me t...

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Why The Work From Home Trend Is About To Explode

by Thomas Kuegler  Travel Blogger, Digital Nomad, Baltimore Orioles enthusiast, lover of all things Disney. My mom does her work from home. She went back to school close to a decade ago so she could become a medical coder, and here she is today logging in hours from our dining room with our dogs at her feet. I say this because I’m also a telecommuter—more specifically I’m a digital nomad. I’m travelling the United States while working from ...

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Best Female Travel Blogs 2016: Top Influential Views

Whether you need inspiration for your next trip or you’re short on cash and can only travel by Internet, you can be transported to faraway lands by the best female travel blogs. BEST FEMALE TRAVEL BLOGS © CREDITDONKEY We've read through the many, many blogs out there by female travelers to choose the ones that are worth your time. These updated blogs cover tips for solo travelers, unique vacation ideas, detailed itineraries and some amazing photographs and videos. Some blogg...

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The Secret Key to Self-Employed Success: Online Reputation Management

Self-employed people, from real estate agents to Uber drivers, have long understood the importance of managing their online reputation. And whether they're maintaining a website, a LinkedIn page, a Yelp listing or user reviews, they also know that in a self-employed world, business and personal reputations are one and the same. The world of employment is undergoing a major shift. According to research done by Intuit (where I work) and Emergent Research, an estimated ...