Other members of our community are killing it with app development, e-commerce, theme design and so much more. I chose the 17 above because I think they represent a good combination of interesting, marketable, and attainable. Location Rebel Academy member Mitch Glass, also recently put together a post detailing 107 different ways you can make money traveling – so I’d recommend taking a look at that as well. Your best bet is going to be the business you create that combines your skill set with something you actually enjoy. So don’t discount what you already know how to do, you might find that you’ll stumble across the perfect mix.
The point is, don’t feel like you have to limit yourself to one business idea in this space. Conferences are also a great way to meet people for that kind of work. If you’re one of the rare people that can design well and code, then you’re waaaay ahead of the game.
Those of us who have made the leap know that it’s not about where you start. We’re constantly growing, making adjustments, and learning from the mistakes. I think one of the toughest things for people making the move to solopreneurship, is finding the path of least resistance. So many people jump right in to creating info products and then find out no one wants what they’ve created. I fell into that trap myself…so, now I’m refocusing my efforts; I want to do it the “right way” this time! Definitely good advice to focus on one step at a time. Learning one skill has direct applications to other parts of the business – and as you go on and acquire more skills, the business grows because of it.
Of course, the majority trade the US markets early EST time, so if you are in SE Asia, it would be an evening job. Awesome list 🙂 One thing that isn’t on this list but something to consider for the technical-minded folks is web application testing. Basically your job is the test the security of websites/applications by acting a malicious hacker. In the end you give them a report on all issues found so that the people that hired you can fix their issues before they become liabilities. I tried looking up your first write-up on Location 180, but, was unable to click on the oldest post listed. I am wondering if you would mind sharing the link to it here? I am curious as to what your thoughts were at that time in writing that post and the direction of this blog and how it has changed course.
I also can order them test kits and send it to them internationally with some of the labs that I use so I can get fresh information to help them solve their case or at least offer some insight for them. Does it ever blow your mind that regular people like me are currently in a cubicle right now plotting their escape and reading YOUR STUFF. That said, do you have any insight or wisdom to offer in regards to registering a freelance business as an LLC vs . an S-Corp? I’ve talked to several different freelancers and everyone tells me something different–was just wondering your take on it. I have contact with a few traders that trade the markets location independent.
You might even be a Patron to a couple of projects right now. Basically, people sign up at levels that signify a specific dollar amount, you provide content, that ties into those levels. So if you’re running a couple of levels, it might mean that you have to create more content to satisfy everyone.