If you’d like to make a living while you’re traveling the world and are prepared to travel with a light weight laptop, simply continue reading to discover a few creative ways to earn a decent living online, to sustain your travel. Just make sure you understand how to file taxes when you’re self-employed!
How to Make a Living Online While Traveling:
Use your web design skills to create websites for individuals and businesses around the world:
If you have basic coding skills and know how to create attractive, functional websites, you may want to pitch your services as a freelance, online web designer. As not only will you be able to work for clients who you find online but you may come across small business owners such as bed and breakfast owners, on your travels who may be interested in purchasing a website. If you don’t have any experience designing websites, you may want to take a few online courses in order to learn the basics of web design.
Sell professionally shot photographs of the beautiful destinations which you visit:
If you have a passion for photography, it’s well worth using a professional camera to take carefully shot, unique photos of some of the gorgeous destinations which you visit. As you should be able to find a market for your photos online. Especially if you’re willing to sell the rights to your photos. Alternatively, it’s well worth looking into setting up an Etsy store, where you’ll be able to sell prints, postcards and greeting cards which feature your photos.
Teach English online:
If you have an undergraduate degree in any subject you shouldn’t have any issues finding a job teaching English to international students online. All you’ll need in order to become an online English teacher is a working WiFi connection and an inbuilt videocamera, so that you’ll be able video chat with your online students. One of the bonuses of becoming an English teacher is that you’ll be able to acquire long term students, that will provide you with an on going source of revenue.
Self publish books online:
If you’re a talented writer or have a lot of knowledge about a particular niche subject, you may want to consider self publishing books online. So that you’ll continue to earn passive income on your travels, which you’ll be able to put towards your travel expenses such as your accommodation, flights, activities and entrance fees. You may even be interested in writing travel guides for some of the destinations which you visit. As an example, you may want to self publish a travel guide on how to visit Hawaii on a budget or where to find authentic mom and pop restaurants on the Amalfi Coast, in Italy.
Create a YouTube channel:
Instead of starting a travel blog you may want to start a YouTube channel as if you manage to attract enough followers you’ll start to earn money from YouTube, based on the ads that are shown during your travel vlogs.
Hopefully some of the ideas which are listed above will help you bring in a steady income while you’re jet setting from a to b. Especially if you’re ready to quit your 9 to 5 job.