Meet Marc, British Expat in Switzerland

  Today I'd like to share a great example of entrepreneurship while living abroad. Marc is a British national, who accepted a job transfer to a small town in Switzerland and moved there with his wife. Let's hear from Marc on how he became a British Expat in...

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Great Gift Ideas For Expats

  Stuck for gift ideas? I have compiled the perfect list for that special friend abroad. Whether you are looking for a present for a leaving party, a birthday or Christmas, finding the perfect gift for a friend or family member living abroad is not an easy task. Here...

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Why not experience Chile?

Post sponsored by Sernatur (only the video, words are my own!) Before moving to Argentina, I was really interested in living in Chile. I guess I still am and it is not too late. Maybe it will be our next move. There are many expats in Chile who are looking for a more...

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English-speaking Jobs in Argentina

  Teaching jobs in Rosario, Argentina Since I have been living in Argentina, a lot of people have asked me about English-speaking jobs in Argentina. Obviously, I always recommend them to create their own job opportunity rather than finding a traditional job in a...

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Marketing Trends

 According to a Hubspot, Video content can be a valuable asset in your inbound marketing content mix. In fact, by 2020, 90% of internet traffic is expected to be video.There is no doubt that traditional advertising is slowly fading out and that social media marketing...

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Meet Ameena, Expat Entrepreneur, in France

  I have been following Ameena's marketing blog for a little while and we really spoke for the first time earlier this month during the Foreignator virtual summit. Ameena Gorton is a serial entrepreneur who has started businesses in the Middle East and France.  She’s...

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5 Reasons Why Being Kind Will Get Your Readers’ Trust

Being kind in a business environment may not sound like the most business-like advise but more often than not, it will help you build trust in the relationship with your readers. Trust is one of the most important reasons why people listen to you, care about what you...

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Meet Diana, American Entrepreneur, in Colombia

Diana got in touch with me via the InterNations website and what stroke me from her first contact was her determination! Diana and her husband, Juan Camillo, are certainly not newbies when it comes to living overseas but no matter how many times you've lived abroad it...

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Still Not Sure About Social Media?

Today I am sharing with you a great video on Social Media as it is the essence of any business that is building its online presence. Even if as location independent professionals, our business may not have a permanent address in a specific city or country, however the...

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Free Traffic Goldmine Webinar

You all know who is the first search engine, right? But do you know who the SECOND most popular search engine is? You might be surprised. YouTube  Back in August, I had the pleasure of attending a marketing conference in Minneapolis in the US on blogging, the use of...

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New Kid On The Expat Block!

In the last few months a new expat website appeared online. I am not necessarily talking about a blog created by people living overseas and sharing their experience but rather a blog geared towards the expats community and people living abroad. It is called Expats...

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Lesson From A Taxi Driver

I just read a poignant story and now feel compelled to share it with you. It has little to do with online entrepreneurship and living overseas but has everything to do with being patient, giving people time to learn and things to grow. In...

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Should You Start Selling From Your Blog?

Are you looking for ways to make money blogging? Should you start selling from your blog? Ok, but what can you sell? Maybe you could start writing your own book or designing your own course? What are the techinques to increase your chances of selling from your blog? I...

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Create a simple contact form for your blog

  Which is the best contact form for a blog? Your Contact Me Page is an essential part of any professional blog. Once set up, it will make it easier for your readers to get in touch, it is better to have a Contact Me page with a simple form rather than publishing your...

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Hootsuite vs Buffer – Advice from an Expat Entrepreneur

Got a question? Share it with me and I'll probably do a video to answer it!  No, really! See above, it is a question asked by Leslie about my latest post on social media marketing and instead of answering her question directly there on Facebook, I decided to do a...

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10 Steps To Turn Your Passion Into A Business

The #1 secret to being successful online with your own business is to be passionate about it. If you’re doing it just for the money, you will get bored very easily and will lose interest when money is not coming fast enough to your liking. Whereas, if you do it with...

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Meet Linda, An Expat Entrepreneur In London

  This week I’d like to present you Linda, a Swede in London. I met Linda over 10 years ago at university in London while we were both studying marketing. After graduation, Linda landed her first media job in the city and stayed there ever since. When she quit her...

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7.5 Tips To Spring Clean That Email Inbox!

If you work online or own a small business, you will find that checking your emails is probably one of the most time-consuming activities in your days’ work. But it doesn’t have to be this way, there are many things your can do with your emails to save you loads of...

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New online summit on mastering social media marketing

Your customers (and prospects) are using social media every day! Are you communicating to them in the right way? Learn how with this new online summit. Have you heard the buzz about Social Media Success Summit 2012–the web’s largest online social media marketing...

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5 Things You Can Do Today To Boost Your Productivity

"You only live once but if you do it right, once is enough!" Mae West Whether you are a newbie or an experienced business owner, you will see some peaks and drops of activities for your business. If you do not want to suffer from these there are things, you can do to...

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Meet Amelia, Expat Entrepreneur in Argentina

  This week, I met Amelia a fellow expat in Argentina on the website of InterNations. Amelia's story is a great example of an Expat Entrepreneur success story as she found a very innovative way to share her passion for photography with her new life in Buenos Aires....

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Lorraine – Expat Entrepreneur Success Story

  Here is another one of my expat entrepreneur success stories! Meet Lorraine, British Expat, in Canada Tell us a little bit about you and what made you move to Canada? I'm 47 years old and am married with two boys and two Newfoundland dogs. We lived in several places...

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How to create a Facebook Page for your Expat Business

Facebook is the most popular social media platform, and with over 800 million users, it should be an important marketing tool for your business.  Think about it this way: your clients are on Facebook and you should be too! I have divided the set up process in 5 easy...

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FAQ and SAQ Series 1 – Wrap Up video

This is the wrap up of my first Frequently Asked Questions and Should Ask Questions video series. If you want to watch the whole series, go and register here. As a special bonus, I will also get access to a couple of freebies so watch the video below to found out what...

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