Seven years. It’s been seven years since I first launched Location Rebel Academy. The whole reason for launching the course was because I’d taken a bit of a unique path in my own life, learned a few things, and thought perhaps it might work for other people as well. I still remember the moment on […]
How to Build a Lifestyle Business (You Can Run From Anywhere on Earth)
Here are Location Rebel, the crux of what we do is help you learn how to build a lifestyle business you can run from anywhere on Earth.
For many of you, this may be the comfort of your dining room table. Or perhaps, at times, it may be from someplace far more exotic.
The posts in our Build a Business category are geared towards helping you do just that.
They cover everything from freelance businesses, blogging, membership sites, niche sites, affiliate marketing and more.
You can find all of our posts about building a business below, but if you're looking for a quick start, here are some recommended starting points:
- Affiliate Marketing: How to Start Affiliate Marketing on Your Blog
- Niche Sites: How to Build a Niche Site that Brings in $500/Month
- Blogging: 56 Reasons to Start a Blog
- Freelance Writing: How to Become a Writer
- Freelance SEO: How to Become an SEO Freelancer in 48 Hours
- Membership Sites: How to Build a Membership Site in 48 Hours
Note: this post has been updated as of March 2019 to maintain accuracy. I still vividly remember the days before Location Rebel (then Location 180) where I’d sit in my cubicle reading blog posts about location independence from Chris Guillebeau. The office building I worked at had an outdoor garden patio, where I used to […]
Inevitably every year at this time we get the rash of “is blogging dead” blog posts. Which begs the question, right now, in 2018 is blogging still a viable business and growth strategy? The answer? Yes – with a caveat. Back when I started Location Rebel in 2009, things were much easier. There was less competition… People […]
This post has been updated as of February 2019 for accuracy. It’s no secret that I think everyone should have a blog. Even in a world dominated by social media influencers, where so many people think blogging is dead. Trust me, there are still a lot of reasons to create a blog or a website. […]
So, you want to learn how to start a blog, huh? It’s no secret that I think the absolute best way to get started building a business online is to start a blog. You’ll hear many people make arguments like “a blog isn’t a business” or “you don’t need a blog to have a successful […]
Here at Location Rebel we’ve spent nearly the last decade helping people build “bridge businesses”. Meaning, we help you build the type of business that is going to get you out of your job, making some money on your own, and giving you the freedom and flexibility to pursue the things you really want to do in […]
Blog vs. Vlog. It’s an interesting time to be a content creator. When I started blogging ten years ago, that was the primary way that people consumed independent content – through blogs. I remember the days of hitting refresh over and over while at my office waiting for my favorite writers to post their […]
This post has been updated as of February 2019 with updated information on SEO strategies, mobile changes, and more resources on how to become an SEO freelancer. The first real business I had online was working as an SEO freelancer. This was a few years ago, and obviously, in the last 5 years search engine […]
Building an email list is hard. In the battle for attention online, getting an email list not only up and running but sustainable over the long term is a serious challenge. Let’s face it, the struggle is real. But, that doesn’t mean it’s impossible. I took to the mountains on a sneaky ski day with […]
I’ve been making videos for years, and for years, I’ve struggled with one critical element of these videos: how to find music for your YouTube videos. It seems simple. You hear a sweet song on the radio, you download it, you edit it to your video and voila! Super cool YouTube vid. If only it were […]