Welcome to Hobo with a Laptop, we’re glad you’re here. We thought we’d take a moment to show you around. Our website can be a little confusing to first-time visitors –Is this a travel blog? Why are there so many posts about making money online and blogging?
A travel blog about travel blogging? How meta.
A Distinct Audience
The world seems like a crazy place these days. Our primary objective is to help and motivate others to pick up a passport, get a remote job and explore it –to find balance and improve their quality of life.
We serve travellers and expats with valuable information about the specific regions we visit.
For those that wish to travel beyond a vacation; we offer resources that will help our readers find remote work or leverage other ways to make money over the internet and/or become a digital nomad.
The Future Isn’t Promised. What are You Waiting For?
Explore our collection of blog posts, guides and other resources to help you begin cobbling together your own unique spin on location independence.
Learn How to Become a Digital Nomad
Learn How to Make Money Online
Learn About Digital Nomad Destinations & Travel
Learn About Travel Tools & Gear
Learn How to Start a Blog
How This Blog is Organized
Oh, you’re still here? If you’d like to choose your own adventure and explore Hobo with a Laptop without a tour guide, here’s a jump-off point to each individual category for our content.
Gain exclusive insight and experience into the places we’ve been, and where we’re headed. Currently, the majority of our focus is on Chiang Mai, Thailand; “the digital nomad capital of the world”.
A collection of thoughts from the road and inspirational interviews from people we’ve met along our way. Explore what it’s like to live in a tiny house, nomad with kids, or cope with The Struggle.
Discover how to wear more hats –pick up new skills, learn how to make quick money in an emergency, where to find a remote job, and figure out what your peers are doing to make money online.
Tools & Gear
Everything you need to live a mobile lifestyle; what’s in our backpack, and on our laptop –from travel hacks to business productivity.
Whatever you’re doing for work, a blog is a must. We’ll help you market yourself with a blog and get it to rank on search engines. Build social proof and get clients!
Our upcoming guides and courses will cover a range of topics, such as how to start and monetize a blog, how to properly leverage search optimization (which includes a healthy dose of Pinterest), how to become a virtual assistant, and how to begin your digital nomad lifestyle in Chiang Mai.
It’s hard to get a complete picture by reading non-linear posts on a blog. Visit our free guides section to immerse yourself and learn a new set of skills.
Job Site Directory
At one time or another, everyone needs to find a remote job. We’ve compiled a directory of over 85 remote job portals into one place, organized into categories.
1 on 1 Personal Coaching
If there’s anything on this blog that you’d like to learn more about and you’d like to discuss it with us, we offer personalized coaching on a range of topics.
Stay Connected, Get Free Stuff
We’ve recently started a Facebook group for skill sharing, networking, and travel discussion. It isn’t much right now, we’ll be honest –no time to post much while we take this side hustle to the next level, so you’re getting in early.
We often run free giveaways to help our readers get their hands on helpful tools, swag, and hotel accommodation for free. We’ll start doing that again in mid 2019.
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