Opinion: How I make $2.5 million a year as a digital nomad
By Jessica Box, staff reporter
It isn’t easy. But if I can do it, anyone can.
I’m a millennial, and we’re redefining what work is. No longer are we confined by chain to a cubicle and a house surrounded by a white picket fence.
We are on-the-go. We are mobile. We are here and there. We are everywhere.
I am a digital nomad. And you can be too.
I studied marketing in school, and I travel the world – from Thailand to Timisoara – and write. And in our digital age, with a little bit of skill, anyone can make money remotely as long as they have a laptop and a good attitude.
Here are my four simple steps to becoming a successful digital nomad:
1. Write – Put yourself out there
It takes a little bit of discipline, but create a website and write about something that you’re passionate about! For me, that’s travel! Believe me, I don’t have a special degree in traveling or writing, but I’m doing both.
2. Build a following through digital marketing and social media
Simply create a few accounts, write some posts, put up a little bit of advertising!
3. Get paid to just be yourself
Voila! Just like that, you have a following and are starting to earn revenue. You’re on your way.
4. Have a rich family who gives you money
This is just one aspect of the process that won’t do much for you – only provide most of the income of your living expenses plus luxuries and a nice safety net.
See, it’s easy! Following these four steps, I earned about $2.5 million last year.
Get out there and do it yourself. You won’t regret it.