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Alexandra Kozma

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Alexandra attended the Nomad Summit Conference in January 2017 for the first time, when the term "digital nomad" was still new to her and she didn't even know who Tim Ferris was. The Nomad Summit and living in Chiang Mai flipped her world upside down. She's now helping people become digital nomads by co-organizing the Nomad Summit conference, blogging about the digital nomad lifestyle in Hungarian and sharing her travels on Instagram @alexandrakozma She's the creator of the Morning Mindset journal.

Digital Nomad News: Thailand Raises Healthcare Rates for Foreigners + Find Out the Top 10 Freelancing Jobs in 2019 | Kristin Wilson

Today in Digital Nomad News: 

1. Healthcare in Thailand: It’s now legal for Thai hospitals to charge foreigners 2x more.

It’s now LEGAL for Thai hospitals to charge foreigners more for their healthcare, depending on which country they’re from.   

The new pricing structure divides foreigners into three price groups. Retirees and tourists will be charged the most - up to double the cost of a Thai citizen. 

2. Top 50 Freelancing Jobs by Freelancer: Find out the best freelancing jobs in 2019. 

Freelancer.com recently published their mid-year report of the 50 fastest growing jobs on their site. 

Find out the top ten jobs in freelancing so far in 2019 today on Digital Nomad News. 

3. Co-Working and Co-Living in the Arctic: Kristin heads to the Arctic Circle

Kristin is headed to the Arctic Circle to live and work as a digital nomad, while documenting the experience! Follow along in her Instagram profile, TravelingwithKristin, and keep an eye out for new videos from Norway and Iceland on her YouTube channels. 

Watch Episode 7 of Digital Nomad News below: 

About: Digital Nomad News is a weekly news show covering trends in technology, remote work, and travel. It’s hosted by Kristin Wilson, a Nomad Summit speaker and digital nomad travel and relocation specialist. 

If you have a news tip, send it over to hello [at] travelingwithkristin.com or e-mail the Nomad Summit team. 

5 Ways To Get Your Site Ranking Better With Search Engines | Guest Post by Gabe Nelson

It can be frustrating when you spend time and energy creating a beautiful website and then no one ends up visiting your site. If you aren’t seeing the web traffic you expected there’s a good chance you aren’t showing up highly when people use their search engines.

With search engine optimization you can help yourself appear in web searches more often but it can be hard to know how to do that well.

Luckily there are internet marketing specialists who are more than happy to assist you to increase the visibility of your webpage. 

It can be difficult to break through the crowd as most search engines keep their specific algorithms private so where to start?

Use these 5 ideas to help you to fine-tune your website. 

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Digital Nomad News: Should Prague Be Your Next Co-Working Destination? | Kristin Wilson

Today in Digital Nomad News: 

1. Remote Work: New Report on the Workplace of the Future

An independent study by Condeco Software among 750 business leaders found that nearly half of US businesses now allow some type of remote work. Their report highlights the many benefits of remote work from a corporate perspective. 

2. Travel: Women are Traveling More

Women’s adventure travel bookings have doubled from 2018 to 2019. Travel companies are rushing to create more products, services, and gear to meet demand. Advances in technology and the growing digital nomad movement are undoubtedly contributing to this trend. 

To hear first-hand what it’s like to live and work as a female digital nomad, tune into this live podcast with Kristin Wilson and Christa Romero

3. Tech and Co-Working: Prague Looks to Attract Tech Workers

Prague has increased their amount of co-working spaces by 150% in a bid to attract more tech workers and digital nomads. There are now more than 30 co-working spaces spread across 65,000 square meters of construction in the Czech Republic’s picturesque capital, which boasts fast internet and a moderate cost-of-living. 

Watch the full episode of Digital Nomad News below: 

About: Digital Nomad News is a weekly news show covering trends in technology, remote work, and travel. It’s hosted by Kristin Wilson, a Nomad Summit speaker and digital nomad travel and relocation specialist. 

If you have a news tip, send it over to hello [at] travelingwithkristin.com or e-mail the Nomad Summit team. 

Breaking Digital Nomad News: WeWork Goes Public and Selina Launches First Location in UK | Kristin Wilson

Today in Digital Nomad News: 

1. Travel: Selina Launches in the UK

Digital nomad travel lifestyle brand and hotel chain, Selina, has opened their first location in the UK with  a 37-bedroom, 132-bed property in Manchester. Amenities include a restaurant, bar, coffee shop, Irish pub, and basement club where they will host workshops and events. 

Camilo Olarte, the Product Experience and Innovation Director at Selina, joined Digital Nomad News as a special guest this week, giving us insight into their long-term strategy and plans to open 500 Selinas in the next few years. 

Selina is currently valued at $1B. 

2. Tech and Remote Work: Y Combinator is Investing in Remote Work Startups 

Tandem is one of three remote office management platforms currently backed by the VC group, Y Combinator. The company launched as an online crypto portfolio, but after struggling to operate as a distributed workforce, they ditched their crypto product and decided to go all-in on remote work instead. 

3. Tech, Investing, and Finance: WeWork is Going Public

WeWork (now We Company) is gearing up for the hottest IPO since Uber, but not without controversy surrounding the company’s valuation and profitability, as well as ethical concerns about the CEO’s business practices. 

Watch the full episode of Digital Nomad News below: 

About: Digital Nomad News is a weekly news show covering trends in technology, remote work, and travel. It’s hosted by Kristin Wilson, a Nomad Summit speaker and digital nomad travel and relocation specialist. 

If you have a news tip, send it over to hello [at] travelingwithkristin.com or e-mail the Nomad Summit team. 

Breaking Digital Nomad News: 5G, Bulgaria, and More | Kristin Wilson

This week on Digital Nomad News, 

1. Remote Work: New FlexJobs Report 

FlexJobs published its 8th annual “Super Survey” on flexible work and it’s filled with interesting data. In one example, 30% of respondents said they quit their jobs because employers didn’t offer flexible work options.  

2. Tech: 5G launches in Europe

Long-awaited 5G networks are now live in Ireland, Berlin, and Austria’s Carinthia Smart Region, which aims to attract remote workers to live there. 5G will make life a lot easier for digital nomads as it’s 10x as fast as 4G. 

3. Tech & Remote Work: Teleworking in Tokyo

Tokyo’s local government sponsored teleworking program to test a way of reducing traffic congestion during the 2020 Olympic Games, but it might have more permanent benefits. Tokyo is known for having a toxic work culture, but remote work could reduce the high expectations placed on corporate employees.   

4. Travel: New Availability on Nomad Cruise X to Dubai

Nomad Cruise released more cabins for their 10th anniversary cruise from Athens to Dubai, slated for November-December of 2019. 

5. Travel: Digital Nomads Invade Bansko, Bulgaria

There are now more than 100 active members at Coworking Bansko in Bansko, Bulgaria. The co-working space and community is preparing to open a third location this year. 

Watch the full episode of Digital Nomad News below: 

About: Digital Nomad News is a weekly news show covering trends in technology, remote work, and travel. It’s hosted by Kristin Wilson, a Nomad Summit speaker and digital nomad travel and relocation specialist. 

If you have a news tip, send it over to hello [at] travelingwithkristin.com or e-mail the Nomad Summit team. 

5 Things You Need To Know Before Selling On Amazon | Guest Post by Ashley Coblentz

Selling on Amazon can be a great way to earn an income. Shopping online is continually growing in popularity and Amazon is the king of online market places. Starting out as a brand new Amazon seller can also be a little intimidating when you aren’t sure where to begin. There’s a lot you need to know and feeling overwhelmed by it all is completely normal.

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5 Mistakes I Made While Growing My Company to 6 Figures as a Digital Nomad | Guest Post by Khalid Farhan

Nobody wants to hear about mistakes, however, entrepreneurs love talking about ‘em. Why?

Entrepreneurs know how valuable the learning of a mistake can be.

I run a small SEO company in Ireland that does $25,000/month constantly and we have clients from all over the world.

Now, I am no Jeff Bezos, however, I have made plenty of solid mistakes in my entrepreneurial career. Some of those were very costly. Let’s talk about 5 of the biggest mistakes I made and what I think about those now.

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