Evolving Your Nomad Life with Luis Betancourt

July 6, 2022 |

Many people think about remote working and the digital nomad lifestyle as being something new, but it’s actually been around nearly as long as the internet itself. Those of us who’ve been here since the early days have evolved along with it, both in our careers and in our traveling lifestyles.

In this episode, I’m joined by digital marketing consultant and digital nomad Luis Betancourt. We talk about how we first met in 2007 during the heyday of Couchsurfing and how Luis’s digital nomad lifestyle has changed since then. He shares how he and his wife have found their unique balance of home versus traveling and work versus play. Also, Luis shares his advice for utilizing online networking to grow your business.

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In this episode

  • How Luis’s life as a nomad has evolved over the years
  • How Luis became a digital nomad before it was a worldwide trend
  • Falling in love with solo traveling, and then sharing his love of travel with his wife
  • How the pandemic allowed him and his wife to become fully location independent
  • Finding a balance between traveling the world and enjoying time at home
  • How working remotely has changed since Luis first discovered it
  • How to market yourself as a solopreneur or freelancer 
  • The power of virtual networking to grow your business and client base
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