Ways to Earn Extra Money as a Digital Nomad

Digital nomads are used to working remotely from the many places they explore and travel to. While this sort of bucket-list-travels adventurous endeavor can be a life-changing experience, it can also be a bit hard on the wallet. There are many ways to cut down on the costs of traveling that digital nomads regularly implement, yet their income is what can ultimately make or break their lifestyle. Since working remotely, while covered by digital nomad insurance, is what they do best, here are a few ways they can earn some extra money to keep their adventures going.

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Pick up Graphic Design

Graphic design is one of the most popular career paths in this day and age. Pretty much every business out there needs a graphic designer, which opens up a lot of doors for traveling nomads that have the right skills. 

Thankfully, all you need for graphic design is a decent laptop and design software, which makes working as a graphic designer remotely a reality. You can come up with custom product ideas, such as t-shirts or hoodies, and add your design to them.

Graphics designers don’t need a fancy degree or years of training. You can start with a few online courses or learn through the many free resources you can find on the web. In the end, all the client cares about is eye-catching designs and quality work. If you can provide that, then you’re all good to go.

Start Freelance Writing

This another great option for remote work. If you feel like you have a good grasp of the written word and can provide quality writing in your unique style then sign up to some of the popular freelancing websites and give it a go. Writing jobs are quite easy to find on online freelancing platforms, and they’re usually paid pretty decently.

Another option is to work out how bloggers make money, how much do bloggers make, start a blog and finance yourself through advertisements and sponsorships. This might be a bit harder to achieve but if people like what you have to say then there’s always a chance that it could take off.

Utilize Social Media

For those lucky enough to gather a big enough following on social media, this can be quite a lucrative gig. Learning how to start a travel blog on YouTube, or posting mesmerizing scenery on Instagram and Facebook could be your ticket to making some extra cash. People that have a big enough following on social media frequently get offers to sponsor products on these platforms. These sponsorships can even be big enough to make this your full-time job.

Play Online Games

When done right with proper budgeting and control this can come in handy for days when other options seem exhausted.

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