Have you ever wondered how you can work while traveling?
Have you felt like your travel dreams are impossible due to finances or not having enough vacation time at work?
Do you feel like remote jobs are only for people with top tech skills but not for you?
You’re not alone.
This is exactly how I felt in 2013. I was working in an associate-level marketing role at a tech company, making just enough money to afford a studio apartment and travel two weeks out of the year.
In my three years working for that company, I realized it wasn’t…
For a first-time author, there’s nothing quite like the moment when you get to hold a physical copy of your book in your hands.
I worked toward that moment for two years. Finally, in the last week of 2020, I was able to hold my book in all its glory.
It was incredible.
It’s been almost two years since I decided to start writing a book about remote work for women.
I was visiting my family in Florida when I got a call from the European Women in Technology conference. They were following up with me to ask what I’d be interested in speaking about at their upcoming event. Almost as soon I started telling the organizers the story of how I built my business, I was interrupted — “Wait, you lead a team of people around the world?”
Have you ever heard a friend say that they would love to work remotely or start their own business, but feel like it’s a far-reaching or impossible dream? Or maybe they’ve been wanting to take the leap for years, but just don’t know where to start.
I’ve had these conversations a lot.
As a high-school drop-out who moved to Los Angeles at 17, stumbled into a career in marketing, transitioned to remote work, then started a remote media and technology agency, I’ve long wanted to dispel the notion that going remote or becoming a remote entrepreneur is an impossible feat…
It’s time to fight for remote work as a worker’s right.
How would your life change if you had a few extra hours each day to focus on your personal goals and wellbeing? What if you were able to manage your own schedule rather than being pigeonholed into working from 9 to 5?
As the ability to work completely online has become more and more accessible, remote work advocates have been asking workers and employers to consider these questions for the better part of this century.
Per a 2019 survey, 81% of employees who work on-site said that the ability…
SEC updates to Reg CF restrictions + COVID19 is changing the fundraising landscape for tech startups — with our partners at 1World Online leading the path forward.
Equity crowdfunding is still a relatively recent phenomenon, brought to life by the Obama-era JOBS Act (“Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act”) of 2012. This allowed for accredited online platforms to act as facilitators of equity investment opportunities between startups and non-accredited investors under Reg CF. These platforms include Republic, SeedInvest, StartEngine, and others.
Reg CF has since become the most viable path for startups to raise money from “average people” and has created…
With stay-at-home orders increasing across the US and many people out of work or feeling insecure about their jobs, there is an urgent need to find work that can be done completely online. This is true for people who are used to working remotely and those who have never worked remotely or done any kind of digital work.
I’ve been working remotely since 2015 and I recently published my book The Remote Work Era, where I discuss opportunities for women to build flexible, remote careers. …
What I’ve learned from years of loving Elizabeth Warren, volunteering in Iowa, and going viral in the process.
In 2013, I was going through a rough breakup, had moved into a closet-sized bachelor apartment in my then-home of Los Angeles, and started my first full-time job in digital marketing, working for a financial technology company. It was during this time, as a 21-year-old trying to reinvent myself in an uncertain world, that my interest in politics led me to Senator Elizabeth Warren.
As I dealt with the failure of my first adult relationship, I realized I had fallen into the…
Over the past several years, I have been consulting and building pitch decks for startups across Silicon Valley, New York, China, and all over the world, and have seen good companies live or die based on the quality of their investor decks and presentations.
Unsurprisingly, pitch deck help is the number one request I get from my clients at Sea Foam Media & Tech, as well as from friends looking for advice on how to raise money for their great ideas.
My upcoming book, The Remote Work Era (2020), is all about opportunities for women to start their own businesses…
I’ve owned my domain Rhiannon.io for a year now. When I got the renewal notice last week, I sighed, realizing I had yet to do anything with it.
Like so many of us, I tend to impulse buy domains that I never use, but I’ve wanted to get a personal site online since 2011 when I bought rhiannonpayne.com… but later let it expire without doing anything with it. When I purchased Rhiannon.io last year, I told myself it would be different this time, until it came to shelling out $150+ for web hosting, templates, etc.
Fast forward to yesterday, when…