Europe, Expat 0 comments on Running a Freelance Business From an Island In Greece: Interview with Digital Nomad Thomas Holmes

Running a Freelance Business From an Island In Greece: Interview with Digital Nomad Thomas Holmes

Back in April, during a visit to San Francisco, I met up with Thomas Holmes, who works on his freelance business creating online stores for clients on the Shopify platform. We enjoyed some great Mexican food together and talked about ecommerce and working remotely.

Apart from working on client projects, Thomas is also the author of Shopify & You, an easy-to-use, step-by-step ebook that covers everything from designing, to setting up and running an online store with Shopify.

Originally from Dublin, Ireland, these days he spends most of his time on a small island in Greece, while running his freelance business that allows him to work with clients all over the world. Continue Reading “Running a Freelance Business From an Island In Greece: Interview with Digital Nomad Thomas Holmes”

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Beat the System as a Freelance Digital Nomad

With the global economy still struggling, the jobs market is as tough a place as it has ever been. Yet the 21st century digital economy offers more scope and variety for a flexible working lifestyle than ever before. So surely there is an easier way for those who have been struggling day in and day out to find work. Continue Reading “Beat the System as a Freelance Digital Nomad”

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How To Be More Efficient When Working Remotely

Working remotely has its perks. Whether you are freelancing or working remotely for a company, not being required to be in a physical office equals freedom. You don’t have to fake-work just to meet your schedule, you can set your own schedule, you can pick your own office, you can hop from country to country without having it affect your performance… and the list goes on. Continue Reading “How To Be More Efficient When Working Remotely”

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How To Invoice Boletas De Honorarios For Foreigners In Chile

If you are a foreigner already living in Chile or you are planning on doing so, you will most likely encounter Chilean bureaucracy. Like all bureaucracies, it sucks really bad, but with the added problem that most of the people you are going to deal with in Chile will have no idea about anything you are asking them. Literally. I have performed the experiment of calling the callcenters at ChileAtiende and the SII (Chile’s Tax Office) several times asking the same exact question and receiving completely different answers. Needless to say, I had a great time while I was first figuring out how to invoice using boletas de honorarios. Continue Reading “How To Invoice Boletas De Honorarios For Foreigners In Chile”