🎙 The Digital Nomads Daily Podcast Episode #79
How Side Hustles Boost Your Freedom Lifestyle Goals With Nienke Nina
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Listen to episode with digital nomad Nienke Nina:
🔥 How digital nomads make money online
🔥 How Nienke Nina makes money online
🔥 10 reasons why you want to start a side hustle
🔥 How to start a side hustle and make it work
🔥🔥🔥 And so much more must-know digital nomad lifestyle tips for (aspiring) digital nomads!
Do you want to do the work you love from anywhere with confidence and enjoy your freedom?
“You don’t have to do it alone! Side hustles can be way more fun and effective when you are working on it with others…”
Nienke Nina’s digital nomad side hustles
Nienke Nina has been a digital nomad for over 5 years and has experimented with many side hustles. In 2022 she started a new project, the podcast you are listening to today and she wrote a book called Digital Nomads With Confidence. But those are not the only thing Nienke Nina has been working on because she also develops content marketing strategies for solopreneurs while having a full-time remote job. So you might wonder, how can she still enjoy her digital nomad lifestyle while maintaining all her income streams?
How digital nomads make money online
Many digital nomads are entrepreneurial in some shape or form. On the Digital Nomads Daily podcast, we often talk about how digital nomads make money online and luckily, our digital nomad guests don’t shy away from sharing this. After interviewing hundreds of digital nomads, we see 4 types of digital nomads defined by how they m making money online.
Digital nomad solopreneurs and freelancers
Before the pandemic, the vast majority of digital nomads made a living from service or product-based income. Think about the social media managers, video editors, website designers and virtual assistants. These people work with various people on multiple projects, and it can offer a lot of flexibility if you are successful.
Digital nomad entrepreneurs and business owners
This group is very similar to the one above, but the biggest difference is that as an entrepreneur/business owner, you are not working on your own but with a (small)team. Many digital nomads who start as freelancers pivot into an agency type of model once they start outsourcing their work. Like digital nomads Anne and Tiff who joined the podcast in 2022.
Digital nomad remote employees
It’s a popular option for people seeking security and stability in their day-to-day life through a fixed workplace and income. Remote work is becoming more popular and finding a fully remote job isn’t easy but not impossible. We discussed this with Michelle, who joined episode 53 where she shared must-Know resume tips to land a remote job.
A mix of everything
This is probably the most common and growing type of digital nomad. It’s not only much easier to start a side gig these days, more people realize that by putting all eggs in one basket, your employer also isn’t as secure. The recent layoffs also show that having a job isn’t the safest option after all.
Why you want to start a side hustle
You want to start a side hustle for many reasons, and the most common is financial goals. In this episode, Nienke Nina shares what more, aside from making an extra buck, side hustles can do for you. We listed down a few of the biggest benefits of why you want to have a side hustle:
💯 Increase your financial security
💯 Get more flexibility
💯 Explore your creativity
💯 Work with your passion
💯 Build your portfolio
💯 Make a career change
💯 Expand your network
💯 Become an expert
💯 Use your free time to better yourself
💯 Grow your confidence
How to make your side hustle fun and successful
In episode #77, Nienke Nina shared how she started her podcast by asking herself 5 important questions. She uses these questions every time she thinks about a new project before getting her hands dirty. Eventually, the Digital Nomads Daily Podcast changed Nienke Nina’s life and a couple of things happened because of the podcast:
🔥 Received multiple job offers
🔥 Found new clients for her marketing work
🔥 Collaborated with digital nomad-friendly companies
🔥 Connected with industry leaders and CEOs of impressive companies
🔥 Became an expert in digital nomadism
🔥 Participated as an expert in global digital nomad events
🔥 Wrote and published a book
The podcast deepened her connection with the digital nomad community and she discovered a new passion. In 2022 Nienke Nina focused on inspiring stories and insightful tips to help others build and manage their freedom lifestyle. This year, it’s time for action and actually help freedom seekers get stuff done, so she is organizing a free masterclass.
This masterclass is for everyone who wants to start a side hustle but doesn’t know where to start or for those who started already but are completely stuck.
During the masterclass, Nienke Nina will teach you her secret ingredient to make all these side hustles successful while traveling the world and while having a remote job without going crazy.
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