This is my most personal book yet, but it’s not really about me—it’s about how to find the work you were meant to do.Read More
-OFFER ENDS January 16, 2018-
Link: Side Hustle Society
Short version: my new training program (the first I’ve made in 3 years!) is now available for registration. Join during the introductory launch—one week only—before it closes for at least a month.
We only have one sale all year at Unconventional Guides, and it begins now.
This year it's a big
30% 40% off everything in the Unconventional Guides store, the biggest savings it's been in... forever.
A quick note before it's too late...Just in case you missed it, today is the last day to take advantage of the once-a-year sale Unconventional Guides. If you've been dreaming of or working on something unconventional, we have a bunch of resources aimed at helping you do just that. Just type in the coupon code "GRAVY" during check out and you'll receive the discount—no exceptions. (It even works on combo packs, which are already discounted.) Read More
Hey everyone, today we're kicking off our Annual Holiday Sale!We only have one sale all year at Unconventional Guides, and it begins now. This year it's a big 25% off everything in the Unconventional Guides store. The discount applies to combo packs as well—which is a really good deal because they already sell at a discount, so you get to save even more.
Use the discount code GRAVY to receive 25% off alllll the things.The code will be available until midnight on Monday the 30th, Eastern Standard Time. Read More
Hey everyone, happy fast-approaching holidays!The season is barreling toward us and regardless of how you celebrate, I hope your holidays will be filled with spiked eggnog and loved ones. Over here, I'm planning an early start to this year's Annual Review. But first—next week, starting on Wednesday the 25th, we'll be kicking off the only sale we do every year at Unconventional Guides. There's only one! And it happens very soon. Our Annual Holiday Sale: This Time It's 25% Off! Important: don't buy anything from Unconventional Guides this weekend. Wait until next Wednesday and you can save a lot. This year we'll be offering 25% on everything in the Unconventional Guides store. Twenty-five percent, with no exceptions.* This discount applies to combo packs as well—which is pretty great because they already sell at a discount, so you can save even more. *Really, no exceptions. Read More
This is a free excerpt from Upgrade Unlocked: The Unconventional Guide to Luxury Travel on a Budget by Stephanie Zito.The easiest and most lucrative way to maximize point earning on the things you already buy is to use a magic service online called a shopping portal. Shopping portals are simple websites run by your favorite airlines and hotels, and contain links to nearly every online store you can imagine (and probably already shop at). When you use a portal as a gateway to access your regular online store, you earn points in a mileage program for whatever you buy. It's easy! Read More
This is an excerpt from Working On the Road: The Unconventional Guide to Full-Time Freedom by Nora Dunn.
Traveling full-time can actually cost far less than it does to live in one place. This is due to a number of cost-saving factors, ranging from volunteering in trade for free accommodation, using frequent flyer miles, spending time in places where the cost of living is cheaper (sometimes), and judiciously monitoring your spending.
There's no template solution to how much money you’ll need to begin your life working abroad, but you can use these questions to help gauge the expenses you’ll have and how they will vary based on itineraries, priorities and travel style.Read More
This is a free excerpt from Upgrade Unlocked: The Unconventional Guide to Luxury Travel on a Budget by Stephanie Zito.
Bora Bora is a dream destination smack in the middle of the South Pacific. The French Polynesian island is famous for its crystal waters in 50 shades of blue, and luxury accommodation in over-the-ocean bungalows that come complete with a private balcony stepping straight into the sea.
It’s a popular destination for honeymooners and just about anyone who likes to be pampered on an island while never being more than 10 steps away from tropical waters.Read More
Some past reflections and enduring lessons learned during the launch process:***
This morning I woke up at 7:20am, and it felt so late. There was a touch of light outside—what was that? Oh right, sunrise.
For the past few mornings I’ve been getting up at the entirely unreasonable hour of 5:30am or sometimes even earlier. My breakfast place opens at 6am and I’ve been at the front of the line shortly thereafter. The sun rose two hours after I’d been awake.
Two nights earlier, I went to bed with my laptop on the nightstand. Yep—it was another product launch week.
As I made another cup of coffee on the morning after having slept “so late,” I thought back on the launches over the years. How many have I done? I honestly don’t remember ...Read More
I get a lot of questions from people about how they can make money WHILE traveling. To help provide answers, we teamed up with Nora Dunn (a friend and successful long-term digital nomad) to craft this in-depth, comprehensive resource: --> Working on the Road: The Unconventional Guide to Full-Time Freedom
By picking up this guide, you'll get access to:
- Job reviews and interviews with professionals in different on-the-road careers
- Options and tips for landing online work (freelancing, teaching abroad, telecommuting, working on boats, starting or running a business, and much more)
- Logistical solutions and tools for working from afar, budgeting, and managing a virtual lifestyle
- Resources for mobilizing your location dependent operation (and the whole family)
- A 100% Satisfaction Guarantee (it will help you, or you don't pay)
Want to make money while on the road? It’s definitely possible, and more and more people are doing it all the time—but you may need to change your thinking to make it happen.Our first Unconventional Guide of 2015 launches this Tuesday morning. It’s all about what works—and what doesn’t—when it comes to heading out into the world as a long-term (or at least frequent) traveler. The premise might surprise you: On its own, traveling has little to do with earning money. You earn money by making or sharing something that other people find valuable. That's it. If you’re going to get paid while abroad, you have to think about what you can do that’s relevant and interesting to others. What can that be? Let's first consider the most common things people think of when they think of “getting paid to travel.” As we’ll see, they’re all problematic in some way. Read More
Right before the Thanksgiving holiday, our Unconventional Guides crew unveiled a new product to help people travel for less. But what did we miss?Read More
Hey everyone, Happy Thanksgiving! Well, almost. And if you’re in Canada, you’ve already had this drill last month. Wherever you are, and whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or not, I hope your holiday season is beginning restfully, and perhaps even without any all-night camping in front of the electronics store. Over here, I’m planning a long…Read More
We've been working hard and are excited to finally introduce Upgrade Unlocked: The Unconventional Guide to Luxury Travel on a Budget.Read More