Alternatives to Chiang Mai for Online Entrepreneurs (Digital Nomads)

Chiang Mai, Thailand and Thailand in general is a great destination to start your journey as an online entrepreneur or digital nomad. However, it’s also good to have some alternatives or other options to base yourself for burning seasons, get tired of visa runs, or if you want a change. March is typically the bad time of year to be in Chiang Mai because of the burning season.Before moving to Chiang Mai I lived in countries like Singapore and Taiwan for an extended period. Since then I’ve scouted other locations on visa runs. In this episode I give my reasons for leaving and share some alternative destinations for your to try during the burning seasons or for a change. Check out the podcast episode to find out more

World Tour 2017 Report – South Africa, Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia – GH29

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I’m back to Chiang Mai after traveling on a world tour that took me to Singapore, Bangkok, Penang, Johannesburg, and Capetown. In this podcast world tour 2017 I share gems from each destination from food, getting around, co-working , and local areas I stayed. I took my filming gear and shot from amazing footage of the modern singapore skyline in marina bay to the beautiful postcard views of Capetown’s Table mountain.

I stayed in modern condos in Penang, a penthouse in Penang, and a unique estate in Houghton, the neighborhood of Nelson Mandela and another past South African president.

I ate world class xiao long bao, dumplings, noodles to delicious rump and fillet steaks in South Africa. The amazing wines in Capetown South Africa from the sauvingnon blanc in Constantia and stellenbosch. Listen and watch to learn  more.

My Amazon book on South Africa: http://chicvoyageproductions.com/southafricabook

Learn Stock footage free course : http://chicvoyageproductions.com/stockfree

Vlogging Youtube Tips: Secrets with Louise Croft: GHS27 Podcast

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Improve your vlogging youtube game with UK Digital nomad Louise Croft. Vlogging has emerged as a popular form of content in recent years with stars like Casey Neistat raising the visibility of this artform. Vlogging involves short videos often sharing your stories and adventures on Youtube. I met Louise at the Chiang Mai video meet up and learned she has a full-time business teaching video based courses on Udemy and a growing Youtube channel. Louise is extremely knowledgeable, has a deep attention to detail, but is able to teach in a non technical way.

In our podcast you’re going to learn:

  • A female perspective traveling around the world and working as a digital nomad
  • Manage relationships with family and friends while living abroad
  • Tips for vlogging on Youtube and growing a successful Youtube channel
  • Tips for producing and launching your courses and teaching on Udemy

 

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GHS 26 – Master of Light & Sound for Video – Curtis Judd

Curtis Judd is an authority when it comes to Audio and Lighting for Video. I interviewed him for an hour to talk about some audio tips for Videographers wanting to record online courses or talking head videos. We also had a chance to talk about this online business side of things.

25 – German & Thai couple – Growing a Language App Kingdom

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Simon & Khwan are a unique German and Thai couple that have created a language app kingdom called Simply Learn Languages. In this episode they are share their interesting story of getting married in Germany, quitting their jobs, moving to Thailand, outsourcing to South East Asian Talent, Thai Marriage Visa’s, and how they have scaled their business.

I found their journey and story inspirational. They have written huge chapters in their lives the past 2 years and have taken calculated risks to grow and scale their business. They have managed to find a great way to balance their personal and business lives together as well as cultural differences.

Links

1. Learn Languages apps: www.simplylearnlanguages.com
2. Simon’s blog: https://offtochiangmai.wordpress.com/
3. Learn Thai Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjM2-M1SS2X0_ESkL3efhKw

Crushing it on Youtube from Vancouver with RaginNation – GHS 22

Alex Yu is a Vancouver Videographer who is crushing it on Youtube with his interest in nerdy comic book topics. With a combine Youtube following of 83k  subscribers on his Youtube channels, 9000 instagram followers, and 17800 facebook there is sure a lot to learn from Alex.

I asked him some specific questions as a Youtuber myself. I wanted to see what his strategy was to monetize on Youtube as well his production process in 2016. We also dove into what gear he uses for Youtubing and Freelance videos.

On the freelance side I asked him some business questions such as pricing and how he gets new leads for Vancouver video customers.

RaginNation Facebook Page

RaginNation Youtube

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Some nuggets from this Interview include:

  • Social media interactivity – Interact with your followers
  • His gear and software setup for Youtubing & wedding videos
  • Even with a large following on Youtube you can’t rely on it for a full-time income in Vancouver

Greg Hung show podcast on itunes
https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-greg-hung-show/id1071028882?mt=2

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GHS 21 Ray Ortega Full-time Podcast producer & Audio Guru

Ray Ortega is a full-time Podcast producer & Audio Guru from California that I discovered on youtube while looking for video on the H5 and H6 Zoom recorder. He gives great audio tips for people making videos that anyone can use. He also understands social media and has a strong Youtube (34k) and Facebook (1.6k) following that you can learn from.
Ray’s website podcaster studio

Ray’s Youtube Channel