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How to travel and make money

How to travel and make money

By on May 31, 2015 in Life Lessons, Marketing Lessons, Travel, Work and travel | 0 comments

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How to make money on the road Most of the existing advise to travellers on how to make money on the road is to teach English, travel blog (or any blogging), do volunteer work, act in films or TV productions,  housesit or pick up local cash jobs etc. These are all good ideas and as you know we do house sit.  House sitting  reduces our accommodation cost, helps us met...

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Reciprocity – our travel experiences

Reciprocity – our travel experiences

By on Jan 2, 2015 in House Sitting, Life Hacking, Life Lessons, Marketing Lessons, Travel experiences | 2 comments

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Many people talk about the “law of reciprocity” but few real understand its power and value. As marketers we talk about is all the time with our clients in the context of giving information and products freely in exchange for information, loyalty or purchases. It’s an age old marketing technique a business can use to engenders good will from a...

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Our Hertz car rental experience in France…

Our Hertz car rental experience in France…

By on Dec 18, 2014 in France, Life Lessons, Marketing Lessons, St Nicolas De La Grave | 0 comments

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This isn’t the sort of post I generally do, although maybe it should be? This week we’ve had a rather nasty shock after hiring a car in France – Toulouse to be precise.  We agreed to pay the rather high price of 101.99 Euro (about $155 Aussie dollars) for 1 days car hire, and no it wasn’t a sports car or even a four wheel drive.  It was a...

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Business lessons from the road – how do you communicate with your customers?

Business lessons from the road – how do you communicate with your customers?

By on Nov 24, 2014 in Marketing Lessons, Online Business | 0 comments

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We’ve just moved from Cambodia/Vietnam to Bangkok and theres one thing missing … that lack of this thing (so far) has reminded me that I wanted to write about the importance of knowing who your market is. What is the thing thats missing here?  Hawkers…  There may be heaps of them in other places around Bangkok, but so far we’ve not encountered any.  I understand...

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Asking for help – you can’t do it all yourself … really!

Asking for help – you can’t do it all yourself … really!

By on Nov 4, 2014 in Hanoi, Life Hacking, Life Lessons, Marketing Lessons | 1 comment

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Hows things?  I hear the weather in Tassie (for those of you in Tassie) has been pretty rough over the last week?  If it makes you feel any better, its poured with rain in Da Nang, Vietnam over the last 24 hours 🙂 This is another marketing lesson from the road – while we’re travelling we’ve been keeping our eyes open for business ideas/lessons that...

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