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Today, thanks to the wide availability of the internet and various online collaboration tools, freelancers and solopreneurs are finally able to take their work wherever they go and become digital nomads. Whether they just want the opportunity to travel and visit new places as they work or whether they’re planning on permanently relocating, many great towns and cities are extremely welcoming to those pioneers. Today, Blogging With Crazdwriter explores five of them.
Columbia, South Carolina
With its beautiful downtown and scenic views, Columbia is a great tourist destination, but it also offers plenty of opportunities for solopreneurs to work and play. As the state capitol, the city has a thriving economy that has been attracting entrepreneurs and bright talent for many years, and it’s a great place to network and find the partners and collaborators you may need for your business. Columbia natives are the embodiment of Southern hospitality, and whether you’re just visiting or planning on settling down in the area, you’ll find a tight-knit community ready to help you and your business succeed.
And if you decide to take a little time off work to enjoy the area, you can always outsource some tasks to local talent. Use an online Columbia area agency as an alternative to a traditional employment agency to quickly find qualified pros that can pick up some of your work while you take some time to soak up the sights and perhaps even do a little networking.
Walnut Creek, California
Walnut Creek has a vibrant downtown area featuring restaurants, retailers, entertainment venues, and businesses that appeal to people from all walks of life and cater to a diverse population. With its proximity to San Francisco and Silicon Valley, great schools, open parks, and small-town feel, it is an ideal location for small business owners who want to relocate with their growing families.
Get in touch with a real estate agent familiar with the area to show you around, and if you’re not ready to buy yet, you can find apartment complexes for all family sizes and budgets to suit your needs. Another option to consider is partnering with one or more friends to purchase a vacation home. This can be more cost-effective than purchasing a home outright, especially since you’ll be elsewhere during some parts of the year.
If you love the outdoors and are ready for adventure, head to Boise. You’ll have easy access to biking, hiking, and skiing spots. The city also boasts a very lively downtown area featuring trendy eateries, cafés, bars, and breweries. The Boise Metro Chamber, a membership-based organization, is extremely supportive when it comes to new businesses coming to town. Join it to find events and programs designed to help your business grow and thrive. The area attracts young entrepreneurs and talented individuals and is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country, so you’ll have plenty of like-minded people to network and mingle with.
If you plan on spending most of your time in the Boise area, it may be worth your while to establish an LLC. This can potentially simplify your taxes. Each state has its own rules for filing an LLC, but an online formation company can make the task easy for you.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
There’s much more to Fort Lauderdale than stretches of sun-drenched beaches and boating canals. The Strip along A1A is dotted with upscale restaurants, luxury hotels, boutiques, and bars aplenty. It’s also a great place for digital nomads to set up shop. Fort Lauderdale was named “#2 Best Business Climate in the Nation” by Business Facilities Magazine in 2021.
Companies in tech, aviation, life sciences and the marine industries have chosen to locate their headquarters in the area for a number of years, which brings with it high-speed internet and a wide variety of wi-fi hotspots. Also, as Half Half Travel notes, the “region between Miami and Fort Lauderdale is appealing to remote workers and travelers because of two major airports that’ll get you access to the rest of the country and certainly, access to Latin America.”
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Thanks to its rapidly expanding fiber network, Santa Fe has become a great destination for solopreneurs looking to enjoy 300 days of sunshine a year. The town boasts a diverse population and offers coworking spaces as well as virtual and shared offices. And with over 400 years of well-preserved history and culture and more than 250 art galleries, there’s always something to discover when you want to take a break from work and go explore. If you’re planning on buying a house and settling in the area, consider a safe and affordable suburb like Agua Fria, which is only about 15 minutes from downtown.
No matter where you decide to settle down, or what places you visit while working on your latest project, the best way to keep track of all your deadlines, meetings, and activities is with a project management app. These tools are designed for planning, tracking, measuring, reporting, and closing projects, but be mindful to choose one tailored more specifically for freelancers and solopreneurs, one that focuses more on contracts, proposals, and time-management rather than on tracking multiple tasks for multiple employees.
High-speed internet, new apps, technologies, and shared office spaces allow you to take your business wherever you want and become a digital nomad. So, take advantage of the digital revolution to explore new cities or to relocate your family to a friendlier, sunnier location better suited to your personal and business needs.
Jessica Brody is an amazing writer and puts these articles together effortlessly. She has been fun collaborating with, and I enjoyed reading this and her other article I published on my website. She has her own website for you all to check out with more great information on other topics that I believe you all would enjoy and benefit from reading. Especially if you have pets. Please, go to her website and read her other articles.