In a study by marketingland.com, 90 percent of respondents who recalled reading online reviews claimed that positive online reviews influenced buying decisions, while 86 percent said buying decisions were influenced by negative online reviews...
Facebook Live is not growing at a stupendous rate, with 20% of all FB videos now being live - and that is on the increase daily! Over the past year, the length of time people are watching FB Live videos has also grown by 4x, and they have been shown to be watched 3 times longer than regular videos...
We all know it - the hardest part is getting started.
Whether you are still in the 9-5 grind and seeking a side gig to pull yourself out, or are already free and need to boost your income...
When I sit down to dinner with new or old friends, I’m inevitably asked the same things; “How on earth did you get on Game of Thrones/go on a shark conservation expedition/publish a book/start your own business?” or “How do you fit in so many things all the time?”
As a location independent human, I’m regularly presented with the same question: “Where are you from, then?”
I’ve always been viewed as a confident sort of person. At least, that’s what people tell me — that I seem very sure of myself, clear and strong; and the one I get most, and not always in a complimentary way, “capable.” But it doesn’t feel that way to me very often.
I’m not John Lennon. The glasses wouldn’t suit me. But I’d like you to imagine, for a moment, our earth with no borders. I know the more practical minded among you will be thinking politics now, or distribution, or space.
My biggest lessons from several successful crowdfunding campaigns for myself, charities and organisations - and how your mindset on giving and receiving has everything to do with the outcome.
“Find your one true calling and follow it for life.”That was this morning’s version of an idea that shows up on my newsfeed most days. Find your passion. Find The One Thing you are good at. Better than all the other things (known or unknown). Make tons of money from it. Do it forever. Easy.
Rome is well known for being expensive and popular, especially in peak season. But it is also extremely beautiful - and if you know how to manage it, costs almost nothing to enjoy to the max. I just spent two days on my way to my poetry residency with a budget of very close to zero.
I’ve just been in Italy for a month surrounded by artists. Strangely, the most unusual thing I encountered was not the work or the differences in culture and language: it was the approach to garbage.
I’ve just had the extreme pleasure of visiting one of the world’s most coveted contemporary art shows for the second time, La Biennale di Venezia.
Considering Osteria Francescana is booked out years in advance, scoring a spot at this table is something that my U.K. friends would call "extremely jammy". Run by the world's best chef, Italian Massimo Bottura...
The most effective and authentic FB post approaches that make people fall instantly in love and follow you into Mordor or the Forbidden Forest in a second. (Hairy hobbit feet not required).
The way the shoes look can be key to how confident we feel while travelling. I’ve done my research and found the ones I believe are the best to cover all of these bases, while being cute enough to adore slipping on each morning!
Not everyone is in a position to fling all sense and reason to the wind and leap into that abyss. But if you do, even if for a mini break or long weekend, I heartily encourage you to get as far from home and your comfort zone as possible. The benefits can be completely endless.
Maximising the cash you have can mean you travel longer or better, and with less stress.
The more stuff we have, the more stuff we have to take care of. And you’re travelling to take care of yourself, not your stuff, right?
Here’s my best wing-woman tips for awesome travel without the stuff-drama.
Here are my best tips on living a capsule wardrobe lifestyle and travelling carry-on only, for any length of time.