Due to the incredible nature of my work, I’m able to work from home or on the road. And I planned it that way.
I still remember my first airplane ride – looking down and realizing that I wanted to have the freedom to travel as an adult.
But unless I was prepared to become an airline stewardess (not such a bad idea) or a travel writer (life reserves special places for those people), there were limited ways for me to make my dream of travel come true.
Enter social media in 2009. Much love and thanks to a professor who told us the first day of class to “get a Twitter,” which I did that very evening!
By the time I graduated from UNC Chapel Hill’s School of Mass Communication and Journalism, I had landed two excellent (one paid) internships managing social media and was addicted.
All of a sudden, I saw the heavens open and the path to working from anywhere IF I could create a successful social media business. Within 6 months of graduating, I had launched my business.
That was over three years ago, and I’m still going strong. [Read more…]