Today’s guest is an amazing woman who is a specialist in a niche that is becoming more and more popular and profitable. Linda Claire Puig is an internationally recognized marketing expert who helps solo business owners develop profitable relationships and portable businesses that go with them wherever they want to go.
Linda has taken her own business abroad for months at a time to locations including a medieval-era Italian village, the grand cities of Paris and Rome, and the Andean highlands of Ecuador. In this conversation you’re going to receive some unique perspectives and tips from a woman who spends her time helping entrepreneurs thrive and enjoy the benefits of living on the road at the same time. You’re going to have fun listening to this one!
More than one business… and all run from the road!
Linda Claire Puig is well practiced by now at running her businesses from a laptop while she travels the world. Linda’s 6-Figure Newsletters division provides done-for-you newsletter articles and full-service ezines, while her Portable Profits Club provides the training and support to help travel-loving entrepreneurs take their business on the road with them.
Linda is also an award-winning journalist and writer for the past 30 years, and her articles have appeared in newspapers, magazines and newsletters around the world. As you can see, she’s very active but has found a way to make it all work and enjoy her preferred lifestyle at the same time. Be sure to listen in to glean some powerful tips and strategies from a woman who’s doing it.
A misdirection that was a blessing in disguise.
The very first time Linda Claire Puig tried to create a course and webinar, everything that could go wrong did go wrong. She was afraid before she started that the technical learning curve and the possibility of glitches happening on the day of the event would derail her efforts, equalling a huge failure. What happened was exactly what she feared. Her website had issues, the follow through was disrupted, and she didn’t hit the homerun she was hoping for. But what she learned from the experience was well worth the pain because it forced her to feel the fear and do it anyway and showed her that she could be a very effective teacher.
Learn more lessons from Linda on this episode of New Superwoman Entrepreneur.
How you can determine if you’re ready to take your business away from the office.
Linda Claire Puig runs 3 different businesses from hotel rooms, resorts, and other locations all over the world. She does it without any glitches and with excellent communication and coordination between herself and her team members. She’s got some simple but very good advice for those who are eager to take their life and business on the road: Start out by trying to work an entire day from your local coffee shop. You’ll discover rather quickly what systems and structures are too tightly tied to the 4 walls of your office. You’ll also be made aware of communication systems, technology limitations, and other things you’ll have to fix before you’re ready to go on the road. Get more gold nuggets of advice like this on this episode.
Tools you can use to run your business from the road.
One of the key pieces that needs to be in place in order to run your business as you travel is the ability to communicate, pass information and resources to team members, and keep projects rolling. You can’t do that if everything is stored on your laptop or in a file cabinet in an office somewhere.
Tools like Dropbox, Google Drive, and Asana make those tasks much simpler because they are cloud based and easy to use. Teams can stay in touch, resources can be shared, and the business can move forward with ease. Get more tips from Linda Claire Puig, travel and business specialist, on this episode of New Superwoman Entrepreneur.
Outline of this great episode!
- Introduction of Linda Claire Puig, a specialist in location-independent business.
- Linda’s mission and why she does the work she does.
- The view of Linda’s life as mother, business woman, and more.
- What influenced Linda to become an entrepreneur?
- One of Linda’s biggest entrepreneurial challenges that turned into a blessing.
- A very interesting business model that Linda uses.
- How Linda works to help entrepreneurs have a portable business: Her tips for those who want more freedom in their business.
- Managing internet connection problems from the road.
- The resources Linda uses to leverage her time and productivity from the road.
- What is the best advice Linda has ever received?
- Who Linda is inspired by.
- Linda’s motto and favorite quote.
- How you can connect with Linda.
Resources mentioned in this episode
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