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Natalie Sisson is known as the Suitcase Entrepreneur because, since 2006, when she left her hometown in New Zealand, she’s been travelling the world and living out of her suitcase while running her awesome business. She’s a writer, author, speaker, blogger, and fun-loving, down-to-earth entrepreneur.

In 2009 Natalie started her blog – SuitcaseEntrepreneur.com – to chart her journey as an entrepreneur and to learn from other amazing entrepreneurs.

With her blog, she is able to share with the world her life and business experiences, to teach and inspire others to go after their own dreams and start building a business and life they love.

Easyspace was delighted to arrange an audio interview with Natalie – listen to the interview by clicking play below, or read the audio transcript below, into which we have added a select number of videos from Natalie’s YouTube channel:

 

AUDIO TRANSCRIPT:

Natalie, thanks for joining us for an Easyspace.com Blog interview.

Thank you so much for having me.

 

Q1. Natalie, to kick things off, tell us a little bit about your background and what led you to becoming an entrepreneur, living out of your suitcase while running a business.

Great question. What encouraged it?….

Actually, I was working over in London at a traditional trade union and professional association, and it absolutely pushed me over the edge. It was 9:00 to 5:00, bureaucratic, stressful, emotional, and just a horrible environment to work in, even though on paper it was a dream job. It pushed me so much that I decided to quit, head off to Vancouver, Canada, to play World Championship Ultimate Frisbee, and I was determined to quit the corporate world that I’d been in, at that point, about eight years and start my own thing.

So, that was really the impetus: was never wanting to wake up in the morning feeling like I didn’t want to go to work, not have to endure another commute, and not have to have people tell me what to do that didn’t really know what they were doing themselves and constantly block me at trying to achieve change and impact.

 

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Q2. Obviously, a big part of that has been your website. Tell us about your website, SuitcaseEntrepreneur.com, and why you started it, and how it actually helps people.

I actually started it because, at the time, I was co-founding a technology company in Vancouver. When I quit to do my own thing, I ended up starting a tech business, and I learned so much in that 18 months of throwing myself into the entrepreneurial world that I felt like sharing it, or talking about it, writing about. It was very cathartic.

And so I started a blog called Woman’s World, because I felt like the only woman in this men’s world, and started interviewing successful women entrepreneurs, blogging about what I was learning, and that, straightforward to today, is actually The Suitcase Entrepreneur. It obviously changed name. It changed focus.

And… yeah, I feel really lucky that it all started from a blog. I wouldn’t recommend that as the key way to start out, but it certainly helped me build a community, an audience, a reputation, credibility, and authority. From there, everything else has really come as I’ve learned what my community needs, and who I’m trying to help, and what my mission is.

 

 

Q3. You mentioned you wanted to have a certain amount of your own freedom to live that life you wanted to choose. Where does that drive to be your own boss come from? You did do the 9:00 to 5:00 employee thing, but why did you feel so strongly that that wasn’t for you, and why was staying in one country not for you?

I’m not entirely sure on that. I’ve always enjoyed travelling. Actually, both my parents are from Europe, and they’ve travelled around the world and ended up moving to New Zealand to start their life off when they were married, and so I feel lucky. As a kid, we used to travel a lot, and I had a lot of love for it. I loved the exoticness of it, the change, the cultures, the people you met, and just that it made you feel very humble. It made you feel like a very small person in a big world, that there was so much to discover.

So, if you have the opportunity to travel the world and not just stay in one spot, why not take it? And that’s exactly what I designed my business to be able to do, so that I could run it from anywhere just from a laptop and a smart phone, and then I could experience other cultures, and languages, and people as well as running a successful business that help me to be able to travel whenever I wanted.

So I think… Yeah, it really came down from I’m very independent. I always have been. I’m very much an explorer, a bit of a pioneer in my own little right. I’m not really compared to all those amazing adventures of the world who used to fly off in the first flights around the world. But I do like to try and do things that are new and that are just at the start of the cusp. And for me, one of those things is the future of online working. It’s the future of work, and it is something that, for many people, is still a little bit bizarre, and they can’t quite figure out how to not be in an office and stay in one place. So I like to be at the front there, and teaching, and training, and inspiring people to look at taking their own path.

 

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Q4. How difficult was it setting up your business, growing the business, getting visitors to your websites, and actually getting those first few customers, and just generally promoting the website, getting people to know about you? Because obviously, they need to know about you and your website before you’re going to make any money from any customers.

Yeah. Oh my god, it was so much work, but I loved it. Like I pretty much spent six months full-time learning how to grow a community, how to write better blogs, how to build email lists, how to add tons of value, guest posting, interviews, just basically hustling like crazy, connecting with people, going to conferences, and just learning the art of online marketing, building an online business, how to be a better blogger, and working towards just building that community. I mean I didn’t earn anything for the first six month. I was just so focused on how to build this community of people.

 

 

Q5. So it’s just a lot of learning to begin with, learning all the different aspects of building a website, growing a website, and then once you’ve mastered that, the money eventually started to come in?

Yeah. I mean, I think just…. I love being a learner, and I think you should always be learning, applying, and implementing, and that’s where a lot of people stop. They’ll buy all the courses and programs in the world. They’ll do all the self-study, and they’ll never actually take that step to apply it. And I think that was pretty critical for what I was doing.

People stood out. They took notice. I started to really figure out how I could be everywhere, and from there, having that community behind me, and this audience, then allowed me to start looking at what I could promote, what office I could put to them that would be helpful, and then actually start making money.

So, the first thing I ever did was run a social media boot camp workshop in Vancouver. I ran three. And they were complete sell-out. And I had no idea really whether they would be because I was like, “Who am I to teach social media?” But I realized that, for almost two years, with the tech start-up and then my own blog, that’s all I’ve been doing, was learning how to use social media to build a business.

And it was a huge hit, so the workshop went really well. I went from broke to a lot richer and then turned it into an online program and never really looked back—not saying it was just suddenly easy, but that was my first… I was like, “Oh my gosh, I can take this into an online program, and now, I can start travelling the world and still make money.” So that was my a-ha moment.

 

 

Q6. How do you actually make money from your websites and some of the courses that you offer?

Yeah, there are numerous ways. Actually, up until this year, I’ve had about eight revenue streams. I started out obviously with selling my own online programs or eBooks, which you don’t make a ton of money off eBooks, but it all builds up.

I then started coaching one-on-one because it’s one of the fastest ways to get revenue, is through services, and I felt I was at a point where people were starting to ask me if I did coaching.

And then I started affiliate marketing, so I was always recommending products and programs that I absolutely had to use for my business and I loved, and then people would start buying them through me, and I’d make a commission.

I then did workshops and events because I love meeting people live. I published my book last year. That led to… obviously the book was a revenue stream. It led to paid speaking gigs. I also run a membership club for established entrepreneurs.

So there are several things at any one time that are working for me, depending on when I’m launching and how much emphasis I’m putting on them. It’s quite lovely to have such a variety of revenue streams. You’re not just relying on one.

 

 

Q7. What’s your most popular online course, and what’s the content of it roughly?

Well, the one that I just launched this year, which is a combination of everything I’ve been working towards for four and a half years I’ve run my business, is the Freedom Plan, and I am so proud of it because it was a combination of some of what’s contained in my best-selling book but expanded upon, my 30-day blog challenge that I ran to promote that book, and my workshops – basically everything I’ve learned over the years. And it’s my flagship program really to teach people how to create more freedom in their life through their business.

And it’s been received incredibly well. The pilot was a sell-out with no promotion. I just ran the first, full, live program, and it’s got close to a hundred members in it, and they’re fantastic, and they’re all making great progress. I’m going to be running a retreat based off it next year to keep the momentum going, and then I’m going to be launching it annually.

To me, that was probably something I couldn’t have done earlier because I really needed that grounding, and all the experience and credibility behind me, and all the testing and failing that went with it to really figure out what is it that people struggle with and what do they need in order to be able to become a suitcase entrepreneur or what I call my community of Freedom Fighters.

 

 

Q8. Possibly a tricky question for you to answer it in a short amount of time, but from the initial idea to end product, can you break down the steps that you take when you create an online course? What software or systems do you use to create and publicize them? What advice would you give to anyone who wants to create and sell their own online product, whether it’s an eBook or an online training course?

Ooh, that would be giving them all my secrets. No, I’m just kidding.

Well, it entirely depends on what you’re wanting to do. However, the best thing— and I actually say it to people these days—is before you go ahead creating your entire course, program, offering, whatever it may be, I love to put out what I call as a pre-sell, and I like to put the idea out to people as much as it’s formed in my head and say, “Look, I’m thinking of offering this. Here’s what it’s going to include more or less. Here’s how it’s going to help, and here are the benefits. If you’d like to be part of it, it’s starting in…” whatever. You set your time on. You know when it’s going to start: four weeks, eight weeks, whatever it may be, and you say, “You can sign up here now for an early-bird price” because it’s a pilot. You can judge by the level of interest of people who like what you’ve put together hopefully.

That also allows you to have money behind you to invest in it, to make it amazing, to put towards designers, and copywriters, and membership sites, and all those sorts of things, and creating the actual course or whatever it is.

I used to do everything in reverse and create this thing, put my heart and soul into it, spend hours, and hours, and hours, and months of putting it together, spending all my own money, and then putting it out, and people going, “Oh, it’s pretty cool, but…” Maybe I could have tested it with them first. So I do the complete opposite now.

I basically have an idea based off what people have been telling me: they’re challenged by what they have as needs, how I can solve it. I put it out there in a landing page using something like Lead Pages or main website, and I say, “Here’s what it is. Here’s what it’s going to be like. Sign up.”

You can just have a PayPal button. I use Infusionsoft for all my emailing, affiliate marketing, my shopping cart, but there are many solutions. PayPal is probably one of the easiest, so is SendOwl and… what’s the other one? Gumroad. So there are lots of solutions these days that help you to just sell instantly from your site with pop-up boxes or integrated shopping carts that you don’t even have to really worry about.

And then…I was just going to say, then I guess in terms of creation and delivery, then you’ve got to do the work. I love it at that point because you’ve already got an engaged audience who are waiting for it. So I tend to use them, and I say, “Look. Does this sound good? Do you want this included? How is this sounding?

So I really tend to like collaborating with people. I might as well build something that people are going to buy and love, and so I like to get their feedback on it to a point and make sure that it’s going to be incredible.

And then in terms of platforms for delivering, once again, if I pick my kind of top three, WishList is a pretty well-renowned one for being able to deliver a membership site: releasing content, staged content at different times, etc. You can host videos, and audios, and PDFs, everything on there. You can also have people sign up at different membership levels, etc.

There is OptimizePress. I used to use it. The recent upgrade wasn’t as good, but it still works for people. There’s just good, old WordPress and a password protected site within WordPress. And there’s something called Ruzuku as well, which allows you to use their platform to host your membership program on.

So there are more and more solutions coming up every single day. They’ve all got different features and things, but I tend to stick with ones that I’ve personally reviewed or used and liked. And there’s no shortage of options really to get your stuff out there now, which is incredible.

 

 

Q9. You’ve obviously established a reputation with regards to online courses, how to create and grow your own business. What if you were just a brand new business, would you still advise that they try to do a pre-sale?

Well, yes, I would. It takes a little bit of work on there, but I think it’s one of the smartest things in the world to do.

I would actually just start out with a landing page – literally a page that people land on – that tells people more about what you’re doing and why that’s important and get them to opt in with their email so that you can start communicating with them about this thing that you’re developing or doing.

Email lists are really important, and I didn’t focus on them for the first six to 12 months in my business, which was a critical mistake because even though people think email is dead, it’s not. It’s the one thing people check every single day. Sometimes, multiple times. It’s the way to build trust and credibility and get in front of people. Without it, you kind of have no way of communicating with these people who want to hear more from you, and they want to know what you can deliver.

So I would definitely just start with a way of capturing their emails and telling them about who you are and what you do. From there, you can introduce offers or just test things out with them.

 

 

Q10. You’re Natalie Sisson, the Suitcase Entrepreneur. You’re from New Zealand as I mentioned earlier, and you’ve travelled to over 68 countries.

Sixty-nine now. I just went to Samoa. I need to update that….

You’ve travelled all around the world. Now, as a digital nomad, what equipment or tools do you use for your mobile office that allows you to work while travelling and living abroad?

Ooh. I’ve actually got several videos. I even have a complete checklist for how to run your business online from anywhere. I’m happy to share that as a resource. Actually, people get it when they opt in to my newsletter.

But some of my key ones, like if I had to narrow it down to six to seven tools that I couldn’t live without, for me, it’s Google everything: Google Drive, Gmail, Google Hangouts, and I use Google Calendar. So we keep all our documents as a team (all the business files, images, podcasts) everything on Google Drive for what we are focusing on and creating.

DropBox is my absolute godsend. That’s where I keep everything because I don’t have an office obviously. I don’t even have a home. So all my digital files, photos, videos, etc. are stored online on DropBox. That’s also how I share my products and digital files.

And PayPal is the main way that I get paid even though I integrate it through Infusionsoft.

So if you just needed something…. you need a way to communicate, you need a way to create, and edit, and share, and you need a way to get paid, that’ll be some of the key tools.

WordPress is what my website is built on. I think it’s the gold standard for blogging and websites these days. So fantastic. It allows me to blog, and podcast, and share my products and programs. I would say they’d be some of the main ones.

And Asana is my favourite, now, I guess team management tool. It’s my to-do list. It’s where our team plans things out. It’s where we assign tasks. It’s where we get the real work done. So Asana is free. It was created by one of the people who worked at Facebook, and it’s just a really great interface where we manage everything that’s coming up. So we know what to do and where we’re heading.

 

 

Q11. You mentioned a team. Is that an outsourcing team, or do you have full-time employees or just part-time? How does that work?

I have permanent part-time staff. So my key players at this moment: Sabrina’s my online business freedom manager, and Angeline – my virtual assistant, and they are permanent part-time. And then I have contractors and freelancers that I bring on for various jobs: copywriting, design work, tech work. So I bring them in as in when I need them.

Everybody’s based around the world, and they’re all virtual. They’re from all over the world, different parts, and I think that’s really fantastic. So we’re all in different time zones across Europe, North America, Southeast Asia.

 

 

Q12. Tell us about your book, The Suitcase Entrepreneur, which was a number one best-seller on Amazon.

Well, it was the best thing I’ve ever done and one of the hardest. It was a book that had to be written. Move over Tim Ferris and The 4-Hour Workweek, I felt like we actually needed a book that was practical and you could implement.

It takes people through the kind of three stages, I think, they need to consider, which is:

Are you actually cut out to be an entrepreneur and a travelling one at that if you choose to be?

What does freedom look like to you? What do you really want out of your life and how you’re going to go about achieving that? Then it moves into all the building your online business components, what you need for that.

And finally, the last part is – are you cut out to be homeless? Which is all about the travel aspect: where you want to travel, how you want to live, how you want to set up your lifestyle, things you need to consider about relationships, friendships, just general travel.

So it’s a very comprehensive book. A lot of people have called it the Bible for them in terms of running a business and travelling the world. It’s also applicable to people who don’t want to travel anywhere. It’s very, very practical. There are tons of resources in it as you just pointed. I’m a resource queen, so every single sort of cost that you might need to set things up, and resources that are great for each area of your business, plus travel accessories and services. So it’s something that I hope people will keep referring to.

I self-published it last year via Kickstarter. I got the funding through Kickstarter an in-built audience straight away, with people who wanted to see the book written. And I think that’s why, when it came out in August, it became a number one best-seller in the first week.

So I was very proud of it, and it continues to sell well, and I just released the audio book, which I recorded from the road, cuddled up under pillows and on beds because that was my recording studio as a makeshift.

Well, I’ve got a copy of my own, Natalie.

Have you?

I’ve started reading it, and I enjoy it, and we’ll also have a prize for the visitors to your blog interview. So they’ll have a chance to win a copy of your book. So our winner will have an opportunity to enjoy that.

 

 

Q13. Now, obviously, social media’s a big part with regards to promoting a website. So do you use Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, things like that to promote your websites and how successful has it been for you? Any advice on how people can use social media to promote themselves and their website?

So, it’s being… my entire business is being built on social media. I mean it started with a blog, which is social media. I’ve used Facebook and Twitter, the main drivers of traffic and visitors to my site, but I also love Pinterest. I adore Instagram. I’ve had a weekly lifestyle show on YouTube. A podcast going out on iTunes and Stitcher. And of course, I blog. So, yeah, I adore social media. Without it, I don’t think I could have built the following, the authority, and the visibility that I’ve got.

We use it on a daily basis to add value, to talk about the work that we’ve done, to put out the blogs and the podcasts, to share great content, and yeah, just build this kind of, as I said, brand around it. So I think it’s fantastic. It’s my sales marketing and customer service team rolled into one, and I talk about that in the book. I have a whole chapter on there about how you can use it to actually get business and build your brand.

So I absolutely love it.

 

 

Q14. You mentioned YouTube. Why did you start to make YouTube videos, and how does it benefit your websites as far as generating traffic and sales, and how difficult is it producing those videos?

Well, it’s a little difficult when you’re travelling all over the world and you don’t have a studio. So I actually have started hiring videographers in each city that I go to, and I tend to record 12 to 15 videos in a whole day and just go hard at it.

I base my video topics on questions that my community have asked. So I often put out a twice yearly sort of survey on what they’re struggling with, what they need help with, and then I go ahead and answer those in the video. It seems to work really, really well.

I’ve actually just stopped them for this last quarter of the year because I’d run out of videos, and my podcast is expanding and expanding, and it’s much easier for me to do it on the road, just using Skype, and my microphone, and call recorder. So I just put it on hold for now because if I want to start them again next year, I want to have a slightly different feel to them. But they were really well-received. They just do take a lot more work and effort to put together but are still very, very valuable.

And then of course any content you can put out, you can repurpose into books. You can turn videos into audios, all sorts of things that you can actually do from it. So every bit of content gets used really well in the Suitcase Entrepreneur.

 

 

Q15. What mistakes have you made in your business, and what would you have done differently?

Oh, so many mistakes. I think it’s great to make mistakes. When I first started, I felt like a failure all the time, and it was really tough to get through that. Now, I just see any minor failures or hurdles as a learning lesson so long as I apply it and do something differently and focus on the things that worked well.

One of them, as I said, was not having an email list for the first six to 12 months. I just missed out incredibly on people who wanted to contact me and be part of my community but couldn’t. Then, second was not creating products and services probably quick enough and taking too long to sort of put them together and then put them out instead of the reverse psychology that we talked about, which is, “Here it is. Would you buy it? Great! Now, I’ll produce it.”

I probably moved around a lot in the first—well, I still do—but one to two years, and it’s actually… it is quite difficult to run a business from the road if you’re not good at creating systems, and at the time, I didn’t have as many systems as I do now.

Plus, it takes a certain type of work ethic and discipline to be able to work from anywhere, and I’ve developed that in spades. But I think initially, I was moving all the time and entered the countries with different languages, and different set-ups, and terrible Wi-Fi. So I made it extra challenging for myself, but I think that made me stronger.

And probably a focus on partnerships and connecting with people. I try to do a lot on my own at the beginning, and really, I didn’t have a team and also didn’t reach out to other entrepreneurs as much. So now, I’m into masterminding, and creating my own masterminds, and retreats, and workshops, and really connecting with entrepreneurs on a weekly if not a daily basis.

 

 

Q16. What is it like running your own business? Describe your typical day.

They are a little bit more typical now, but it’s a blast actually. If you’re really focused on what you want out of it and who you want to impact and help, it’s probably one of the most amazing gifts that you could ever give yourself.

Of course, it’s challenging because every day you’re relying on yourself, plus your team to really come up with new strategies to stay ahead of the trends on some things, to continue to just improve, and sometimes, you just want to just lie back and drop it all, which is why I went to Samoa last week to just enjoy some time out and recharge.

That’s also a massive amount of responsibility. I mean you’re responsible for your own revenue and profit, for your own success, and the more you put into it, generally, the more you get out of it, but I certainly know, in the beginning years, it can seem like everything you’re throwing at it just often isn’t working or it’s not coming as quickly as you’d like. I guess, once you’re in the journey of entrepreneurship, you’re in it forever. So it’s a journey, not the destination. And you need to be pretty brave, I think, and committed and really persevere.

 

 

Q17. Which entrepreneur or person has inspired you the most and why?

That’s a great question. I’m a huge fan of Anthony Robbins, like many people around the world, just because I look at his background of how he started and that he was a janitor, and now, he’s one of probably the most successful personal development coaches in the world, commanding a million plus a year for some clients.

More importantly, I just think he’s made a tremendous impact. There are not many people who hadn’t been touched by Tony Robbins’s work in some way. Whether they believe it or agree with it, I think he’s inspired millions.

I think that’s such an incredible thing that entrepreneurs get to do, is make an impact no matter how small or big. It really inspires me every day to get emails from people who thank me for my work, or just found me and love what I’m doing, or appreciate something, or tell me what they’ve done as a result of working with me, or listening to my podcast, etc. It’s the stuff that fuels me and drives me to just do more every day.

So I think that something that Anthony has done. Tony Robbins, and Richard Branson, and Oprah Winfrey. They’re all big names, but they’re super impressive on what they’ve done and achieved.

 

 

Q18. What advice would you give to somebody who’s thinking of starting their own online business?

Great question. I generally say “When would now be a good time to start?”, which is actually a slight rip off of Tony Robbins, but I do think that so many people hold off on just taking action today. Life is short. It’s very easy to set up an online business and get going initially. It really is, so please don’t hold off anymore and just do it.

You’ll learn so much along the way, and it will be an absolute blast. There will be great challenges, but yeah, just get started. Stop putting off. Stop being a perfectionist. Stop thinking you have to have all your ducks lined up in a row. Just get started.

 

 

Q19. When it comes to having the correct mindset, what advice can you offer want-to-be entrepreneurs?

The correct mindset… Well, that’s a tricky one. I think you have to continue to work on that mindset and/or shift and morph overtime. Like I’ve just gone through a period where I’m now really doing very well with business, and I’m shifting through a mindset on earning money, and being totally good with that, and what you can do with your money, and how you can invest into others. So I think there are always these shifts as you play bigger, and go bigger, and do more, and I think that’s a journey once again.

But from a mindset perspective, you got to have self-belief in yourself. Nobody else is going to back you up at the beginning apart from you. So you absolutely have to be your number one fan, and just believe in the work that you’re doing, even on the days when it feels pretty crappy.

I used to watch a lot of TEDx videos for inspiration. I would reach out to mentors. As I said, I surround myself with other entrepreneurs who know exactly what you’re going through and get you through those tougher days. But it all starts with you and the self-belief of what you want out of life.

 

 

Q20. Now, you’ve held workshops worldwide, including ones for your Build Your Own Business World Tour and your mastermind retreats in countries such as the UK, Spain, Japan, Canada, and the USA, at which you teach people how to create profitable online businesses. Now, what similarities and differences have you found between entrepreneurs in different countries that you’ve visited?

Well, great question. Well, almost everybody has the same challenges. It’s never that unique. Most people need to find more clients, make more money, get better systems, find a team, all those things. So I think that’s pretty universal to every business.

The differences have definitely been across cultures: how you respect and work with clients, the communication that you put out, the way in which you brand yourself, the way in which your website even looks.

I noticed when I was doing one in Japan, their websites are just totally busy, and full of information, and all-over-the-place and, to a Westerns eye it looks distracting and bizarre, but to the Japanese, that’s how they work best.

I noticed, for example, in Australia or New Zealand, we’re kind of on the precipice of really diving into the online world. We’re hungry for information about it. Those workshops were really keen to learn as much as they could but without the kind of American-style, rah-rah influence. They had a different, more demure, bit more down-to-earth, laid-back style.

It’s just, yeah, different things with cultures, and how people work, and what they’re trying to do, and what they’re trying to achieve, and what’s right for their demographic. So it’s been a real eye-opener for me. It’s a great point actually. I probably learned a lot more than I realize.

 

 

Q21. What are your plans and goals for the next six months?

Well, I just kind of put them together while I was in Samoa, having some time off. So I’m very excited. I am back in New Zealand visiting my family for the next three months. I’m holding a retreat in Waiheke Island in December. I will be heading to the tennis in Australia in January. And then I’m actually going to be parking myself in Bali for two months, and living and working from there, writing, and also running another retreat for my Freedom Plan members before heading on to the US where I have some speaking gigs and then Europe where I will probably be basing myself for five months next year.

So my intention is to be based in fewer places for longer periods next year, with sort of three to four months in each place where possible and attempt to stick to that.

So things are going to be going along as well with the Freedom Plan and the High Fly club and potentially another book.

 

 

Q22. Well, Natalie Sisson of the Suitcase Entrepreneur, thank you very much for joining us at the EasySpace.com blog. Just to finish off, can you tell us how people can find out more about you? Where should they go online, Twitter, etc. if they want to find out more about you and get in touch with you?

I would love for them to go to SuitcaseEntrepreneur.com. I’m pretty easy to find all over social media as well, but I have the links on that page. If they feel like it, they can become a Freedom Fighter and grab their Suitcase Starter Kit. It’s all free. Otherwise, I’m on:

Pretty much, you can Google it and you’ll find me coming up. But the website’s probably the best way.

 

Thanks very much, Natalie, once again. Thank you.

Thank you.

 

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To enter the competition to win Natalie’s book all you need to do is make a tweet via your Twitter account stating:

I’ve just entered a competition to win the book by Natalie Sisson – The Suitcase Entrepreneur http://ow.ly/Flldh #SuitcaseEntrepreneur

Just copy & paste the above text into your Twitter account. Everyone who makes a tweet using the above text will be entered into the competition to win Natalie’s book. The winner will be chosen at random on 31st January 2015 – Good luck

 

The Website Bit

What basic components does a website like SuitcaseEntrepreneur.com require?

  • Domain name: The first step to getting a website online is to have a domain name (web address) which people all over the world can type into their internet browser and find Natalie’s website.
  • Web Hosting: Once Natalie had her website designed, her web files need to be uploaded onto the internet for people to view. The second part of getting a website online is to have web hosting for it.
  • WordPress: This is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. With WordPress you  can quickly & easily setup a website, which you will be able to edit & update yourself.

 

 

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