• Living in a campervan

    If you’ve ever wanted to live in a campervan and earn money online, without going to a job every day, then keep on reading. It is entirely possible to make a full-time income online and even more while enjoying the lifestyle of your dreams. So, with that said, we will now look at a few ways that you can make this into a reality.

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  • Aussie Guide To Campervanning Around Europe

    There are various ways that you can tour areas in Europe, but none of these ideas are as effective and convenient as traveling in a campervan. Campervans offer complete independence and any restrictions will typically be self-imposed.

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  • Tips On How To Live In A Campervan

    When it comes to living in a campervan, you will either love it or hate it. If you love the idea you will be presented with opportunities of the freedom of going anywhere you like and staying in a variety of locations.

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Earn More Travelling With High Converting Websites

website optimisation tips

Lets talk about conversion optimisation

I want to go through and give you some tips on ways you can optimize your website or your landing pages for better conversions. Because better conversions means you earn more money whilst your travelling

Now if you’re a web design agency or a small business owner the term conversion optimisation should be or should become familiar to you.

For anyone looking to start their own journey as a blogger travelling like myself, you will find these tips very handy.

Over time it’s vital for you to understand the sort of concepts and ways to go about optimizing your site for conversions or simply put the purpose of gaining a desired outcome from your website.

So basically this can be someone filling out a form on your site, someone downloading something from your site or actually purchasing something from your site.

So a conversion can be many different things

I’m going to go through some some tips that you can apply to your website, and by no-means are these the only things that you can actually optimize your site with, their primarily just some of the tips I use and have experience with getting results.

So the first thing I’d highly recommend from experience with my own sites is to be transparent… being open.

Who Are You

I like to have a profile picture there, with a title and a brief description of myself. You don’t act like some expert or guru, actually just be yourself and people will resonate with real people. You have to go this route.
So in some form or fashion you want to show who’s behind the website whether you’re the C.E.O. or you’re the founder or you’re the blogger. You want to show your audience who you are.

Show who you are and tell your story on your site and why that’s important because it will allow people to get a chance to know you. Doing so shows transparency and builds trust.

Second tip for your site to increase conversions is using arrows and pointers.

Pointer And Arrows

Use arrows to point to places where you want people to click through or to take action. So this tip is part of my five-point conversion optimisation strategy.

If I want to convert at a higher rate, I will apply the arrow as that’s been proven and test it. I would split test it with different styles and colours to see which arrow converts the best.

So my third tip I would recommend and one that I have tested many times over is video.

Video

Having a video on your home page or landing page has been tested to show large increases in conversion, as the digital age becomes to grow on people and we would rather watch a video as opposed to reading an article.

Another area video is useful in build trust is to create video testimony’s.

Get a testimonial of one of our customers or partners so when people land on your page they can view the legitimacy of your website, its products and make informed decisions.

So that’s proven Intel. That’s tried and tested as far as being a successful way to increase conversions. Testimony from customers but they need to be authentic testimony’s, and that is the key.

Another example of a properly optimized site for conversions is to provide links to free trials, free product tours or links to view introductory prices.

Free Trials or Product Tours

I know we all love a free trial of something. So split test different style buttons with different colour schemes. I love the free tour option because this allows you to see behind the scenes.

And my last tip is, be careful when writing your call to action buttons.

Call To Action Buttons

You don’t want to have what is called hard sell call to actions. For example you might see a call to action that reads “Get Started”.

This is basically a tough sell meaning, if I was to visit this site and I wasn’t ready to get started that sort of call to action wouldn’t be ideal for me.

But if I saw a button that reads “Click here to see pricing or plans”, that’s more of a soft soft call to action and I don’t really have to commit to anything other than clicking on the button and seeing the pricing plans.

And that’s been known to convert at a higher rate as well. So make your buttons a softer push than a hard sell.

So these are my favourite website conversion hacks that I have tested and received extremely positive results.

In summary, a great converting website will be optimised first for users and second for search engines. Try not to over do your seo strategy or it will deter visitors from your content.

Keep my tips in mind and remember have a profile image and unique description relevant to your target market.

Make sure it speaks to the demographics your targeting.

Secondly use arrows to direct viewer’s eyes across to where you want them to be and clicking through on.

Next, is to utilise video, whether it be a product or service description or testimonies from your previous customers. Video is huge and coverts highly.

After that insert great looking and soft push call to action buttons.

Keep the calls to action aligned with your intended conversion.

I’m sure if you implement these tips into your blog or website, you will see a big jump in conversions that will keep you travelling around the world for many days to come.

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Living in a campervan while earning money online: A Dream Came True

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a campervan and earn money online, without going to a job every day, then keep on reading. It is entirely possible to make a full-time income online and even more while enjoying the lifestyle of your dreams. So, with that said, we will now look at a few ways that you can make this into a reality.

One of the easiest and fastest ways to quickly start earning money online is to become a freelancer. If you have any useful skills, you can easily find clients online and earn money. For example, if you can write well, you can become a blogger for hire or simply become a copywriter or article writer. If you are a graphic artist, then you can sell these services and create graphics for people or companies.

camping-making-money-onlineThere are many other useful skills that you can leverage in order to become a successful freelancer. Some common freelance skill sets include programming, data entry, virtual assistant tasks, SEO, animation, writing etc. If you currently don’t have any of these skills, you can start off by learning one or two of these skills which should only take a few short months to learn. Once you have learned one or two of these skills, you can go to websites such as Freelancer, Upwork, Fiverr, etc. and start applying to gigs that people post. Once you start getting work, it is essential that you communicate well with the buyer and over deliver on your work so that you get a high rating and review. This will then help you to get more work which will earn you a full-time income over time.

Another way that you can make money online is to learn SEO or search engine optimization and start creating affiliate sites. To do this, you only need to find niches that have good search engine volume without being too competitive. Then, you build a website around this niche and optimize it so that it ranks on the first page of Google and other search engines for its related keywords. Once you start getting free traffic to your site, you can then monetize it by placing ads on the website’s pages and promoting related affiliate offers. For example, if you create a website about weight loss, then you can advertise affiliate products that help people to lose weight where you earn money for every sale that your site generates.

In addition to creating affiliate websites, you can build a full-scale online business where you create your products and then sell them on your site. This is a more fulfilling online business model where you can become quite successful creating your products or even drop-shipping them from other manufacturers.

In closing, we have just looked at a few ways that you can earn money online while living in a campervan or anywhere else for that matter. Thanks to the internet, you don’t have to work at a typical job to earn a living but can now do so in the comfort of your own home and at your convenience.

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Aussie Guide To Campervanning Around Europe

TAB_Beach_620There are various ways that you can tour areas in Europe, but none of these ideas are as effective and convenient as traveling in a campervan. Campervans offer complete independence and any restrictions will typically be self-imposed. It has been estimated that 16 pounds is all that is needed for a day for a couple touring in a campervan.

People who tour Europe using a campervan will typically make use of Motorhome Stopovers that are restricted to around 48 hours for parking.

Not every town will have a Stopover, which can mean that tourists are inclined to deviate from the tourist trails. The best advice would be to draw up an achievable itinerary which will offer a bit of structure to the journey.
Other advice will include doing a bit of research on a guide to traveling in Europe, which will give you a vague idea of the places you may be interested in visiting. If you are planning an extended trip, you could very easily spend 1 year to discover Italy, Germany, and France.

Recommendations from experts suggest that people traveling to Europe for the first time should visit France to learn about European motor homing. Besides, it is advisable to study the guidebooks well in advance as they are often not available at rental offices. Other advice will include camping at several Motorhome Stopovers to gain the full experience of traveling around in a campervan.

Do You Need A CCI?

A CCI (Camping Card International) is a card that displays your name, passport number and your address. CCI’s are worth purchasing as it is a common practice for receptions at campsites to ask for identification and passports when booking into a camping site. Certain campsites will even ask to retain certain documents overnight and it is advisable to rather hand in a CCI than your passport.

Moreover, CCI cardholders can benefit from 2,500 Swiss Francs in third-party insurance relating to accidental damages at a campsite.

Campsites That Are Suitable For Campervans

Touring parks, campgrounds, caravan sites, regardless of the name will usually accept motorhomes, caravans, and tents. There are more than 30,000 campsites over Europe, which translates to enough campsites to stay on a different site for 82 years. Over a third of these campsites are positioned in France.

Campsites across Europe can range from luxurious five-star complexes to very small campsites that offer affordable and basic camping. Another form of camping in France that is popular is known as farm camping and is associated with a supporting scheme known as French Aire Naturelle and Bienvenue a la Ferne.

The Naturelle campsites are very similar to certified sites and location in the UK. However, they will only be open to the public in the summer months. Germany, Denmark, and Holland have some rural campsites that are connected to a restaurant or a farm. A little bit of research can really go a long way before planning such a trip.

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Tips On How To Live In A Campervan

tips-for-living-in-a-campervan-5When it comes to living in a campervan, you will either love it or hate it. If you love the idea you will be presented with opportunities of the freedom of going anywhere you like and staying in a variety of locations. Some of the advantages to a campervan will include stopping off at a beach and camping out for the night. Or you may be visiting a town where you can park the van and stay over.

Good Road Tripping Countries

Certain countries are not suitable for going on a road trip with a campervan. For example, many areas in South-East Asia have bad roads when compared to European countries and there are very few camps where you will be able to stop over for a night. Countries that are great for road trips will include New Zealand, Australia, Canada, and the United States. Most of these countries are expensive but you can enjoy the cheap life while traveling in your campervan.

Considerations To Keep In Mind

Before you decide to go on a road trip keep these important tips in mind:

How will you be communicating once you are on the road? It is advisable to purchase a local, prepaid sim card to make calls or choose a sim card that allows access to the Internet so that you can check on emails and maps.

If you decide you would like to use your laptop when you are traveling to do work or watch movies, you can plug your charger into a cigarettes outlet to offer you with a dual-battery system.

If you need electricity, you can purchase plugs that will allow you to charge more than one device at a time. Remember that a cigarette outlet can be used to charge your mobile phone while you are driving.

Cooking inside a campervan can be a challenge as many of these vans only come equipped with a small stove and sink. Remember to bring along a few pots and pans, but remember that you will only have a single stove to cook on, so try and make meals that only require one pot.

Handy items to take with you along your campervan travels will include a sleeping bag, a pocket knife, toilet paper, wet wipes and locks to keep your luggage safe. Remember to take along enough water on your trip. Usually, campervans will have a tank that is small for the purpose of water for your washing up and cooking. However, it is essential to stock up on extra bottles of water in case of an emergency such as breaking down in the middle of nowhere.

Remember that living inside a camper van limits much of space you may be used to. Make sure you organize your van correctly before setting off. This will mean putting your clothes in the right place and figuring out where you would like to store your drinks, food, toiletries, chargers and books and any other items you have decided you would like to travel with.

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