Take Your Business on the Road

Get inspired and informed so you can hit the road for months while keeping business going and revenue flowing in.
5.0 (3 ratings) Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a
course's star rating by considering a number of different factors
such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the
likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,492 students enrolled
Instructed by Marcia Yudkin Business / Strategy
$25
Take This Course
  • Lectures 25
  • Contents Video: 3 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
    30 day money back guarantee!
    Available on iOS and Android
    Certificate of Completion
Wishlisted Wishlist

How taking a course works

Discover

Find online courses made by experts from around the world.

Learn

Take your courses with you and learn anywhere, anytime.

Master

Learn and practice real-world skills and achieve your goals.

About This Course

Published 12/2013 English

Course Description

Enjoy the Ultimate Freedom: Run Your Business From the Road, the Mountains or the Beach

Is extensive travel one of your unfulfilled dreams?

For years, my husband and I had talked about taking a grand tour of the US and Canada, visiting well-known cities and viewing glorious landscapes. One March 1st, we left in our car to do just that. Three months later, we returned home having racked up 20,000 miles, having experienced countless adventures and having earned the same as when working at home.

You can do it, too! My course, Take Your Business on the Road, gets you inspired and prepared to take an extended holiday or move your home base from place to place, while keeping your business running smoothly and revenue still flowing in. If you’re based in the US, you even learn ways to make your travel legitimately tax-deductible, as our three-month trip was.

This is for you if...

* You currently generate your own income or hope to, soon

* You are single, married, divorced, widowed or partnered, with or without kids

* A short annual vacation doesn’t satisfy your wanderlust - or you would like to be able to work from an alternate location for part of the year

* You live in North America, would like to travel there or have more exotic places in mind to visit

* You’re interested in learning convenient ways to save money on travel, even if you may splurge from time to time

* Hearing the experiences and tips of someone who’s done it would motivate you to get moving on your travel plans

Note: If you are hearing-impaired, speak English as a second (or fourth) language or just like to review content quickly, you’ll be glad to know that this course includes the written transcript of each video lesson. Each lesson ends with a short exercise that takes you closer to implementing your travel dream.

You learn all this and more in the course:

* Vital preparations before leaving home

* Keys to staying connected for business while away

* On-the-road income streams to consider

* Factors that may make your entire trip tax-deductible

* Little-known ways to save on lodgings

* How to keep your home safe while you’re gone

* Secrets to staying healthy on the road

* Tips for managing time and finances during your trip

Most of what's out there on managing business travel assumes you stay at big-city hotels and head out equipped with the latest technology. We visited some densely populated areas, but mostly drove on back roads to remote destinations. For staying in touch, on our longest trip we relied on an ordinary cell phone and a five-year-old laptop. No apps!

I now use a smartphone and a wifi-equipped netbook computer, but these aren't necessary. And without depriving ourselves in any way whatsoever, we managed very well on a per-diem budget you probably won't believe.

Here is what a few of my marketing colleagues said about a previous version of Take Your Business on the Road:

Gets You Ready to Live the Dream Life, Profitably!
"There's nothing better than hitting the road, traveling anywhere you like and letting your business run itself. Well, there are some important 'nitty-gritty' answers you need when working away from home. Marcia Yudkin covers it all." - Yanik Silver, Author, "Instant Internet Profits"

Fantastic, Inspiring! My Obstacles Melted Away as I Read
"Save yourself the grief of naive planning. It’s like sitting down with Marcia and going over all the fine details of her trip, uncovering the hidden pitfalls of extended business travel - and then getting a "to do" list to help you plan your own trip. An obstacle I have struggled with for years is now gone, and I am already planning a trip for this spring. Get Take Your Business on the Road today. And then plan your extended business trip with confidence!" - Dianne Dawson, Business Development Consultant, PrivatePracticeMarketingRoundtable.com

Helped Me Turn My Wanderlust into a Wonderful New Life
"For the last three years, I've been living full-time on the road in an RV, and Marcia, your information is largely what gave me the courage to make the plunge and start living my dream. Thanks for helping me realize I could live my dream and still keep working." - Marty Marsh, Soul Proprietor, SoulProprietorCoach.com

An Incredible Resource: Our Wish Really is Possible!
"My partner and I have been fantasying for some time about taking our business on the road, but have hesitated because we didn't believe it was possible while still making money. Marcia showed me how to see the world while running my business, plus she outlined activities I could do along the way that would earn me even more! The intimate details and checklists she shares are invaluable. It's amazing how many traveling pitfalls I can now avoid, since I'll know not to repeat some of Marcia's mistakes that she so graciously shares. Thanks, Marcia, for paving the way!" - Sharron Senter, marketing consultant, cofounder of VisitingGeeks.com

Get inspired and become equipped for your dream trip, with detailed advice you won't find anywhere else.

By taking this course, you'll save money, avoid business and travel dangers, know how to efficiently combine fun and work on the road and most importantly, get excited about turning your unique travel dream into reality.

Sign up today - and the sooner you'll be joyfully hitting the road!

What are the requirements?

  • All you need is yearning for the open road and faraway vistas.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • You learn how to take your travel idea from pipedream to reality.
  • You discover new earning options and communication principles that keep your revenue up while you travel.
  • You're inspired to make it happen

What is the target audience?

  • Business owners, professionals, freelancers, telecommuters and executives who can be untethered from the office.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Planning Your Trip
Imagine the Possibilities!
Preview
06:00
Timing
10:22
Email and Phone Preparations
13:14
Backup for the Home Front
10:28
Preparing for Your Trip
07:31
Section 2: Business Options for Your Road Trip
Seminars
07:40
Client Consultations and Meetings
03:13
Book Promotion Events
03:28
Research and Writing
06:06
Infoproducts
04:14
Customer Care for an Existing Business
Preview
04:16
Tax Matters and Budgeting
07:39
Section 3: Practical Matters for Your Road Trip
10:13

Note: Unlike all the other lessons in this course, #13 has two parts, which are presented here as Lecture 13 and Lecture 14. Subsequent lessons have their files renumbered accordingly!

10:09

Note: Unlike all the other lessons in this course, #13 has two parts, which are presented here as Lecture 13 and Lecture 14. Subsequent lessons have their files renumbered accordingly!

Eating, Exercising and Maintaining Health
09:56
Car and Driving Tips
12:43
Security
09:55
Money Management
05:47
Time Management
06:53
Solo, Companion and Kid Considerations
08:22
Gadgets to Look Into
07:00
Challenges in China
07:37
Section 4: Coming Home
Playing Catch-up and Readjusting
02:52
Lessons for the Next Trip
06:49
Epiphanies
02:14

Students Who Viewed This Course Also Viewed

  • Loading
  • Loading
  • Loading

Instructor Biography

Marcia Yudkin, Marketing Coach, Introvert Advocate, Avid Traveler

Marketing coach Marcia Yudkin is the author of 17 traditionally published books, including 6 Steps to Free Publicity, now in its third edition, and dozens of ebooks and multimedia courses. She has delivered commentaries on National Public Radio and been featured in the Wall St. Journal, Entrepreneur and scores of newspapers all over the world. Her unconventional yet practical marketing advice suits introverts and rebels who hate the "musts" nearly everyone spouts. (For instance, she does not blog.) She runs her information empire part of the year from Maui and the rest of the year from the woods of Western Massachusetts.

Ready to start learning?
Take This Course