Feb. 16, 2021

How To Create and Monetize a Personal Brand in the Age of Remote Work

How To Create and Monetize a Personal Brand in the Age of Remote Work

Societal change is upon us. How can you combine your skills and personality to make money online in the new economy? Get ideas and inspiration in this episode of Badass Digital Nomads, especially for aspiring writers and content creators.

Technology and the pandemic have changed society as we knew it – ushering in a time of unpredictability and flux. Change is here, causing many people to shift their priorities, question their roles in society, and re-design their plans in life.  


If you’ve been questioning if “the system” is working for you while struggling to redefine your dreams and goals while finding new ways to support yourself, you’re not alone. Fortunately, the tools now exist for you to not only learn how to not only get by, but to thrive by leveraging and monetizing your unique passions and strengths.


This episode of Badass Digital Nomads is about how your personal story and expertise can be key in succeeding in the remote economy.


Listen for tips on figuring out which remote jobs best suit you and your skills, how to face the challenges of shifting to full-time remote work, and the many opportunities that come from being a content creator and digital nomad. I also offer advice on how to help more people with less work (especially if you’re a coach) and how to differentiate yourself from other content creators. 


Do you want to create a personal brand, expand your personal network, hone your skills, and experience more creative and financial freedom?


Tune in to learn why now is the best opportunity to create and monetize your personal brand and how to take the first steps – whether you’re an employee, freelancer, or entrepreneur.



  • What my digital nomad life has looked like up until today
  • Why I decided to stay in one place during the pandemic
  • Where to find high-paying remote work
  • The challenges of shifting towards making money online 
  • How to turn $1 into $10k
  • Monetizing your personal brand on YouTube, Medium, Instagram, and other social media platforms
  • The endless opportunities for networking and growth as a content creator
  • How to take back the power of the media and become your own media company
  • Differentiating yourself from other content creators
  • How to work less and help more people




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Kristin Wilson

Host of Badass Digital Nomads & YouTube's Traveling with Kristin / Author of Digital Nomads for Dummies

Kristin Wilson is a long-term digital nomad and location-independent entrepreneur who has lived and worked across 60 countries in 20 years. Since founding a fully-remote, international relocation company in 2011, she has helped more than 1,000 people retire or live abroad in 35 countries. Today, she helps aspiring remote workers, digital nomads, and expats achieve their lifestyle goals through her YouTube channel (Traveling with Kristin) and podcast, Badass Digital Nomads.
Kristin is the author of Digital Nomads for Dummies. She's also a Top Writer on Medium and Quora in the topics of business, travel, technology, life, productivity, digital nomads, and location independence. She has been featured on The Today Show, Bloomberg Businessweek, Business Insider, ESPN, The New York Times, WSJ, Huffpost, HGTV’s House Hunters International, and more.