How to Make Money on the Road

How to Make Money on the Road

These days, more and more people are earning their living from home. Sometimes, that home happens to be an RV or camper van. If you wish to make money while living the van life, or if you'd like to earn a few bucks while vacationing, we can tell you at the same time.

Brick-and-Mortar Office Not Required

It used to be that in order to earn a living, a person had to commute to and from an actual office. Not so, anymore. Today, savvy entrepreneurs can make money from virtually anywhere. If you want to join the ranks of financially independent nomads, there are plenty of ways to .

Dotting the Map lists dozens of jobs that can be done from remote locations, including:

  • Amazon seller
  • App design and development
  • Bookkeeping and accounting
  • Campground host
  • Carnival worker
  • Consulting services
  • Content creator
  • Etsy seller
  • Freelance editing
  • Freelance writing
  • Merchandise designer
  • Mobile RV repair
  • Musician
  • Online customer support
  • Personal coaching
  • Seasonal agriculture harvesting
  • Social media management
  • Transcription services
  • Videographer
  • Virtual assistant
  • Virtual music teacher
  • Virtual tutor
  • Voice-over work
  • Web design and development

Other Ways to Make Money While Traveling on the Road

1. Post Videos of Your Travels

Browse YouTube for any length of time, and you're bound to come across dozens of video logs, or vlogs posted by van life nomads who've ditched the traditional nine-to-five way of making money.

Popular vloggers with loads of subscribers are able to make a decent living online. For example, Katie and Ben are digital nomads whose popular 'Two Wandering Soles' YouTube channel earns more than $14,000 per month, explains Your Green Grass Project.

2. Join the World of Workamping

Many road nomads support themselves with seasonal work at campgrounds, ski resorts, and national parks. Ideal for those who enjoy the outdoorsy lifestyle, workamping gigs typically come with a built-in expiration date that makes it easy to set up a string of seasonal jobs, says MSN.

3. Be a Travel Writer

Persons with writing skills, an internet connection, and the ability to successfully "pitch" articles can write about their adventures and sell stories to travel magazines. Not only will you see new places, you can make money on the internet.

4. Find Freelance Gigs Online

Make accounts at freelance job sites and check back often to find work in your field of expertise. Bearfoot Theory suggests creating accounts at Upwork, Guru, 99 Designs, and Fiverr.

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