Digital Nomadism: A #Bufferchat Recap

This week on #bufferchat, we talked about the world of digital nomadism — when people travel and work on the internet from anywhere. The community discussed ways to meet people and build community while traveling, tips for staying productive on the go, great places to work from in new cities, and much more.

Read on to discover all of the awesome insights that were shared during the chat, from our community and from our guest this week, travel blogger and digital nomad Jules Hatfield of Don’t Forget to Move (@DontForget2Move)!

Catch our weekly Twitter chat, #bufferchat, at TWO times every Wednesday for valuable industry insights and to meet hundreds of other smart marketers and social media enthusiasts. Same topic, same place, just at different times – feel free to join in to whichever chat time works best for you!

For our community in Asia and Australia (or anyone else!): 4 pm AEST (Sydney time)

For our community in North/South America, Europe and Africa (or others!): 9 am PT (San Francisco time)

This week’s stats:
1st Bufferchat: 36 participants; 230 tweets; reach of 1,080,542
2nd Bufferchat: 129 participants; 884 tweets; reach of 1,702,284

Q1: If you’re a digital nomad, what does your day-to-day lifestyle look like? (or what would you imagine it to look like?)

From Jules:

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 1 here!

Q2: How do you stay productive while on the go?

From Jules:

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 2 here!

Q3: How do you go about finding great places to do your work in new cities?

From Jules:

From the community:

Other ideas from the community: public libraries, hotel lobbies, workfrom.co

See all the great answers to question 3 here!

Q4: What are some ways to meet people and build community as you’re traveling?

From Jules:

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 4 here!

Q5: What are your top tips for preventing travel burnout?

From Jules:

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 5 here!

Q6: Where are great places online to connect with other digital nomads?

From Jules:

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 6 here!

Q7: Do you think digital nomadism is the future of work? Why or why not?

From Jules:

From the community:

See all the great answers to question 7 here!


Thank you so much to Jules and to everyone who shared their advice in this chat!

Do you have any comments or answers to these questions? Leave your thoughts in the comments! We’d love to hear from you!

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