Working Remotely...The Beginning

Being a freelance PPC and SEO Manager allows me to work remotely from any location (with internet access) so I thought it would be good to create a series of blogs (this being the first) detailing the various locations I work in. The aim of the blogs are to share with others who maybe interested in working remotely the ups and downs, also promoting some of the amazing places I get to work in and some of the great people I meet along the way!

So, this first blog is dedicated to why I decided to work remotely?

I have been self-employed for many years and did not realise how much I enjoyed the freedom it can give you until a couple of years ago, I took some time out and got myself an ‘employed position’. It was with an amazing company and a great role but every day I felt like a caged bird seeing the same view from my window, day in day out and then the weekend and then back to the same desk, chair and view – my feet were itching! I knew the job itself was not the issue, I realised that it was going to the same location every day that was getting me down so I decided to make a change.

I started to research, trying to find people with similar feelings as mine and came across the term ‘Digital Nomad’ and it kind of fitted what I was looking for but I do like having a home to come back to, so I kept researching. Finally, I started reading a book by Paul Dolan called ‘Happiness by Design’ and he described designing your life to incorporate a healthy balance of pleasure and purpose. I understood that working in a job that I loved gave me the purpose I needed but working in different locations and meeting different people would give me pleasure – so here I am doing exactly that!

It’s not all perfect and there are times when you miss the security employment can give you but for now I would not trade my freedom to choose where I do my work for anything. My remote working so far has taken me to many locations within the UK including my home city of Exeter, London and down to the Dorset Coast! I plan to build up my travelling miles and work more outside the UK particularly Spain and have been learning Spanish for 3 years. I have recently worked in Madrid and will put together a blog on my experience very soon.

Stacey Pledge

About Stacey Pledge

I'm a Google Ads Specialist helping clients across the UK, Europe and the US get the best from their Google Ads campaigns and reach their business goals.

Want the latest tips and news from the world of PPC and Me?

Hop onboard my mailing list to receive my latest tips, news and PPC blog posts.

Want the latest tips and news from the world of PPC?

Enter your details below to subscribe

Please wait...

Thank you for signing up. I hope you enjoy the content coming your way!

searchclosedownloadmap-markerchevron-leftlinkedin-squarephonetwitterfacebookenvelopelinkedininfoxingpaper-planepinterest-pwhatsappcommentingcrosschevron-downarrow-leftarrow-right linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram