Running a business from the road can be difficult. When you have a stable environment to work, the day to day struggles can make life hard enough. While traveling from place to place, it becomes even more difficult. Luckily, however, technology exists that makes running a business and getting work done on the go possible.
1. Mobile Router
Mobile routers use cellphone connections to set up a wi-fi hotspot and allow you to remote in to your desktop from anywhere in the world, providing literally endless places to work from. Provided you have a cell signal, you can get your work done whether you are in an airport coffee shop, a cafe on the streets of Paris, or in a Shaolin temple in China.
2. Remote Desktop Software
This software comes in the form of downloadable software, Chrome extensions, mobile apps, and more. Its essential purpose is to create a secure connection between your laptop, tablet, or phone and your desktop in your office, allowing you to access all the files on that computer and pull any data you need from anywhere in the world.
If you don’t have a desktop to log into remotely, but still need to store files for easy access, Dropbox is the solution. This cloud-based storage option allows you to store up to a certain amount of data securely, and all it takes is a quick log-in from your device to access what is stored there. Protected through encryption and a user name/password combination, the only way anyone can gain access to your information is if you give it to them.
This online service allows you to set up meetings with individuals from all over the globe – and means you do not have to be in an office to do so. Through the use of wireless technology and web cameras, meetings can now be held in a virtual setting that is almost identical to a physical setting, except that it provides much more convenience.
Internet connections are now available pretty much anywhere. This includes while you are flying in the air. Many airlines and air charter service companies offer free Wi-Fi so that you can continue checking your email and getting any work done while in transit.
6. Google Docs
Google Docs is another cloud based solution, but multiple people can work on a document at one time, each making their own changes that will be marked and recorded for other users to view. When collaborating on a project, this is a vitally important resource that makes it easier for everyone.
No matter where you are in the world, it is possible to get work done on the go through the use of technology for that purpose. Digital nomads everyone are grateful for these services.