October 29, 2020
Blue Ocean Life Nation Interview Series: Marc Bates
Marc Bates is an art wedding photographer based in the UK. Wedding photography had been a side hustle of mine from 2011 until 2016. After a battle with my mental health I decided to leave the corporate world behind. I decided I would turn my side hustle into a full time business,...
August 01, 2019
A Q&A with Mike Coughlin, Blue Ocean Life Co. Founder
How long have you been an entrepreneur? I worked for my last full-time job in 2010, so 9 years. After quitting, I worked as a partner in a digital agency for 3 ½ years, and then I went off on my own to be entirely independent in 2013. Since 2013,...
October 19, 2018
5 Steps to Lifestyle Entrepreneurship
Getting a lifestyle business off the ground may seem easy, but the truth can be far from the surface. After all, who hasn’t seen all those photos floating around Instagram with socialites living a luxurious, globe-trotting lifestyle? The reality is, however, that building any form of business is really hard...
September 18, 2018
Top 10 Business Books for Aspiring Digital Nomads & Lifestyle Entrepreneurs
Starting a business can be a life-changing event, for better or for worse. If you're sick of your day job and aspire to live a globetrotting 'digital nomad' lifestyle, or just a life without a boss, beware that the road is filled with landmines!