Traveling while LGBT in Morocco

Morocco is a beautiful country full of color and food to wow your taste buds. It is also still illegal to be LGBT in Morocco. Today, I will share my personal experience of traveling and living while LGBT in Morocco. 

I am not sure what pulled me towards Morocco. Mostly, I just needed a space to wait out my Schengen visa reset. What I found was a simultaneous feeling of home and discomfort.

Read on for the positives and negatives of solo travel for LGBT in Morocco. This is just my personal experience, so your experience may always differ. Please leave a comment if you resonate with this or have a different perspective. I would love to hear from you! 

The Good

  • Colorful Environment
  • The Food & Drinks
  • The Weather 
  • Friendly Locals
  • The Hammam
  • Cats Cats CATS 

The Bad

  • Illegal to be LGBT in Morocco
  • Too “Friendly” Local Men 
  • Trash Everywhere
  • Lots of Homelessness


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The Colors: 

Morocco is a feast for your senses. From the Blue City of Chefchaouen to the intricate Moroccan rugs. Bright colors will always fill your view as you wander through the medinas of each city.

There is an adventurous vibe no matter where you go. Life is also simple here. You can climb a mountain or venture out to the desert. Adventures in Morocco have that exotic quality that will make them extra memorable.

Many people complain about the pushy rug dealers in Morocco. I was aware of this before I went, so when a friendly rug dealer led me with a smile into his shop, I knew what I was coming next! You can say no, so don’t buy anything if you don’t want to.

I got a beautiful rug for my parents cheap. They even shipped it to the US for me. As a long-term traveler, I could have hugged this rug dealer for making my Christmas shopping so simple. He then took me to the rooftop of his shop and told me I could come anytime to sit, read, drink tea, or do yoga. It was a comfortable space with a view of the sun setting over the rooftops of Tangier.

Moral of the story… maybe it is not so bad to get pushed into a colorful rug dealer’s shop 😉

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Private Photoshoot in the Blue City of Chefchaouen

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Moroccan Food: 

The food is delicious and inexpensive. I could eat and order anything I wanted all day without spending more than $10. Morocco has better avocado smoothies than anywhere on this planet. That’s a fact! The secret ingredient is blended dates or figs added to the smoothie. It has such a perfect taste and is even healthier than your average avocado smoothie.

On Fridays, it is traditional to get couscous and Leben, a fermented milk drink. Moroccan society uses Friday couscous as a communal meal to eat together with family and end the week. I eagerly awaited Fridays, not because I wanted the weekend to come, but because most restaurants only serve the couscous on Fridays.

You can not forget about the famous Moroccan mint tea. Wow! If you give me a pot of tea and sit me in front of a restaurant, I will be happy there for the entire day. Whether you are drinking tea solo or with new friends, it is a soul-warming taste that leaves you feeling peaceful.

It is worth spending a few months in this gorgeous country just to eat the food! 

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Friendly & Welcoming Locals:

The people of Morocco are friendly. It will be easy to feel you belong, as locals are pretty chatty. I could learn a lot about Darija (the local language) this way. If you get lost, someone will notice and offer you directions or even walk you to your destination. There will be invites for tea, dinners, and walks on the beach. You can turn them down or partake. Just go with your instincts and stay safe.

I followed plenty of guys through the winding median walls, and they always took me to my destination. Some of them may want a small payment for their time, but I even had some friendly helpers refuse the tip. Use your intuition to determine who is safe to follow. 

During Ramadan, a friend would invite me to break the fast with his friends at la Maghrib. It is the prayer time when the sun goes down, and you can finally eat! As a foreigner attempting Ramadan for the first time, they made me feel included with their welcome.

One night we broke fast with a group of Moroccan men in a small restaurant. Even though I was slightly uneasy, there were zero weird comments and no aggressive behavior. We were simply a bunch of humans enjoying a meal together. They do not need to know you are LGBT in Morocco. Many Moroccan men are respectful and kind towards foreigners, no matter what you hear or what I will write later in this article.

Always remember, no matter what country you are in, and no matter the stereotypes, there are kind, good-hearted people of every gender all over our wonderful world! Just remember to have your guard up when in a new situation or place. Especially as LGBT in Morocco, maintain a higher than normal level of privacy.

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Cultural Activities: 

In Tangier, there was a fun art scene. You could go to live paintings, dance to Moroccan music in the streets, and check out local photography studios. It was easy to find cultural activities if I needed a break from work. Tangier has bookstores, art galleries, and museums to browse. However, my favorite afternoon activity was reading a book on the beach. The weather here is unbeatable. It’s not too hot or too cold, with a constant light sea breeze. 

In the off-season, there are few travelers or expats, but they are still there! There is always a community of foreigners living in Morocco and you can connect via Facebook groups or local meetups. 

There are a few bars. The bars that I went to had a speakeasy vibe to them. They were sort of hidden away with mostly shuttered windows. Despite being in a Muslim country, I did not feel too judged as a female foreigner drinking at the bar with some friends. However, I only ended up at a bar maybe 3 times while in Morocco. If you are very into drinking and clubbing activities, Morocco may not be the place for you long-term. 

Learn Moroccan Calligraphy


The Hammam:

Now onto my favorite part of Morocco, the hammam. The hammam is the equivalent of a Moroccan spa. The staff will drag you into a room with ceramic tables and lather your body with soap.

The aroma is sensational! The air fills with scents of caffeine and spices. Then, they will start the scrubbing. It hurts a bit, and after my first time, my skin was red for days, but it was worth it!

You will feel cleaner than you have felt in your life. A regular shower does not cut it for me anymore. Thus, I am craving a return to Morocco, where I will take myself straight to the hammam.

Get Clean at the Hammam


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Cats, cats, and more CATS:

I know I said the hammam was my favorite part of Morocco, but I lied. It is the street cats.

There are so many cats everywhere around Tangier and other Moroccan cities. If you love cats, you will be in kitten heaven. I had a few adopted street cats that I would feed daily. They would nap in the sun outside my house and walk through the streets with me. It was great to have some animal friends while exploring a new world!

Now get ready for the bad parts of being LGBT in Morocco…


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Back in the Closet  

If you are LGBT in Morocco, you will be back in the closet. Being in the closet (again) can have huge implications on your psyche, whether or not you realize it at first.

I am pretty queer. It is hard to say what I am. I don’t place myself under a label, and you can use whatever pronouns you would like with me, depending on the day. Sometimes I will say I am a lesbian, but it’s all fluid and fluctuating.

At first, it didn’t bother me to keep quiet about my identity or sexuality. I told only about four people my real-life story during my time there; a fellow traveler, two Moroccan guys, and my best Moroccan female friend.

Because of the law, I considered my trust in them before sharing my story. Even after I did, I was still paranoid that I had made a mistake. Luckily, they were all incredibly open-minded humans. However, I could have easily told the wrong person and ended up having a problem. 

Living while LGBT in Morocco, you can equate to putting yourself back in the closet. I was not interested in pursuing a relationship, so a lack of romantic opportunities was not a big deal to me. However, I underestimated the psychological effect of boxing up my identity once more. I started feeling alone, depressed, and anxious. After many months there, I did not feel like myself at all.

Because I am pretty strong-willed and raised in the western world, I ended up getting into a few arguments with Moroccan guys. My masculine style of dress and way of being confused some locals about what gender I was. It made me fear someone would think I was trans. In the end, I slowly started dressing more feminine to avoid worrying. It never feels good to change yourself based on other people or for safety reasons.

One of my trans friends traveled alone through Morocco, and I worried about her for the entire trip. When she finally told me she had traveled home, I let out a sigh of relief. The fact we need to worry about our LGBTQ friends in the world this way is a shame. Unfortunately, it is also a reality.

Learn more about current rights for LGBT in Morocco

Aggressive Locals

Even though I enjoyed being spoken to out in the street by locals, sometimes it was far too much. The constant male gaze was so intense that sometimes I did not want to go outside at all. This feeling came towards the end of my time there. I think for a quick trip it would not be a big deal for you.

There was one time when a guy would not take no for an answer. He followed me to my house in the middle of the day while I shouted at him to leave me alone. Of course, the male guards stationed in every corner did not bat an eye nor help me fend off my unwanted follower. He was still standing there offering a tea date when I slammed my gate in his face.

At night time, there were zero other females outside. One night, I walked home too late from a friend’s house, expecting to grab a taxi. When there was no taxi, I put my hood up to pass as a guy. In the end, a few guys saw me and followed me.

It was the only time in my travels I thought something horrible might happen. I was picturing what I should do if someone grabbed me from behind while trying to remain calm. In the end, they went away somewhere, and I arrived home safely.

Although many locals are friendly, they do not think of women the same way in Moroccan culture. This attitude towards women may put you at extra risk. Just be cautious. This goes for any foreign country. 

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The Trash

Another thing about the streets is there is trash everywhere. Some people who lived above me would consistently throw trash out of their windows and into a small green place next to our building.

Business professionals would buy candy bars, only to drop the wrapper directly in front of the store door. I watched this happen time and time again. Finally, I saw this is just the norm here.

Still, just because the locals do it does not make it okay. Make sure you still dispose of your trash properly while traveling. 


The last negative about Morocco would have to be the high level of homelessness staring you in the face. People will ask you for money A LOT. You will see people homeless everywhere. It is typical for Moroccan people to give the homeless money. This comes from the charitable virtues taught in the Muslim religion. 

Also, be aware that some kids with homes will take advantage of this. I was buying one street kid lunch until I found out she had a home and cellphone while hustling me for snacks. They often leave the kids here to run amok. I have broken up fights where a group of kids was beating a younger kid while adults walked past as if nothing was happening. I found it bizarre and saddening.

Some kids in Morocco sniff a kind of “glue” substance and are not in their right mind. Towards the end of my time in the country, five young kids surrounded me in broad daylight. Their glazed-over eyes stared at my pockets, and I said some not-so-nice things to them. At that moment, I decided not to live in an environment that forced me to be so aggressive with 12-year-olds in the street.


Final thoughts on being LGBT in Morocco

Keep in mind this is just my experience of traveling as LGBT in Morocco. You may very well have a completely unique experience. With all the negatives, there also came many positives. I still feel my soul aching for a nice scrub in the hammam followed by next-level avocado smoothies, and a few chats with the locals.

By the way, “As-salaam Alaykum is the local greeting meaning “peace be upon you“. You can answer with “Walaykum As-salaam.

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That said, I hope you visit this wonderful country full of genuine people and beautiful landscapes. I am forever grateful for my time there, as it showed me what many in the global LGBTQ community endure in oppressive countries around the world. Living in Morocco and feeling the restriction first-hand inspired me to research laws affecting LGBTQ people worldwide. 

Still, in 2021, there are 71 countries that criminalize homosexuality. In 11 of those countries, the death penalty is still enforceable! (Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, Iran, Brunei, Mauritania, Nigeria, Pakistan, Qatar, Somalia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen

The laws for LGBT in Morocco are less harsh than in other countries. As a foreigner, keep your head down and avoid PDA. This goes for heterosexual PDA as well.  

While traveling, it is important to have pride in who you are, but always protect yourself before anything else. If that means going back into the closet, so be it. You are a visitor and must adhere to local laws in order to protect your freedom. 

Use your time in those places to learn more about new cultures and connect with the local perspective. One day soon, I hope traveling while LGBT in Morocco is something we don’t need to discuss because people will be safe and free everywhere. Until then, stay safe and enjoy the experience. There is always something to learn. 

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The Best Cities to Visit
in Spain

Spain is a country in the southwestern region of Europe that attracts travelers from around the world. From Madrid to Barcelona, and Granada to Cadiz, Spain offers something for everyone who visits. It also just happens to be my all-time favorite country in the world! 

In this article, we will explore the best cities to visit in Spain. I’ll share the highlights of Madrid, Granada, Barcelona, Cadiz, and more. I’ll discuss what each offers visitors in terms of cultural things to do and the top attractions you can enjoy when visiting these Spanish cities!

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I had to put Granada at the top of this list. It is one of the absolute best cities to visit in Spain. It’s full of beautiful architecture, gorgeous scenery, and people who are always ready to share their love for this vibrant city!

One of the best attractions in Granada is walking up the mountain to see the famous Sacromonte caves. These caves were where the famous flamenco singer, José Mercé, was found, and where you can find the Flamenco Museum. It’s worth checking out to learn more about this part of Spanish culture! You can always find small flamenco shows late at night in many restaurants in this area.

Another great thing to do in Granada (or any Spanish city) is to go on a tapas tour! This fun activity allows you to walk around different neighborhoods and taste Spanish cuisine. You order a drink and get a free plate of food with your beverage. What can be better than that!?

If you like history and architecture, you must visit the Alhambra in Granada. This palace is a work of art that was built over time for generations. The intricate Moorish designs here will mesmerize you and you’ll spend hours wandering through the gardens, learning the history behind this ancient structure! 

Skip the Line for the Alhambra

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Barcelona is my least favorite on this list because the vibe there differs from my beloved southern Spain. That said, this also makes it a unique city that you must see to decide for yourself! Many travelers adore Barcelona. 

It’s known for its famous Las Ramblas street market full of olive stalls and handmade leather goods. There is also a wide range of museums, buildings, and art galleries to enjoy in this city.

I have to admit, Barcelona has some amazing food! In the Barri Gothic neighborhood, you can find restaurants serving Spanish and Catalan cuisine focusing on seafood, salad & rice dishes.

Don’t forget to visit the Sagrada Familia, a Roman-Catholic church designed by renowned architect Antoni Gaudí. The interior of this basilica was simply breathtaking. The sunlight streams through the windows, creating a mystical effect.   

One last stop in Barcelona is Parque Güell. This is a vast garden full of symbolically shaped architecture. It is definitely unlike any park I have ever seen before!

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Another Spanish city close to my heart is Madrid. In Madrid, you can visit the Prado Museum to see the artwork. This museum has an extensive collection of many prominent artists, such as Goya and Bosch!

If you want a lazy afternoon, Parque Retiro has you covered. Rent a rowboat and spend an indulgent hour cruising the small lake with your friends and sipping sangria. Another excellent spot for a daytime nap is the Templo de Debod. This is an ancient Egyptian temple, rebuilt right in the middle of Madrid. So cool!

Other attractions include the Reina Sofia Museum, Palacio Cibeles, and Plaza Mayor.

For tapas where you get more food for free than you can eat, visit the ultimate tapas bar, El Tigre. Whenever I am in Madrid, I make a beeline for this epic spot! 

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Pamplona is one of the first major cities you will cross if you complete the Camino de Santiago, a 500-mile hike through the north of Spain. When I first entered Pamplona, it was with stumbling feet after walking nearly 70 kilometers, so obviously, I was happy to see this city appear on the horizon. 

Pamplona is where you can experience one of Spain’s more dangerous festivals, the Running of the Bulls. This festival takes place in July. I’ve never experienced it myself, but this will be one to watch from the sidelines when I do.

While visiting Pamplona, you can check out the Jorge Oteiza Museum to see many sculptures and drawings from this Spanish sculptor. The building is exceptionally interesting in an architectural sense and also the artist’s former home. 

Nearly every Spanish city has a famous cathedral, and Pamplona is no different. The Catedral de Santa María la Real has an impressive gothic style interior. 

Last, explore Fort San Cristóbal. This prison-fort complex towers over Pamplona and has been through multiple wars, including the Spanish Civil War. It’s cool to wander through this old fort overgrown with grass and get a vantage point view of the city.


Go Horseback Riding through La Rioja

Santiago de Compostela:

While Pamplona is at the beginning steps of the Camino Santiago, Santiago de Compostela is the endpoint. The primary destination here is the Cathedral de Santiago de Compostela, where you will also see many emotional pilgrims completing their long walks. You can even visit the Museum of Pilgrimage to learn about the history behind the Camino. 

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While here, also check out the Contemporary Art Center of Galicia and the Museo del Pueblo Gallego. In this historic city, the best activity is simply jumping in on the pilgrims’ celebrations and feeling the energy. You can dance through the streets with a glass of wine.  

Now for some of the best Spanish Cities with beaches…

That’s right! You can’t forget Spain is home to many gorgeous chill beach cities. It’s hard to choose which to visit, so why not visit them all? 🙂

Find Your Ticket to the Sun


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Another coastal city, Alicante, is where you can enjoy heaps of fresh seafood. The Mercado Central will have your mouth watering as you gaze upon loads of crabs and lobsters. 

The Basilica de Santa Maria makes for an enjoyable day trip paired with the Contemporary Art Museum right next door. 

History buffs can check out the Archaeological Museum or climb to the Castle of Santa Barbara

End your evening with a stroll down the Explanada de España. Here you can vibe with Alicante nightlife and feel the ocean breeze. 

Go Wine Tasting in Alicante

Palma, Mallorca:

On my first trip to Mallorca, I was sure we had teleported to the UK. Mallorca can be full of vacationing Brits, ready to enjoy the sunny beaches. Even some restaurants had staff that were not fluent in Spanish! 

In Mallorca, you can visit the Cathedral de Palma, Bellver Castle, or the Caves of Hams.

Forget about the best cities to visit in Spain and start thinking about the best cruises. Mallorca is the spot for this! For relax mode, book a Catamaran Cruise with lunch included. These cruises can run pretty cheap at around 30 euros per person. 

Other activities are available for the more adventurous, such as quad-biking, cliff jumping, and snorkeling. My friends and I had a perfect day riding rented bikes along the beach here. 

Jump on a Jet Ski or Hot-Air Balloon in Mallorca

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife:

Tenerife Island is unique because of its gorgeous black sand beaches. I spent a good 10 days here, doing nothing but lounging on the beach day in and day out. The water here is calm and crystal clear, making it the perfect place to float for hours while watching the clouds pass. 

Take at least one day’s break from sunbathing to check out Mount Teide, an active volcano on Tenerife. You can hike around the volcano and take a cable-car ride up to the rim. You will need to pay a little under 30 euros for the cable car trip, but the view from the top is well worth it! 

(Having the chance to see an active volcano definitely earns Tenerife a spot on the list of best cities to visit in Spain!)

Traveling with kids or want to let your inner child out? Go to Loro Park or the Jungle Park to learn about wildlife and marine animals. You can take your wild adventure a step further by booking a whale-watching boat trip off the Tenerife coast. 

My personal Tenerife experience ended abruptly when a crazy man ran into a market I had been visiting and beheaded a British woman on vacation! Don’t let this VERY random event scare you though, Tenerife is an incredibly safe beach island to visit. 

Drive a Quad-Bike though Mount Teide Park

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I went to Ibiza during the off-season and have to admit, this wild island was pretty dead! You will want to go between May and October to make sure the party is really popping. 

Some of the most famous clubs in Ibiza include Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Club, Bora Bora, and Privilege Ibiza.

But Ibiza is not just a party island! You can also rent kayaks to explore the beaches or check out the Can Marça Caves.  

Like bohemian style and crystals, the Hippy Market has your back with exceptional souvenirs. 

Board, Snorkel, and Cruise in Ibiza


Cadiz is one of the best cities in Spain with excellent cultural celebrations and one of the best city beaches in the country! This coastal city also has the craziest Carnaval celebrations in all of Spain. The costumes are fantastic, and the parades here are next level. There is no better way to celebrate Lent than with great food, drinks, dancing, music, and more!

Be ready to stay up all night for Carnaval in this city. On my first Carnaval in Cadiz, I woke up on the beach after a long night of dancing through the streets with friends. Hang on to your friends! There are so many people filling the streets that it is easy to get lost between the shopping carts full of drinks. 

Notable Cadiz attractions include the San Sebastian Castle, La Caleta Beach, Cadiz Cathedral, and Genoves Park.

Check out these Epic Cadiz Tours

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Which of these best cities to visit in Spain are you most drawn to? 

Let me know in the comments!

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Pancake Swap:
How CAKE and a Bunny Changed my Life with 100% ROI

Hey there, it’s me, a total newbie in the crypto world, here to shill my favorite altcoin. Actually, this is not financial advice, and rather than pump a coin, I want to tell you how the CAKE token and Pancake Swap bunny genuinely changed my life

One late night, I was deep in a YouTube hole when something caught my eye. It was your standard clickbait title and thumbnail from one of the thousands of crypto influencers amping up the latest scam coins. Despite its appearance, it had my attention. Wow! It looked like a true gem amid garbage.

Drum roll please, … … … I present you with the De-Fi exchange, Pancake Swap, and the friendly bunny that brought me happiness (and money) during a rough year. Hear me out.

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I have never been one to gamble. I’ve been alive 30 years with no investing or trading history to my name. That’s why I was surprised that Pancake Swap, of all things, inspired me to pull out my wallet.

The success of my first crypto (and first investment) experiment hinged on the intuitive nudge I felt when gazing into the eyes of that cute little bunny. After hours of research, I finally pulled the trigger.

It wasn’t easy to set up. I had to make a wallet (I use Trust Wallet), purchase some BNB coin, connect Metamask, and link it to the Pancake Swap platform. In total, I threw $300 at it with an $8 fee for buying via credit card. Maybe those more advanced crypto-traders could teach me how to avoid this fee next time. (Please leave it in the comments if you know a better way to buy!)

That should show you just how much of a noob I am to this.

Anyway, I had my BNB, and I’m over on the website swapping it for some delicious CAKE token. My mouth was watering, but my mind was thinking I just threw $300 in the trash.

That was 3ish months ago when CAKE was valued at around $16. I staked it in the auto-compounding Syrup Pool and vowed to check back periodically to see what was cooking.

I had a gut feeling that my initial investment would be a hit, yet I was at peace with losing it. Fast forward to today, I’ve made a little over 3 CAKE through staking. That’s 75 bucks! For free!! CAKE token is also chilling around $23, so I am up double on my initial investment. Not bad for a newbie, right? 🙂

(Here’s a tool to help you calculate your potential earnings by staking CAKE Token.)

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Again, this is not financial advice. I am a complete beginner, and Pancake Swap could easily fall apart, putting me at a loss. But this article is not about my small gain in De-Fi land. It’s about how CAKE token changed my life.

My 100 percent return did not change my life. That extra $300 did not change my life. What Pancake Swap did for me was shift my entire mindset about money.

After this small win, I started investigating other, safer forms of investing. I bought some stocks, opened an investment account with Betterment, and started throwing $5 at ETFs with high dividend yields on the Robinhood app. I saw a point in saving money and saw the potential to build wealth in the long term.

Get a free stock worth up to $500 when opening a Robinhood account. 
Get $5000 managed free at Betterment when you sign up here. 

I always thought betting on investments was not for me, but I was so wrong! Flipping CAKEs gave me a hunger for making my money work passively. It opened my eyes to the various opportunities rapidly popping up in our world. Many are scams, so when researching, use caution mixed with a bit of skepticism and intuition.

If you want to take advice from someone who knows nothing, follow my new crypto philosophy taken straight from the words of Richard Carlson in his book, Don’t Worry, Make Money

“…If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is, isn’t always correct. In fact, suspicion, cynicism, and doubt that are inherent in this belief can and does keep people from taking advantage of excellent opportunities.”

Just because something is too good to be true doesn’t mean it can’t make you a lot of cash… at least for now.

If I can get 100% ROI in 3 months on my first crypto trade with close to zero knowledge, you can, too.

Travel back to Unparalleled Dimensions soon for more updates on my crypto journey! .In the meantime, check out the Resources page for more passive money-making tips and travel advice. 

Now I’m off to enjoy a fresh stack of syrup-covered pancakes. Writing this article put me in the mood for a super scrumptious breakfast.

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Top 3 Benefits of
Long Term Travel
  • Local Friends
  • Less Travel Burn Out
  • Cheaper Accommodation

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Top 3 Benefits of
Nomadic Lifestyle

Why You Should Live Where You Travel

If quick 10 day trips are not cutting it for your cultural curiosity, check out these 3 benefits of spending extending periods of time in each new destination.

The benefits of a nomadic lifestyle are far and wide, just like your voyages! You can stay for 1–3 months at each destination and gain greater insight into a new culture. It is impossible to learn much about a new culture and language in just a week-long trip. That’s why living where you travel is such a good idea! 

If you have location independence, I recommend staying in each spot for at least a month, if not more. This way you can meet local friends, relax into the rhythm of life, and gain a bit more fluency in language or cultural customs.

Benefit #1: Meet Local Friends

Meeting other travelers is enjoyable, but it’s advisable to meet local friends too. They can school you in the genuine customs and show you secret spots that even the most informative blog post won’t lead you to.

The best part, you can see how they interact in their community at a personal level and get infinite language lessons in real-time. They will tell you what’s safe and what you should pay for things. When you “settle” down for a month or two, you can form stronger bonds than you can when constantly in motion.

This has to be my top favorite benefit of a nomadic lifestyle! 

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Benefit #2: Avoid Travel Burn Out

Full-time travel is no joke. It can exhaust you and you may miss having a stronger in-person support network. For this reason, taking a few months in each country is ideal. 

You can set up a base camp and then take mini expeditions to other areas. You can feel at home just long enough to get that travel itch again. This keeps travel exciting and lets you slow down to enjoy your present without constantly jumping on the next plane ride.

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Benefit #3: Cut Housing Cost

If you need privacy for work and can’t spend every night at cheap hostels, Airbnb is probably your go-to housing solution. As long as you stay for at least a month, Airbnb will give you a monthly discount, sometimes cutting the cost in half. This is the primary way I could make my nomadic lifestyle work financially over the past 3 years.

Another option is to stay in a hostel while you make friends and scope out the best living options. It’s hard to find convenient spots to live without actually being in the city already. If you want a discount on your first Airbnb booking, hit the link below. Travel discounts are just another benefit of a nomadic lifestyle and you can find them everywhere 🙂 


What’s your favorite thing about long-term traveling? Let me know in the comments! 

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Do you have a knack for finding bugs? Love testing new apps or websites? If so, then you are in luck! Many websites will pay people to user test their sites and apps. They pay well too! This article is going to discuss 10 user testing sites, including how much they pay and what type of user tests they do. 

It’s no wonder these companies need help with testing – there are over 1 million active websites on the internet today! They usually will pay you about $20 an hour to test sites with tests often not taking the full hour. It’s a great deal for some extra cash. You will also get to explore new websites and apps as they come out.

What is a User Test or Usability Test? 

A user test or usability test is when a company pays people to try out their app or site and give their authentic opinions. They usually want you to go through certain scenarios and rate how simple things were for you to find on the site. They want to hear your thoughts, so you should speak constantly while user testing to give them the most value and get your tests approved. 

What do you need to user test? Not much. If you have a laptop or mobile device plus a quiet setting, you are basically already a user tester. 

# 1 Conversion Crimes

I’ll start off with the newest user testing site I’ve been working on, Conversion Crimes. These guys stand out as they are a new company and also give detailed feedback on your first tests. Even if they have some notes of what you could improve on, they still pay you. Their feedback will help you a lot in preparing for tests on other sites. 

conversion crimes user testing

Their tests range in payouts from $4-6 dollars for a 5-minute test to $8-10 for a 30-minute test.

You can test on mobile or desktop depending on the test and will need to install the VidGrid screen recorder. Their upload process has been smooth and quick for me so far. I also like that they have quite a few user testing opportunities I am qualified for. 

I’ve done a few super quick tests with them and already got paid out $30 to my Paypal account! They have a level-up system that will pay you more the more you prove you are a quality user tester. I love it! 

My Favorite Things about Conversion Crimes: Nice Dashboard, Great Feedback, Easy/Quick PayOut, Many Tests

conversion crimes user testing website

# 2 TryMYUI

I have been testing with TryMYUI for a few years now and have always had a pleasant experience. Answer all the task questions so they accept your test! On of my first tests with them, I missed the last task and won’t let it happen again! 

You will need to have the TryMYUI recorder application installed on your mobile or desktop. They pay $10 per test usually and payout to Paypal every Friday. 

The Coolest Thing about TryMYUI: They are now also doing live testing, which pays more. These tests involve talking to a live moderator as you go through a site. These typically pay between $15 and $30 per live test.

# 3 Playtest

This one is especially fun because it focuses on mobile gaming. You will play a game usually until a certain level and talk about your experience while you play. If you love phone games, these will be your dream user tests! 

Playtest will pay about $10 per 15-minute test and they pay via Paypal to residents of the USA, UK, and Canada. If you have kids, you can sign them up to take part in user tests with your supervision!

Extra Playtest Bonus: If you are a game developer, you can get your first mobile test for free! Get real users to user test your applications! 

playtest user testing games apps

# 4 Testing Time

Testing Time is a little different as there is not a real user test board or dashboard to see current tests. Once you sign up, they will email you if a test fitting your profile comes up. They also noted that you should follow them on social media. They sometimes only post the tests on their social sites.

The pay at Testing Time is good, clocking in at up to $50. Just while writing this blog post, I completed a quick survey about cryptocurrency. It made me 5 Euros in 5 minutes. Not too shabby. 

Some of their tests may be online as usual, or on-site at a company. I think it’s worth it to sign up and wait for an email from them. 

Some tests are online, and some tests are even on-site.

The Downside to Testing Time: Irregular Tests & No Clear Dashboard of User Tests 

testing time user testing website

# 5 UserBrain

You will need to download (yet another) application, the Userbrain Recorder, to take part in these user tests. Wouldn’t it be nice if all these companies could just use one recorder!? I know my dwindling laptop memory would thank them.

Pay is $5 per 5-20 minute test. I haven’t used this one yet but will update as I do!

Negatives: $ Low Pay $ 

# 6 IntelliZoomPanel

Again with the recording software! You will download UserZoom’s testing software before getting started. They pay around $10 per test and sometimes $2 for surveys. You will need to complete a practice test before getting offered paid surveys. They have cute little monsters but no current tests… 

intellizoom user testing

# 7 UTest

The UTest platform has a quick and painless sign-up process. I just signed up today. They had quite a few projects on the project board in different places around the globe. I will update what comes of the test I just signed up for.

One Thing That Stands Out about UTest: They pay you for the preliminary qualification test. (Most sites make you do it for free) 

# 8

This is by far one of the most popular and well-known user testing websites out there. If follows the general outline of other sites that you must download their software and will be paid about $10 per test. I have seen many complaints about this site not offering many testing opportunities. However, many people have also been successful on this site. Be patient and wait for a good test to come your way. 

# 9 UserFeel

This is one I will test out shortly. I feel it has a lot of promise to be an excellent platform. They have the standard pay of $10 per 10-20 min test on desktop or mobile.

Like most sites, there is no guarantee that you will get a test right away or often. Your best bet is to sign up for multiple sites and treat this money as nothing more than an interesting side hustle. 

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# 10 EnrollApp

I am not very interested in this user testing site and you probably shouldn’t be either. The only redeeming quality of this site is some strange story about blasting a cow to the moon. Looks like if I answer 1000 poll questions for free, my cow will move across the line to the moon? I’m not sure.

Anyway, on sign-up, I don’t see any tests on the dashboard. There are lots of polls you can take, but they don’t seem to be paid… I’m going to have to recommend a hard pass on this one. 

Bonus User Testing Site: UserCrowd

There are so many user testing sites, I couldn’t keep this list to the 10 sites. Here is one with a slightly different payment structure. With UserCrowd, you will earn credits for each test (about 2 credits per response). One credit equals $0.20 and you can get payouts to PayPal once your account hits $10. 

Big Plus: UserCrowd makes it easy to get notified with push notifications to your browser so you can get to the test first.

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How to be Successful at User Testing?

1) Sign up for many sites as all of them have very irregular test opportunities
2) Make sure you are in a quiet setting so you don’t have audio issues
3) Always give your honest, authentic, true opinion about the site or app 
4) Pay attention to emails and notifications from these sites so you can swipe the test before other testers. 
5) Have fun with it! It is a pretty fun side gig that also brings a good amount of money per hour. It takes almost zero effort and you get to explore cool apps sometimes 🙂 

If you get some experience with User Testing, you can easily offer your services on Fiverr and charge much more than $10 per test.  

Check out my post here for 3 ways to make money using Fiverr.

I hope you enjoyed this article on the top sites to make money by user testing websites and apps! If you have questions, please let me know in the comments below.

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The Quest for the Best Travel Bag…

… can be a daunting task. There are so many factors to consider, like price, size, weight, and features. What type of trip will you be taking? How often will you use it? Is your budget under $100 or over $200? These are all questions you need to ask before making your final decision on which travel bag is best for you. Today I am going to feature my all-time favorite travel bag. It took a lot of research before I finally dropped money on it, and I could not be happier with my decision. After the feature, we will check out a few runner-up travel bags that may suit your needs. Without further ado, I present you with…

Nomatic Life on the Move

The Top 3 Best Travel Bags

My Favorite: The Nomatic 40L Travel Bag $289.99

Nomatic has been around for a while and has a reputation for making the best high-quality travel bags. They are still relatively affordable and worth the investment if you travel a lot or live nomadically. Nomatic Travel Bags will be with you for the long haul through city trips and more rugged adventures.

So let’s jump in and look at what the Nomatic 40L Travel Bag offers!
Nomatic Bag Features… there are a lot…
  • Lightweight at 3.42 lbs but still heavy duty
  • 15 Pockets and Compartments!!
  • 40L Capacity: It has ample space but can still be a carry-on. I’ve used this as my carry-on item on countless flights and it has never been an issue at all! You just have to be careful with weight on some airlines (ahem…AirAsia) that are super stingy with weight requirements.
  • Built like a tank! The material is hardcore and water-resistant so that heavy rain will not even come through the zippers. I am pretty rough on my travel bags, but this one can take it all. (Check photo on left for minor wear and tear after nearly 2 years of use.)
  • Waterproof water bottle pocket (so your leaking water bottle doesn’t ruin your laptop…it’s happened to me before!)
  • Laptop sleeve AND Tablet sleeve
  • Comes with a mesh laundry bag that is perfect for hanging on the hotel door. It zips closed, so it’s easy to grab it for a motorbike ride to the laundry. I even use this laundry bag as my daily socks and odd shirts holder.
  • RFID Safe Pocket for your cards and passport
  • Removable waist straps for extra support when on a long voyage. I have still not tested this bag as a backpacking bag. You probably want a framed bag for backpacking trips. Still, this travel bag is pretty supportive and easy on your back.
My Only Negatives:
The design of this bag is rather boxy. This is just a function of it holding a ton of stuff. If you care about having a slimmer type of design, it might not be the best fit for you. Also, In the main compartment, there are no dividers pre-installed in the bag. You can remedy this by using the Nomatic Packing Cubes or your own packing cubes. I solve this by using the Nomatic Vacuum Bag as one section, my Peak Design toiletries bag as another, and my drone case as the third. This organization keeps my stuff in order and easy to find.

Who Should get the Nomatic Travel Bag? 

Nomatic lists this bag on their site as being for trips of around 3-7 days. I would push that number even further into the month range. Especially if you are a minimalist, you can easily fit your life belongings into this thing! (I know I do!) I’m talking about more clothes than you need, tech gear, toiletries, and notebooks. Again, this would be if you are very minimalist. If you just lean towards minimalist travel, you could get away with this bag plus a normal-sized backpack for long-term traveling.  

Will you need any extras? 

Nomatic sells a wide range of accessories, camera bags, and packing cubes. You can configure your setup to what works for you! I would highly recommend Nomatic’s next-level Vacuum Bag. It will change the way you think about travel vacuum bags. The best part? No vacuum required! It is sleek and can triple your packable clothes. I have even used the Vacuum Bag as a stand-in for a beach bag. The rolled access makes it easy to keep sand out. If there’s anything I’m more obsessed with than the Nomatic Travel Bag, it’s this little gem. 

Runner Up: The Wandrd HEXAD Access Duffel $269.99

I also am drawn to Wandrd’s Hexad Access Duffel Bag. It has excellent features, especially if you are super into photography and need to carry camera equipment with extra safety. 

Wandrd HEXAD Access Duffel Features: 
  • A bit more space than the Nomatic bag with 45L Capacity while still comparable in weight (3.9 lbs)  
  • Laptop Sleeve with lots of padding 
  • Backpack Straps you can remove 
  • Side access pocket, perfect for swinging your bag over and grabbing your camera quickly. Don’t miss a shot! 
  • RFID pocket to secure your passport
  • For trips of 3-5 days (again, forever if you are minimalist enough!) 

Who Should get the HEXAD Access Duffel? 

I recommend this bag over the Nomatic Bag if you fit into two categories. First, it is better for travelers that want that extra 5L of space. Second, if you are a photographer and want seamless access to your gear safely tucked away in the camera pocket, you can’t beat the easy accessibility of this bag. 

Notable Mention: The Peak Design 45L Bag $299.95

Peak Design is another travel bag company that will give you a lot of value. This bag can morph into any size you need, from a 35L day trip bag to a 45L travel bag. The versatility means you won’t need to add an extra day pack to your packing list. You can also access this bag from virtually every angle; top, front, rear, and side access pockets. Peak Design 45L Bag comes complete with shoulder straps and a hip belt. 

Which travel bag do you like so far? 

All three bags offer a lifetime guarantee and come feature-packed with more pockets than you will know how to handle. In my Nomatic Bag, I even have a dedicated pocket for my vitamins and yet another for collecting receipts. That’s how many little spots there are! There is a perfect little corner for your keys, so you aren’t rummaging around for them when returning home.

They all have similar price points, so your decision will come down to style and personal use. Close to $300 is not a lot to spend for a bag that will be like your best friend, occupying you around the world for years to come!

During an adventure, you want a bag that meets Unparalleled criteria: 

  • It has to keep your stuff safe and dry. 
  • It has to keep you organized. 
  • Feel good wearing it.

Choosing the best travel bag is a crucial decision because it can make your trips go much smoother. Good luck with your travel bag hunt! I’m happy to have found my forever bag with the Nomatic 40L and I hope you find your perfect bag soon.

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Let me know your favorite travel bag in the comments!


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Waking Up to my Authentic Self

I’ve deceived myself my entire life, well, maybe not my entire life. I’ve been wearing masks ever since I was a 6-year-old child, going into my dresser every morning and donning on a new mask. It became a daily routine: get up, brush teeth, get dressed, wear a mask. It was a defense mechanism, a way to protect myself from what I believed would hurt meother people, a way to hide my authentic self.
A free-spirited young child, I was light-footed and truly free until I started being contaminated by the real world. “太胖”, “You’re too fat”, “Look how fat she is”, after a while I stopped listening, but she planted the seed. At gatherings with family friends, the same woman always targeted me, my friend’s mother. She would give me a menacing glare, and in my presence, repeat the same hurtful words, but in different ways. Over time, this little seed grew uncontrollably and wreaked havoc on anything that came its way.

How can such a free, unadulterated child lose her freedom so quickly? The same girl that once stole away into the park on sunrise and tiptoed back past dusk and picked pink flowers from trees had lost herself. She had lost control. From lying to stealing to bullying, this young girl did not know how to cope with her emotions healthily.
Like anyone else, I was a product of my environment. Growing up, all I knew was chaos. My parents are in a codependent relationship. My mother, a natural caretaker, keeps on giving until she has nothing left to give herself. Neither my mother nor my father are spiritually whole. Their past unresolved wounds became vacuums, that sapped their spirit and cast a permanent rain cloud over me, the child that would bear their burden. I too became a codependent.

Growing into my
authentic self…

As I grew up and went through the school system, I had trouble making friends. I was a misfit, a weirdo, that quiet girl that never spoke a word, and was reprimanded for being “too quiet” or “not participating enough.” The list goes on. It’s like people could sense that I was wearing an invisible mask, a self-imposed facade to hide my hurt. I had my heart closed up, and with each emotion that I didn’t know how to deal with, I shoved it deep down and bottled it up.
High school was a difficult four years of my life. I cried myself to sleep every night, but I didn’t know what I was crying about. The only reprieve that I got was through an online multi-player fantasy game, RuneScape. RuneScape was my release from the real world, a place that I would call home for all these years. Ironically, I felt like I had taken off my mask when I entered this virtual world of warriors and magicians. I felt at peace. It was therapy, but my parents chastised me for wasting time, getting verbally, emotionally, and even physically struck. They feared RuneScape would destroy my academics, ruin my chances of getting into a “good” college, effectively ruining my life. Ironically, my college essay was actually on RuneScape and its therapeutic effect on me, and this essay got me into Carnegie Mellon.
Freshman year of college will always be a cherished memory. It was a year that I finally started opening myself up to the world and developed strong friendships. I was healing, being more in-tune with my true essence. I was in peak shape and self-confidence the summer after sophomore year. I actually liked myself, but at the time I didn’t know that buried deep down, there was a malicious seed, dormant and waiting to grow.

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Dating a Narcissist

I didn’t believe in fate until recently, but as fate would have it, I met my now ex at a music festival the summer after sophomore year. It started out innocently enough; a girlfriend and I were dancing around to the music and somehow, of all the people there, we danced into him. Inexperienced, I quickly got his number. We started hanging out, and the relationship went on a sped-up path. My inner compass, my intuition, was setting off many red flags, but I ignored it for 3 and a half years.
In the beginning, things were going great. I was in a long-distance relationship with him for the rest of the time I was at school, but I just felt extremely unsettled since the start. My intuition was trying to warn me, but I had already been so far removed from my authentic self that I didn’t trust myself. I quickly got sucked into a soul-destroying, codependent relationship with a narcissist.

Overly trusting and naïve, I did not know what a healthy relationship looked like. He knew exactly what I was, knew what buttons to push to manipulate my emotions, to unleash overwhelming guilt and responsibility that wasn’t mine to deal with. Every time I said “yes” but meant “no”, I lost one more piece of my already shattered soul. I sunk deeper into the grave that I was digging for myself. Every time I let him walk right through my non-existent boundaries, I ventured deeper into my self-imposed hell.
My heart that was just opening quickly closed itself, painting itself shut with layers of tar. I closed myself to love. I had alienated everyone that loved and cared for me, including my parents and all of my friends. It had relegated me to nothing but a shell of what I once was. I had truly lost myself, spiraling deep into depression. I was irritable all the time, triggered by everything. I felt disrespected, unworthy of love, unworthy of kindness. I hated everything about myself, my body, my mind, my spirit. I was finally sinking after trying to support the weight of two people in a turbulent ocean for so long. The water was seeping into my lungs. I thought I was going to die.

Finding Peace

Just as I closed my eyes and surrendered to the ocean, I felt a powerful force pull me out of the depths. It was an unexplainable and profound force that brought me to the surface. As I gasped for air and opened my eyes, I saw a radiant light, such clarity that I had never experienced in my entire life. I awakened. I surrendered to myself, to the universe.
An overwhelming wave of bliss, compassion, and wisdom washed over me. I finally found myself. I finally loved myself unconditionally. My heart finally opened up permanently. The tar disappeared. I finally understood who I am, what I’m here to do in this lifetime and in all future reincarnations. My soul came home to my authentic self. I am free.

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Cathy Song
is a software engineer by day and a sweaty pajama wrestler by night. When she is not getting choked out in her Brazilian
Jiu-Jitsu classes, she enjoys reading books on spirituality and helping promote the mental, emotional, spiritual, and physical wellness of people. Adventurer and thrill-seeker at heart. She wants to travel the world, find ultimate freedom, and continue discovering her authentic self. 

“If you use your mornings well, you have learned the value of life.”
You might have seen this inspirational quote floating around on Instagram. I swear by this quote. Waking up early with a healthy and productive morning routine helps me prioritize and synchronize the day.
I spent my twenties staying up till early morning and waking up late. On days when I had to work early, I felt tired and cranky. Now in my thirties, I enjoy living a less chaotic and simpler life. My body goes into low battery mode post 9 pm and by 11 pm, I am fast asleep. Before COVID-19 hit the market, I used to go out running at 6 am. And now, I try to work out at home in the evening

Becoming the
Best Version of Myself

Early this year, I promised myself to change my life for good. And I am not letting COVID come in my way. I will make sure that 2020 is a game-changer in my life. Working hard towards that goal fills me with joy every day. My morning routine plays an essential role in my life. I believe that my morning habits will take me far.
If I can convince even one person to explore the magic of the morning air, I will be happy. Here is a sneak peek into my productive morning routine that has me feeling joyful to experience the day.

My Productive
Morning Routine:

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Welcoming the Sun

Trying to wake up before sunrise is my daily goal. I believe Sun has immense power and I like to give my respect to the Sun while it is rising. I also do sun salutations at times. Sometimes I feel lazy and I skip it.


500 ml Warm Water

I like to hydrate my body immediately after waking up. It just makes me feel so refreshed and sets me up for the day.


Journaling and Visualization

This is the most important aspect that dictates my entire day. To-dos, gratitude lists, etc. I love a list and the ticks are so satisfying. I also write about ten things that I am grateful for. I picked up this habit while reading Rhonda Byre’s The Magic.


A Spoonful of Immunity

I kick-start my morning by eating half a teaspoon of dry chunky paste made from neem, kokum, and cumin seeds. These are all ancient Indian superfoods and I don’t know their English names.


Soaked Nuts

Eating overnight soaked almonds and black raisins gives me a healthy boost. 



Hot Masala Tea

I never start my day with tea or coffee. They always come 15 minutes after I have soaked nuts or a banana. Post having a hot chai, I am ready to kick-start my day and I open my laptop and phone. 


What I Want to Add… 

Meditation and shower plus getting fully dressed (that includes wearing a bra). 
So how are you starting your mornings? What’s on your productive morning routine list? 

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About the Author

Arti Dani is a journalist. She loves movies and running. She has interviewed some of the leading film personalities of the world, including Will Smith. She currently manages her blog, Story of Fitness, a wellness and fitness platform to celebrate inspiring health stories of ordinary humans who lead extraordinary lives. 
“I love a list and the ticks are so satisfying.”

-Arti Dani
Story of Fitness

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Sellers usually deliver your gig within 1–3 days. If it is not up to your standard, you can usually send it back for revisions. Many sellers offer unlimited revisions. Check the gig details carefully before buying!

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Fiverr remains the top choice for sellers and buyers alike. It is a popular site, with a lot of traffic. You may have to do some promoting of your gigs to get your first reviews. You can also try pricing gigs lower to entice buyers. Don’t price too low or sell yourself short! To raise your chances of finding buyers, make sure you have a nice thumbnail, a solid pricing structure, and a clear explanation of why you are the best fit for each gig.

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