Why Digital Marketing is Crucial for Small Businesses During the Pandemic

The grim reaper may have been feasting on the business world since the pandemic pushed cities to go under lockdown, prompting a number of brick and mortar stores to permanently shut down. There are those that shifted their line of business to online, quickly adapting to these challenging times. But with window displays and flyers […]

Can Social Media Leave Behind Social Cavities ?

Social media is an alluring oasis, which entertains the mind with endless information. Feeding the basic human desire for connection. Social media is sweet satisfaction, that allows a user to communicate with people around the world. Amusing an individual while they become updated on both private and global events, social media is communicative candy. With […]

5 Social Media Platforms You Should Be Using and Why

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5 Social Media Platforms You Should Be Using and Why A majority of marketers say that social media marketing is a top priority in their current marketing plans. In fact, investments in social media advertising have skyrocketed to a whopping 30 billion dollars as of 2016.  Social media was once an entertainment tool, and it is […]

Blogging for Business – Writing Blogs Your Audience Will Actually Read

Blogging | The Fit Gypsy | Content Marketing

Blogging for Business – Writing Blogs Your Audience Will Actually Read  53% of marketers say blogging is their top content marketing priority, and for a good reason. A well-constructed blog is engaging and provides valuable information to your followers. Engagement is key to building a great reputation online, the more likes and shares you have, […]

Remote jobs that let you travel the world- Part 1

Remote Jobs | The Fit Gypsy

Remote jobs that let you travel the world- Part 1   Thanks to this cool thing called the “Interwebs”, there is now an abundance of remote jobs available. This is now the time to start your career as a digital nomad. The only question and decisions you have now, is which of the remote jobs […]

Why the AWDM course will help you attain the Freedom Lifestyle

Freedom Lifestyle | Digital Nomad | The Fit Gypsy

Why the AWDM course will help you attain the Freedom Lifestyle   To attain the freedom lifestyle, you have to learn the skills in order to make a serious living while traveling the world. The internet can become our best friend to be able to learn those skills, and be able to apply those skills […]

My Digital Nomad journey thus far

Q Academy | The Fit Gypsy

My Digital Nomad journey thus far   Wow, what a journey! All I can say is that I am SO grateful that I made the decision to become a Digital Nomad. Thank you Q Academy for teaching me the ropes and getting me on my feet so that I can have the ultimate freedom lifestyle […]

Graphic Design / Branding Fundamentals

Graphic Design Training Q College

So many people dream of a career in a creative industry, but far less people actually do something about it. For many people, becoming a Graphic Designer seems to be a job that dreams are made of – flexible, fun and positively overflowing with creativity, so they think to themselves, how could this possibly lead […]

Security life hacks for Digital Nomads

Life Hacks | Security | Digital Nomad | The Fit Gypsy

Security Life hacks for Digital Nomads   Hello from Morocco! This week has been quite an unbelievable experience, visiting Morocco has been on my bucket list since I was a child, and I finally am here! I have realized, however, that I needed to develop some Security life hacks here to complete my Digital Nomad […]

Lagos, Portugal: A perfect Hotspot For Digital Nomads

Lagos Portugal | Digital Nomad | The Fit Gypsy | Q Academy

Lagos, Portugal: A perfect Hotspot For Digital Nomads.   Lagos really has it all- with over 300 days of sunshine, top notch surfing, breathtaking scenery and a vibrant nightlife. This is enough to make anyone consider checking out the immigration laws to move here! Coming from a Digital Nomad’s perspective, it gets even better than […]

10 Tips on marketing your small business

Marketing for Small Business Q Academy

Owners have so much to do when running a business, let alone learning how marketing their small business properly will bring in customers. Although it may be out of  their comfort zone, it is ONE of  (if not THEE) most important part of any business. #1 Network Network with other business owners. Whether it’s neighbouring […]

Best Time Management Apps for a Digital Nomad

Best apps | Time Management | Digital Nomad | Q Academy | The Fit Gypsy

Best Time Management Apps for a Digital Nomad   As a Digital Nomad, life is always on the go as new destinations, discoveries and life changing experiences await you. This all makes this lifestyle so desirable and oh-so exciting! You are literally able to work from any country that you please, in any setting that […]

How a Blog Post Sold Out the First Run4Dreams


When I first came up with the idea of Run4Dreams, a virtual 5k to raise money for Help Fill a Dream Foundation, I wasn’t sure how I was going to initially get people to sign up. This was my first attempt at organizing a charity event of this nature (although I’ve done a number of […]

Charis Fajiculay – Digital Content Strategist

Digital Content Strategist

Somehow, I always I knew I didn’t want to work a 9-5 job. I never knew exactly what I wanted to do, but I didn’t like people telling me what to do. Throughout high school and later teenage years I worked every menial job you could think of. Cafe’s as a barista, waitress at restaurants, a cashier […]

My First Vlog!

Vlog | Video Editing | The Fit Gypsy

My First Vlog! Hey everyone! It’s Julie the Fit Gypsy here! I am beyond excited to be learning video editing skills, in order to make my own travel Vlog series while traveling the world as “The Fit Gypsy”, this is a skill that I have been wanting to learn for a very long time! After […]

Using Technology to Stay Motivated to Run

Technology Q Academy

Many people find that staying motivated to run can be a challenge. Most of the time life gets in the way and when it does, staying motivated can be a challenge. Therefore, we often need other ways to keep ourselves accountable, especially when it comes to running. We all know that running is difficult. Sometimes, […]

Vlogging Vs Blogging, Which Is Better For You?

Vlogging Vs Blogging, which is right for you?

Vlogging Vs Blogging, Which Is Better For You? Blogging and Vlogging are both very effective strategies for Companies and Public Figures  whom want to generate as much traffic as possible to their website. As I dive deeper into understanding the online world, I see there are huge advantages for both blogging and vlogging. It is […]

5 Things I Wish I Did Better When Starting My Business

Q Academy Business Development Consulting Services

Back in 2012, I started my own personal training business. Between 2013 and 2016 it was my main source of income. Other than producing results that my clients were proud of, I was happy that I was one of the finalists for the Vancouver Island Top 20 Under 40 Business & Community Achievement Awards in […]

Using Digital Marketing for Charity

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Hi I’m Yana-The Cubicle Dweller who loves to run. After spending several years as a self-employed fitness entrepreneur and achieving major milestones, such as getting my first mortgage approved, I decided to pursue a corporate career. I wanted something which would also allow me to take part in fun activities after work, do more for […]

Do you need to be Tech Savvy to be a Digital Nomad?

Digital Nomad

Do you need to be Tech Savvy to be a Digital Nomad?   Tech Savvy – “Well informed about or proficient in the use of modern technology, especially computers.” – Oxford Dictionary I get asked by people all the time, “you must be really Tech Savvy to get into the lifestyle as a digital nomad”. This […]

I’m Julie French – Digital Nomad

Digital Nomad

Hi! I’m Julie, The Fit Gypsy. I am a passionate health enthusiast who is now living the Digital Nomad lifestyle! That means that I work remotely from my computer while traveling this beautiful world that we live in! How it all came to be: I have worked various exciting jobs and careers up until now, […]

Becoming a Digital Nomad

Become a Digital Nomad

The concept of working remotely and not having a brick and mortar office is not exactly a new concept, but if you take that concept and add travel to it, then you have the lifestyle of a digital nomad. Now I will be honest, I had never heard of this lifestyle until two weeks ago. […]

Facebook 102: Let’s Talk About Likes

Companies around the globe spend billions of dollars on social media campaigns, and the question that is always up for debate is “Do those campaigns actually relate to increased revenue dollars”? It is truly a slippery slope when it comes to how to answer that question, because people using Facebook to market often get confused […]

Leverage “Visual” Social Media to gain followers and increase sales

  As the world of technology continues to evolve so must the need for businesses to continue to leverage new platforms to stay competitive.  That was a sentence that I wrote in a past article when I was writing about leveraging Facebook and Twitter to help companies build their brand because those were platforms where […]