Posts tagged digital nomad
New Podcast Interview: Guest Appearance on TMBA with CatCoq

When does an artist become an entrepreneur? I discussed this idea and more during my interview with TMBA Podcast. The show is used in business school curriculums across the USA and has been downloaded over 1,000,000 times in 100+ countries. It was an honor to make a guest appearance on my favorite business / entrepreneurship podcast.

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Announcing a New Nordstrom x CatCoq Partnership

I’m thrilled to announce my new collaboration with Nordstrom! As of May 2019, I’ve launched a CatCoq collection comprised of two of my best-selling art prints, Good Vibes and Stay Curious. For more than 100 years, Nordstrom has been a leading fashion retailer.

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Stromboli Volcano Retreat: 10 Entrepreneurs on an Italian Island // Most Memorable Moments

Ten entrepreneurs + ten days co-living and co-working on an active volcanic island. The result? A completely transformative experience in terms of business growth/clarity, embracing new adventures, and strengthened relationships with both old and new friends.

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Keynote Presentation at Kansas City Design Week – Living the Dream: How Cat Coquillette Works as a Digital Nomad

KC Design Week invited me to speak about my unique work/travel lifestyle during KC’s most creative week of the year. The sold-out crowd was packed with designers, architects, freelancers, and advertising and design professionals.

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Press Release: Jewel Branding & Licensing Signs CatCoq

Jewel Branding & Licensing (JBL) is excited to announce that they have signed trendy, free-spirited design & influencer brand, CatCoq, for global licensing representation. JBL officially debuts the brand at the upcoming Surtex show in New York, February 3-6 at Jewel Branding’s booth 3581.

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Speaking at Asia's First Women-Led Event, the Bond Women's Festival – Presenting on the Main Stage about CatCoq

Strong women lift each other up. I had the opportunity to present on the main stage during the Bond Women’s Festival in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I shared my story about how I turned my creative passion into a viable business. The festival was a celebration of empowerment, entrepreneurship, and expression.

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2018 Year in Review

I kicked off 2018 in Chiang Mai, Thailand and am ending the year in the exact same place. Despite the consistent bookends, I spent the time in between racing around the world, growing my business, and living life to the absolute fullest.

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Instagram Takeover with Brit+Co – Creative Crushin' Series

It's no surprise that Instagram is my favorite social platform– it's my go-to for posting all my art and travel pics. Because of this, the ladies over at Brit+Co asked if I was interested in doing an Instagram Takeover of their page as part of their Creative Crushin' series.

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Creative Crushin' – Featured Interview with Brit+Co

Thank you for the feature, Brit + Co! I was interviewed about how I got started as an artist, the inspiration behind each painting, and why I am so passionate about helping other creatives succeed.

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Interview with Coworker.com for "Coworkers of the World" Series

Coworker.com reached out to interview me for their "Coworkers of the World" series. If you're a location-independent entrepreneur, chances are you're already familiar with Coworker.com. They connect people with awesome coworking spaces around the world. No matter where you are on the globe, they make it easy for entrepreneurs to find a workspace and community where they can thrive.

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Digital Nomad Cat Coquillette on Scaling a Side Hustle into a Business  // Interview with Skillshare

Skillshare periodically features their top teachers in one-on-one interviews, which helps to demonstrate the broad depth of creatives and professionals who have have found success on their platform. After both of my classes made it into the Best Classes of 2017 List, they reached out to me to understand more about my journey as a creative and educator.

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CatCoq Featured in Buzzfeed's 99 “Limit Breaking Female Founders” Share The Most Important Lessons Learned From Their Experiences

I was profiled by Buzzfeed for their latest article featuring limit-breaking female founders. I joined alongside 98 other entrepreneurial women who are making a name for themselves in their industries. We shared our stories, including the lessons we've learned and the best advice we have to share for others making similar journeys.

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My Year in Review

2017 has been one helluva year. It’s my first year of full-time traveling, which has taken me to some uniquely gorgeous places and introduced me to an incredible group of nomadic/entrepreneurial friends. I've packed in a ton and created some of the best pieces in my artwork portfolio. Check it out!

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Art Licensing: Sell Your First Piece of Artwork Online

I've officially launched my newest online course! It’s packed with tips to help you make money selling your artwork online. Getting involved with art licensing is an excellent way to boost your passive income and my class is filled with tips to help you make your first sale online as well as boost your sales if you’re already established!

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Feature in CEO Blog Nation: 12 Entrepreneurs Share Their Thoughts on Coworking Spaces

CEO Blog Nation invited me to join eleven other entrepreneurs in sharing our thoughts on coworking spaces. (Hint: I love them!) Coworking spaces are shared working environments full of independent activity. Unlike traditional workplaces, coworkers aren't employed by the same organization– they're freelancers, entrepreneurs, bloggers, and online workers.

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Laptops + Coffee Shops  // My Top Coffee Shop Picks for Digital Nomads Working Remotely in Chiang Mai, Thailand

After five months in this incredible city, I've explored a good number of cafes from which to work. I decided to share my favorites, ranked in terms of the things that matter most to us digital nomads: internet speed, comfortably, price, ambiance, and (of course) air conditioning.

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How Much I Spend in a Week Living in Chiang Mai, Thailand

My "digital nomad" lifestyle means that I'm location independent, although I've been living on-and-off in Chiang Mai for the past six months.In the spirit of full transparency, I've put together a breakdown of how much I spend during a week period living in Chiang Mai, Thailand. I'm a 29-year-old illustrator and graphic designer and earn 90% of my income through licensing my artwork. I primarily work in coffee shops and cafes throughout the city and consider the price of a coffee my "rent" for free wifi + a temporary workspace.

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Digital Nomad Life: Chiang Mai, Thailand

Last summer, my apartment lease in Kansas City was about to expire and I had to make a decision: renew, find a new place around town, or store all my belongings in my brother's basement and move to Thailand. I chose the latter.

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