‘Office on wheels’ … working on the RV road

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Five years ago, one couple, Jim Nelson and René Agredano, “sold their graphics business, their Eureka, Calif., home and most of their belongings and hit the road full-time in a 24-foot, fifth-wheel trailer. Equipped with gadgets including a satellite dish for Internet access, solar panels and a pair of laptops, they have a virtual office that travels with them. Nelson, 45, works remotely as a graphic designer, while his wife of 15 years, 43-year-old Agredano, works as a freelance writer and jewelry maker,” states Vignesh Ramachandran in a recent article on The Bottom Line on NBCNews.com.

“Out of the 8.9 million American households that have RVs, about a half-million live full-time on the road, the Recreation Vehicle Industry Association estimates. But it’s hard to know exactly how many of those full-timers work from the road,” said Kevin Broom, a spokesman for the industry group.

To read full article, click ‘Office on wheels: RV-based workers telecommute from anywhere’.

Photo: Jim Nelson and René Agredano work on laptops from tight quarters in their RV. (Courtesy LiveWorkDream.com)

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