If you have been following this blog for a while you know that I’m not much into materialistic things. So having a few days or even weeks dedicated to sales and shopping is not exactly what I want to support. However, there are certain Cyber Monday and Black Friday Deals for digital nomads and remote workers that are highly useful.
The following deals are mostly on virtual products or services that can be extremely helpful for you if you work remotely and/or travel a lot. Have fun!
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Black Friday Deals for Online Courses
I’m a huge fan of constant self-development and education. Luckily, today there are many fantastic online courses out there, that help you learn new skills that are useful for your remote career without even leaving your home.
Zero to Remote Work Success
“Zero to Remote Work Success” is an online course that teaches you how to find the right remote job for your skills and needs. You will learn step by step:
- how to come up with the right remote job type (even if you don’t have any previous experience!),
- how to find the right remote work style, and
- how to land your first online job or how to start your own online business, if this is what you prefer.
The online course is jam-packed with actionable worksheets, helpful link lists, and useful templates. When you enroll in this course, you get a second online course “Rock your Remote Job” (see below) FOR FREE on top!
The actual value of this course bundle is USD 946. But between November 20 and December 01, 2023, you get an additional 35% off the already discounted price, which means you get the chance to enroll for only USD 227!
Considering that you get lifetime access and the course content gets updated with time, this is an incredible bargain!
Learn more about the “Zero to Remote Work Success” and enroll here, using the discount code CYBERWEEK
Rock your Remote Job
“Rock Your Remote Job” is the perfect online course for everyone who already has an online job but is new to remote work. This course will teach you:
- How to set up your home office properly (and what you need for working while traveling),
- What to do to secure your data when working online,
- How to communicate efficiently in a remote team,
- How to skyrocket your productivity so you can get more done in less time, and
- How to stay physically and mentally fit when working remotely.
This online course comes with valuable checklists, templates, and app lists to improve your remote work routine.
Its actual value is USD 197. Between November 20 and December 01, 2023, you get the chance to enroll for only USD 90!
If you are interested, head over to the course page “Rock your Remote Job” and enroll there, using the code CYBERWEEK
Become a Digital Nomad ebook
I know, now is not the perfect time to start traveling. But now is definitely a great time to get prepared! The ebook “Become a Digital Nomad” explains exactly what you need to do to become a digital nomad. Here are a few topics that are covered:
- How much money should you save before leaving,
- How to pick the first country you are going to,
- What you need to know about taxes and visas,
- What you should pack, or
- What type of health insurance do you need.
On top of that, you learn how to make the best of your lifestyle once you are on the road, for instance:
- How to make friends when traveling
- How to stay physically and mentally fit,
- How to save money when traveling,
- How to find the best accommodation,
- Important safety tips, or
- How to be productive when working while traveling.
If you want to become a digital nomad, this hands-on ebook will most definitely help you along the way.
The original value is USD 39.99 but you can get it during the cyber weeks for USD 25.99! Head over to the “Become a Digital Nomad” ebook page and download it now using the discount code CYBERWEEK
If you are looking for short and crisp online courses on a specific topic, Udemy is your place to go. You only need to register and can then buy the courses you are interested in. That could be a digital nomad- or remote work-related topics or courses on personal interests. Here are a few examples:
- Must-Have Tools for Virtual Assistants,
- Teach English Online,
- Learn How to Code,
- Women Self-Defense Course, or
- Confidence on Zoom
There are literally thousands of online courses to choose from. Just make sure you check the teacher’s reviews before you enroll in one.
During Black Friday and Cyber Monday, you can get online courses for as cheap as USD 10, so with a massive discount. Head over to Udemy and find something helpful for your career!
Black Friday Deals for Remote Workers
If you are looking for new tools and services that help you with your remote career, check out the following Black Friday and Cyber Money Deals:
FlexJobs is the number 1 platform I recommend to anyone who is looking for remote jobs. Here you can find thousands of part-time and full-time jobs on a remote and/or flexible basis. The best part is: All jobs are hand-screened which means they are 100% scam-free.
You can find remote jobs or freelance gigs with smaller companies or big corporations, like Apple, SAP, Hilton, Dell, or The American Red Cross.
Since FlexJobs has only recently changed its pricing structure, there won’t be a Black Friday deal this year. HOWEVER, you can now get 14 days of full access to the platform for only USD 2.95! This allows you to apply to as many jobs as you want and gives you plenty of additional tools, e.g. career coaching or resume reviews.
Head over to FlexJobs now to get this incredible deal!
Everyone who has been following me for a while knows that I LOVE NordVPN and have been using it for years. I know that data protection sounds boring and technical but if you work online while traveling you NEED to have a reliable VPN. Here are a few reasons why a VPN service is something you should have:
- Not even people, who are using the same network as you, can see your data.
- Malicious operators can’t tap your information.
- Malicious operators can’t route you to phishing pages.
- Online advertisers have a harder time tracking and profiling you.
- You can access sites that are normally blocked due to government censorship.
See, this is definitely something every digital nomad and frequent traveler should have. It’s really not that expensive but can save you from the hassle of getting hacked.
I always go for the 2-year plan because I need it anyway and NordVPN is super reliable. So you can’t go wrong here.
If you do the same and buy NordVPN until 29 November 2023, you get deals for only USD 2.99/month plus you receive an extra 3 months FREE if you buy a 1-year or 2-year plan. That’s a saving of 69%!
Head over to NordVPN to claim your deal now!
Now to the only material things that I’d recommend you to get. These are pretty much the basics that you need when working online either from your home office or while traveling. Some of these are usually very pricy. That’s why Black Friday and Cyber Monday are perfect chances to buy them at a big discount.
Of course, there are many places where you can get the following tools from. But I think that most of us use Amazon and they have some great deals during this time of the year. Here are a few examples:
- A lightweight, yet powerful laptop – absolutely necessary for remote work.
- A reliable smartphone – electronics are in general greatly reduced during cyber weeks.
- A laptop stand to lift your laptop to eye level and relax your neck when traveling.
- A big monitor if you work from a home office (extra tip: Get one with an integrated blue light filter – that’s easier on your eyes).
- An ergonomic office chair – absolutely essential and much better than a normal one.
- A standing desk because sitting all day can almost be as dangerous to your health as smoking.
These are just a few basics. If you are interested in more gadgets or tools that improve your remote work routine, check out my blog post on “31 Home Office Gadgets”.
Black Friday Deals for Digital Nomads and Travelers
In case you are looking for something helpful while you are traveling, check out the following Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for digital nomads.
Solis (formerly Skyroam)
Another one of my favorite tools is Solis (formerly Skyroam). This is a mobile hotspot that gives you unlimited WIFI anywhere in the world.
In contrast to other mobile hotspots, you don’t need to buy and insert a local SIM card everywhere you go. This device has a kind of global SIM card that works in more than 135 countries of the world.
You not only get fast data but also a secured connection due to an integrated VPN. You can connect up to 10 devices and therefore get WIFI for your partner, family, or friends, too. You can decide if you want to pay:
- per month,
- per data volume or
- per day that you use it.
For Black Friday, there are some extremely cool deals for you:
- Up to 40% off any subscription
- Up to 50% off on daypasses & Pay-Per-GB plans
Be sure to head over to Solis to find the best deal for your (future) travel needs!
If I book short-term accommodation somewhere, I always use Booking.com. For many years now actually. Here are just some of the perks of why I love it so much:
- An incredible variety of hotels, guest houses, hostels, and apartments to choose from
- The best deals and no booking fees
- Cancelations are often possible last minute at no fee
- Their reviews include WIFI quality (super helpful when you need to get work done)
As said, prices are normally extremely good but until 29 November 2023, you get to save up to 30% on your bookings around the world.
Head over to Booking.com to check out places for potential upcoming trips!
House Sitting Websites
Another great way to find accommodation while traveling is house-sitting. Here you can stay FOR FREE at someone’s house or apartment while they are gone on holiday or business trips.
In return for the free accommodation, you watch their pets and water their plants. If you love cats, dogs, and any other animals just as much as I do, you will surely love this idea.
And another benefit: You get to live just like a local. It doesn’t get more authentic than that.
My two favorite platforms to find houses to sit are:
With both websites, you pay a relatively small annual fee and get to apply to as many house-sitting positions as you like.
At the time of writing, they didn’t have any Black Friday deals online. But make sure to check them out in case they set a deal last minute.
Black Friday Deals for Bloggers and Online Businesses
I know that many of you run a blog, too, or have an online business that requires having a website. During Black Friday and Cyber Monday, there are usually tons of offers for these kinds of services. That’s why I want to show you some of the best and most helpful ones:
Shopify is the perfect all-in-one solution if you want to build any type of online store or a website where you also want to sell certain products or services. This platform is super easy to use.
You don’t need any type of programming skills! It’s all drag-and-drop and you get beautiful templates and interfaces with many other websites. All you need to do is change the texts and images and you have a functioning online store in less than 30 minutes.
At the time of writing, there is no Black Friday deal online, yet. But make sure to check again to not miss any last-minute sales. Even if you can’t find a special deal, you always get the first 3 days for free and then 3 months of Shopify for $1/month. So still a great bargain!
Btw, this was also the platform I used with one of my former clients to start a dropshipping business that now makes more than USD 95,000 per month!
Head over to Shopify now to start your new online store for FREE today!
Building a blog or website isn’t hard these days. Even I can do it (and I’m most definitely not the most tech-savvy person). The reason why it is so easy is that there are so-called themes that provide a system anyone can use. My favorite one is Divi by Elegant Themes.
Here you don’t need to have any coding skills. You get beautiful pre-made templates that you can use and simply exchange photos and texts. It also comes with an intuitive drag-and-drop method and many easy ways to customize your pages. If you don’t know how to set up a website on your own, I highly recommend Divi Theme.
Starting on 21 November, you get the biggest discount Divi ever had. That means tons of discounts on their products and free prizes, such as an iMac.
So definitely go to the Divi website now, register for the prizes, and get the deals!
Pinterest is still one of the biggest sources of traffic for many blogs and websites. However, pinning manually can be very time-consuming. I’ve been using the tool Tailwind to schedule pins to my boards for years. Here are your benefits:
- Save time by scheduling with Auto Post
- Multiply your reach with perfect-fit hashtags for every post
- SmartSchedule picks the times when your audience is most engaged
- Get better at Pinterest with insightful analytics
It’s also good to know that Tailwind is an official Pinterest & Facebook Partner, so you can rest easy knowing your account is safe.
Extra tip: You can also use Tailwind to schedule your posts for Instagram!
To get the incredible Black Friday deal of 50% off, you need to start your free trial using this link before November 27, 2023. With this, you’ll get 50% off annual plans.
Get those Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals Now!
As said before, I’m not a fan of brainless consumption and the accumulation of new stuff. However, the mentioned products or services are either completely digital or are needed when working online. You can’t go wrong here.
These Black Friday deals for digital nomads and remote workers are definitely worth looking into and I hope this helped you save some money.
Do you know of any other great deals during cyber months that are of value for nomads? Please let us know in the comments below!