I don’t know where I’m going, but I’m on my way” – Carl Sandburg

So you’re ready to become a digital nomad and travel the world while working? Or maybe you are already on the road but are looking for a little bit of help in organizing and prioritizing your life and work.

Luckily, in this day in age, thanks to the abundance of technology at our fingertips, there are so many websites and apps that can help enhance the lives of remote workers.

Whether you are looking for a new remote job, are on the hunt for a co-working space on the other side of the world, need to up your productivity factor, or be better at keeping your finances in check — here are some of the best websites and apps for remote workers.

To find a remote job…

With a hand-curated list of remote jobs, Remote.co should be your first stop when looking for a job that lets you live life on the road. Ranging from customer service jobs, developer jobs, to sales jobs, and a wide array of other remote posts, this site is filled with opportunities.

Boasting over 50 career categories, Flexjobs.com allows you to organize job postings in a variety of ways, such as by time commitment (freelance to full-time), or skill level (entry-level to executive). Unlike many other jobs posting sites, Flexjobs screens all of their jobs beforehand, which makes your life a whole lot easier.

One of the most talked about websites for digital nomads, Upwork offers a global freelancing platform where businesses and independent professionals connect and collaborate remotely.
Here you can find a wide range of remote jobs from virtual assistants to mobile app developers.

If you are a designer, Dribble is where you need to be searching. In the righthand side of the home page, click the location tab and choose “remote / anywhere” to find yourself an online gig.

Many digital nomads want to continue building their career, while also being free to move around. AngelList is a website for startup jobs, and when searching for a position, if you click on “Job Type” and choose “Remote OK,” you may just find what you are looking for.

To find a co-working space…

Desks Near Me is an online database that helps you find workspace all around the world. From private desks to shared office spaces, meeting rooms, and more, you can find a spot to work for a daily, weekly, or monthly period.

You have to get out of your AirBnB every once in a while, and WorkFrom shows you the best coffee shops and cafes around where you are located. Free to join this service, you can read unbiased opinions on coffee shops wi-fi connection, noise range, general atmosphere, and flat white quality from digital nomads just like you.

To maintain your productivity…

As a digital nomad, there is a high likelihood that you are working or collaborating with people who are in different locales around the globe. This can make keeping track of time zones incredibly tricky. Whether you need to know your deadline to the hour, be on calls at certain times, or sending follow-ups, proposals and invoices at the right time of the day, Every Time Zone is the best tool for keeping proper track of time zones all around the world.

Being a digital nomad means that you are going to spend hours and hour son your laptop, but it doesn’t imply that you need to be damaging your eyes. F.lux is a much-loved software add-on that automatically adjusts the color of your computer’s screen according to the time of day – warm at night and sunlight during the day.

Not only does it enable you to have more productive morning sessions and more chilled out evenings, but it also aids in maintaining healthy sleeping patterns as the blue light from your devices can negatively impact them.

Ask any digital nomad there greatest, on-going challenge and nine times out of ten it will be “time management”. Being entirely in charge of your days and hours necessitates an intense amount of self-discipline to ensure everything gets done.

Rescue Time assists because it provides you with an accurate picture of how much time you spend doing specific activities or browsing certain sites. Then, at the end of each week, you will receive an email with an overview of how you have spent your time.

Simply install it on your laptop and all your devices and track where your time is going.

Additionally, you can use Rescue Time for billing clients, as you can create more accurate hourly invoices from knowing precisely how much time you’ve spent working on a particular task or project.

To keep your finances in check…

Every digital nomad needs to have XE Currency saved as a bookmark on their laptop and downloaded as an app on their phone or tabled. How else are you going to be able to keep up with the latest conversion rates between different currencies?

For those in the know, Trail Wallet Travel Budget App is a secret weapon for keeping your finances in check while living on the road. The app is not only beautiful to look at and easy-to-use, but it is also powerful and efficient.

The app allows you to classify your expenses by country or by month and state your maximum daily budgets. Then you add each time you spend. It converts currencies for you and shows you how much money you have left in your budget.

Powerful for the day-to-day, the app also enables you to analyze the cost of existing and working in different cities and countries.

It is not just your personal finances you need to keep track of; you also need to monitor your business-related expenses. Xero is the online bookkeeping and accounting service of choice for most digital nomads as it is simple yet effective. You can send invoices, keep track of your cash-flow and set payment notifications on credit cards and recruiting payments.

Download the app on your iOS or Android device so that you can stay on track at all times.

Those are our thirteen essential websites and apps for remote workers! Do you use any of these? Have you found any life-changing websites or apps while being on the road?

Let us know in the comments below!