Your Goals for 2018

We asked you to share your goals for the year so we can post them here and keep each other accountable! If you want to be added to the list, fill out the form here 🙂

What inspired us to do this? Read our goals for 2018 here.


Elaine Coates

Website: https://laineandmike2015.wixsite.com/wherethehekawie

My Big Goal: Discover what I’m meant to do for a career path by exploring the country and trying out new things and meeting new people.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Find a virtual job(s) while traveling
  • Learn a new language
  • Visit 15 new states

Dianna L.

Website: fourdee.com

My Big Goal: To find enough remote work so I can quit my office job and hit the road.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Build my Etsy business
  • Build and make more instead of vegging after work!
  • Make my website not suck. I’m a developer, not a designer!

Christian Genco

Website: gen.co/2018

My Big Goal: Work 2,080 pomodoros

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Finish 40 week-long project goals
  • Publish 12 book outlines
  • 6 course outlines
  • 6 YouTube videos
  • Keep <20 starred emails daily
  • Keep inbox 0
  • Exercise and meditate daily

Anne Barnehorst

Website: www.offtoseetheview.com

My Big Goal: Pay off my truck by December 11th

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Be fully present in my life
  • Walk my dog 365 miles (365 mile challenge)
  • Complete the 52 Hike Challenge Adventure Series

Sara R.

My Big Goal: Buy my first camper van!

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Start a blog.
  • Feel healthier.
  • Have an adventure.

Nikki Chi

Website: www.NikkiChi.com

My Big Goal: To build my freelance content writing and editing business

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Post consistently 1 new blog per week on my website
  • Meditate daily
  • Read a book per month

Shelley Dennis

Website: PhotoTrippingAmerica.com

My Big Goal: To create a mobile photography business that generates an income in excess of $5,000 per month from classes, art show sales, stock & commercial photography and drone footage sales

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • To build affiliate income to $2,500 per month
  • To become more outgoing by meeting and staying in contact with at least 100 other mobile entrepreneurs and trade ideas & encouragement
  • To build my Etsy store income to $1,000 per month

Kathryn Sink

My Big Goal: Opening an Etsy store

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Emergency Fund of 5K
  • 6 months of living expenses (18k) in interest bearing accounts
  • Debt Free!

Eva Jorge

My Big Goal: Comenzar mi vida de nomada en un RV (Translated: Begin my life as a nomad in an RV)

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • deshacerme de los objetos que invaden mi casa y mi vida (Translated: get rid of the objects that invade my house and my life)

Bridgette C.

My Big Goal: Pay off 50% of our debt (In progress)

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Save money and purchase our RV (In progress)
  • Downsize our house/belongings by at least a third (In progress)

Cherie Ve Ard

Technomadia

My Big Goal: Work Less. Play More. Update: Making conscious moves in our business to accommodate this, work in progress

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Avoid hurricanes. Update: In Progress RV stored out of hurricane zone, boat about to start the journey!
  • Feel balanced more often than not. Update: Definite improvements here, always a work in progress
  • Lots of time with loved ones. Update: Doing pretty good here, can always do better!

Stephen and Stephany Dedman

Website: www.onagreatjourney.com

My Big Goal: To have mission opportunities in all 50 states and create a community through our online media that would allow us to reach the most with our resources possible.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Lower our debt
  • Be more intentional with people we meet.
  • Create lasting memories as a family

Ellie Pell

Website: www.eatrunpavement.com

My Big Goal: My 2018 goal is to try all the Ithaca, NY restaurants, cafes and eateries. Now that I’m living in my van, I have some more disposable income (not tons because I still have loans to pay off) so I want to use it a bit to eat lunch! This goal is challenging because I’ve always told myself not to spend money uselessly. However, going out for meals adds value to my life, so I want to do it!


Randi Valtierra

Website: Minivango.wordpress.com

My Big Goal: Keep up with my blog schedule

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Keep my 3.9 this semester

John McManaman

Website: journeytostsomewhere.com

My Big Goal: Pay off as much debt as possible.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Get better at blogging and posting to my socials consistently.
  • Read more books in my downtime.
  • Finally decide on my next RV.

Elaine McGhee

My Big Goal: Start next chapter with my family adventure

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Land optimal location-independent job
  • Healthy habits
  • More quality family time

Samantha Branch

Website: www.facebook.com/art.by.samantha.branch

My Big Goal: Complete issues 2 and 3 of my comic book

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Lose weight
  • Save enough $$ to go to Universal
  • Draw a picture every day

Amanda Figlio

Website: BettyLouHosting.com

My Big Goal: Double the number of Betty Lou Hosting clients within six months.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Finish the RV remodel
  • Sell the house and hit the road by April
  • Find time to pickup my artwork again
  • Launch my blog fernwehletters.com

Jessica Stevens

My Big Goal: Purchase an RV and get it travel ready by my standards.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Work out a MINIMUM of 3 days/week for at least 30 minutes.
  • Start a podcast (trying to think of a good title still…)
  • Sign up for grad school (research science which will also hopefully fuel the blog I’d like to start)

Elizabeth Seney

Website: www.themobilemontessorian.com

My Big Goal: Publish one blog per week on my Mobile Montessorian website

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Monetize my blog with affiliates and followers
  • Create and update a nutrition and socialization database in each location we visit
  • Create direct purchase shops for my educational materials inside my website with 12 new products in each category

Kelsey H.

Website: www.travellingtutor.ca

My Big Goal: To generate passive income (haven’t started yet) of $1000/month

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Run an ultra marathon
  • Match pre-travel income while on the road

Ewan Towne

Website: CerebralAdvantage.net

My Big Goal: To make $1,000 per month from my books and website by the end of 2018

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • To publish 10 Kindle books
  • To publish at least two quality posts per month on my website
  • To build an email list of at least 500 subscribers

Andrea Palaia

Website: andreapalaia.com

My Big Goal: To inspire people to convert to clean beauty and living, particularly in Dallas

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Learn the science of a viral video
  • Stop being a perfectionist
  • Don’t look at time as a barrier

Sallie Draper

Website: marydtherv.com

My Big Goal: Downsize, sell our house and cars, buy a suitable tow car, and start full-time RVing in July while both my husband and I continue to work our full-time remote tech jobs!

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Start one or more legitimate side-hustles that turn a profit by the end of the year.
  • Blog our adventures.
  • Enjoy the view!

Daniel Jacobson

My Big Goal: Save at least 30% of our pretax (gross pay) towards our investment/retirement accounts

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Lose 15+ lbs in the 1st 6 months of the year and keep it off the rest of the year.
  • Refinance our house to get rid of the PMI.
  • Then my more ambiguous goal, spend more individual time with each of my three daughters.

Tonya Denmark

Website: www.detailorientedtraveler.com

My Big Goal: Earn $1,000 monthly revenue from blog

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Reduce client load
  • Write 73 blog posts
  • Create 2 products to sell

Philip Burger

Website: 42devs.com

My Big Goal: Start up 42devs.com website design online course then enroll and train others to successfully start their website design business. Offer intro courses every 2 months and advanced courses in between.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Have an amazing time traveling and working with my family.
  • Go on an Alaskan cruise.
  • Relax and be happy each day!

Carla Bober

My Big Goal: Become an Director in my field

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Create financial freedom for myself.
  • Read 50 books.
  • Start a blog.

Iftikhar Khan

Website: k12tostemcareer.com

My Big Goal: Grow K12toSTEMCareer.com community list to 1000

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Get 1000 subscribers to YouTube channel

Becky Garrison

My Big Goal: Downsize and Sell the House

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Retire on December 31, 2018

Trina Long

My Big Goal: To build my eBay store to 1,000 + listings.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Replace flooring in our house and other upgrades to prepare it for selling. We want to be ready to full time in the next 3 years.

Mariel P.

Website: mpdreams.wordpress.com/

My Big Goal: to earn money through my Etsy store

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Learn a thing or two on investing/stock trading
  • Lose weight through healthy eating
  • Rebuild and rebrand my blog

Betsy Vera

My Big Goal: Pay off debts

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Start blogging
  • Losing weight

CJ Harvey

My Big Goal: To get up at least 3 x a week on or before 7:30am – I am not a morning person! But, my man is and as we are doing a lot of traveling this year, it is imperative I get my butt out of bed earlier to get an early start to beat the crowds and have more time to see/do.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Visit at least 3 national parks
  • Downsize – get rid of stuff we don’t need/use in the house, basement, garage and shed – donate, trash it or sell it – to pave the way to our goal of moving in 3-4 years to a smaller home to travel more. Yard work alone eats up 40% of our available time spring through fall.
  • Stop shrinking (seriously!) -was 5’2″- now 5’1″ – searching solutions to achieve this.

KO Kimmie

Website: koamanzi.photography

My Big Goal: To move into a boat (or RV) full-time. 90% sure will be a boat.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Get my photography up and running.
  • Get my blog up and running.
  • Get my company let me work remote.

Rachael Bryson

Website: sporadicsojourns.com

My Big Goal: Start a Youtube channel

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Learn to play the Muppet Show Theme Song on the violin (I don’t play violin…yet!)

Eryk & Melinda Collings

Website: www.PookieAndTheBear.com

My Big Goal: Eryk’s big goal is to master the Adobe Suite. Melinda’s big goal is to strike a better balance between work and life.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Yellowstone is at the top of the list!
  • In addition to that would be getting our health back in check. Our major lifestyle change of living in an RV came along with a lot of pizza and craft beer.

Shelley Roy

My Big Goal: Make it to Fulltime status and get the heck out of Louisiana by the end of Spring 2018!

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Consistently improve my mindset.

Scott Freiman

Website: thebizdevsource.com (launching 1/18)

My Big Goal: Start my own business

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Launch my blog/vlog and webstore
  • Transition to a more plant-based diet/lose weight
  • Do stand up at an open mic event

Ron Z.

Website: beadsbugsandbows.blogspot.com

My Big Goal: Get a summer job, save for a class c for full-timing in.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Boost our blog followers and views
  • Start a youtube channel

Cindy Scott

Website:  cindersmedia.com

My Big Goal: Switch my website over from a digital resume to a blog. Write one blog a week.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Obtain 10 new clients.
  • Launch my teachable course.

Nick True

Website: mappedoutmoney.com/

My Big Goal: Hit $80k in Freelance/business revenue Update: Ahead of schedule! 

My Other Goals for 2018:

1) Create a morning routine habit and get to the point where I do it every single day. Update: On track!

2) Get into the habit of running/working out 3 times per week Update: On track!

3) Save $26k in long-term savings and investing accounts Update: On track!


Kaelee Beeson

Website: instagram.com/meetthebeesons/

My Big Goal: Take our family on more adventures.

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Grow the travel end of my photography business.
  • Book at least 1 destination wedding.
  • Travel to 3 different cities to host portrait sessions.
  • Take our family on a road trip to Colorado

Kimber Vance

My Big Goal: Sell our house and everything we own – buy an RV and hit the road!

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Tell my conservative parents about our plan!
  • Find a mobile business to sustain us while living the RV life.
  • Learning how to live within our means.

Chris Hoffman

Website: OfficeEscapee.com

My Big Goal: Start Office Escapee blog. DONE!

My Other Goals for 2018:

  • Establish a consistent content creation plan and routine, identify and target content to reader demographics, finalize a thorough list of possible income sources with contacts, both on and off-line( work-camping, part-timing etc.), see some income from site monetization (not necessarily profit).
  • Oh yeah, buy the RV.