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Operating a Business Without a Permanent Address

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This story appears in the February 2014 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

With a scheduled client call ahead of her, Marisa Murgatroyd raced on a scooter through the streets of Ubud, Bali, toward an internet cafe that usually has a good connection. She arrived to find that a stray cat had fallen on the line, knocking out Wi-Fi. She missed her client call. Soon after, Murgatroyd returned to Los Angeles to deal with late taxes and a lapsed car registration.

Illustration © Ben Wiseman

Occasional stumbles aside, the founder of branding and internet marketing agency Live Your Message has operated without a permanent address since October 2012--and has managed to triple her annual revenue to mid-six figures, while living the dream of nonstop travel.

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