One of the best things about freelancing is that you can do it from anywhere.
Right now, I'm sitting in a hotel room in Arizona. I'm hundreds of miles away from home, but I'm still getting some work done. I am working on a restricted schedule, but working nonetheless. And that's one of the great things about owning a business focused on freelancing.
There are a number of business models you can use for a home business, but one of the things I like about freelancing is that it can be done from anywhere. Freelancing works well for me because it doesn't require me to have a product, so I don't have to create and ship it. With freelancing, you basically monetize what you know.
All you really need — beyond your knowledge — is a laptop and an Internet connection. Of course, it's not always that simple. Sometimes you do need a little bit more. When I travel, I bring my work calendar, as well as a whiteboard and market to help me keep track of my priorities. Other than that, though, I'm pretty set no matter where I go, whether I'm in a hotel room, or whether I'm sitting by a pool.
Now, I just need a way to block out the Disney cartoons my son is watching…