I have a motto of living life to the full. I love entrepreneurship, adventure, travelling, and all things related to the online world and technology.
Hello there. I’m Natalie Sisson, a Kiwi Entrepreneur and Adventurer. My speciality is ensuring that entrepreneurs find creative ways to run their business from anywhere using online tools, social media and outsourcing.
I travel the world running my business from planes, trains, boats and cafes while literally living out of a suitcase thanks to building a truly amazing platform online with the Suitcase Entrepreneur.
The Journey To Becoming An Online Influencer
After 10 years in the corporate world in high level brand management, business development, marketing and communications roles i New Zealand and Europe, I left it all behind to co-found a technology company.
In 2008 Connection Point Systems was formed in Vancouver Canada and we built FundRazr, currently the number one fundraising application on Facebook.
In late April 2010 I decided to go full time with my passion of building a rocking online presence and online business with the Suitcase Entrepreneur. I now have a 6 figure online business built entirely upon social media and online tools.
I have multiple revenue streams including a biz shop of information products and programs designed to ensure entrepreneurs and professionals better understand how to streamline their business, build their brand and use social media to engage with clients and generate leads and revenue.
I also coach entrepreneurs on building a thriving online business, I offer social media personal training, run a Social Media Club and run Social Media for Business Workshops around the world (Vancouver, NYC, Los Angeles and Auckland so far).
I know it’s possible to live a location independent lifestyle and run a successful business getting paid to do what you love and using your natural skills and talent to benefit others. I wouldn’t change this for the world.
I’m lucky to have wonderful parents from both sides of the war (Germany and England) who chose New Zealand as the place to bring me and my wonderfully talented sister into the world. It’s tough finding a better place than paradise to grow up in
Summers on the beach, hiking, playing tennis and visits with great family friends, interspersed with winters on the mountain or taking off to Europe and beyond on numerous family vacations means I have a passion for travel. My goal is to visit half the countries in the world and at 41 and counting I have some way to go!
I am thankful for my folks sending me to an all female school that only tolerated excellence and a university that allowed me to cram two excellent business degrees into 4 years whilst allowing me to enter the real world of work in between study.
I’ve dabbled in modelling, TV sports presenting and even winning a Regional Body Sculpting competition and competing nationally.
And life just seems to keep getting better for me. Moving to London, England in 2006 I racked up 300 consecutive days of travel around Europe and became adept at living out of a suitcase. I played Ultimate Frisbee on too many beautiful beaches and luscious fields with the most wonderful free spirited community of players I’ve ever known.
Then on to Canada where I lived for close to two years while still travelling to Costa Rica, Europe and the US before going to live in Argentina from December 2010 for 6 months. Now back in New Zealand before heading to Africa, the journey just carries on.
I got to experience breaking a world record in 2007 with the Sisterhood by Dragon Boating across the English Channel (yes Kate Middleton was part of this crew for a few weeks) and raising lots of money for great charities. I was part of the GB women’s team that won the first Gold Medal for UK at the World Beach championships in Brazil. In 2012 I will be biking from Kenya to Capetown and raising money for my favourite charities supporting the future of tomorrow – young girls.