Jessica Mehring May 3, 2021 As a technology copywriter and strategic consultant, I’m often asked how I manage multiple big clients with such a small team — especially since I personally manage each client relationship and do most of the writing. The answer isn’t as complex as you might think. And it doesn’t involve 80-hour … Continue reading My Secrets to Getting More Writing Projects Completed (Without Sacrificing Quality or Working Weekends)
Stefan Palios February 8, 2021 Freelancing and gig work is exploding due to the COVID-19 pandemic, shedding new light on how little protection many gig workers have. In the latest case, Amazon is in the hot seat. As a result of a new ruling against Amazon Flex, federal agencies in the United States are looking … Continue reading Gig Workers May Get More Protections In the United States
Dave Sutton September 2, 2020 The gig economy has transformed the business landscape significantly. Employers have access to a global pool of talent. Businesses benefit through lower costs and increased productivity. Freelancers benefit through a better work-life balance, improved work environment, and access to better employment opportunities. It’s the win-win nature of the gig economy … Continue reading Gearing Up for an Expanding Gig Economy [Infographic]
Peter Daisyme June 17, 2020 The gig economy is in high gear. What was already a growing sector of the economy has been supercharged by the coronavirus pandemic. More and more employers are wondering what the gig economy’s future looks like. They see it scaling, but they also see gig workers struggling with challenges like … Continue reading 7 Hotspots of the Gig Economy
Daglar Cizmeci — May 20, 2020 For all the uncertainty that Coronavirus has caused worldwide, there’s one thing that we can be sure of: remote work is booming. The rise of working from home (WFH) is logical considering global lockdowns and the necessity of self-isolation, but it’s still impressive to see how swiftly workers and … Continue reading Remote Momentum: Has COVID Caused a Gig Economy Boom?
Choncé Maddox — May 20, 2020 The feast or famine aspect of freelancing doesn’t sit well with most people. Sometimes it can seem like a ton of work is coming in. Other times, it can be stressful as you struggle to just break even for the month. Getting consistent gigs as a freelancer can seem … Continue reading How to Land Consistent Gigs as a Freelancer
Chris Christoff — January 6, 2020 In recent years, freelance writing has taken off and become a fruitful career for many. As more people gravitate towards working from home and being their own boss, freelancing gains popularity. In the U.S. alone, there are 57 million freelancers and 51 percent say they wouldn’t return to a … Continue reading How to Land Your First Freelance Writing Gig in 2020
Brian Wallace — November 19, 2019 Follow @nowsourcing The gig economy is at its peak with no plans of slowing down. By 2021, gig workers – freelance, independent, and contract workers – will outnumber traditional employees. Contrary to popular belief, gig work has been available for over 100 years, although today’s gig economy has taken … Continue reading The History and Future of the Gig Economy [Infographic]
Brian Wallace — August 28, 2019 Follow @nowsourcing — August 28, 2019 Since the Great Recession, gig jobs have been celebrated as the economy of the future – but after a decade, are U.S. workers still making a profit on gig jobs? Many of the biggest gig startups were created because of the Great Recession … Continue reading Is the Gig Economy Over? [Infographic]
Karl Sakas — March 20, 2019 Follow @KarlSakas — March 20, 2019 Here’s a simple workflow for handling urgent “work faster” rush requests from your agency’s clients! What if one of your clients wants you to work faster than usual? They should pay a 20-100% “rush fee” or other convenience surcharge—but what are the steps … Continue reading Clients in a Hurry? Use This Rush Workflow Framework to Get Paid!