What are online gig workers? Updated for 2024

What are online gig workers by Tony de Bree - 2

Updated: May 26, 2024

What are online gig workers?

More and more people are starting online since the beginning of Covid-19 and most of them are online gig workers.

What are online gig workers?

Online gig workers are independent contractors, online platform workers, contract firm workers, on-call workers and temporary workers. Including people working from home and different types of online freelancers.

Other characteristics of online gig workers have are:

  • They are paid per ‘online gig’.
  • They do not have a formal, permanent contract with their employer.
  • They have to pay taxes themselves.
  • They often work from home and/or as digital nomad.
  • They often are solopreneurs.

More: ‘What are  digital economics?’, What is the on-demand economy?, What is a ‘virtual organisation’?’, ‘What are digital services?’, ‘What is a ‘digital product’?’ & What is on-demand learning

Since the beginning of the Covid-19-pandemic, many substitute services and or substitute goods replaced each other in every industry due to  different types of generic of sector-based lockdowns for instance.

Make an appointment today to learn how to make money with online gigs.

If you want to know more about how you can make money with different online gigs next to your day job as side hustle or as fulltime online gig worker, working from home or as digital nomad, ive me a call or app on 06-34387806, or e-mail me here .

Kind regards,
Tony de Bree

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About the Author: tonydebree

Tony de Bree worked in Financial Services including in corporate venturing and e-commerce for 26 years and he made the transition from banker to entrepreneur working from home and making money online with his own "online plan b" with digital products as side-hustles in 2000 and as hybrid business owner since 2011. Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, he helps corporates, small business owners, startups & scaleups to define and implement the best digital survival strategy and he helps managers and employees to become a successful entrepreneur with a personal digital-right skilling plan.

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