Updated: October 1, 2023
What is a gig in the online gig economy?
Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic worldwide in 2020, the Online Gig Economy has grown even faster than ever before since 2001. What is a gig in the online gig economy?
“The term gig and therefor also online gig comes from musicians and is short for ‘engagement’. It describes a job or task that lasts for only a specified short period of time without a fixed contract”
Examples of entrepeneurs that are successful in the online gig economy are part-time of full-time online freelancers, men and women working at home or digital nomads.
Also read: What is the online shakeout?, Making Money In The Online Gig Economy & Saving Money In The Online Gig Economy
Large online platforms like Uber and Airbnb play an important role in what is called The online platform economy in the online gig economy, but for people making money at home or anywhere online including online freelancers and smart entrepreneurs that want to make and save money online, online platforms like Fiverr and Upwork are as important.
But even better is to offer your different online gigs yourself directly to your existing customers and contacts like I am doing since 2001. Read, watch and bookmark these posts on ‘The Online Gigeconomy’.
Survive the online shakeout and an start to make money with online gigs today.
Do you want to know more about how you can successfully earn money and save money online in the gig economy as hybrid entrepreneur next to you dayjob and/or as online freelancer with online gigs? Send me an email here or app me on 0031634387806 for a free complimentary virtual consultation.
Kind regards, Tony de Bree
p.p.s. That is me by the way in the mockup when I was studying and playing my electric guitar in the garden in 1976……