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Brian O'Sullivan | August 25, 2017

Since I’ve started blogging for Veryfier, I’ve spoken in general terms about the gig economy; where it’s headed, has it peaked, can people survive on it, etc, etc.  Today, I’m going to take a more personal view since I have been using the gig economy to make money for over two years now.  My previous […]

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December 26, 2016

How to Really Be Sure About Expensive Purchases Online

It’s 11pm and you’ve been looking on eBay all night for the perfect commuter car. You’re about to give up and go to bed and then you see it; it’s the perfect car, at the perfect price. Is it too good to be true? Maybe not, but maybe. How can you know? It’s in Tucson […]

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January 30, 2017

What 2017 Looks Like for the Shared Economy Under President Trump

I’ve touched on how the Trump Administration would affect the Gig Economy, but now that we’re getting into the first 100 days of his presidency, we can really start to see what’s going to change. Nothing drastic is going to happen right now. There are other things on President Trump’s radar right now, so don’t […]

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February 22, 2017

INTRODUCING THE NEXT GREAT APP: VERYFIER!

My posts for this site have consisted primarily of analyzing the Gig Economy, but I’m going to change it up for this week’s post.  After all, we are here blogging on Veryfier’s website, so why don’t we go ahead and give our host some love. VERYFIER Veryfier was the brainchild of Founder and CEO Laurent […]

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March 23, 2017

THE POWER OF THE RENTAL

THE POWER OF THE RENTAL Renting has long had a stigma attached to it. Parents would often ask:  Why are you renting at 30 years old, when you should be buying a house? Why are you leasing a car, when you could buy it and have something to show for it at the end? These […]

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November 3, 2017

There’s no more debating….the Gig Economy is here to stay.

34% Intuit, the owner of Turbo Tax, recently released their findings that the Gig Economy makes up 34% of the workforce.  For someone who writes weekly about the Gig Economy, even I was taken aback by that number.  That means that more than one in every three people works as a freelancer, a number no […]

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March 27, 2017

Why the Gig Economy is Exploding (According to the Facts)

LinkedIn has access to more career data than most funded surveys, and they’ve used this to their advantage. LinkedIn has taken the numbers from their user profiles and compiled the data into a study. And this study is eye-opening for anyone who’s interested in the Gig Economy and the new jobs it’s creating. For starters, […]

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May 4, 2017

The numbers don’t lie…..

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” – Mark Twain via Benjamin Disraeli. That may be true in politics or when you are trying to form someone’s opinion, but here we are just laying out some of the statistics that prove the Gig economy is here to stay.  Some of these […]

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March 8, 2017

THE CELEBRITY OF TECH

The United States loves their celebrities. Not that I really need evidence of this, but if you don’t believe me, go ahead and take a look in the White House. We have likely loved our celebrities since the dawn of time, and companies have long used them as pitchmen or women, but rarely did they have a […]

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February 21, 2017

The Gig Culture of Hollywood

Hollywood is a unique industry in that it is made up of both a massive office-based (I would say 9 to 5, but the hours are usually much longer) infrastructure and a thriving gig culture. There are plenty of ways to make a living in the “Industry” by going to an office every day. There […]

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