The Crowded Future of Freelance Writing Jobs (And Why There’s Room for You)

The Crowded Future of Freelance Writing Jobs (And Why There’s Room for You)

content_standard_skyword“In running what is, essentially, a small business of one, freelancers face many of the same challenges as entrepreneurs. As Schwartz notes, these struggles include “exposure to opportunities, putting yourself out there and scheduling your clients, making sure your equipment is in proper working order, paying for your own materials and figuring that into your bottom line, actually knowing what business expenses you can deduct and then remembering to save your receipts, paying your own taxes, and being diligent in saving enough money to do so […] and of course having insurance to cover your medical bills.”

Crowded.com itself is another great resource that meets a huge need for freelancers. “In our conversations with the [on-demand] workers that brought us lunch or delivered packages, we started to see a need for a place that aggregates all of these services into one place for the benefit of the worker,” Rubin says. “Even now as the market is emerging in the major cities, most workers we speak to still have no idea about 99 percent of the other platforms and opportunities out there. Discovery of new on-demand gigs and getting people more consistent work are the two main objectives of Crowded.com.”

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The Crowded Future of Freelance Writing Jobs (And Why There’s Room for You)

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