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Discover the tactics seasoned Uber and Lyft drivers use to secure consistent 5-star ratings.
Nov 27, 2023
Be a stock owner in the companies you hustle with.
Nov 14, 2023
Time is money. Learn how to strike the perfect balance between time, productivity, and income in the gig economy.
Oct 26, 2023
Diversify your income with these unique gig platforms to earn in unconventional ways.
Oct 12, 2023
Your roadmap to financial resilience in challenging gig times.
Sep 28, 2023
WWYD if DoorDash texted you?
Jun 23, 2023
Being in the northeast last week was a tough time to be a gig worker. Canadian wildfires caused a strange orange haze to hit major cities like New York, Philadelphia, Boston and others.
Jun 15, 2023
It’s HOT out there. Riding through the muggy city streets the past few days has felt like peak summer, and this is just the start.
Jun 02, 2023
Of all the news happening around us in the gig economy these past few weeks, the big question seems to be “Is Lyft going to make it?”
May 17, 2023
Let’s get honest for a moment… as much as we all love the freedom and autonomy that gig work delivers, at the end of the day, we want to get paid!
May 03, 2023
With all the recent talk about A.I., or Artificial Intelligence, we thought we’d have some fun with ChatGPT (a popular new A.I. tool) and get it to write you a quick introduction.
Apr 19, 2023
With over 30k regular readers and overwhelming positive feedback on our content, we're excited to take our reach to the next level.
Apr 06, 2023
Hold onto your hats because we've got some juicy gig news for you this week. But that's not all, folks! We're also thrilled to announce the launch of a brand new contest.
Mar 22, 2023
I don’t know about you, but we’re getting real tired of gig workers losing out on work for reasons out of their control.
Mar 09, 2023
There’s not often a lot of glamor in the work we do, but there can be rare moments where we experience something special. Have you ever had a newly-wed couple get in your car after leaving city hall? Perhaps you’ve been the hero showing up at the door of a kid’s birthday party with their coveted food order!
Feb 22, 2023
I won’t spill all the details, but this GrubHub story is painful to read. What do you do after $1,000 of food shows up on your doorstep?
Feb 09, 2023
This story is interesting for two reasons. Firstly, if you’re one of the 5,000 Instacart Shoppers entitled to this payout, kudos to you. Go grab that money while it’s there.
Jan 25, 2023
This year at The Gig Life, we have a few goals of our own. We’d like to reach over 100,000 gig workers and increase our reach and influence on important issues that impact your work and your lives.
Jan 11, 2023
We expect that 2023 will be the year of the gig life. Higher consumer demand will fuel gig marketplaces, motivating more people to take control of their careers by joining the ranks of gig workers, and in turn adding fuel to the fight for better working conditions.
Dec 28, 2022
It’s that time of year again. The shopping rush is upon us and Shoppers and Couriers on Amazon Flex, Instacart, and other gig platforms are feeling the squeeze.
Dec 14, 2022
You’re among 30,000 other passionate gig workers subscribed to what was previously known as the Gig News Digest. This is the new and improved version!
Nov 30, 2022