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This exchange is typically conducted via some form of online marketplace, where workers are presented with potential microgigs (individual projects paying some set amount, either per hour or per unit of output) from which they can choose.
 
This exchange is typically conducted via some form of online marketplace, where workers are presented with potential microgigs (individual projects paying some set amount, either per hour or per unit of output) from which they can choose.
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The microemployment sector is sometimes referred to as "the [[gig economy]]".
 
==Directory==
 
==Directory==
* Amazon ([[Amazon.com|main article]]):
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* Amazon [https://worker.mturk.com/projects Mechanical Turk] ([[Amazon.com|Amazon]]): perform a wide variety of online tasks
** [https://worker.mturk.com/projects Mechanical Turk]: perform a wide variety of online tasks
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* [[Etsy]] (avg income: $40/mo<ref name=ent2017 />)
** [[Amazon Flex|Flex]]: deliver packages
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* [[Fiverr]] (avg income: $60/mo<ref name=ent2017 />)
* [https://www.rev.com/freelancers rev.com]: transcribe/caption/translate audio and video
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* [[Rev.com]] ([https://www.rev.com/freelancers freelance signup]): transcribe/caption/translate audio and video
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* [[Takl]] ([https://takl.com/ site]): odd jobs, mostly physical labor
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* [[TaskRabbit]] (avg income: $110/mo<ref name=ent2017 />)
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** [https://www.taskrabbit.com/become-a-tasker Work with TaskRabbit]
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** not available in all areas
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* [https://start.askwonder.com/researcher/signup Wonder]: do research
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===driving/car required===
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* [[Amazon Flex|Flex]] ([[Amazon.com|Amazon]]): deliver packages
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* [[DoorDash]] (avg income: $100/mo<ref name=ent2017 />)
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* [[Getaround]] (avg income: $70/mo<ref name=ent2017 />)
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* [[Lyft]]: taxi service (avg income: $220/mo<ref name=ent2017 />)
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* [[Postmates]] (avg income: $70/mo<ref name=ent2017 />)
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* [[Uber]]: taxi service (avg income: $155/mo<ref name=ent2017 />)
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===property required===
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* [[Airbnb]]: rent out your home (avg income: $440/mo<ref name=ent2017 />)
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==Links==
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===Discussion===
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* '''2019-10-02''' [https://thisonlineworld.com/micro-task-websites/ 21 Websites To Find Micro Tasks – How To Make Beermoney Every Month]
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* '''2019-09-23''' [https://ask.metafilter.com/337839/Online-odd-jobs-self-employment-sung-to-the-tune-of-TMNT Online odd jobs/self-employment (sung to the tune of TMNT)]
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* [https://www.reddit.com/r/WorkOnline/ r/WorkOnline]: not just microjobs, though
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===Reference===
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* Wikipedia:
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** {{l/wp|Micro job}}
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** {{l/wp|Microwork}}
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==Footnote==
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<ref name=ent2017>'''2017-07-06''' [https://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/296879 What You'll Really Earn on Uber, Airbnb and TaskRabbit Every Month]</ref>
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</references>

Latest revision as of 01:58, 18 November 2019

About

Microemployment is a socio-economic phenomenon which emerged primarily in the 2010s as a result of increasing automation of services. It allows large corporations to distribute labor needs at minimum cost to themselves (typically by externalizing those costs to the workers), while making it easier for workers now unable to find traditional employment (as a result of the diminishing quantity of such) to nonetheless obtain some level of income in exchange for their labor.

This exchange is typically conducted via some form of online marketplace, where workers are presented with potential microgigs (individual projects paying some set amount, either per hour or per unit of output) from which they can choose.

The microemployment sector is sometimes referred to as "the gig economy".

Directory

driving/car required

property required

  • Airbnb: rent out your home (avg income: $440/mo[1])

Links

Discussion

Reference

Footnote