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With experts predicting that 40% of the US workforce will transform into independent workers by 2027, freelancing is no longer something people pursue as stop-gap solutions between jobs. It is a legitimate career option. However, in spite of that, freelancers face numerous uncertainties in their work. It is estimated that freelancers end up losing close to $6,000 annually due to clients not paying them.

Why are platforms like Upwork and Fiverr not enough to address issues?

Platforms like Upwork and Fiverr were created to help freelancers gain access to clients (and vice versa). However, their business model sides with the clients entirely — and that makes sense because that is where they generate their revenue from. However, this spells bad news for more independent workers. …

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