Consultants, artists, graphic designers,
writers, actors, accountants, lawyers, and small
entrepreneurs – we are the collective ‘Gig Worker’
that is revolutionizing the American economy. 

Work When You Want,
Where You Want.

Take A Look Inside
The Freelance Nation

Gone are the days where all college graduates sought lifetime careers with blue chip corporations, where they could expect to be able to buy a house in the suburbs, receive a generous retirement package, and enjoy a healthy work life balance.

Enter the Internet. Enter Elance.com. Enter the ability to build VOIP telecom systems out of your home on a shoestring budget. To manage virtual armies around the world. And that’s just the beginning.

Traditionally, being a solo entrepreneur came with a social stigma; you were self-employed if you couldn’t get a regular job. Today, the opportunities for contingent, project-based work are expanding.

Consultants, artists, graphic designers, writers, actors, accountants, lawyers, and small entrepreneurs – we are the collective ‘Gig Worker’ that is revolutionizing the American economy.

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Chapter Overviews

A look at the breakdown of the Freelance Nation. From the reasons why it’s happening, to how to do it yourself. Load more to see them all.

The Work History on America’s Resume

Why We Are Going Freelance

We Are the Freelance Nation

What Makes it Possible?

How to Do It (The Launch)

Legal, Taxes & Leadership

The Freelance Fork in the Road