Frequently Asked Questions

If you’re not quite sure where to begin, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled some FAQs to help you make the most of GigSpace.

What is GigSpace?
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At GigSpace, our mission is to make the gig economy work for everyone. We do this through education and empowerment, helping you work smarter and earn more. See our About Us page for more information.

Why use GigSpace?
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GigSpace helps readers make smarter decisions by comparing various work opportunities (“gigs”) available across a variety of industries. Our goal is to make it simple for you to compare your options with one easy-to-use site so you can choose the best gigs.

What makes GigSpace different?
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GigSpace is built by the gig economy, for the gig economy. We want to make a positive impact to our readers in everything we do. Our approach – from our educational advice provided by our team of experts to our comparison tool – is informed by research and data on the lived realities of the gig workforce. We’re hyper-focused on helping you prioritize your work and money goals that feel most important to you.

How much does GigSpace cost?
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GigSpace is free for all our readers.

How is GigSpace free to use?
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GigSpace will always be a free resource to our readers. We are reader-supported through affiliate links. This means if you find our content helpful and sign up through links on this website, we may receive compensation.

How was GigSpace started?
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GigSpace was started in response to the COVID-19, as gig workers provided critical services ranging from food delivery to caretaking amidst the pandemic, despite a lack of centralized resources. GigSpace aims to provide this resource with earnings transparency, objective advice, upskilling opportunities, and a community providing a voice to everyday gig workers.

How do I unsubscribe from GigSpace emails?
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If you’d like to unsubscribe from the GigSpace newsletter, you can click the "unsubscribe" link found at the bottom of the original email you received from us. If you are still having issues, please email

How can I contact GigSpace?
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Feel free to contact us directly, and our team can help answer any questions.

What is the gig economy?
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Gig economy is a term used to describe the growing trend of companies offering independent, supplemental, temporary, freelance, and/or contract-based work. Workers who fulfill this type of work are often called gig workers.

Does the gig economy provide its workers with any benefits?
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Joining the gig economy has many benefits such as deciding your own hours, the freedom of work without binding contracts, the ability to choose your own work, and the ability to earn income from multiple sources. Many individuals work gigs in addition to a typical day job as a secondary source of income. Technology has made it easier than ever to find various work opportunities across different industries and services.

Are there any downsides to the gig economy?
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GigSpace believes that technology and social forces will continue to fuel the gig economy – a nascent area of the labor force. However, the gig economy’s high growth results in a lack of educational resources that are clear, trustworthy, and inclusive. GigSpace aims to solve this pain point for our everyday readers.

Who makes up the gig economy?
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The gig workforce is a diverse community of 57MM individuals in the United States. Over one-third of the entire US labor force (and over half 18-22 year olds) participate in the gig economy. The gig economy accounts for over $1 trillion in annual business.

How do gig economy jobs work?
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The specific of gigs vary based on the industry and service provided. Gigs can range from driving passengers through apps like Uber or Lyft to providing every day task services through TaskRabbit. GigSpace can help find the best gigs for you through our quiz.

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