She was pregnant.
It was Friday morning when she found out. Friday afternoon, she got fired. She had two other kids to feed, and no idea how to do it. So she did what anyone who needed side cash would have done back in 2011.
She put an ad on Craigslist for her WordPress services.
No one responded. She scoured the web for new freelance platforms, and found one called Fiverr. Saturday afternoon, she joined. A year later, she is a top seller. She is known as the WordPress Queen. Her kids have food on the table. She is not a stand-alone success story.
Job security is a total myth, a scam that lulls you into a false sense of security so you do what you are told. But people are starting to catch on. It’s scary to just have one job. You are a slave. Your entire financial future and mental well-being is in the hands of one person. This is true for both entrepreneurs and employees. Lucky for all of us who don’t want to be slaves to the demands of one boss, Fiverr exists.
Fiverr is the world’s largest marketplace for creative and professional services. I’ve been using them for years, and they have saved me on several occasions. I visited their New York City Office and met with their Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), David Manela … Read more