Gig Economy News: Adapt to Survive


Adaptability is invaluable for anybody who wants to pursue their dreams and tackle the exciting world of building their own business. You may have clear goals and a well-laid plan, but if you can’t adapt to the rapidly changing digital landscape or to your customers’ evolving needs then your plan – even though it is crucial – could sink you. This week’s Gig Economy News is all about how to stay flexible and adapt to real-life situations that occur for every entrepreneur.

Keep Up

The reality of being a modern entrepreneur is that you need to always stay on top of digital and social trends that are driving consumers who may be potential customers. Keeping up with the times isn’t always simple, but it’s a key investment of your time and energy. Here are Forbes’ tips for staying on your toes in the fast-paced modern world.

Invest in Yourself

Whether you’re a one-person show or the leader of a team, you are your business’ most important employee and self-care is absolutely critical for the health of your business! Staying healthy when stress is an ever-present part of life isn’t always simple, but it is doable and it is essential for being able to adapt to any challenges that may pop up. Here are our tips for staying healthy even when working from home.

Think Positive

More and more research shows the power of positive thinking, both for your personal life and your professional life. Keeping a positive outlook can actually influence your work, your results, and your interactions with clients for the better. Staying positive however, isn’t always something that comes naturally to everyone, so here are some tips for staying positive in any situation. This is one small adaptation you can make which can have a major impact.

Stay Aware of Your Competition

If adaptability is important, then responding to the reality of your competitive landscape is even more so. It may not always be fun, but staying aware of what your competitors are doing is an important part of running a business. Here are our insights to help you address and overcome any competition that may come your way.

What does being adaptable as an entrepreneur mean to you? Tell us in the comments!

Hannah Curran
Hannah Curran is Fiverr's Social Media and Content Manager. Originally from Connecticut, she lives in California and works out of our San Francisco office. Have an idea for the Fiverr blog? Connect with her on LinkedIn.

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M Calderon

I would add, be debt free which allows you to be flexible and take bolder decisions.


Very smart tips for seller

Kamruzzaman Babu
Kamruzzaman Babu

This is a most important blog and it’s a very helpful for us . Thanks for sharing .

Muhammad Yasir
Muhammad Yasir

I know that Fiverr is not sending buyers to sellers. It is very upsetting. First they show a way to earn and now they their self cutting the way. It is not good.


If what you are selling is worthy, you will get buyers.