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It's Time to Take Second Look at the Direct Selling Industry

Who doesn't want to earn extra money? Thanks to digital technology, we now have an unprecedented opportunity to sell our crafts on Etsy, work part-time for Uber, or rent out a spare bedroom via Airbnb. Download an app, enter some information and images, and we're in business. While experts scramble to find the actual job impact of the 'gig' economy, there is a growing consensus that project work is steadily increasing, given the dramatic rise of 1099s filed by freelancers and W2 numbers filed by employers over the past 20 years.
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