The On-Demand Marketplace for Everyone Now Reaches More Than 1,000 Cities
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., June 2, 2016 –– Moonlighting recently announced that more than 100,000 freelancers aka “Moonlighters” are now using its web, Android, and iOS platforms to hire or be hired instantly for virtually any job. The app easily connects people looking for work with people who are ready to hire. Moonlighting’s latest M.O.O.N. report highlights key data and behavioral information regarding the specifics of this phenomenal growth.
In less than 18 months of operation, Moonlighting has become the preeminent destination for Freelancers and Small Businesses looking to get discovered quickly in the emerging, new on-demand economy. Moonlighters can find project work and part-time gigs for themselves and hire other fellow freelancers to fuel their own small business.
“We’re very proud to see Moonlighting catapult to the top of a freelancer’s to-do list,” says Jeff Tennery, Founder and CEO of Moonlighting. “Our marketplace has become the starting point, and the end point, for freelancers who need the right tools to build their dream business and succeed in the gig economy.”
Moonlighting’s innovative platform provides real time hiring tools to help users hire or be hired instantly, right from their mobile device. The recently announced “MoonBeam” is an interactive map feature that allows small business owners a fast and simple way to promote their freelance business and hire other freelancers to help grow their own businesses.
“Since joining Moonlighting, I have been able to increase my network. I have been able to meet new clients and interact with the world in a brand new way. I feel more successful and more confident as a blogger and writer,” says Pamela Ross, Moonlighter from Tulsa, OK.
June’s M.O.O.N report shows that 26% of their jobs are done remotely, highlighting a flourishing space for mobile & website developers, graphic designers, and bloggers like Pamela.
Moonlighting’s meteoric rise has attracted new partnerships in the past year including global wireless leader Verizon, local news media leader McClatchy (publisher of the Miami Herald, the Kansas City Star, and the Sacramento Bee), as well as the Local Media Consortium which consists of more than 1,600 local news outlets across the country.
Moonlighting is the first mobile, on-demand solution that empowers everyone to earn extra money and get tasks done instantly. Moonlighting creates a virtual marketplace for individuals and small businesses to hire or be hired right from their mobile device. Through the Moonlighting platform, users eliminate anonymity by posting jobs and sharing their favorite hires within their trusted social networks like Facebook, Instagram, and even LinkedIn. Moonlighting’s ground breaking feature “Moonbeam” is a real time hiring grid that allows users to make more intelligent hiring decisions when looking for professionals in their local area. Using Moonlighting’s proprietary mobile payment platform, users can easily complete hiring transactions worry free. Moonlighting is a privately held, Charlottesville, VA based company built from the ground up for the gig economy. For more information, please visit http://www.moonlighting.com.