Martin Anderson and I built Brief to help freelancers get new business by making it easier and faster to build relationships with potential customers. Here’s a demo of the iPhone app. Enjoy.
Yesterday, Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2015 highlighted the growing number of freelance workers in America (slides 124-138). After establishing the jaw-dropping size of this population–53mm people in the US alone, 34% of the total American workforce–she focuses on the impact of online marketplaces and internet connectivity on freelancers’ ability to find work. This slide paints a rather rosy … [Read more…]
Martin Anderson and I have been working on Brief for a few months now, interviewing potential customers, prototyping, and experimenting. Throughout the process, we’ve explored several ideas around the themes of augmented intelligence and aggregating and organizing information from disparate services. It has all coalesced into one vision: Brief is a platform for your business relationships: … [Read more…]