Craigslist is actually using the word "gigs" in their jobs menu now. I think it replaces "etcetera" to describe irregular and wacky opportunities. There is also a rise in the number of companies that find and organize gig jobs for applicants.
For overseas jobs such as teaching English to Chinese children, that makes sense. How else would you find the Chinese children who want to learn English, if not through a middle operator? But some of these cleaning, administrative and handyman sites that keep popping up serve only to take a cut from what is already a very small pay scale.
The goal of NEK GIG inc is to put the power and all the income into the hands of the Gigster, and to offer old school non-electronic means for employers to submit listings. For a place like the NEK where the internet is frequently sketchy and the denizens were born well before the internet era, retro methods are necessary.
It's hip to be retro, and bulletin board listings are pretty retro, so does that make NEK GIG inc hip?