Creator Economy vs. Gig Economy —What’s the difference?

It seems like every few years or so a new kind of “economy” emerges, allowing anyone who wants to break out of the 9 to 5 mold to have a new way to make money. Most recently, the creator economy, first coined by YouTube in 2011 while referring to YouTubers as "creators," has been growing exponentially. That’s all thanks to the multiple sources of revenue for creators, the enormous scope of what content can be made about, and the shift in consumption patterns.