Working For Free (But Working For Yourself)

from Seth’s Blog Freelancers, writers, designers, photographers–there’s always an opportunity to work for free. There are countless websites and causes and clients that will happily take your work in exchange for exposure. And in some settings, this makes perfect sense. You might be making a contribution to a cause you care about, or, more likely, honing your craft at the same time that you get credibility and attention for your work. But just because you’re working for free doesn’t mean you should give away all your upsides. Consider the major publishing platforms that are happy to host your work, but […]

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