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Should you work for free?

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When "free work" makes sense

Work is showing up at the appointed time, whether or not you feel like it. Work is creating value on demand, and work (for the artist) means putting all of it (or most of it) on the line. And free?

It makes sense to work for free when you think you’ll be able to turn that platform/...

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Factors to consider when deciding whether to do "free work"

  • Do they pay other people that do the same type of work you do? What about their competitors?
  • Will I learn "enough" from this interaction that I can just call this a part of my education?
  • Is it public work with my name on it or am I just saving them cash to do something tha...

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