As a digital creator who has spent the entirety of his adulthood online, I’ve been battling with the concept of charging for freelance work. For the majority of my digital life, charging was a weird concept and I’ve always undervalued my work because of it. Growing up, one thing could not become more clear: the more I made on a project, the harder I worked on it.

When should you work for free?

Exposure doesn’t pay the bills.

It’s especially easy to podcast since Anchor makes podcast creation so simple. They make monetizing it even easier with built-in ad partnerships that brands can reach out to you for. This isn’t an ad, I just really love Anchor.