Should You Charge for Your Work During a Crisis?


Never give for away for free that thing that’s the main source of your revenue.

Are you feeling pressured by influencers, businesses, and your clients to stop charging for your creative work during the crisis? In this episode I expand on 3 reasons why giving away your creative services for free is a horrible idea: economy, resiliency, and value. States are beginning to open up. Are you ready? As much as possible, do business as usual. Find creative solutions that will carry you through and set you up up to accelerate when the economy is opened again. Here’s how you can respond when other put on the pressure.


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Michael Hyatt

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