Why You Should Never Work For Free

Unpaid samples are the scourge of the freelance writing world.

For me, this is a huge red flag.

Unpaid samples only ever benefit the client.

Unpaid samples don’t even represent your best work.

It’s an exploitative practice.

So, what can you do if a client asks for an unpaid sample?

Ask for payment.

Ask what they’re looking for.

Say no.

In Summary

Emma Ayres is a freelance writer and blogger from Nottinghamshire, UK.

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