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How We Can Move from Hustling for Free to Hustling for a Fee

You want to be paid for your work, am I right?

A confused guy working in a cafe.
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My chum asked me this question a day back.

“Hey, Aldric. I have been hustling on the side for a couple of years. I run social media campaigns for small businesses, and I write copies to help them become searchable online. Should I start charging them for my




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Aldric Chen

Aldric Chen

16x Top Writer (as of May 2022). I am a Consultant, and I run start-ups on top of my 9–6. I think, write to spread ideas that work.

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