5 Reasons to Never Work for Exposure

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Recently, I told a publication that I just couldn’t work at their rates. With how much work each article needed for this national magazine, I was making near minimum wage. After taxes, I was definitely making below it.

The publication’s response? Do it for your portfolio.

Here’s where their argument fell short and why (or when) you should never do work for your portfolio’s…