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March 25, 2013

Go, Read: Mike Lynch On Under-Selling Your Work

Mike Lynch chimes in on the recent work-for-free discussions by noting that one way that cartoonists and other creative people are routinely asked to place a steep discount on their services is through the assumption of rights at the moment of acquisition that don't really have anything to do with the actual transaction taking place. As Lynch notes, if your rights are worth enough for someone to want them, they're worth enough for you to ask that you be paid for them, no matter what those rights in question may be.
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