Nonprofit Does Not Mean Not For Pay

BlogHer Spotlight

Should you work with nonprofits as a freelancer? Is it a good idea to work for them pro bono? As a freelancer you are always doing a dance between future opportunity and today's business. Without income, you don't have a business, you have a hobby. How to determine whether to work with nonprofits and when/if to ever do so pro bono is covered well in this article.



While the writer made the best choice for themselves in this case, that doesn’t mean you should always turn down volunteer work with nonprofits — as long as doing so doesn’t impact your business negatively. It can be a far better way to build a freelance writing portfolio than writing content for absurdly low rates for otherwise paying markets (because you target unprofessional markets with far worse reputations than a respectable nonprofit organization has).





Read the full post on All Freelance Writing

working with nonprofits

Credit Image: HowardLake via Flickr

Read more from Nonprofit Does Not Mean Not For Pay at All Freelance Writing

More Like This

Comments

In order to comment on BlogHer.com, you'll need to be logged in. You'll be given the option to log in or create an account when you publish your comment. If you do not log in or create an account, your comment will not be displayed.