What to do when you’re being invited to be speaking for free

Congratulations, you’re seen as an expert because you’re invited to speak or perform at a conference, festival or some other type of event. But once you ask what’s the budget, they’re looking at you like you’re crazy or that you’re telling them you’re going to abduct their firstborn. This week, a cartoon appeared in the Dutch Newspaper Volkskrant, about this specific topic.It says: […]