Is There Ever a Time to Work for Free?

Here’s Why I Believe There is.

Christian Helms ❤️
5 min readAug 24, 2023

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I started Helms Media, my digital marketing company, in 2018 and five years later I still do work for free. Not a lot but I still do. I also do deeply discounted work at times also. Let me share with you why…

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Working for Free

People don’t want to work for free, I get it. I used to always want to be paid for everything I did and I still don’t think there’s anything wrong with that mindset. I do believe it’s going to set most entrepreneurs back at one point or another though.

When I pick up something new I always try to build a portfolio around the topic if I want to eventually get paid from it. I’ve also found that real world experience impresses most businesses out there.

Last year I decided I wanted to do more with videography and creating commercials for my clients. A friend of mine allowed…

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Christian Helms ❤️

I help small business owners & entrepreneurs get sales and generate leads with sales funnels & more.