I spent so many years in the creative peloton. Unsurprisingly, this didn't win me any medals. It was when I started new things that bucked convention that the world started to show interest.
Professional producers can find it hard to adapt to the creator economy - they are used to being paid by other people to make content for them. However, if you want to move towards career autonomy, you should consider shifting across from selling your time, to owning your content.
Last week, Mark Zuckerberg shared that Facebook will invest over $1bn dollars to "reward creators for great content they create on Facebook and Instagram through 2022". This is fantastic news for people wanting