I actually did something like this back around 2000. The server was temporary and the Filemaker Pro DB was a DIY solution. It is legal to tell what you charged after 3 months. The Anonymous Web presentation is a great idea (that is how I did it). I hope we can do it again. But it is a matter of time and money now. Not so much free time as I once had.
SO many things to say, but before I start rambling. I stumbled on a great GREAT idea to stop working for free/lowballing and help artists value price their work. A friend of mine is an ecologist and participated in a website where ecologists can post anonymously what jobs they took and what they were paid.
This would be an amazing tool for the next generation of guild members. We could have something like that on the website, a place to post type of job, pay and level of experience that is visible to guild members.
Arming younger artist with what pricing could help them realise their value and keep them from the work for exposure pit.
What do you think? I would certainly renew my membership for such a service.
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