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Fuck. You.

Bloody bugger off.

No, let me be plain about this: Fuck. You.

I don’t bloody care whether you’re one of the top-(k)nob content providers out there. Seriously, I don’t. I’d rather fix stuff for people with less money and more cojones. But, in the end, more appreciation towards what people like I’ve done or what we could have done or what we bent over backwards to accomplish won’t make that much of a commercial business. Will it?

Won’t it?

Chrissakes!

I don’t need your money. Or your connections. Nice to have, but bloody hells, just because you hire me doesn’t mean I’ll be available 24/7 and put my personal Credit up-front. Ya, you’ll pay for it laters and whatnot, but hells, no!

Subliminal message: Fuck! No!

You know who I am talking about, don’t you? Well, probably not, as all them huge fucking media shoguns moguls act the same. No bleeding idea of what the wobble is all about. No, you expect more money will make it easier to play “the community”, just as more money did for print mags.

You still think this is all about you, na? Well, let me put this in your path of self-righteousness: No.

Seriously. Get off the web, or do it properly.

Potential client monologue.

“Yes, we really want you to write them p.r. texts for us. Copy it is called, no? Yes, yes, I’ll tell you about our company later. Let’s talk money first.

“Well, yes, we need the stuff quicksmart, sure, but you must have got your numbers all mixed up. I checked on the Internets, you know. Not that I want to insinuate fraud, no no, don’t get me wrong. But I guess you’ve only worked for suckers up to this point. Yeah, sorry, that was rude. Let’s settle for uninformed clients, then?

“You see, that web page thingy told me exactly what appropriate rates for professional-quality writing are: Up to about four quid per page which really is a lot so we’ll settle on good-enough-but-not-perfect. Let’s say two pounds per page. Deal?

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