This idea that you do things for “exposure” where the formula is exposure -> ??? -> profit. OK maybe you can argue that this model works for Kim Kardashian but not, I think for most of us. It didn’t work for Monica Lewinsky.

Exposure is not inherently valuable. The value is in what results from it.

–Cate Huston on exposure economies.

Huston makes the point that “working for exposure” is also less overall valuable for women than it is for men, in no small part due to the risks of what some men will do to women they deem to be getting too successful…