If you needed a few hundred dollars for an unforeseen expense, could you boost your income to cover it?
If you’re charitable and want to write for free, by all means. If you expect to move mountains in your career, prepare for disappointment.
When companies choose to assign their writing projects in-house, it’s their loss. Freelancers are the better choice.
Do you expect a steady, comfortable stream of work from a few measly attempts to find clients?