This post was catalysed by a recent meet of the Creative Farm by The Untitled Studio : Creative Farm
As creators of digital content we are often beset with the issue of no one (including ourselves) understanding the real value of what we produce.
The first big issue
I believe that part of the problem comes from the fact that digital content can be created anywhere in the world. So those of us in certain nations who have to pay 20 times the rent than those in other nations, are often competing for the same jobs. Thus some of us can undercut the others by a huge amount.