As models gain experience, they gain knowledge of the modelling industry. They learn who the top agencies are, which markets they can work in the best, and how to promote themselves. With the knowledge and experienced they acquire, some models entertain the idea of managing themselves. After all, why should they pay 10% commission to a mother agent if they could pocket it themselves?
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