Learn about the considerations of funding independent creative projects with Lynn Casper on this week's episode of After the Jump! Grace Bonney invites Lynn into the studio to talk about how she has funded her queer/music podcast, Homoground. Find out how small-town syndrome pushed Lynn to start the podcast and inspired her DIY spirit. How should creative types deal with different levels of advertising? Is working for free ever appropriate? Find out if gender plays a role when people choose to work for free, and learn how to collect money from independent funding backers. Learn more about creative business on this week's episode of After the Jump! This program has been sponsored by BluePrint Cleanse.

"Do I really want some corporate brand on my site when I'm trying to do this grassroots, DIY project?" [7:30]

-- Lynn Casper on After the Jump