Drones are becoming part of our daily lives, and more and more often we rely on their technology to shoot spectacular photos or shoot videos from above.
These little jewels of technology, thanks to the cameras installed at high definition, give exceptional results. In this article, we will look at how to start using a drone and how to make money with drones to sell photos and videos that have been shot online or offline.
First of all, let’s say that to start piloting a semi-professional or professional drone that we’re going to see, we need to do some little money drones just to get comfortable with the maneuvers and not to throw hundreds of dollars in the nettles that are the cost of a professional drone.
We will see 5 different ways to make money with photos and videos shot with your drone.
Which drone to choose?
Drone Syma X5C
The best professional drone, at the best price-quality cost, is without a doubt the DJI Phantom 3 Standard which combines all the qualities of a professional drone it is extremely versatile and easy to drive thanks to systems such as automatic re-entry with a button, stability, and duration of the flight (up to 25 minutes!)
The 12MP 2.7k camera, GPS and wifi flight controller. In fact, you can check live every image that the drone is filming, through the use of your Android smartphone or iOs.
The price currently for the Phantom 3 Standard in the shop sells for more than 1000/1200 euros but it can be found on Amazon for only $750 in by clicking here.
Phantom 3 Standard
Here are 5 different ways to make money with photos and videos shot with your drone
Make Money With Drones by shooting outdoor wedding videos or other ceremonies
You can start selling some videos to your friends or acquaintances. one of our readers, started by filming a friend’s wedding video and then made himself known by creating a Facebook page dedicated to his air services with the drone.
The possibilities are endless and there is a lot of demand. Whoever gets married certainly would absolutely like a video of the ceremony shot from above. Imagine the beauty of a park with newlyweds and guests on a wonderful sunny day. A wonderful memory.
You can advertise your services even if you know forums that specialize in weddings, such as the Wedding Forum and on other specialized forums that you can find on Google.
Drone photography business taking photos and shooting videos for companies
Many companies want to put aerial videos on their website, to give a perspective from the top of their company. How to find customers? Simple: place ads on Fiverr.com, Cinqueuro.com, Kijiji.it, Subito.it, Ebay.it and create a Youtube page where you can put some demo videos.
Earnings Selling stock photos
Every day we sell thousands of aerial photos taken with drones, on specialized sites such as Shutterstock.com, Fotolia.it etc. We upload photos and sell photos to customers who then download and use them for commercial and/or private purposes. You can earn enough money with this method.
Make money with Youtube
Another a great idea to make money with drones Thanks to Youtube you can get hundreds of thousands of visitors. The videos shot with drones are very popular on Youtube.
And one of the quickest and easiest ways to get millions of visitors. The classic search phrases Drone Aerial View or Drone Video are among the most searched on the tube.
By getting lots of visitors, you can monetize with: Google Adsense, for every click on the banner of your video you will get a profit. Promoting your services as a dronist and reporter/photographer
Making money with Freelancer.com
Freelancer.com is a great idea to promote your services. You can enter an ad in which you offer videos and photos shot by your drone, and enter the cost for each video and/or photo, with the costs of reimbursing petrol and/or overnight stays if the job is out of town.
I hope I have been helpful to you that’s all for ways to make money with drones guide that you can follow to start your drone business.