8 Ways You Can Make Money Using a Drone

Many hobbies offer the opportunity to make money, and flying a drone is no exception. For this technology, the sky is the limit.

5. Real estate

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Real estate sales can benefit from aerial photos, particularly for high-end properties with acreage, multiple buildings or amazing views.

Drones can also be used to help prospective buyers. If they are in the market for a large site, a drone can help identify areas they might want to investigate before getting too deep into the deal.

6. Security

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Drone pilots can keep watch at a fraction of the cost of a team of agents on the ground. One pilot can cover a large area quickly, and a thermal-imaging camera can make a drone useful after dark. There’s also far less risk of confrontation for a drone operator whose unmanned aircraft spots ne’er-do-wells.

7. Wedding photographs

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You can sell a person almost anything if you tell them it’s for a wedding — and indeed, the business of aerial wedding coverage is growing. Typically, aerial shots are taken in addition to traditional wedding photos, adding a better sense of the setting, particularly for an outdoor or destination wedding.

You might be able to subcontract with a videographer or photographer to give them wide shots and fun images that they can’t get from the ground.

8. Public service

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There are other ways to make an important contribution with your drone, such as aiding with search and rescue. In the aftermath of a disaster, a drone can zip into and out of dangerous areas, helping guide crews toward people in peril and away from unsafe structures.

Are you intrigued by drones and their money-making prospects? If you have one, how do you use it? Let us know in the comments section below or on our Facebook page.

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