How to Make Money with a Drone

Innovative ways to make money with your drone

Casey Botticello
Escaping The 9 to 5
10 min readJan 10, 2023

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Drones are a whole lot of fun to fly around, snap epic aerial shots and bug the neighbors, but they can also earn you some money. Yes, our favorite high-tech mini flying machines can net you a pretty impressive income and even open the doors to launching a lucrative business. From taking wedding shots to delivering packages, how to make money with a drone is helping them finally realize their potential. Pretty soon, the skies will be full of them, so getting in while the going’s good is a great idea. But How?

Budding entrepreneurs and high-tech hobbyists everywhere are turning their favorite pastime into money-making side hustles, businesses, and careers that have the internet, well, buzzing. We look at what you’ll need to turn your dependable little drone into a busy little earner and how.

What to Know Before Going Airborne

Before putting your drone to work, you’ll need to take care of some basic checklist items if you want to be an official drone pilot. While we’d all love to live in a world full of drones servicing our every need, not all drones were created equal, and most drone jobs require that you follow the rules around licensing, regulations, and equipment.

Training

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Casey Botticello
Escaping The 9 to 5

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