This week’s post is for intermediate or experienced photographers who struggle to find ways to make money online despite already having the skills and experience to go commercial.
Danny’s article describes simple ways to diversify your income stream by taking things online and building a business off the internet. Enjoy!
Struggling to Make Money with Photography?
This is a question that all photography lovers will ask themselves at some time or another. Even professional digital photographers will at some point need to have a think about where their photography businesses is going.
So the question that needs to be addressed is just how can we make more money from digital photography online?
It doesn’t really matter whether you are a professional photographer or an amateur, you only have to spend your time doing what you love most in order to make money from digital photography online, and these following tips will help you make the most out of your photography business.
What you are about to learn will help your business to flourish whether you are selling digital photography online through stock photography sites, or even to your local market place, so let’s discover just what you are actually able to do to sell more of your photography work:
1) Do more online marketing.
All of us fail here at some stage or another, so you need to sit down and take a look at where you are at and what you should do to market your photography more effectively.
Use a mind map so you can clearly see how your business is currently making money, and focus your marketing efforts on those elements that produce most income.
Build a web site around the work that sells most, and then market your web site to a wider market. You may need help from a professional Internet marketer, but you will soon see your photography business grow 10 fold in a very short time.
2) Write an online photography guide.
So you’re a great photographer, and have picked up a lot of tricks and useful knowledge along the way, so this could be your chance to put pencil to paper and produce your very own photography online guide.
There are so many people out there who are just yearning to learn your photography skills, and the best way to market that guide would be to include it on your brand new website.
Your newly attained marketing skills will also help you to promote the photography guide to a world-wide audience, so you can market it for just a couple of bucks. Include a monthly update subscription too, which will allow your income to grow even more.
3) How about giving photography online courses.
Now, have you ever thought about being a teacher?
It doesn’t sound very glamorous, but apart from just teaching locally you can also get out there on the Internet once again, and offer a step by step digital photography online course.
Once again you are able to turn your photography knowledge into something you can share with a very wide audience, and you would be amazed at just how many people are turning to online courses today.
You could offer courses from beginners to advanced, and don’t forget to include a few lessons about how to make money from digital photography online.
Now as you can see, there is a whole new market out there who not only want to buy your photography work, but also want to learn from you. So just follow my advice, and you will soon have a really thriving photography business.
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Written By: Danny_Feildman