For a myriad of reasons, it’s always good to have multiple streams of income with photography. Not all of these streams need an equal amount of effort, however, and in this video you can learn five different ways to make a passive income with your camera.
Chris Winter has five ideas to get you started with making a passive income using your photography or film work in the video above. These range from the classic stock photo and video tip to a bit of a peek into Winter’s own YouTube channel income and how it was monetized.
If I would add one of my own to the list, it would be to sell prints through Etsy. The problem most people have with selling prints is that they try to do it through their own website. Getting people to come to you is an enormous task, and on top of that your visitors need to be swayed into spending their money on a complete stranger. Because people are already heading to Etsy to shop and have spending money on their mind, it’s a much, much easier sell. I do virtually no maintenance and just drop ship prints using BayPhoto to my customers which takes a couple minutes of time to order.