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I am interested in making some side money by doing aerial photography using my Phantom 4. I was thinking real-estate agents and golf courses.

Can anyone suggest how to go about getting business?
 
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Can anyone suggest how to go about getting business?

Well I am not from the USA but there is a fair bit to do prior to even starting a business like that.

Read up more here on this forum and check your rules and regulations regarding the FAA - get licensed, insured etc. etc.

You are not alone in your endeavour - however most - but not all - who get into that line of business are already amateur or professional photographers who know a thing or two about photography - IMO the easy part is learning to safely and legally fly the Phantom than it is to learn all there is know about photography.

FAA FAA FAA - registration and licensed for business activity - is your number one priority.
 
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I am interested in making some side money by doing aerial photography using my Phantom 4. I was thinking real-estate agents and golf courses.
Can anyone suggest how to go about getting business?
That's the million dollar (?) question.
This recent thread is a good place to start: New Business Avenues
 
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Well first you need to become FAA sUAS Part 107 Remote Pilot Certified! Register your Drone with the FAA foe Commercial purposes. Selling Pics & Video without these credentials will land you in major hot water. Liability Insurance is a must. Contracts to protect YOU and your intellectual property as well as confirming the customer's project are important! Think about setting up a bank account for your business and work with a bank that will do your Credit Card processing.
 
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We have the marketplace for you. We just launched in Florida but our buyers are all over the place. Hope this helps.
 
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Brick and mortar banks generally have more stringent restrictions when it comes to setting up a merchant account on behalf of your business. In today's world of high tech, you can accept credit cards simply and more cost effective with services such as PayPay, Square - even Costco has gotten into the game.

Any drone business would have a website, which can also leverage credit card capabilities; Stripe comes to mind.

I know a guy who can get your website up and running, including a shopping cart for about $600 bucks. PM me and I'll refer you :)
 

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