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How to write a killer UAV business plan

How To Create An Awesome UAV Business Plan

Why Do I Need A UAV Business Plan? So you have an amazing, innovative idea for a new UAV Business? Great! But turning that idea into a viable, thriving reality requires a lot more than just ideas. That is where your UAV Business Plan will come in. In order to ensure your long-term success, you need to do your research ahead of time in order to fully understand the industry and your potential customers, likely expenses and income, wise marketing efforts and customer recruitment, and how your interests and experience make you the best person to bring your hopes, plans, and …

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Photoshop Tutorial – Making High Resolution Aerial Images

Aerial Photography is great for giving that Big Picture effect of a plan view. Especially for construction clients who need to see a whole construction project in one image. The limitations of the 400ft rule and the small sensors on most drones can be a challenge when competing with DSLRs. However, we will show you how to “Stitch” your images together with photoshop to make one higher Megapixel image. Use the following steps… While Shooting Take multiple shots from above – You can set your drone to do this automatically via a third-party app, or as I prefer, do it manually. …

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Drone Photography quick tip tutorial

15 Quick Tips To Improve Your Drone Photography

As a professional UAV pilot, you continue to learn your craft every day. Some people are good pilots, others are good photographers. You will have to be good at both to be a professional drone photographer. Master these quick tips to improve your drone photography. Quick Tips Before You Fly Scout For Locations – Use Google Maps or Earth to look for striking top-down sites. Pay Attention To The Weather – Think about how wind speed, height of the sun, level of cloud cover and having changeable conditions might affect your shoot. Plan Your Shoot – Do as much of the flight …

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What makes a successful drone entrepreneur?

What Makes a Successful Drone Entrepreneur?

What is the key to being a successful drone entrepreneur? The drone industry is growing and becoming more competitive by the day. What separates the successful drone entrepreneur from others that aren’t able to get their business off the ground (ahem! excuse the pun)? I intend to analyze some variables to see if any one thing is the key to starting and thriving with in the drone pilot business today. I will discuss the roles of mindset, funding, education, social media and marketing and hustle. What is success? The dictionary.com defines success as: the favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors; the accomplishment of one’s goals. the attainment of wealth, position, honors, or the like. Success can mean different things for …

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Drone photograph of downtown Staunton Virginia

The 8 best lessons I learned when I started a drone business

When I was setting up my drone business I learned a lot of things the hard way, and I want to pass on some of the things that I learned to people who are in the same situation as I was. Here are some of the biggest lessons I learned as a newbie drone entrepreneur: 1. Create a killer business plan The business plan is arguably the most important step that I took as a fledgling drone entrepreneur. The business plan forces you to think through the whole process of opening a business BEFORE you actually make any important decisions. You …

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Drone Statistics – 20 Reasons your business needs drone photography

I have been compiling an all-encompassing list of drone statistics. I use them to show to potential clients to show how my drone service can help them. If you are still on the fence about whether you should integrate drones into your business, whether you are a realtor, property developer, farmer or photographer, you should read on!   Here are some unbelievable drone statistics to help make your decision easier. According to MLS statistics, homes with aerial images sold 68 percent faster than homes with standard images According to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR), 73 percent of homeowners say that they are more …

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