Imagine if you had the chance to travel and explore and, upon your return, actually earn enough money to cover your trip’s expenses? Sound too good to be true? It’s not! Here are a few suggestions on how to do this. Give them a try on your next trip and see what happens!
If you are crazy about photography, have an eye for detail, and a knack for capturing natural, creative shots, why not consider selling your photos? Several creative marketplaces on the web are constantly on the lookout for individuals who can provide all types of content, including high-quality royalty-free photographs. There are numerous websites to choose from, such as Shutterstock, Twenty20, iStock, Adobe Stock, and Alamy. The best part is, all photography is sold in US dollars.
Do you have a passion for writing and have a talent for creating thoughtful, interesting pieces of content? Why not try your hand at travel blogging, and share your adventures along with country-specific tips and tricks with fellow travel enthusiasts? There are many travel-related websites, such as Safareya.com, which would be very interested in including this type of content on their platforms. You may also consider signing up to WordPress or Blogger and creating content pieces for yourself, and, in time, you’ll be able to able to earn money from online ads. You could also become a travel influencer and create a business account on Instagram to share your content.
Several e-commerce websites can help you sell different items
If filming is your thing, then how about sharing your stories on travel, culture, and tourism, through video documentaries? Video is a powerful story-telling tool, so if you have the passion and the talent, then go for it! You can create your own channel on YouTube and earn some cash through the views (on average, YouTube monetization ranges from 0.5 to 6 USD for 1000 views based on the location of viewers and the target audience). Also, the YouTube Partner Program allows you to get paid through advertisements on your channel; however, bear in mind that you’ll need at least 1,000 subscribers to be eligible to monetize your channel through this program.
Ever bought a unique and authentic item during one of your travels and knew you could make good money if you were to sell it online when you returned home? Well, it’s time to consider the possibility. Several e-commerce websites can help you do just that, including eBay, Etsy, and Amazon. Don’t forget to add a mark-up on your products to make a profit!