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Drone Launch Podcast E01 – Making Money with Drones on the Side w/ Vinny Garrison

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

I am very excited to bring you the first ever episode of the Drone Launch Podcast!  Our goal with the podcast is to bring you awesome interviews and information about how to take your drone business to the next level.  Like everything Drone Launch does, our mission is to give you the knowledge and tools […]

Drones for Real Estate Marketing: Are They Worth It?

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

This Drone Launch article was originally published as a guest post on RISMedia.com’s Housecall blog.   In the last two years, drone technology has rapidly evolved.  Two years ago, if you wanted an aerial image, you either had to hire a professional helicopter pilot or had to know how to assemble electrical components, solder wires, set up […]

5 Financial Mistakes That Can Kill Your Drone Business Before It Starts

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

This article first appeared on DroneLaunchAccounting.com   Unmanned Aerial Vehicles are the future. Jobs that humans have done for centuries are being replaced with robots and automation. It’s happening. The reality is that you either have to get on the train or get run over by it. Maybe you want to be flying one of […]

5 Ways to Make Money with Drones

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

With the exploding growth of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle industry (UAV), new drone businesses are looking for new, creative ways to bring value to customers and make money with drones.  Here is a list of 5 ways people and businesses are making money with drones.   1)  Real Estate Marketing With the millions of homes […]

The Basics of Commercial Drone Rules

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016

It’s an exciting time for drones in the US (and the rest of the world, frankly).  New rules and regulations went into effect in late August that officially open the door for commercial drone operations. To get a commercial drone license – known as a “Remote Pilot Certificate” – from the FAA, you need to meet […]

Ultimate Guide to Getting Your Remote Pilot Certificate

Friday, September 9th, 2016

I know there is a lot out there on the internet about the details of Part 107 and what it takes to get a Remote Pilot Certificate, but I hadn’t seen anything that laid it ALL out in a simple format.  This is an attempt to put the ENTIRE process out in a flowchart, regardless […]