Making money on your favorite hobby is a dream that can come true. To bring it to life will have to work hard, but it's worth it. You can make money on any hobby, you just need to choose the right way to monetize it.
Usually a hobby is a hobby that just brings pleasure. It shouldn't be useful, the main thing is that it should be enjoyable. Relatively recently, they began to talk about hobbies as a source of income.
You can monetize your hobby and it's easy to do.
How to turn your hobby into a source of income?
There are two main ways.
Earning money on a hobby on the Internet
You can start a blog on a popular platform and on social networks. He will not bring income right away, but some manage to bring the blog to monetize in one day. The popularity of a blog is influenced by the popularity of a hobby, its originality. For example, it is difficult to make money on blogs about needlework because of the competition. Training videos are in demand, but there are a lot of them on the web.
To monetize a knitting video blog, you will have to put out more than a hundred training videos. Making money on knitting articles is even more difficult, they need to be advertised, to attract the attention of readers.
There is a good alternative to making money on a blog, but you have to work hard. You can sell your workshops or hobby articles, or write a book. There are resources that allow you to post material with paid access to it (the user must pay for a subscription in order to access the content).
You can sell articles on content exchanges or write to order, there are sites that are ready to buy master classes. If you like to photograph or draw well, then you can upload your work to a photo bank and receive income.
There are sites where you can upload sketches of t-shirt prints. The author gets paid every time the customer selects his sketch.
Handicraft workshops can be posted on popular sites that sell handmade items. They have a dedicated section for selling diagrams and describing various things.
It is worth creating a page on social networks or a group in order to publish links to your master classes (this will give you more chances to sell them).
Other ways to make money
You can consult people, give useful advice for a fee. For example, give advice on flower care. Sell your "creations" on the Internet, but not on popular message boards that sell old things (because you have to set a small price).
The easiest way to make money from knitting is because you can knit to order. If you come up with a beautiful and original thing, then there will be many who want to order the same. Some simply knit copies of clothes of famous brands to order, and they make good money on it.
There is another way to make money from your hobby. Sell DIY kits. For example, come up with an original beaded bracelet and make a pattern for its weaving. Put the scheme and beads needed to weave the bracelet and sell as a kit for creativity. This is the most costly and expensive way to make money.