Top 5 Tips To Get PAYING Clients As A Commercial Drone Pilot!

Top 5 Tips To Get PAYING Clients As A Commercial Drone Pilot!

With over 9 years of experience selling drone services in many different industries, I go over my top 5 ways on how to get paying clients! Learn about the most effective ways to get your first client as a commercial drone pilot!

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00:00 Intro
01:36 Tip 1 – Market Research
04:13 Tip 2 – Asking Questions
06:43 Tip 3 – Demo Datasets
10:27 Tip 4 – Free Sample
14:07 Tip 5 – Making Connections
17:05 Conclusion

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  1. abe lincoln on July 19, 2022 at 7:36 pm

    Clickbait he doesn’t say how/where to get clients.

  2. Pilon Media on July 19, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    Yet another amazing and very informative video. Thank you!! Definitely needed this. Currently preparing my business for launch. Almost there but pricing is the most difficult to figure out, but you’ve helped a lot with that. Thank you again for your videos, hard work, and all the information!

  3. Crypto Buff on July 19, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    Your videos are well made, thanks

  4. Dan And The Lions Den on July 19, 2022 at 7:42 pm

    Alot of these tips apply to sales… Good stuff

  5. BEEF on July 19, 2022 at 7:43 pm

    Why did you sell your Drone business?

  6. Tye Dardar on July 19, 2022 at 7:44 pm

    Such an under rated video thanks a ton man.

  7. Danny Max on July 19, 2022 at 7:46 pm

    great video, been looking to expand into other business models and this is very interesting to me. ive been drafting with Autocad since 1999 for commercial and residential buildings in Palm Beach.i have an extensive client base from home owners, real estate, contractors, architects, engineers, and property managers who i can tap into. so this give me a leg up if i do this, so i thank you for the idea! keep up the good work, you’re a great teacher of your craft and your passion for it sold me to explore this possibility! however, watching one of your videos, you mentioned uploading a property to the metaverse but didnt have much understanding with why people are paying serious money and havent explored this avenue yet. i was wondering if you’ve done any more research into this or had any revelations about this avenue. also, which platforms could you upload properties to the metaverse? im interested about the $$ so im trying to figure out how to tap into that industry as its going to be crazy profitable. i have a feeling its making the drone model an nft, uploading the nft to whatever metaverse and list it for sale on something like opensea or the decentralized marketplace within that metaverse. any insight you have would be greatly appreciated!

  8. Sam Photo on July 19, 2022 at 7:46 pm

    Drone pilots show Stock Footage 😆 to the clients
    All the Time hmm . i don’t see you guys have any Website 🤔🤔🤔

  9. Thomas Heisler Enhanced 3D Wizard on July 19, 2022 at 7:47 pm

    I just across this, i am interested in making this a company. more info, as i can grab

  10. Sappy on July 19, 2022 at 7:47 pm

    Have you thought of doing a full comparison and test of maps made easy? They just added support for the air 2s, and I keep seeing stuff saying maps made easy gets volume and area measurements that are within 1% accuracy of drone deploy and pix4d. Thanks!

  11. Nicholas Diaz on July 19, 2022 at 7:54 pm

    Great video. I’m new-ish to the drone services industry, and finding all of your videos helpful and inspiring. Go Bolts!

  12. Dan Hill on July 19, 2022 at 7:55 pm

    432nd place!😄

  13. tofetofe1 on July 19, 2022 at 7:56 pm

    What would you suggest for a starter drone for working projects?

  14. S Stoertz on July 19, 2022 at 7:58 pm

    Thanks sir 👊🏼

  15. Pryzm on July 19, 2022 at 7:58 pm

    Hey, got a quick question for ya. I have a Mavic Air 2, I’m 107 certified, and I’ve done high-volume real estate photography for 3 years. I’m looking to start moving into the commercial photogrammetry world, but obviously don’t have access to LIDAR lol. I plan on using drone deploy, and I wanted to know if I can get reasonably accurate data of materials/objects on site (I want to use drone deploy). I know it won’t be within centimeters of accuracy, but could I market basic estimates of that sort of thing on top of the 3D Model that I would already be selling, or is that a horrible idea? I assume the clients will also be able to use the drone deploy portal to pull up those spacial estimates after I deliver the media. Also, will clients need to pay for a drone deploy account in order to edit their own data, and if so, has that been an issue in your experience? Thanks for your help!!

  16. DJLsb Vapes on July 19, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    This is awesome info my friend. Did you build your own pavement assessment team or you outsource that to somebody specialized on that?

  17. Phill Souza on July 19, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    Hi I’ve been watching your videos and your videos are very informative I would like to know what school you went to for drone pilot license or how to study or what book to buy if you recommend any

  18. Nathan Knutson on July 19, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    what part 107 certifications do i need?

  19. JC FLYING on July 19, 2022 at 8:09 pm

    Than you so much for being here guiding us along our way to success. I’ve been subbed for a while now.

  20. Isaiah Eichhorn on July 19, 2022 at 8:17 pm

    Hey there Dylan! Question for you – I’ve never done any type of droning or editing type of thing. I’m currently in real estate but am looking for something else I want to do. How long would you say it would take from me knowing nothing now to understanding everything and actually making money doing this? Thanks, Isaiah!

  21. Campbell’s Creations on July 19, 2022 at 8:18 pm

    Thanks for the tips! What is the best way to learn the different software capabilities without actually buying a subscription so that you can be knowledgeable in your marketing?

  22. Rich Ireland on July 19, 2022 at 8:23 pm

    Tyler one of my biggest concerns when starting a new business is BEST* allocation of capital. Should I stick to the tried and true like realty, should I be buying some razzmatazz UBER new drone for flying inside pipelines. Should I be investing in a bit of each, if so what percentage of capital do I use for interior inspections eg.? I’m still very keen on photogrammetry but again allocation. I don’t want to spread myself to thin and I don’t want miss out on exposing my business to bleeding tech where I hunch most of the low hanging fruit will be. Thank you for your video, great advice, pavement analysis? Wow so many possibilities here. 🤔👍Rich.

  23. Goldenstandard 💛 on July 19, 2022 at 8:23 pm


  24. ForTheLoveOfMusicAndPeople on July 19, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    Good god I wish I could earn some money with drones down here in Europe

  25. Geoffrey Pitman on July 19, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    Hey sir! When you take these jobs, do you bill your travel and expenses to your clients or do you handle those expenses out of what you’re charging?

  26. user 207 on July 19, 2022 at 8:24 pm

    very informative video! 🙂

  27. Esteban Carpio on July 19, 2022 at 8:28 pm

    Thanks for all the tips, have you ever worked with an EVO II 6K, would you consider that is a drone to put on work and sell services?

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