Do you know that you can sell dog pictures online for cold hard cash?

Let's face it if you have a dog there is no reason why you shouldn't make some money from it.

I'm sure you consider your dog as a good friend but he/she can cost you a lot of money.
If you never sell dog pictures online before you must read on the only thing you need is a digital camera and a connection to the internet.
If you have a crap budget you can buy a digital camera on eBay or borrow one from a friend.
At the end of the article I give you four tips to make sure that your dog picture looks better then the rest.

How to sell dog pictures online.

Stock photography sites.

The best place to sell pictures of your dog online is trough online stock photography sites.
This is very simple you submit the pictures of your dog to the stock photography sites.
Once they are accepted people can buy them from the stock photography sites and you earn money.

Yes people do need pictures of your dog.
Think about webmaster who make sites about dogs;

they are very busy with promoting and designing their websites but they don't have time to take pictures themselves.

Some webmaster spend actually thousands of dollars on digital photos.
You save them time and they make your money, call it a win-win situation for both parties.
If you do a Google search for stock photography sites you can find a lot of results.

The first thing you must do is learning how they will pay you.
With some sites you can set your own price for dog pictures with other sites
you earn a fixed amount for your pictures or a set of pictures.

Your own website

It is also possible to sell dog pictures from your own website as well.
Of course you have to learn how to drive traffic to your website and how to write ad copy that sell.
If you have a budget you can buy advertising trough pay per click but if you don't know what you are doing you can actually lose money.

Another great way to sell dog pictures online with your own website is trough link exchanges from other dog websites.
Just email the website owner a polite email with some information about yourself and your website.
Most of the time they will do it.

Dog picture photography tips for maximum earnings.

You don't have to be a professional photographer to earn money from this
but let's face it; the better your pictures are the more people will download them
and the more money you will make.

1) Make sure that your dog is relaxes; take the picture with him in his favourite hangout.

2) Outdoor lighting is the best for taking great pictures of your dog.

3) Take close up pictures mostly they are more beautiful than shots from a distance.

4) Dog toys are good to make it your dog comfortable.

I hope you will try it out to sell your dog pictures online for profit.
If you submit only a few pictures you won't earn much but if you submit hundreds of pictures you can earn a decent amount of money.
Thousand of people are earning a second or even a full time income selling pictures online.

Source by Frederik Smith