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Do you have a passion for cooking? Do you love finding recipes, tweaking them to make them better, or simply coming up with your own awesome dish? If you love recipes, why not get paid for what you love most? If you love creating recipes, you can get paid for it! Here’s how to get paid for your recipes by selling recipes online!
How to Get Paid for Your Recipes – Selling Recipes Online
Sell to Bloggers
Many food bloggers are looking for unique content to add to their blog. Although they may do many of their own recipes, new and unique recipes are worth saving a little of their own time. VAs for Hire-Content Group is a group for selling content like recipes you have created, you will need pictures to go with the recipes. You can also sell your services on Craigslist or Etsy. You can earn about $30 -$50 depending on the quality and number of pictures included. Once you sell the recipe and the pictures you no longer have rights to the content.
Submit your Recipe to a Famous Magazine
Magazines are still as popular as ever. Many people like the fact of having a recipe at their fingertips rather than searching. This means magazines like Cuisine at Home and Taste of Home are always looking for new contributors. Remember, however, these companies are looking for unique quality. Take your time and choose something nobody else has replicated before. You can earn up to $100 per recipe this way.
Start your Own Blog
Instead of selling your recipes and rights to your recipe, start your own food or cooking blog. You can gain residual income from all the recipes you create. Not only can you give your readers great recipes, you can go a step further in creating recipe cards, post how to videos, and share secret tips and hacks for all things food and cooking related. Be aware, starting your own blog is much more than just posting your recipes and making money. You will need persistence, traffic, and the motivation to make it happen. Sites like Pinterest are a huge help if your pictures are good! Learn more about making money blogging and setting up social media and more.
This works by posting your recipe on the revenue share site like Hubpages. This works one fo two ways. One you get a % of the income earned from the adds one the page where you posted or you get a set CPM (the amount earned per 1,000 visitors, normally $1-$5) For some this is a real money maker for others it's a slow steady income. Sites like this are InfoBarrel and Daily Two Cents. There are many more, so just do your research and see which ones take recipes.
Become a Virtual Assistant
Being a virtual assistant means you help companies, bloggers, and anyone online. You can become a virtual assistant focused on assisting your clients with recipes or providing pictures for their own recipes. If you can take great pictures, being a virtual assistant is something you may want to consider. Time is of the essence and when it comes to helping free up someone else’s time there are plenty of virtual assistant positions you would enjoy.
Publish a Book on Kindle
If you can think of several people that have a Kindle, then you know publishing a recipe book is going to be a big hit. Instead of having bookshelves and papers, Kindle offers readers the ease of having their recipes all online. Recipe books do really well on Kindle and they are a great way for you to sell those recipes you have been storing up in your head. Learn how to self-publish on Kindle. It's super easy! I have done it myself with my book How to Have Your Dream Wedding for Under $1,500.
Do you sell recipes? What is your secret to making money online with your recipes? Share them with our readers in the comments below!
I also want to point out one of my favorite ways to make money at home is via blogging! See what you need to know to get started blogging.
I am a Wife, mom to 4 kids, homeschool mom, blogger, social media junkie, Frugalista, Book Worm, and Closet Want-to-be Chef. We are a Roadschool family (homeschooling on the road while traveling fulltime).
I grew up learning ways to save from my mom and grandma. I started my own coupon journey when my first child was born in 2009 and started the blog on 2010 when baby #2 was born to share my tips with everyone who kept asking about how I was getting diapers for $1 a pack!
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