Every body loves good food.Unfortunately,not everybody knows how to cook.
If you are among the few that loves making delicious meals ,then cooking is your talent.
In this blog post, you will get some ideas on How to make money with your cooking talent.
I don’t know about you, but I love eating tasty home made food. However I really do not like the stress involved in making them.
I simply cook because I and my family have to eat.
On the other hand, if you simply love producing beautiful looking tasty meals, then this blog post is for you. Learn how you can make money online with your cooking talent while doing what you love.
1.CREATE FLIERS AND COMPLIMENTARY CARDS
In order to make money with your cooking talent,people have to know that you cook.Thats is why I am starting with this idea.
In today’s world, word of mouth is just not enough. People tend to act faster when they see pictures.Take beutifull snapshots of one or two of your best looking meals.Use these pictures to create fliers. Write everything you can offer when it comes to cooking. For example you can write that you can cook for birthday parties and weddings. You can also offer cooking for private families and bachelors.
Fliers can be contracted out. Or you can design the fliers yourself using a free software like canva.
If you are new to canva, click HERE to watch a video on how to get started.
Canva will print them and send them to you at very low cost.
2.CREATE AN E BOOK ON COOKING
Gone are the days when writing and publishing a book was a huge task. Today you can write your E book and sell it online without any publisher.
When you have the ability to cook and write,then selling e books is one of the best ways to make money with your cooking talent.
All you need is
Good writing and grammatical skills
Ability to be creative
Good editing skills
Strong persuasive abilities in writing
Ability to use free e book writing software like Canva. Here is a simple video to create an e book with canva
You can also use a paid but easy to use software like Designrr
After writing and creating your e book, Click here to see how to create a 3D e book cover. This will give your e book a professional look.
Once you are done with your cooking e book, you can publish and sell on Amazon kindle.
Writing your first e book may seem daunting. That should not worry you. The real work is done once. After that, your money will role in passively for life.
SELL YOUR RECIPES ONLINE AND MAKE MONEY
There is no meal without a recipe.We all need a recipe when we want to cook what we are not familiar with.
There are days I just want to cook something that is not off my culture.If you happen to have such days,then you definitely need a recipe.
That means that recipes is surprisingly in high demand. This is good news to you that loves to cook.Because you can sell your recipes and make money from that.
What do you need?
Ability to write clear easy to follow instructions.
Ensure that you test the recipie before selling it.
Including mouth watering clear photographs of the finished product. Here is an example of a recipe for sale .
Your next concern may be
Where can I actually sell my recipes?
Taste of home is one of the best places to sell recipes.
Before submitting your recipes to them, look at their winning recipes.
See how people write their recipes and use similar pattern to write your own.
Cooking light is also a wonderful site to submit your recipes. Here you can earn as much as $20 to $50 for any recipe that is published.
other places include
Family Fun they need 850 to 3000 words in the recipe. They pay $1.25 for any recipe they accept.
Healthy living .This is a health magazine that accepts all health related write ups including recipes .
Cooking for engineers.com .They pay between $10 to $20 according to the length of the recipe and pictures .
You can also sell your recipes at Etsy store. Just check out what is trending on Etsy and follow the pattern.
CREATE A FOOD BLOG
Creating a blog today is not as difficult as it used to be. There are a lot of videos today that show how to do this. Starting and creating a food blog is no different.
What do you need to start a food blog?
Here is a detailed blog post on how to write SEO friendly recipes
Monetize your blog
Check out my EASY GUIDE TO START A BLOG POST to get started
JOIN AN ONLINE VIRTUAL COOKING PLATFORM
An online virtual cooking platform is a place where people all over the world can book cooking classes with you.
You get paid for teaching a particular menu peculiar to your country.
Airkitchen is one of the best virtual cooking platform to start with. The good thing is that registration is free. And you can host as much as 10 guest per time.
With Airkitchen, you can create your own cooking class schedule and make your money doing what you love.
Becomming a host in Airkitchen involves three steps’
1.Register with Air kitchen and list your cooking class.
2.Recieve booking and payment from guest
3. Host your cooking for your guest.
Airkitchen takes just 10% of what you charge your guest for your cooking class hosting.
Payment is made to your registered paypal account after hosting the class.
HERE you can find answers to all questions you have about becoming a host with Airktchen. Other virtual online cooking clases you can join include
Check out this blog post on more virtual cooking class platforms.
If you dont have any idea on how to host a virtual cooking class, get some tips here
You can also sell your homemade food directly on Yummit. This is a platform where you can sell any food home made.
START A YOUTUBE COOKING CHANNEL
Youtube is all about videos. Starting a Youtube cooking channel can be quite intimidating .Especially if you have no clue about creating, editing and uploading videos.
Starting a YouTube channel involves a lot of work. But that not withstanding, a successful YouTube channel can completely change your financial status.
As well as transform your cooking career.
There are several ways you can make money with your youtube channel.
You can make money from adverts or from brands that contact you to use their products in your video. This only happens after you have grown your customer base.
Here you will find a step by step explanation on how to create a successful You tube cooking channel
SELL ONLINE COOKING COURSES
Instead of selling your cooking courses on other peoples platform, you can sell your cooking courses on your website.
Here is a practical video course on how you can create your very own course selling website and sell your online cooking courses.
I have given you a lot of information on how to make money with your cooking talent.
If you decide to try any of these tips, let me know how it goes. If at any point you have any challenge, please comment below.
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