UAV brings better results in agriculture

Drones in the Vines

iiSpy recently presented a series of precision agriculture seminars in conjunction with Regional Development Australia, culminating in Drones in the Vines, held at Tuscany Estate last weekend.  One point that is really perplexing is that we approaching 10 years of commercial drone operations.  Yet still 60% of the market is focused on photography.  UAV opportunities[…]

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How breakfast can build a successful drone business

Last week I was asked a question on how to grow a drone business.  Do you really need business plans and what was the best funding options?  Well firstly, there seems to be a love affair with venture capital and technology at the moment.  So how do you go from having your dream of a[…]

How do iiSpy drones make money for business

Research what your market wants from Drones

Experience is a wonderful thing.  How do you get it when no one will give you a break?  And how do you research what your market wants from drones?  When we first started flying drones from our first office in Newcastle, this was our story.  That was until we learnt how to phrase the proposition[…]

Drone over airfield

Avoid The Drone Race To The Bottom

How are you going to make a living flying drones?  More and more drone operators are entering the market.  Every week there is the new claim of “we are the oldest and most trusted operator in the market.”  In 20 years, I’ve heard it all.  So where is this going to leave the market.  In short – in a race to the bottom.  When what you do is no longer unique, how you do it becomes the unique sales proposition.  Let me explain, let’s take real estate photography as an example.  Aerial shots were around $500 for a portfolio.  Drones entered the market and prices dropped, and dropped and well last week, I had a customer quote me $50 for a job.


“if your clients don’t make at least twice as much as they are paying you – you don’t have a viable drone business”