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These girls are very talented and creative. There’s much to learn about them!
But we know there is much more to it. Many industries can be developed around Cosplay.
And that’s why In Hubite, we developed an e-book about making money as a Cosplayer that covers all of the most common questions about the topic and, more importantly, the solutions we give you!
You don’t need to be one of the top Creators to live on your Cosplays.
Keep reading to learn how to start a Cosplay business and all the options you have on the table!
You must know many famous people are living out on the earnings from this industry, but you don’t need to be one of the top Creators to live out your cosplays. Keep reading to learn how to make money through your Cosplay business and find lots of inspiration!
How to start Cosplaying
This might be just a hobby for some, but it has some complexity. You might feel that if you don’t have amazing sewing or makeup skills, this is not the place for you, but there are plenty of options out there for people to enjoy cosplaying without the know-how to create one.
You can always buy your cosplay from pro custom makers, but if you want to go step-by-step, try to look on social media or Google for beginner-friendly cosplays! There are plenty of easy ones out there. You can even find ones that physically look like you, so you don’t worry about wearing a wig.
The cosplay community is also full of people who love sharing their art with tutorials. Slowly but surely, you will start developing the skills needed if that is what you desire and become a pro yourself!
Just remember that you have many options. No need to shy away! Have fun and enjoy yourself!
Types of cosplay businesses
If you thought that the only way of making money as a cosplayer is to be famous and sell your photos, we would show there are plenty of businesses you can start either to complement or to dedicate to them fully!
- Crafting: This is the core of cosplaying. If you actually like the process of making a cosplay, you can work selling commissioned pieces.
Highly detailed cosplays can be very well paid, and you can even dedicate them to a specific field like clothing, accessories, or props.
You can do educational content if you want to expand and get better known. Either free or paid, to teach other cosplayers how to do their own versions.
- Entertainment: This is the best-known category because here’s where you find most of the references in the cosplay industry.
If you would like to go through this path, you will have to be seen everywhere, so people start to follow you and conventions to invite you as a host, panelist, or even to give out some meet-and-greet appearances.
The critical part here is marketing. In this community, you don’t have to be the most charismatic. As long as you are talented, you can build authority.
- Merchandise: It might seem similar to crafting, but you do not necessarily make these. You can have your own store where other cosplayers can buy different accessories needed to cosplay, such as wigs, lenses, or props.
But it doesn’t end there. If you are a cosplayer, you can sell your old Cosplays, clothing, and sewing patterns, and you can even get more creative by offering posters or custom t-shirts/keychains, etc. There are many possibilities! And the cosplay community highly appreciates these stores.
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Among all the things you can do regarding your Cosplay business, the marketing strategy is the single most important. It doesn’t matter the type of content you decide to sell. You will need to get seen by others for them to purchase and consume your creations.
We have developed many guides about promoting yourself on social media platforms that will teach you all the techniques to get known and promote yourself. You will find articles about Reddit, Twitch, Telegram, Instagram, and more, but dedication and consistency will be essential.
You cannot build a community overnight, so focus on quality work and making daily progress in your socials. With our tips, you will surely see results!
Besides promoting on social media, we highly recommend you create a website! So you can talk about what you do and show people how they can get it or find you online.
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