RV’s can be expensive, both in terms of the RV itself and the cost of maintaining it. But what if you could turn your RV into a lucrative business opportunity?
The truth is that thousands of people in the United States along make money with or while traveling in their recreational vehicles, so there’s little to no reason to think that you can’t as well.
Here are the top four ways you can make money with your RV:
1. Rent Your RV
The first way you can make money with your RV is to rent it out to others who would use it more than you.
You can actually make thousands of dollars every year by doing this, and if you really become successful at it, you can even buy more RV’s and turn it into a successful business. Outdoorsy.com has a cool story about a family who was able to do exactly that.
2. Promote Yourself Using Your RV
Crisscrossing the country in your RV is a relatively inexpensive and yet highly effective way to promote yourself and your business. Just paint your business name and logo on the side, and people will instantly become aware of your business when they glance at the side.
You should also be sure to include your contact information on the side in addition to a small list of the products and services you offer.
3. Drive To Clients In Your RV
If your line of work requires you to travel to different clients across the country or in specific areas of the country, why not do so in an RV? You can turn each new job into an RV road trip so it’s equally enjoyable as it is profitable.
Many business owners around the country follow this model, and some don’t even have homes at all and instead work from their recreational vehicles full time. Speaking of which…
4. Save Money By Working In Your RV Full Time
The very act of working out of your RV rather than your home is bound to save you lots of money over the long term. With a home, you have to pay for the mortgage, home owner’s insurance, property taxes, and utilities to name a few things.
Your expenses will be greatly reduced, however, if you work from an RV instead. Your only expenses then would be the cost of the RV itself, the gasoline, routine maintenance repairs, and the cost of staying in an RV park that provides you with necessary utilities. By doing this, you will be able to save hundreds if not thousands of dollars every month.
While choosing to work from your RV rather than your home is certainly a major decision to make, it’s still something worth thinking about.
Making Money With Your RV
These are just four of the several different ways that you can make money with your recreational vehicle. If you get creative you can probably think of many more ways you can profit from it as well.
AUTHOR BIO: Susan Melony is a blogger and content marketer based in Kansas City. She writes passionately about business, marketing, travel, and entrepreneurship.