First, people win contest categories for beginners.
Your social media following is an excellent way to show your popularity to prospective clients.
You can sell merchandise Image by Pixabay You can sell merchandise related to cosplay.
Commissioning and selling merchandise are the two basic ways to earn from cosplay but there is more you can do especially when digital media is growing tremendously.
She also gets three Euro donations from time to time on Ko-Fi.
And sell all those merch online.