This site offers bulk uploading tools, which are fast and easy. There are two ways to do this. One is via their website. The other method is to install the upload tool right on your desktop. There are no file size restrictions and they recommend that you upload the largest file that you have. Your photos must be in jpg. format.
You can get detailed stats to let you know which are the most popular subjects. Not only that, but you can also see stats on image views and get specific information on the buyers of your photos. If you want to market your photos yourself, you can password protect your portfolios for your own possible buyers. There are no exclusivity rules, which means you can sell your digital photos on many different sites.
Shutterstock.comWhen sell stock photos with Shutterstock, you receive 25 cents for each of your photos that are downloaded. Once you have earned $500, you then will receive 30 cents per download.
This may not sound like a lot. However, because Shutterstock is a subscription site, it encourages a higher number of digital photo downloads. It starts at a minimum of 12 downloads for one type of subscription. Another type of plan allows for 25 images a day to be downloaded. This is for buyers… so you can see how additional buyer downloads mean more money for you.
They also have some very enticing videos for downloading also.
They refer to this as footage. So if you wish to sell videos you have created, you can do this also for extra income. They are called clips and must be between 5 and 60 seconds in length. They are usually priced at $10 to $50 each. You receive 30% commission. Any clips you submit will be reviewed for acceptance.
Each time one of your clips is purchased, you receive a 30% commission on the sale. Stock clips are typically priced at $10 to $50 per clip.
Dreamstime.comDreamstime reviews all photos that are submitted to their site. However, if a photo is not accepted, they will tell you why and make suggestions. You may re-submit the photo.
Once you submit a photo and it is accepted, it is designated as a 1st level file. When your photo has had 10 downloads, it becomes a second level file and sells for more money. This continues up to a photo having 100 downloads and becoming a 5th level file. The higher the level, the higher the price of your digital images.
You will receive 50% commission, regardless of what level you are at. If the image is exclusive to Dreamstime, it goes to 60% commission. There are some additional payouts too. Their commissions are consider high.
As you can see, different sites are set up in different ways and offer various commissions. So to sell stock photos online is not that hard to set up.
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