Stock Photos and Videos have always been a go to option for every creative person to fulfil their production needs. During this quarantine lockdown it's time to dig in to your bunch of hard drives and curate content that you have worked on over the years. It's time that we sort our photo and video content to start making money from them.
Of course, selling stock videos is not as easy as uploading some clips and calling it a day. Each platform requires something different, and the style of video — whether it’s commercial or editorial footage — also presents unique legal stipulations. Your media could be used in feature films, TV series, documentaries, advertisements, corporate presentations, and more.
Here we present you with the list of stock websites where you can sell all your stock footages and images and make money from them :-
Over the last 15 years, shutterstock have paid out a billion dollars to its worldwide community of contributors. It offer tools, tips, and support to help artists around the world earn even more. It's a non-exclusive site, and the way to increase downloads is by contributing a large quantity of images that can be used as visual metaphors.Payouts are based on your earnings over time and range from 20% to 30%.
Twenty20 started as a tool for Instagram photographers to sell their images to brands. Now, it’s a robust stock photography site where you can sell photos online and connect with potential clients. You can earn money three ways: selling a photo, for you earn $2 per photo licensed, 100% cash prizes from photo challenges, and 100% commission from whatever brands hire you for scheduled shoots.
Pond5 is one of the largest video marketplace. It has worked with many large brands such as Disney, Netflix, LinkedIn, Discovery etc. It has more than 17 Million video clips with award-winning tools including patented Visual Search for video.
4. Adobe Stock
Adobe Stock is one of the best places to sell photos online because when you list photos for sale here, they’re also available on stock site Fotolia. You’ll earn 33% commission on the photos you sell through Adobe Stock.
5. Getty Images
On the higher end of stock photography sites, Getty Images attracts brands and publishers looking for high-quality or hard-to-find exclusive images to license. The standards for becoming a contributor are predictably higher than many other stock photo sites. For photos licensed via GettyImages.com, rates start at 20%.
So what are you waiting for, clean your study table wave a bye to the laziness because its time that we start working in a smart way. Have fun selling your content. And let us know in the comment section about your experience.