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How to make money on Shutterstock

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Shutterstock is a marketplace for buying and selling designs, photos, and videos. Shutterstock creates a great opportunity for content creators and customers looking for designs, photos, and videos to buy. If you are looking to make some money by taking photos and videos and creating great vector and illustration designs, Shutterstock is the place to start. Click here to sign up.

Number of ways that you can make money on Shutterstock

You can make money on Shutterstock in a variety of ways. People can just buy your photos and videos, or also they can get them by subscription. You will choose how to earn your money. For example, you can put your photos and videos on sale so that people can purchase them. Or you can put it free to download for subscribed users, which you will earn a little money for every download you get. But if your content goes viral on Shutterstock, this little money can grow huge.

What are the payment methods of Shutterstock

Shutterstock’s payment methods are Paypal, Skrill, and Bank Check. However, if your country does not support any of the mentioned payment methods, you can use Payoneer. You may ask, how can I get paid through Payoneer if they don’t support that payment method? Well, it’s simple. You can actually link Paypal to your Payoneer account. Make sure to read “How to get Paypal linked on Payoneer account.”

Some tips to make more money on Shutterstock

  • You don’t need to find a unique view or object to take its photo. Even taking a photo of a fork can go viral. Always make sure to take the opportunity to take photos of anything you see.
  • If you are a tourist or a traveler, don’t lose your chance to take photos of anything you see and anywhere you go.
  • Use the correct keywords and title for your content.
  • Make sure to promote your profile on social media and share it with friends.
Taking pictures for shutterstock as a traveller

What should I avoid?

It would be best if you avoid taking photos and videos of copyrighted objects, like logos. For example, while taking a photo or video, make sure there are no coca-cola bottles in your shot. Also, make sure there is no artwork in the background of your photos and videos. However, if you have permission to use those copyrighted objects, There should be no problem. Otherwise, your account may get banned, or your content may be rejected.

What to do if my content is rejected?

It is always important to never give up if your content gets rejected. Because the rejections could be a mistake, try to submit your content again. If it gets rejected again, check if there are any copyrighted objects in the images. If there are copyright objects, you can use some editing software to edit the copyrighted objects out. Otherwise, rejection may be because of the quality of the image. So you have to make sure it is a quality image.

To sign up on Shutterstock Click here.

How to make money on Shutterstock

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