This Contributors Royalty Comparison will show you how much money you can earn as a stock photo contributor.
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Author Royalty: Images – from 25c per download. It will increase to 33c once you reach $500, to 36c once you reach $3,000, and up to 38c once you earn $10,000. Video clips – 30% of the sale price.
Read our Review | Visit Shutterstock Website
Author Royalty: – Images/vectors/illustrations – from 20% to 63% for credit sales (based on contributor rank), from 33% (0.25 credits minimum guarantee) for subscription download – Videos – from 30% to 49% for credit sales (based on contributor rank), from 35% (8.75 credits minimum guarantee) for subscription download.
Read our Review | Visit Fotolia Website
Author Royalty: From 25% Revenue Share per image (+ 10% for Exclusive Image) and $0.35 per subscription sale. Exclusive Photographers receive from 60% Revenue Share per image and $0.42 on subscription + $0.20 bonus for each approved submission.
Read our Review | Visit Dreamstime Website
Author Royalty: From $0.50 for each credit download and from $0.25 per download with subscription (increased by number of downloads in the previous 12 months), 30% for Partners sales and $25 for Extended License sale.
Read our Review | Visit Bigstock Website
Author Royalty: 50% for sales on Alamy Website, 50% for sales through Novel Use, 50% for video clip sales, 30% for sales through Alamy distributors (30% to Alamy, 40% to the distributor).
Read our Review | Visit Alamy Website
Author Royalty: Single images 40% of image sale price / 40% revenue share for subscriptions based upon the total number of images downloaded per customer per month.
Read our Review | Visit Photospin Website
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