iStock is a platform that allows artists to earn with their passions by licensing their stock content to businesses and individuals around the world for use in a wide variety of projects.

It is a marketplace for the crowd-sourced stock industry for user-generated stock photos, vectors, illustrations, video clips and music clips.

You can Better your Wage by contributing your photography and videography materials on an international media platform.

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How to Sell Stock in Three Easy Steps

1) You need to be an iStock member before you can contribute your stock. But don't worry – joining only takes a minute and it doesn’t cost a thing.

2) Click the file type you're interested in to start reading the training manual. Once you're feeling confident about your abilities, you'll have to pass a quick quiz.

3) The last step is the most important. Upload three samples of your work along with your application. These are the files we'll be using to evaluate your suitability as a contributor, so you'll want to send your very best work.

  • Photography, videography, or sound content to offer.

iStock pays contributors a base royalty rate of 15% for each file downloaded with credits. 

Exclusive contributors can earn up to 45%.

Images downloaded by subscription are paid a flat royalty based on contributor exclusivity and the collection their file belongs to. Royalty rates vary depending on a number of factors.

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