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Shutterstock is a stock photo website. Aspiring photographers can submit their photos to the Shutterstock gallery for money. Users earn money based on how frequently their images are downloaded by other users. Shutterstock has been around since 2003 and is one of the largest stock photo companies.
Benefits of Shutterstock
- They are a well known and popular source of stock images which means that there is a high demand from clients.
- The royalty rate you earn for your images constantly increases as you get more downloads.
- Get paid per image download.
- Freedom to choose what photos you wish to take and what demographics you want to appeal to.
Requirements to sign up
- Valid email address.
How to sign up
1 Step 1 is to head over to the Shutterstock home page here. Once you are on the home page click on the sell content button on the top.
2 Now you need to click get started.
3 In this next step, you will need to input some basic information about yourself. This includes your name and email address. Additionally, you need to create a password for your account and agree to the terms of service.
4 An email will now be sent to you, click the link in it to verify your account.
5 Next, you need to add your address and phone number.
6 You are now ready to start uploading images and making money.