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Sell your Photos and Videos Online

What is it all about?

Are you a keen photographer? Do you have hundreds or maybe even thousands of images and videos sat on your phone or laptop? Well why not make them available for use on Shutterstock and earn royalties each time somebody pays to use them. 

This is a very straightforward side gig. You simply upload all of your best photos to the portal, create appropriate tags, keywords and descriptions and watch the money roll in. 

Success with this side gig depends on how impressive your photos and videos are and how unique they are. In addition to this, you should be aware that this is somewhat a numbers game. The more photos and videos that you upload to Shutterstock, then the more money you will make. 

The most successful photographers on Shutterstock have a niche. This often means that when you make a sale, you will most likely receive repeat sales from the same customers. So maybe your niche is Spicy food photography or maybe videos of Kite Surfing. It can literally be anything as long as there is demand for those type of photos. 

You can sign up here and start earning straight away: Shutterstock

Profitability Factor Medium
Difficulty Level Low
Risk Level Low
Time commitment Low
Prior Knowledge/Expertise None
Location Restrictions N/A 
Overall Side Gig Rating 5/5
Realistic Earnings: This will vary significantly depending on the quality and demand of your images and video and the amount that you have available.   
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