We set up SkyStock due to the disgustingly poor commission rates we were receiving from some of the major players in the industry. We once received a commission of $0.25 and immediately removed our photos for sale. Our goal of SkyStock was to provide a better platform where we are able to find a happy middle ground between customer and contributor. SkyStock’s location search niche will hopefully lead to customers wanting to buy a specific location which cannot be provided by other stock websites.
Current commission rate is 75% on all sales!
Realistically we have only just relaunched the platform and still working hard on development. We have not started advertising yet, so we are expecting limited sales, however, would like to reward our contributors as much as possible during this relaunch period.
In the future, our planned commission rates are as follows. The idea is to reward contributors for continuing to upload more content to the platform by providing them with a higher commission rate. These lower levels won’t come into effect until we launch our partnership program:
Note these are only proposed commission rates at this stage and are based on uploads in the last 12 months. We are open to your thoughts on how we should structure commissions in the future. Feel free to contact us to discuss.
Operator Search Launched
How is SkyStock different to other operator searches: – Free to list and use. No monthly fees or commissions. – Direct contact with customers. – Focusses on local operators via a map-based search. – Utilises your stock portfolio to showcase your skills. – Avoid the race to the bottom, with customers only able to contact one operator … More
Join our Thermal Drone Operator database
After the feedback from our expression of interest we are now accepting thermal drone operators into our database. This is for a client who received over 1,000 requests to find lost pets in 2020, and if we can put together a solid database of operators then drones will become a bigger part of their nationwide operation. The jobs will … More
Don’t despair if your videos are rejected. We will work with you to improve your video submissions. SkyStock aims to offer clients high-quality resolution videos and currently, videos will be rejected for: Location: This is by far the biggest reason for video rejection. Please ensure an accurate location of where your video was taken from. … More