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.
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 … More
Don’t despair if your images are rejected. We will work with you to improve your imagery. SkyStock aims to offer clients high-quality resolution images and currently, photos will be rejected for: Location: This is by far the biggest reason for photo rejection. Please ensure an accurate location of where your image was taken from. Most … More
We have improved and automated the new upload process to make it easier on contributors. You can upload content via your Dashboard. One of the major improvements is a single step upload process. As long as your photo meets the requirements, and has location exif data in the file, once you upload there will be nothing else … More