The Top 10 Places To Sell Your Content

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The Top 10 Places To Sell Your ContentThere are many digital marketplaces that make the process of buying and selling of content convenient. At these marketplaces you can sell items ranging from images, videos, sound effects, music, templates, plugins, CMS products and much more. If you have been looking for the perfect place to sell your digital content, you’ve reached the right destination. Here are the top 10 places where you can sell your content:

1. iStock

iStock is the place where you can look for stock images, media and design elements, along with videos, music, and sound effects. The most striking thing about iStock is that you get royalty-free content, which comes at affordable prices and is of excellent quality. As the content is royalty-free, you just need to pay once to use the file for several uses. At iStock anyone from any part of the world can join the community for free and can find digital media that they need and can purchase at a very meagre amount. Not only this, you can also sell your original content that you have created, while getting paid a royalty in return. iStock also presents a set of tools and apps created especially to make your workflow easy.

They include:

iPhone App: This app allows you to search, save and share images and audio directly from your iPhone.

Microsoft Office Plug-in: With this app, you can look for and download images and illustrations straight from the iStock library into Microsoft PowerPoint and Microsoft Word

WordPress Plug-in: This app enables you to add iStock images directly into WordPress blog posts or web pages.

Facebook eCard App: With this app, you can create the perfect eCard from selected images and videos, and share them on your Facebook page.

2. Themeforest

When it comes to selling templates and themes for popular CMS Products, Themeforest is the name that comes to your mind. Themeforest is in the Envato Marketplace where you can sell HTML templates and themes for WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal. With 12,829 site templates and themes, Themeforest is one of the most sought after platforms by web designers and developers, not only to buy, but also to sell templates and themes.

The best benefit about Themeforest is that being a part of the Envato Marketplace, signing up to an account on this platform allows you to access the entire network of the Envato Marketplace. Additionally, Envato Marketplace authors can easily make 50-70 per cent on every item sold. By referring new users you can even receive a 30% commission from their first cash deposit.

3. CodeCanyon

CodeCanyon is another site in the Envato Marketplace network, where you can buy and sell scripts and components for different languages and frameworks. At present, there are over 7,782 Scripts and Snippets to explore. You can sell scripts and components related to JavaScript, PHP, ASP.NET, and Java. You can become an author and sell your work to millions of buyers on the CodeCanyon platform. With CodeCayon, you can sell digital products and stock to a thriving community of over 3,386,945 users across eight marketplaces, and this number is rising every single day.

As an author, you get a percentage of the sale price whenever an item of yours is sold. This percentage is determined by two things. First, whether you’re selling the item only on the Envato marketplace, and the second is by the total number of cumulative sales that you’ve had in the past.

You can sell by either becoming a non-exclusive author or an exclusive author.

Non-exclusive author: by becoming a non-exclusive author, you can sell the items you sell with CodeCanyon on other websites.

Exclusive author: In this case, you cannot sell a product that you have sold on the Envato marketplace anywhere else.

4. Videohive

Videohive is a site where you can buy and sell royalty-free Stock Footage, Motion Graphics and Cinema 4D Templates. You also get obtain After Effects Project files, DVD Menus, Apple Motion and Add-Ons and much more (all of which are available at a nominal price). This is again a community of the Envato marketplace, where you can interact with authors and ask questions as well as comment on the forums. There are over 68,932 royalty-free video files available with Videohive. Like other sites in Envato Marketplace network, on Videohive, authors can easily make 50%-70% on every item sold. Here again, you can receive a 30% commission by referring new users from their first cash deposit.

5. Audiojungle

This Envato Marketplace is home to a community of bustling audio composers and producers. At Audiojungle, you can buy and sell royalty-free Music and Sound Effects. You can also get Music loops, Music Packs, Source files, and Logos & Idents. There are over 151,155 royalty free audio files available from $ 1 at Audiojungle.

6. Graphicriver

GraphicRiver possesses over 195,383 premium design templates and stock graphics, and files, including royalty-free, layered Photoshop files, Textures, Vectors, Add-Ons, Isolated Objects, and Icon packs. It also lets users purchase or sell Print Templates, ePublishing, Textures, Infographics, Icon Presentation Templates, Fonts, Web Elements, Logo Templates, Adobe add-ons, and more. This platform is again a site in the Envato Marketplace network. A huge community of graphic designers and illustrators prefer to use this site.

So if you’re a graphic designer, and want to earn some extra money, you can sell your digital content and make money online with GraphicRiver. The interface of GraphicRiver is extremely easy to use, and it offers a huge number of potential buyers.

7. Photodune

At this Envato Marketplace site, you can sell royalty-free stock photography and images of every category and type. The items here are priced on the basis of size/megapixels of files. A huge community of photographers and digital image experts use Photodune for finding and buying items, while a large number of them also earn handsomely by selling their images and photography on this site.

8. 3DOcean

At the 3DOcean Envato Marketplace, you get over 13,228 3D models and accessories along with Textures, Materials and Shaders, Scripts and Plugins, 3D print as well as 2D concepts. You can buy and sell an extensive amount of such content. Anyone interested in making passive income by means of their 3D/2D work must visit this marketplace. Talented 3D/2D artists can earn some extra cash by participating in the community of 3DOcean. Being an Envato product, 3DOcean is definitely worth taking a look at.

9. Activeden

Activeden offers 12,192 royalty-free Adobe Flash and Flex files, including Templates, Galleries, Music Players, Utilities, Animation, Video Players, Menus, Preloaders, Games, Flash Builder and Flex, which you can buy and sell. This is again an Envato Marketplace site, which has a bustling community of Flash designers and developers, and is one of the largest flash libraries on the web.

10. Shutterstock

Shutterstock is a stock photography agency based in New York, United States. You can search for over 30 million royalty-free stock photos, illustrations, and vectors as well as videos. There are over 10,000 new and high-resolution images getting added daily on this platform. You can turn your creativity into cash. There are over 750,000 customers that you can reach with Shutterstock and start earning money right away. You can sign up for free and start selling immediately.

– Ady Sachdeva


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