Contributor Guidebook

123RF.com Contributor Guidebook: Table of Contents

Chapter 1

Section 1 : A welcome note from 123RF...

Section 2 : Goals of this Content Guidebook

Section 3 : The Royalty-Free Microstock Industry

Chapter 2

Section 1 : Top 5 Reasons to Contribute to 123RF.com

Section 2 : Getting Started with 123RF.com

Section 3 : Applying for a Contributor Account

Section 4 : Studying the Various Contributor Agreements

Section 5 : Uploading Identification to 123RF.com

Section 6 : Royalties, Commissions & Payment

Chapter 3

Section 1 : Uploading Stock Photography (Commercial)

Section 2 : Uploading Stock Illustrations (Commercial)

Section 3 : Uploading Editorial Images (Editorial Use Only)

Section 4 : Uploading Stock Video Footage (Commercial)

Section 5 : Uploading Stock Audio - Sound Effects & Music

Section 6 : Uploading to the 123RF Exclusive Logo Collection

Section 7 : Viewing Your Upload History

Section 8 : Deleting Uploaded Content

Section 9 : Viewing Your Contributor Profile, Earnings and Download Statistics

Section 10 : Viewing Your Earnings

Section 11 : Viewing Your Download Statistics

Section 12 : Creating an FTP Account for Bulk Uploads

Chapter 4

Section 1 : Best Practices and Strategies on Describing and Keywording Photos & Illustrations

Section 2 : Best Practices and Strategies on Describing and Keywording Editorial Photos

Section 3 : Best Practices and Strategies on Describing and Keywording Audio

Section 4 : Best Practices and Strategies on Describing and Keywording Footage

Section 5 : Best Practices and Strategies on Describing and Keywording Exclusive Logos

Chapter 5

Section 1 : Importance and Legal Implications of Releases

Section 2 : Model Releases

Section 3 : Property Releases

Section 4 : Copyrighted Material That 123RF Does Not Accept

Chapter 6

Section 1 : Top Keywords & Searches

Section 2 : Anticipating Seasons & Trends

Section 3 : What's Sellable?

Chapter 7

Section 1 : Tips & Tricks: Faved Content

Section 2 : Tips & Tricks: Donating to Free Images