How to sell your photos and videos


With BentBox you can sell Boxes of photos, videos and any other files.

It's very simple to use, you upload your photos (or videos) you set a price for your set of photos (Box) and it's done. All your Boxes are available to be purchased from your public page.

Below are a few answers to the most common questions, if you need more info please let us know how we can help you by sending us an email at info@bentbox.co

1. Is it free?


Yes. BentBox is 100% free to use. We put a commission on top of the price of Boxes.


2. What do I sell?


You can sell just the access to view your photos and videos, like if you were selling a digital book.

You can also sell the license to use your photos, it's up to you.


3. How do I get paid?


We can send you money with PayPal, Amazon Gift Cards (or a Gift Card of your choice), Bank Wire Transfer and Bitcoin.

Have a look at this document for a detailed explanation of how you are paid for your content: How we pay you.


4. How can I maximise the sales of my content?


You are the best promoter of your content.

BentBox gives you a unique public page, bentbox.co/YOUR_USERNAME, use this page to promote your content wherever you want. The more you promote it, the more money you make.

Our most successful users promote regularly their public page and individual Boxes on other websites, social media channels, and through online networking (chats, communities, etc).

Have a look at these articles about maximising sales:


5. Can people subscribe to my content?


Yes. Anyone can subscribe to your public page and to your individual Boxes. Subscribers will be notified of new Boxes created by you and of new content added to existing Boxes.


6. How can I improve my visibility?


Make sure to add a teasing description to every Box.

People will be more inclined to buy if they can read about the content. Further more, your description will be picked up by Google and other search engines and it will be easier for people to find and buy your content.

Our most successful users explain in detail the content of the Box, describing what they are selling. This is important as we all want to spend money for something we like.


7. Is my content and copyright protected?


Yes. Your content is protected by Global Licensing Agreements.

You can decide how to license your content, for example personal use only.

We use global Copyright Standards for licensing agreements between the seller and buyer of content.


8. Do I own my content?


Yes. Your content is and will always be yours. No weird terms and conditions.

The copyright of your content is protected by our Copyright Policy


9. Can others download my content?


You decide if others can download your content or not.

You can set your content for download (or not) from the Box page.

Your content is protected from hot-linking. Other websites cannot link your photos to their pages.

The download of content is enabled by default with all licensing agreements apart from "Personal use without download".


10. How much can I sell my digital content for?

You can set any price you wish for your Boxes of digital content. BentBox applies a commission fee on top of your price according to our commissions plan. The BentBox fee will be paid by the buyer of the Boxes.

Read more about Pricing Strategies.


11. How do I make my first Box of photos?

Have a look at this page, we explain in detail how to make your first Box of photos: Make a Box of Photos Instructions.


12. How do I maximise the sales of my photos?

This page is a self assessment of the activities you can do to reach new buyers and maximise the sales of your content: How to Market My Content.


13. What price should I sell my Boxes for?

Have a look at this page where we share our thoughts about pricing strategies How to Price my Boxes.


14. What should the resolution be for my photos?

Feel free to use high resolution photos. Even the original size is fine. Our servers will take care of reducing them for your web page.


15. Why is BentBox the best place to buy and sell photos and files?

We explain everything here BentBox is the best.


16. What is BentBox's Copyright Policy?

This is our Copyright Policy.


17. What are BentBox's Terms of Use?

These are our Terms & Conditions.



Read more about BentBox:


  1. Features
  2. FAQs
  3. Why photographers should use BentBox
  4. How to sell my photos
  5. How to market my photos
  6. How we pay you
  7. Pricing strategy
  8. Boxes Sale Process Explained
  9. BentBox referral program
  10. Run Special Discount Promotions with Promo Codes
  11. Share revenue from your sales with your models (or other users)
  12. How to sell more Boxes in 3 steps
  13. Think like a publisher
  14. Have a premium content strategy
  15. Make Collections of Boxes
  16. Tutorials
  17. Terms and Conditions
  18. Copyright Policy
  19. About BentBox


Feel free to get in touch by sending us an email at info@bentbox.co