Tutorials and tips on how to use BentBox


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. How to upload files


1. Click on the Upload New Box button at the top of the page to go to the New Box page.

2. Write a name for your new Box or select one of your Boxes if you wish to upload more photos/videos to an existing Box.

3. Drag and drop your files in the upload area. If you are uploading a large file, for example a video, click on the "Video Uploader" button underneath the drag and drop area.

4. Once the upload is complete, click on the Box name to go to the Box administration page.


2. How to change the Cover Image of a Box


1. Go to the Box administration page by clicking on the Box from your personal page bentbox.co/YOUR_USERNAME.

2. Select the image you would like to use as the cover image, click on the settings (gear) icon at the top right of the image and click on "Set as cover image".

Note:

If the selected image is a video, the Box for Sale page will show a 10 seconds preview of the video.


3. How to delete all files in a Box


1. Go to the Box administration page by clicking on the Box from your personal page bentbox.co/YOUR_USERNAME.

2. Click on the user icon at the top right of the page, then click on "Delete All Files".


4. How to unpublish a Box


1. Go to the Box administration page.

2. Click on "Box for Sale Settings" from the central menu.

3. Once on the Box for sale settings page, scroll down at the bottom of the page and click on "Remove from sale".


5. How to sell a Box


1. Go to the Box administration page.

2. Click on "Box for Sale Settings" from the central menu.

3. Fill in the sale settings with your price and other information about the Box then click on Save at the bottom of the page.

Notes:

Make the Box name and description as interesting and teasing as possible, this is an important part of your marketing strategy.

Write as many hashtags as you can, hashtags are used as keywords for your Boxes' pages and it's a very important part of the SEO strategy.


6. How to change attribution


1. Go to the Box administration page.

2. Click on "Box for Sale Settings" from the central menu.

3. Once on the Box for sale settings page, scroll down towards the bottom of the page and you will see a dropdown menu with the licensing options.

4. Select the licensing option and click on Save.


7. Uploading a large file


1. Go to the Box administration page.

2. Click on "Upload to Box" from the central menu.

3. Once on the Upload page, click on "Go to Video Uploader".

4. Select your video or large file and start the upload.


8. How to make a Post


1. Click on "Explore" from the "Boxes" drop down menu at the top of the page.

2. Click on the text area section "What's new" at the top of the stream of content.

3. Write a post and upload an image, then click on "Post".


9. How to make a Collection of Boxes


1. Go to your personal page bentbox.co/YOUR_USERNAME.

2. Click on "New Collection" from the central menu.

3. Enter the name for the new Collection and click on Save.

Note:

You can also create a new Collection on the fly when adding a Box to a Collection.


10. How to add a Box to a Collection of Boxes


1. Click on the plus button at the bottom of every Box card.

2. Select the Collection (or create a new one on the fly) then click on Save.


11. How to sell often


Read these articles about Marketing Strategy:


12. How to create a Promotion


1. Click on "Promocodes" from the drop down menu at the top right of any BentBox page.

2. Once on the Promocodes page click on "New Promo Code".

3. Fill in all the relevant data then click on "Save" at the top of the page.

4. Test the Promo Code by going to the Box for sale page and click on "I have a Promo Code".

5. Share it around.

Note:

In order for the promotion to be active you should set a validity time frame or click on the "Always Active" checkbox.


13. How to share revenue with other users


1. This is a Pro feature.

2. Go to the Box administration page.

3. Click on "Box for Sale Settings" from the central menu.

4. Once on the Box for sale settings page, click on "Share revenue with other users".

5. Follow the guided steps, once complete click on Save.


14. How to change the order of images in a Box


1. Go to the Box administration page.

2. From the drop down menu at the top right of the page, click on "Arrange Files".

3. Drag the images in your desired order, then click on Save.

Notes:

You can set the images in alphabetical order from the Box administration page by clicking on "Set alphabetical order" from the central menu. You can also invert the order of the images from the same menu.


15. How to change the order of Boxes on your personal page


1. This is a Pro feature.

2. Go to your personal page bentbox.co/YOUR_USERNAME.

3. From the drop down menu at the top right of the page, click on "Arrange Boxes".

4. Drag the Boxes in your desired order, then click on "Save Order".


16. How to make money with BentBox referral program


Read about BentBox Referral Program.