Pond5 has the largest video library on the internet with over 1.198.000 video clips and After Effects projects; over 7 millions images; over 670000 illustrations; over 84000 music tracks and over 250000 sound effects. Lately they introduced a very interesting 3D section.
Online marketplace for stock media and creative components, Pond5 offers artists one of the best deals in the industry: they have the liberty to set the prices for their work, and earn 50% of each sale - significantly higher than the the alternatives. Their contract is non-exclusive, and artists retain full rights to their work. Prices start at just $1 for images and illustrations, $2 for sound effects and $5 for stock video and music. Prices on Pond5 tend to be the lowest in the industry, because they are are set by the artists themselves, who earn a much higher percentage than they do elsewhere.
They have a quick and easy workflow, they pay 50 % commissions on all sales with monthly payments by check, Paypal or Moneybookers and realtime data on clip sales, buying trends, footage requests, and more. As your clip portfolio grows, this can mean regular, ongoing income from a relatively small initial investment of time.
Pond5 makes extensive, ongoing campaigns designed to facilitate your business.
• classic stock video and photos: fashion, lifestyle, sports, and location-based footage
• editorial and news content
• motion graphics, motion backgrounds, and VJ loops
• archival footage from all eras
• music beds and beats
• sound effects and ambient noise
• original songs, both digital and recorded.
Pond5 has an easy and worthwhile referral program for all. If your referral signs up, you will receive 5% of all the sales and 5% of all the purchases the new user makes during their first year.
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