Making your panoramas available for licensing by default means that you have more opportunities to earn money from your images. You can make your images available for licensing via 360Cities as well our distribution partners simply by enabling the following settings in your account:
Step 2: Select "Licensing" tab.
Step 3: To make your images available for licensing via 360Cities’ channel and our distribution partner Getty Images, click ‘Yes’ for both options and then ‘Save my choice’.
TIP: PLEASE NOTE that any graphics (name, logo, or other attribution) inside your images and videos dramatically DECREASE the chances that they will be selected for licensing by 360Cities' or our distribution partners' customers. If you're interested in earning royalties from licensing sales, please avoid putting your name and logo inside your images and videos.
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360° videos uploaded to 360Cities and accepted for publication are automatically available for licensing by our customers and those of our distribution partners. Demand for 360° video is growing and adding video to your 360Cities portfolio is a good way to promote your work and increase your chances of earning extra royalties.
All 360º videos have to meet the 360Cities Requirements for Videos.
Panorama image and 360º videos are available to license on a rights managed basis. The price depends on the intended use and the length of the license term. If you are interested in licensing any panorama and/or 360º video on 360Cities, please use the main contact form in our licensing overview page, and we’ll get right back to you.
Royalty payments are sent out at a minimum quarterly via PayPal to your 360Cities account email address. You will receive a notification from PayPal if you have earned a royalty. If any of your images have been licensed in the past, you can see a record of it in your Licensing History, which is displayed by going to the Settings section of your account, and clicking on the Licensing tab.
Royalties are calculated as follows: 40% of the received gross proceeds on sales of image or video licensing rights via 360Cities, and 50% of the received gross proceeds on sales of image or video licensing rights via our distribution partners.