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Gain global exposure and get paid for your stories

You create stories, we show them to brands, magazines, blogs, and agencies.

1. CREATE A STORY

Choose topics that matter. Use stellar pictures and tell something meaningful.

2. PUT IT TO WORK

Upload the story to your Azylo portfolio using our simple story builder. Inspire us.

3. EXPAND AUDIENCE

We will show your story to editors, publishers, marketers, and storytellers on Azylo.

4. GET PAID

Select STANDARD or EXCLUSIVE License and start earning money.

Transparent and flexible licensing — you decide how others can use your content

FREE License

Get published by more magazines. Gain maximum exposure. Your story is free to repost, but publishers have to provide credit and links to your portfolio. FREE License is great for promoting your films, too.

STANDARD License

Earn money. Multiple publishers can buy your story. Get 40% royalties for every sale. You can also host your story anywhere else on the internet. STANDARD License is great for previously published stories, too.

EXCLUSIVE License

Same as STANDARD License, but you get 70% royalties from every sale if you host your story exclusively on Azylo.

NO License

Showcase your story on Azylo. Gain limited exposure and get feedback from our community. Learn new skills. Nobody can download and use your story.

Learn more about Licensing.

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Frequently asked questions

Which type of stories you’re looking for?

Stories that matter. Stories that tell something meaningful. Whether it be a feature story, photo essay, travelogue, case study, fiction, or documentary, it should cover important issues or events, be inspiring, or represent interesting opinions.

Can anyone submit any stories, or do you select stories based on certain criteria?

Anyone can post anything to their portfolio unless it interferes with our Content Guidelines. However, submissions for licensing are carefully considered by our editors.

Do you have an editor who proofreads stories or do creators take full responsibility for their work?

Our editors can accept or reject your story submitted for licensing. They do not edit your story. If the story is rejected, they can provide brief reasons and recommendations. When you do not submit your story for licensing, it appears on your portfolio immediately and editors do not read it.

What type of writers are welcome?

You don’t even have to be a writer. You can be an artist, athlete, filmmaker, photographer, environmentalist, scientist, or average Joe, but you should have something to tell and you should be able to tell it in a clean, coherent, and captivating way.

What are the requirements for images?

At least 1600px wide, max. 6MB file size and adequate image quality.

What kind of licensing do you offer?

You can choose between NO License, FREE License, STANDARD, or EXCLUSIVE License. Learn more about Licensing here.

How much do I get from each sale?

70% when you sell your story exclusively on Azylo, 40% when non-exclusively.

How do I get paid?

PayPal.