Online copyright remains a hot topic, particularly when it comes to visual content. Imgembed seems to bridge the gap between the likes of stock image websites and Creative Commons, allowing creators to either get more exposure for their work or earn money off it (the site takes a 30 percent cut). Along the way, they'll be able to track where their images are being used and set sharing/embedding permissions, including watermarks and fees.
On the flipside, users get free illustrations to use on their sites (with source attribution automatically appended) or they can pay by CPM if they want to customise how images are displayed.
Monetising creative work online is difficult in part because it's so easy for the original source to get lost along the way. Imgembed is trying to remedy that by setting a new standard for online image use.http://vimeo.com/60937302
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