October 24, 2019

Creatorscape 2019

Creatorscape 2019


Let's count the ways

What does the landscape look like for a creator who wants to monetize? Seriously how many options, biz models and companies do they have to understand to make some serious cash?

It turns out there's over 600 companies that can help creators monetize.

The 2019 edition of CreatorScape lists 639 businesses that run the Creator Economy.

Digital Goods

  • Gumroad - Sell music, comics, software, books, and films
  • Shopify - Set up a storefront online.
  • iTunes - Sell Music.
  • EyeEm - Sell photos and videos.
  • Simple Goods - Create an easy to use button to sell downloadable files
  • Sellfy - reate a storefront on your website
  • Filtergrade - Sell lightroom presets
  • Amazon Publishing - Sell books.
  • SendOwl - Sell a product on your blog with a link.

Ad Revenue Merchandise Digital Goods

Ad Revenue

  • YouTube - Partner Program for video creators
  • Snapchat - Snapchat Discover shows pay per ad impression
  • Facebook for Creators - For video creators on Facebook
  • dailymotion - Enable Monetization For video creators
  • Medium - For writers
  • Twitch - for livestreamers
  • Apple Music - In 2017, the service paid $0.0064 per stream
  • Twitter Video - In-Stream Video Ads for publishers
  • Superbam - Content rights management for creators
  • Soundcloud - SoundCloud Premier: its monetization and development program for creators
  • Spotify - Spotify pays about $0.006 to $0.0084 per stream
  • Anchor - Get paid to podcast

Ad Revenue Merchandise Digital Goods

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  • Teespring - Make Shirts
  • DFTBA - by Hank Green, for Creators.
  • Merch by Amazon - create a product page on Amazon
  • Fanjoy - Limited edition merchandise experiences from your favorite people like Casey Neistat and David Dobrik.
  • Cafe Press - Custom t-shirts, stickers, posters, coffee mugs and more.
  • Redbubble - Creatives worldwide making things like shirts, stickers, phone cases, and pillows
  • Chatbooks - Create books from your Instagram account.
  • inkfi - Order Instagram prints online
  • Ebay - Sell anything.
  • Spreadshirt - On demand custom t-shirts