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YUDUplus - Selling Your Content on YUDUfree

YUDUfree provides a marketplace for you to find buyers of your work from all over the world.

YUDUfree Document protection system.

When you sell a document on YUDUfree it is protected from being passed around and viewed by people who haven't paid. When a buyer purchases your document the YUDUfree system registers his/her details and sets access permissions which are unique to that buyer. The buyer is allowed to view your publication on 5 computers only. This prevents the login details being passed onto friends but allows flexibility for using computers at home and at work.


Buyer and Seller

The sale is between you and the buyer of your content. YUDUfree simply takes care of the administration.

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Upgrade fee

To sell your content you will need to upgrade to YUDUplus and pay a small annual upgrade fee. Click here to see the cost in your own currency.


PayPal Account

YUDUfree uses PayPal to send you money you have earned. You can set up your PayPal account, if you don't already have one, as part of the process when you upgrade.

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Currency

We display all items for sale in one currency (Pounds sterling) so there is consistency on the site. You may not be familiar with how much this is so we have provided a tool that will show you the approximate value of each item in your own currency once you click and select your currency from the dropdown menu. We update these exchange rates daily. The buyer can pay in any currency he/she selects from the options in Paypal and the exact price the buyer actually pays will be calculated at the exchange rate PayPal uses at that time. Your account will always show in Pounds Sterling and you will not be affected by fluctuating rates. If you mark an item for sale at £5 the sales value will be £5. When setting up your items to sell, you can select the price in your own currency and YUDUfree will convert it to GBP. To do this, simply choose the currency you wish to enter from the drop down menu.

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Payment of your Earnings

Sales made from the 15th of the previous month to the 14th of the current month will be paid into your PayPal account on the 28th day of the same month if your account is credited by more than £20. If the account balance is less than £20 that sum will be carried over into the following month.


Buyer protection

To give confidence to the buyer we allow 10 days for a complaint to be made. If a complaint is judged to have substance then we will "quarantine" any monies due to you on this item until the matter is resolved. The only complaints we will consider are potential fraudulent transactions or copyright infringement. All other matters must be resolved between you and the buyer and we will not entertain matters where the buyer is just disappointed with their purchase.

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YUDUfree Charges and Administration

YUDUfree will handle all the administration and charge you a transaction fee of 25% of the selling price. Included in this is all the PayPal and exchange rate conversion charges which we settle to keep things as simple as possible for you. The YUDUfree transaction fee also includes sales tax (VAT) on the YUDUfree charges.

When we send money to your account, PayPal will deduct their own handling charges from the transfer.

As the transaction is between you and the buyer, you are responsible for paying any taxes your government regulations require.

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Referral System

To help boost your sales YUDUfree has a built-in referral system. If you do not want your content promoted by third parties please check the box when Setting the price you wish to charge. If you do allow third party referrals, 10% of the selling price is paid to the referrer when a buyer arrives at YUDUfree from his/her external site and purchases your content. Items for sale where a referral fee is available are clearly marked so refers can see them easily.

Referral users will be able to place your item into their library and embed the library on the website or blog. Your content will therefore get promoted on many different sites but all the buy/sell transactions are managed on the YUDUfree site.

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Your Financial Reports

On your "My Library" page, click the "Actions" button and you can view your financial summary which will list your sales and/or commissions paid.
You can also access this from your 'My Library' options.

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Click on the publication you want to sell in the 'My library page' this will take you to the Item Details page.

On the Item Details page click the 'Sell this item' button underneath the thumbnail image or in 'Actions' to the left.

On the Start Selling now! Page read the instructions and select the currency you want to work in.

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Setting the price

We recommend that you look at the price that other users are selling similar items for on YUDUfree.

You can either enter the price you would like the buyer to pay OR the amount you would like to receive from the sale. YUDUfree's standard currency is GBP - but you can add the amount in your own currency by selecting the currency you want in the drop down menu. YUDUfree will then convert this back to price in GBP. The site will clearly display what you should expect to receive after the deduction of YUDUfree transaction fees.

Decide whether you want to enable referral sales and if YES ensure the box is ticked. If a sale is made from a visitor that has come through a referrer, 10% of the selling price will be deducted from the money you receiveand given as referral commission.

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Setting Free 'Teaser' pages

In order for the potential buyer to get a taste for your publication before buying, you can set the number of pages that can be viewed as a teaser, before the YUDUfree protection system prevents the reader from seeing further pages until they buy it. We recommend you set this between 3 and 7 pages depending on the size of the publication and the content.


Confirming you have the rights to sell.

You are required to check the box confirming that you have the rights or are the copyright owner before proceeding. Breaching copyright is a serious offence and profiting by selling other people's work without their permission is completely forbidden in law and on the YUDUfree sites. Please see "penalties for copyright transgressions".

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To finish selling setup, click "Start Selling"

As soon as you click 'start selling', your publication wil be up for sale on the YUDUfree site. If you wish to remove it from sale, click "Stop Selling" in the Item Details page.

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Changing the price

If you think the price you have set is too high or too low you can change it at any time. You can edit the selling settings, including the price, by clicking on "Selling Options" on the items Detail Page.

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Sell your music, audiobooks and podcasts

Click on the audio file you want to sell in the ''My library page' this will take you to the Item Details page.

On the Item Detail page, click "sell this item" in 'Actions' on the left hand of the side page or the 'Sell Item' button under the thumbnail.

This will take you to the On the Start Selling Now! page. Read the instructions and select the currency you want to work in.


Setting the price

We recommend that you look up the prices of similar items on YUDUfree.

You can either enter the price you would like the buyer to pay OR the amount you would like to receive from the sale. YUDUfree's standard currency is Pounds Sterling (GBP) - but you can add the amount in your own currency by selecting the currency you want in the drop down menu. YUDUfree will then convert this back to price in GBP. The site will clearly display what you should expect to receive after the deduction of YUDUfree transaction fees.

Decide whether you want to enable referral sale and if yes ensure the box is ticked. If a sale is made via a referrer, 10% of the selling price will be deducted from the money you receive and given as referral commission.

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Setting 'Free listening' as a teaser

YUDUfree allows the buyer to listen to a 20 second sample of your audio for free. You can decide which part of the audio clip you want buyers to hear. For example, sometimes the potential buyer may get a better impression if the sample is the main chorus of a music track. Set in seconds the point in your track where you want the teaser audio to start.


Confirming you have the rights to sell.

You are required to check the box confirming that you have the rights or are the copyright owner before proceeding. Breaching copyright is a serious offence and profiting by selling other people's work without their permission is completely forbidden in law and on the YUDUfree sites.

Check carefully you do not include audio clips within your work from other recordings that are covered by copyright. In the case of music make sure it is your original work and remember remixing copyrighted music is a copyright breach. Please see penalties for copyright transgressions.

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To finish click 'Start selling'

Your audio file will then be up for sale on the YUDUfree site. If you wish to remove it from sale, click "Stop Selling" in the Item Details page.

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Changing the price

If you think the price you have set is too high or too low you can change it at any time. You can also edit the selling settings, including the price, by clicking on "Selling Options" on the items Detail Page.

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A well-shot photograph of a good subject could attract buyers who want to use it for their website or in their promotional material. A great way to earn money from your talent!

We recommend that you be very selective and only put photographs that are in focus, correctly lit, well composed and interesting to a wider audience than just your friends and family.

Click on the photo you want to sell in the 'My library page', this will take you to the Item Details page.

On the Item Detail Page click "sell this item" in 'Actions' on the left hand side page or under the thumbnail. This will take you to the Start Selling Now! page. Read the instructions and select the currency you want to work in. Please note, YUDUfree will display the price in GBP to keep the site consistent.

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Setting the price

You can either enter the price you expect the buyer to pay OR the money you want to receive from the sale. YUDUfree's standard currency is GBP - but you can add the amount in your own currency by selecting the currency you want in the drop down menu. YUDUfree will then convert this back to the amount in GBP. The site will clearly display what you should expect to receive after the deduction of YUDUfree transaction fees.

Decide whether you want to enable referral sale and if YES, ensure the box is ticked. If a sale is made from a visitor that has come through a referrer, 10% of the selling price will be deducted from the money you receive and paid as sales commission.

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Adding a watermark to photos

Prior to purchase, YUDUfree allows the buyer to see a low resolution version of the photograph and includes a watermark to prevent copying.


Confirming you have the rights to sell.

You are required to check the box confirming that you have the rights or are the copyright owner before proceeding.

Be careful to check that the photograph does not contain images of brands or people (particularly rich and famous people!) who may object to their appearance in your photograph. The concept of "fair use" can be applied in copyright law where there is a legitimate use of images. A simple example would be using the images to support a story or write a review.

Breaching copyright is a serious offence and profiting by selling other people's work without their permission is completely forbidden in law and on the YUDUfree sites. Please see "penalties for copyright transgressions".

To finish click "Start Selling"

Your photograph/image will then be now up for sale on the YUDUfree site. If you wish to remove it from sale, click "Stop Selling" in the Item Details page.

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Changing the price

If you think the price you have set is too high or too low you can change it at any time,

You can edit the selling settings, including the price, by clicking on "Selling Options" on the items Detail Page.

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