„Buying content like this is fun“

The buying center for stock content. Comfortable, license-safe, transparent and fully integrated. For companies and agencies.

I have never had such a positive response to the introduction of a new software solution before. The opinion is unanimous. Buying content like this is fun!

Steffen Kujus
REWE Zentral AG

What added value does Smint.io offer to you?

For creatives

  • Quickly and easily find better assets
  • Available directly in the creative toolset (eg. Adobe)
  • Comfortably work with layout & high-res files

For art buyers

  • Search all providers in seconds
  • Full overview of license terms at all times
  • Quickly select assets together as a team

For marketers

  • Buy the best asset at the best price
  • Quickly select assets together as a team
  • Comfortably work with agencies

For budget owners

  • Optimize purchasing and process costs
  • Enable creatives, while keeping the overview
  • Transparent cost settling, with cost centers

For legal officers

  • Avoid expensive license violations
  • Promote awareness of legal compliance
  • Exclude manual sources of error

For DAM managers

  • Provide reliable metadata
  • Digitize your content supply chain
  • Enable reliable automation

Are you interested? We are here to help!

Content buying with Smint.io

At Smint.io we have many years of experience in the area of content buying and know the demand. This is why we have developed Smint.io, a Enterprise Content Buying® platform which enables both companies and agencies to take their content buying to the next level.

A large selection of providers is essential. We currently cover Getty Images, iStock, Shutterstock, Adobe Stock, 123RF, mauritius images and PantherMedia, with more integrations constantly coming.

Find and buy centrally

Easily search, find and purchase image, video, sound or text across all major content providers. Use Smint.io standard contracts. Save a lot of time and nerves, and at the same time, get the perfect asset at the best price.

Avoid license infringements

Configure and manage licenses using our worldwide unique contract and license management. Find out which conditions apply at any time – before and after your purchase. This helps you stay safe.

Adobe and Office Plugins

You don’t have to switch back and forth between windows. You can work directly from within your Adobe tool or Microsoft Office, while easily working with layout and high-res files. For maximum comfort.

Work better together

Teams and agencies can use the live chat to talk in real time, and rank and select assets together. You can structure yourself perfectly in projects and lightboxes. Email flood good bye, team spirit welcome!

Optimize costs & processes

Roll out central purchasing conditions to the users. Promote reuse of assets. Keep the overview using approval workflows. And at the end, you can bill easily, centrally and in a transparent way.

A living ecosystem

Smint.io integrates into your preferred DAM system. In this way, important metadata and authoritative license information enter the content supply chain without media breaks. Your users will be happy!

News from the world of content buying

Smint.io standard contracts for stock content - a revolution in content buying

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License Rights
Professional

We at Smint.io have developed a uniform standard licensing scheme for stock content. The standard license scheme contains all the essential terms that are necessary for the legally compliant use of stock content in companies or agencies. Different target groups and types of use are distinguished in the standard license scheme.

Read now why we call this a revolution in content buying.

What is a model or property release?

What is a model or property release? When do I need a release?

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License Rights
Professional

If you just want to purchase a picture or video license, you may not be too interested in the legal aspects of buying a license. However, it is very important to have some basic knowledge on the topic, as this will help you avoid dangerous pitfalls that can lead to litigation and costly compensation claims.

This article will give you guidance on questions around the topic of model and property releases.

 

Madison Avenue, New York

Reconciling efficiency and creativity in agencies - is there an untapped lever of profitability?

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Professional

Advertising agencies are dealing with constant change in one of the most competitive industries. Cumbersome processes and technologies that are difficult to use all too often stand in the way of creativity and margins hugely depend on production.

Therefore, it should be the ultimate goal of effective leadership teams to square the circle between creativity and organizational efficiency in production.

Eventually it is time that matters.

FAQs

Do you support enterprise use cases?

Certainly. Do you want to handle many licensees or do you need to apply your CI to Smint.io? Do you require full cost center reporting, SLAs or APIs? Is security key to you? You are covered. We know the needs of enterprise clients!

Can I continue to use my contracts with Smint.io?

Of course! The contract relationships between you and the content providers can remain. When connecting the provider to Smint.io, your subscriptions and contracts will be taken over, and then can be used when you purchase content.

Which content providers do you currently support?

We currently support Getty Images, iStock, Shutterstock, Adobe Stock, 123RF, mauritius images and PantherMedia, with more integrations constantly coming.

Do I need to install software to use Smint.io?

Smint.io is Cloud-based and highly available. There is no need to install software. Only a web browser is required to access our services from anywhere in the world.

Which purchasing volume is Smint.io suitable for?

We recommend Smint.io for businesses that purchase a minimum of 3,000 assets per year. There is no limit to the top.

What are the potential savings I can achieve?

This depends on the industry and on the corporate structure. Empirical data shows that Smint.io allows savings on purchase and process costs of up to 60%.