The Shutterstock API allows partners to access image, video, and music libraries, to display Shutterstock's images, licensing, editing, and search capabilities programmability. Shutterstock's API is best utilized by e-commerce sites, creative tools, mobile applications, websites, email and ad builders. Shutterstock is a global marketplace for images, videos and music that allows you to share photos, inspiration and design tips that supports the creative community.
The Shutterstock API has been used by over 10,000 developers. The company includes names like Google, Facebook, and IBM in its list of developer partners. To offer these partners an additional revenue stream through the Shutterstock API, Shutterstock has launched self-serve API subscription plans.
Customer and partner retention is a mission-critical metric for your API programs success. After first launching its API in 2012, learn how Shutterstock has expanded it today and how it focuses on partner engagement to discover how best to offer exactly what their API partners need.
The API economy appears to be a healthy one. However, if you take a look under the hood of any company, you’ll discover different states of affairs and approaches to building their platforms. In this article we take a look at how Shutterstock approaches their platform strategy.