It’s really simple. Just upload a photo!
Okay, let us explain. To legally share media that we don’t own to our ten’s of thousands of followers and visitors (ie – to share your photo) we need YOUR photos that you want to be featured to be uploaded on our website. By doing so, the media becomes part of our property (the website) which means we can share it and the entire world can see it.
View the steps below to upload a photo, or two, or twenty.
For both mobile and desktop, you will need to start with creating an account. The process takes about 20 seconds (depending how fast you can type a username, email and password) which is done by just clicking the “register” button. After you have completed the 3 easy step form, you will receive a confirmation email to the email address you have used for your ReelHooked account. Please note: The confirmation email takes anywhere from 10 seconds to 3 minutes, dependent on who your email host is (GMAIL takes the longest), and don’t forget to check both the inbox and junk folders! Click the verification link in your email and you are all set to upload.
Desktop steps shown first, mobile steps shown below.
(Complete the 20 second registration)
(Once verified and signed in, hover your mouse over “Photos & Videos” and click “Upload Media”)
(Add a title and description to your brand new fishing album and click the “create” button. Title example: Fishing in Texas / Description example: My trip to Texas.)
The final step. (Simply click “Select Files” which will open your desktop folders and select your photos. No additional confirmation steps are required)
(After completing registration, go to the profile/person icon found in the top right corner and login)
(Select the person/profile icon found in the top right corner to retrieve your profile menu and select “Upload Media”)
(Add a title and description to your brand new fishing album and select the “Create” button. Title example: Fishing in Texas / Description example: My trip to Texas.)
The final step. (Simply select the “Select Files” buttons which will open your mobile folder(s) – then select your photos. No additional confirmation steps are required)
We have nearly 5,000 photos uploaded by the community that are reviewed each and every day by our social team. The POD (Picture Of the Day) or feature photo are selected the night prior, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. The featured user is awarded a “POD” badge exclusively on their ReelHooked profile and an additional 50 hooks (points) which can be redeemed in our online store for purchases. You can also earn hooks by uploading photos, logging in everyday, commenting on articles and so much more – basically everything but breathing (we’re working on that one).
*A common issue that mobile users experience is that the format of the photo(s) they are uploading are not valid. We only accept JPEG, JPG, GIF and PNG images which are the most standard photo formats worldwide. If you experience this issue, try “screen-shoting” your original photo that you selected and upload the new screenshot’d photo.
*If you want your Instagram or Twitter profile tagged, ensure that you link your social media accounts via your profile in the profile settings.