Where can I distribute my videos online?

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Online video distribution has changed so much over the past few years – It has gone from the YouTube-only route to myriad options at the ready. Some charge more, some less, and all offer high quality streaming video and downloads with customizable viewers, payment options, and more. If you’re trying to distribute a training video, or just your homemade jazzercise workout, test out these options we’ve pulled together. 

Where can I distribute my videos online? I North by Northwest Boise

  1. Gumroad

Their cut: 5% + $0.25 of each transaction

Embeddable video player? Yes. You can also opt to have your videos viewed on their website

Payment options: Pay-what-you-want, pre-orders, tiered bundles, along with traditional options

Other notes: Customizable ability to reach out to your customers – for example, you can send a message specifically to customers who spent over a certain dollar amount, and offer deals to them exclusively.

Review:

http://www.sellwithwp.com/selling-digital-goods-easy-digital-downloads-vs-gumroad/

Where can I distribute my videos online? I North by Northwest Boise

  1. VHX

Their cut: 10% + $0.50 of each sale

Embeddable video player? Yes, along with their purchasing form

Payment options: Subscription, Pay-what-you-want, Rental, Pre-orders

Other notes: VHX seems to be geared more toward independent filmmakers, open API

Review:

http://deadline.com/2014/03/vhx-diy-digital-distribution-sxsw-696907/

Where can I distribute my videos online? I North by Northwest Boise

  1. Tinypass

Their cut: 2.9% + $0.30 of each transaction

Embeddable video player? Tinypass is available as a plug-in for popular CMS options, or use the API to integrate into your own site. Embeddable players are available through third-party platforms such as Brightcove.

Payment options: Pay-per-view, Purchase, Subscription, or Registration-to-download for lead generation

Other notes: In-depth analytics

Review:

http://it-enquirer.com/2014/03/31/content-monetisation-services-platforms-piano-media-and-tinypass/

Where can I distribute my videos online? I North by Northwest Boise

  1. Pivotshare

Their cut: 30% of revenue

Embeddable video player? Yes

Payment options: Pay-what-you-want, Rentals, Subscription

Other notes: Customers can choose to put their videos on a customized channel on Pivotshare, or embed the player on their own website

Review:

http://www.bizjournals.com/losangeles/news/2014/06/05/q-a-pivotshare-ceo-adam-mosam-finds-his-niche.html

 

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About the Author

Stephanie Norell is the Marketing Director for North by Northwest’s Boise office. She loves horror movies and Pinterest, adores the classic film Xanadu, and “enjoys” disseminating her thoughts for trolls to discuss online.

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