Vimeo has already committed itself to help indie filmmakers distribute and monetize their content via the Vimeo on Demand platform. Now it has announced an extra $10 million worth of funding to support creators, who meet certain criteria, with marketing and financial assistance.
Many individual YouTubers have successfully raised six figures from their fans, and now crowdfunding is emerging as the model with the most potential to generate new, sustainable revenue streams for MCN's and their own content creators.
There have been some spectacular successes on Kickstarter, particularly for some of the more innovative gadgets but what happens after the campaign is over? If your product is good enough, you may just earn your company some extraordinarily invaluable user-generated video content.
With the ability to monetize content now open to everyone, YouTube's advertising model is becoming unsustainable which means there is only one way for CPM rates to go - and that's down. Creators need to be less Adsense reliant and look for other revenue opportunities.
Kickstarter campaigns with video do much better than those without but what if you are new to video production and don't know where to start? We bring you 10 great tips for creating a video that will help your project request.
Many people hope to use crowdfunding sites to finance their dream projects but Jessica Mockett is actually doing it. She has successfully launched two projects that have reached full funding and she says getting personal with video has been the key factor in gaining the sponsorship she needed.
Crowdfunding is nothing new, but Tubestart hopes to offer something that's exclusively for the YouTube community only. Launched this week, the platform provides video creators the chance to reach out to sponsors and grow revenue via monthly subscriptions. In return, benefactors get perks such as exclusive content.
Recently, Patreon and Subbable came into being in order for creators to offer a unique opportunity: subscribers, fans, followers, etc. could, if they were so inclined, pay for the content they could easily watch for free. We take a look at four of these services, all with their slight differences.
An essential part of any crowdfunding campaign is the video. According to Kickstarter, 50% of projects with a video succeed, versus 30% success for projects without a video. Videos will make, or break, your project no matter if you're funding a feature film, revolutionary toilet ...
Getting money from a crowd-funding site requires the same type of effort it takes to make great videos. You need an idea that attracts great interest, and you need to be able to spread the word using the various media outlets at your disposal. If ...