Our daily news round up includes the announcement by Comcast that they are bundling in HBO and HBO GO with their new broadband and internet package for customers. Amazon also confirmed they are going to produce more original content with an L.A. based drama. Catch up with the headlines of the day.
Earning a full time living from YouTube is a reality for many creators but what exactly does it take to reach that goal? We look at some of the revenue streams available such as ad monetization, paid subscriptions, sponsorship deals or a content partnership with a Multi Channel Network.
Maker Studios, the second biggest MCN in the States in terms of unique views, are planning to restructure their partner content into four main categories. They hope this new cable TV like model will benefit both creators, viewers and advertisers.
Amazon are already a huge player in the long form VoD market but now, if rumours are to be believed, they look set to take on YouTube by offering a better revenue package for content creators and MCNs to cross over to their platform instead.
Multi Channel Networks, or MCNs, are a huge part of the online video industry and it’s rare that you’ll find a big time YouTube player that isn’t affiliated with one of these partner networks in some way. This month, we take a look at one of the biggest MCNs, BroadbandTV.