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Monetization is the process of converting or establishing something into legal tender. It usually refers to the coining of currency or the printing of banknotes by central banks. Things such as gold, diamonds and emeralds generally do have intrinsic value based on their rarity or quality and thus provide a premium not associated with fiat currency unless that currency is “promissory”: That is the currency promises to deliver a given amount of a recognized commodity of a universall...

Channel Pages Gives YouTubers A Way To Collaborate With Other Creators

Channel Pages Gives YouTubers A Way To Collaborate With Other Creators

Hugely successful YouTube channels and creators succeed because of the relationships they build up over time, with the audience and with other creators and brands. FanBridge have launched a new service aimed at making these collaborations even easier to facilitate.

Vimeo On Demand Now Offers Buy Or Rental Options

Vimeo On Demand Now Offers Buy Or Rental Options

Vimeo on Demand has introduced more features that improves the service for both the filmmaker and for the viewer. Users can now choose to either rent or buy content and the creator can offer a preorder facility as well as the opportunity to raise promo codes for marketing purposes.

A Look at YouTube ‘Tip Jar’-Style Services

A Look at YouTube Tip Jar Style Services

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.

YouTube vs. Creators: The Battle of Ownership

YouTube vs. Creators: The Battle of Ownership

Who owns the relationship? That seems to be the broad question that has erupted during the latest string of back-and-forth accusations over YouTube’s partnership with creators. So is putting your content on YouTube a good or bad thing, anyway?

Animoto Teams with Vimeo; Premium Video Service for Small Businesses

Animoto Teams with Vimeo; Premium Video Service for Small Businesses

Animoto is offering a new service called Pro Premium, which integrates their branding, video styles, music tracks, and more with the included Vimeo Pro membership. A service like this is cool to know about when you’re a business looking to brand your videos, and not have to use that same old YouTube player.

The Monetized Video Landscape: Sell Your Videos Online with these Tools and Services

The Monetized Video Landscape: Sell Your Videos Online with these Tools and Services

There are a number of sites online where you can sell your videos. Here’s a nice list of video-capable sites where you can earn money, and not just the well-known destinations like YouTube and Vimeo. But we cover those, too.

Gumroad Announces Online Streaming Feature

Gumroad Announces Online Streaming Feature

Gumroad, a platform for selling digital media, has added live streaming video to the mix. Content creators can now monetize their videos on the service, which will be taking a somewhat smaller fee than usual when it comes to this sort of thing.

John Green of Vlogbrothers Talks Ads in New Video

John Green of Vlogbrothers Talks Ads in New Video

John Green talks about the various funding for things like YouTube channels and discusses the various problems with all of them, and perhaps coming up with a solution, at least an alternative to the ads vs. paywall argument.

Brightcove Enhances HTML5 Monetization Across Multiple Platforms

Brightcove Enhances HTML5 Monetization Across Multiple Platforms

Trying to get ads to play across a variety of platforms: desktop, mobile, tablet, etc. can be a headache. Everything uses a different browser or operating system, and ad networks need something that can help bridge the gap so that their ads play cleanly across all devices. Brightcove is announcing an advancement in HTML5 video monetization.

Fullscreen, Universal Sign Music Deal for Legal Song Cover Monetization

Fullscreen, Universal Sign Music Deal for Legal Song Cover Monetization

Members of Fullscreen’s “FAM,” or “Fullscreen Artist Mix,” can now legally monetize covers of songs they choose from Universal Music Publishing. The deal will also give the original artist compensation. So, everybody wins. Plus, there will be a program in place to monetize already-existing covers. Pretty sweet.

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