Video Platforms & Solutions

Information about online video hosting platforms and video streaming platforms (OVP) and online video companies. Coverage of the business of online video, video platform startups, and other internet video platforms. Ongoing industry coverage of the video hosing providers, video CMS platforms, video advertising platforms, internet sharing platforms and other video platforms dedicated to publishing and monetizing web video.

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.

Maker Buys Blip: Now Has Reach Outside of YouTube

Maker Buys Blip: Now Has Reach Outside of YouTube

Maker Studios has bought video platform Blip, which gives them a place outside of YouTube to generate ad revenue. It will be interesting to see if they can attract viewers off of YouTube and onto Blip, or at least make the kind of revenue they need to make off of YouTube to be viable.

Mastering the 5 P's of Online Video

Mastering the 5 Ps of Online Video

When considering the five "P's" of online video: Production, Packaging, Publishing, Promotion, and Profit, which questions should you be asking yourself as you enter into each phase of a video's life? Those questions are asked and answered here.

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.

Vimeo Redesigns On Demand Page for Better Monetized Video Discovery

Vimeo Redesigns On Demand Page for Better Monetized Video Discovery

Vimeo has changed their On Demand page to make it easier to find works that are monetized. They are sorted by a curation process called "Vimeo Selects," and also by genre, including spotlights and other fun categories.

Vimeo Announces Vimeo On Demand: Creators Get 90% Revenue Share

Vimeo Announces Vimeo On Demand: Creators Get 90% Revenue Share

Vimeo on Demand is coming to Vimeo, allowing creators to sell their work, set the price, customize the page the content is on, show it on Vimeo and their own website, country availability, and can be shown anywhere Vimeo can be accessed. Creators get 90% of the cut after transaction fees.

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.

Fresh News Videos for Web Publishers with New Wochit Platform

Fresh News Videos for Web Publishers with New Wochit Platform

Wochit has started a platform by which web publishers can get fresh, constantly-updating videos to their website. And generate revenue. With partnerships from Grab Media to Reuters, Wochit is looking to become a major source for video news by hooking up partners with their new platform.

Blip Studios & The Movement Towards Original Video Content Programming: Interview with Steve Woolf

Blip Studios & The Movement Towards Original Video Content Programming: Interview with Steve Woolf

Back in June, Blip.tv launched Blip Studios, getting into the original video content game and positioning themselves to work with brands, talent, and independent producers, where before, they only served as a video hosting and destination site.  With the new launch, they promoted VP of ...

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