Today Putlocal.com announced the launch of their new "Video Review Profit-Sharing Program", which pays video makers for their opinions.
Putlocal.com (http://www.putlocal.com), the online video local yellowpages site, has officially announced the launch of their new "Local Video Review Profit-Sharing Program". Putlocal is asking video makers to create and submit video reviews of their favorite local businesses in return for cash and ads profit-sharing.
The amount that is earned will depend on the number and popularity of the video review. The rewards program offer video maker 50% of all ad revenue generated from advertisements that run next to their video listing. In addition to the basic 50% split, video maker will also receive 30 percent residual commission when their featured business upgrades to a premium listing.
Putlocal is asking people to keep their videos relatively informative, recommending a time of 60-70 seconds per video. They are also asking people to make things as interesting as possible, suggesting users create short interviews or critiques of their favorite local establishments.
"This is a win-win-win situation," said spokesman Keith Chan. "For local businesses soliciting video reviews from local patrons, the users will not only get paid, but they will also be providing valuable information to other local consumers. It also rewards a business for their excellent products or services."
Video review submissions are accepted for these select cities: Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Other cities will be coming soon. For more information on Putlocal.com and their new "Video Review Rewards Program", visit http://www.putlocal.com