Free Video Sharing Websites That Pay

Upload and get paid with one of these video sharing websites

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If you want to upload your video to the web, there are dozens of websites you can use. With all those choices, why not pick a site that will pay you for your content?

These days, more and more free video sharing websites are paying their members for the videos they upload. What's more is that some websites will even pay you to watch other people's videos; you don't even need to upload your own.

Where to Get Paid to Upload or Watch Videos

Here's a quick rundown of some of the free video sharing sites that offer to pay you for your work or to pay you to share or watch content created by others:

YouTube

YouTube is a massive website with tons of users of all different ages. It's by far the best place to upload videos if you want to share your content with the world. To add to this, it's the best place to make money from your videos.

Money comes into play on YouTube when you monetize your videos with Adsense. That is, when you allow advertisements to be placed inside your videos. If your videos are popular enough, you can get paid through the partners program.

One-hit-wonder video creators can also earn money if YouTube decides to monetize a single video that's gone viral.

Learn how to set up your YouTube account to earn money if that's the route you want to take.

Viggle

Use the Viggle app as you watch your favorite shows on Netflix, Hulu, and other sites, and rake in rewards that you can later redeem for real things like prizes and gift cards.

The way it works is through the Viggle app.

Download it and follow the on-screen instructions as you watch live TV or stream from a supported service like Amazon. Earn what's called Perk Points as you stay and watch the video.

Every one minute of streaming video earns you one point, and there are occasionally opportunities to earn bonus points for even more.

The app works on both Android and iOS.

Perk.tv

Similar to Viggle is Perk.tv. It's similar in that you gather redeemable awards by watching videos, but different in that you can watch shorter videos.

For a reference to understand the point system... You can get a $1 Amazon gift card for 1,250 points or a $5 Walmart.com gift card for 5,000 points. You get 50 points just for signing up, and more as you watch videos and take surveys.

Visit your Complete Offers page after signing in to see what you can do right now to earn points.

The Vault

The Vault is a company by Break that lets you sell your videos to them so that they can share it through their network and on YouTube, supposedly giving you more coverage than you'd probably otherwise get if you uploaded the content yourself.

See their FAQs on The Vault for specific requirements and questions on selling your video for money.

You can get paid over check or PayPal.

101Img.com

You don't even need to make your own content if you share videos through 101Img.com. Just search for some popular videos and then use the special Share button to share the link over Facebook or WhatsApp.

This website works with images too, not just videos. Plus, you can upload your own photos and videos if you'd rather share your own content.

The payments work in four tiers per every one thousand hits on your link. Visitors from the UK and Canada earn the most at $8 /1000 views, but one tier is left earning you just a penny for every one thousand views, which is clearly much less lucrative.

There's a table through the link above that you can use to learn more about how much you can get paid. You can cash out your earnings through PayPal once you earn $10 at 101Img.com.