Video Sharing Web Sites

Top online video sharing solutions

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Video sharing on the web can occur through free video sharing sites like YouTube, or through paid content delivery networks. Each video sharing site offers its own advantages and drawbacks as well as unique features and access to unique audiences.

Below is a quick rundown of many the top video sharing web sites. For help choosing the video sharing solution that's right for you, read the article, Things to Consider When Choosing a Video Sharing Site.

  • Video Sharing on YouTubeYouTube is the biggest and best known, and it offers many features if you want to share your video and get it seen by a large audience.

  • Video Sharing on Drop Shots: A family-focused site, Drop Shots allows users to easily upload and share videos and photos with family and friends.

  • Video Sharing on Daily MotionDaily Motion offers a clean interface and all of the tools you expect from a quality video sharing site.

  • Video Sharing on Meta Cafe: A mix of user-generated and professionally produced videos, Meta Cafe lets you upload and share videos with a broad audience.

  • Video Sharing on Our Media: Our Media calls itself the "global home for grassroots media." If you create videos about social issues, you can upload them here and share them with an interested audience.

  • Video Sharing on Ustream: Leave your webcam running, and you can create a 24/7 program of your life on Ustream.tv.

  • Video Sharing on Vimeo: Vimeo put the "me" back in video.

Video Sharing on a Content Delivery Network

If you're looking for an enterprise video sharing solution, consider a content delivery network. CDNs offer customizable video sharing solutions, as well the ability to do things like edit online or sell video downloads.

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