Today, YouTube is the place where every marketers would want to upload their videos and drive traffic from… however, do you know that there are many others videos site where you can get traffic from other than YouTube.
Video marketing works the same as article marketing. Do you just submit an article to just one article directory today? No…
… you would submit articles to as many top article directories as possible right? Then in that case, why would you market differently using video, by just submitting to YouTube?
Marketing is always the effectiveness of getting your message, communication to all your targeted customers, and the more the merrier. So, the next time you wanted to do video marketing, think marketing first! And search for other video directories to submit your video to, to get a wider group of targeted prospects to your website.
Here are some of the video directories that you can submit to:
1) Google Video – Google video is one of the best place for video marketing. Since it’s own by Google, it would definately be easier to rank higher in terms of keywords searches in Google search engine. This website, however, is a pain in the neck for advocates of free-speech. The guys at Google will review your clip to make sure it meets their standards and rules.
2) Eyespot – If you cannot tell the difference between JPEG and FLV, then Eyespot is the perfect video-sharing tool for you. This website is very easy-to-use as it shows you step-by-step how to upload and edit your files.
Not only that, Eyespot’s onsite editing features also let you trim the beginnings and ends of your footage, re-order the timeline and add music to your video. Just click away as you need to.
3) Veoh – This video site is more for pop-star wannabes! Veoh partnered United Talent Agency ( UTA ) to get talent agents to browse through it videos in search of The Next Big Thing.
It’s really simple to use, simply upload your clip onto the site and cross your fingers. Just note the market this video site is on pop-star, America Idol, and talents that sort.
4) iFilm – iFilm is great if you’re bored with working on your marketing of your own products or affiliate products, and want to catch the latest episode of Laguna Beach. iFilm joined forces with MTV to let you watch their latest programmes on the site.
There are dedicated video channels, and they screen random videos from selected genres. For instance, iFilm offers channels for anime and horror films.
Most importantly, you can send the footage directly from your website to Flickr, del.icio.us and MySpace.
5) Revver – Revver is one of video-sharing tool that pays you 20% – 50% of their advertising dollars if people watch your videos. And many YouTube’s top producers have switch to Revver instead, for example, the popular Lonelygirl15 comedy series.
Revver works very much like YouTube, like tagging and rating videos are also key features of the site.
So, next time you are going to submit your video just to YouTube, think again… how much more exposure and target traffic can you drive to your website, by submitting your same video to other video directories.
To Your Success,