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Old July 10th, 2007, 08:46 AM   #1
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Websites that pay for videos?

Hey guys, does anybody know any websites that pay for videos? Or pay per click?

I'm familiar with revver, break.com and eefoof.com and they seem like great developments. Does anyone have any experience with this? Any recommendations for sites that not a lot of people know about? Thanks. Josh
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Old July 10th, 2007, 09:49 AM   #2
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This isn't quite in the same category as sites like Break.com, but you may want to consider taking a look at http://www.istockphoto.com/video.php

Granted, you would be producing stock video and not finished content, but the concept is the same: upload content, (hopefully) make a couple of bucks.

I have never used the service so I can't comment on how beneficial it is to take the time to shoot and upload content.
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Old July 16th, 2007, 03:08 PM   #3
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Does anybody have any experience with this? Did revver or any other site like that make you money?
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Old July 16th, 2007, 04:28 PM   #4
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Selling Footage

I have had the best luck with Oceanfootage.com and Naturefootage.com
http://www.oceanfootage.com/sellers/drice

They have a established client base, and been around for a few years.

For the past 6 months there has been a large influx of new stock footage companies starting up. Right now there seems to be more companies selling stock footage, than companies wanting to buy stock footage.

A year ago there were a number of people selling stock footage on ebay. But that seems to have mostly dried up.

I tried Revver, and consider it a waste of time.

If your wanting to sell stock video footage, I believe you need to ask yourself a few questions.

1. How much time and money do you have, or willing to have invested in your footage?

2. What format does the stock footage company require from you. Uploading takes a lot of time, and bandwidth. It also takes up computer time.

3. What kind of contract do they offer. Remember, a 50/50 or even 60/40 split doesn't do you any good unless the stock footage company has clients.

Is it worth it? After a year of investigating, I say don't waste your time.
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