3 Tips to Make Money Using Videos

by Javier De La Cruz - Date: 2010-11-17 - Word Count: 611 Share This!

For the last five years video has been a real success in the internet. Now you can find video in almost every application that we use in the web. Video sharing sites like YouTube, Daily Motion, Metacafe, etc, had contributed in huge ways to this phenomenon. If we go to YouTube and we search videos about a mayor brand or product we can find large amounts of information related to our search subject, posted by regular people or by a large corporation. In other words, big money companies are using this video sharing sites to promote their services and products.

Right now there is a lot of information on the web of how to promote and make money using video as a resource. The most common tip could be that you simple add your URL of your website or affiliate product to the description of your video to drive traffic to your page. But promoting your product or service with video could be more challenging if you want some results. Don't worry using the word changeling doesn't mean that is hard or difficult.

If you are a newbie using video to promote your product or service here you can find 3 tips or headlines that you can follow to begin with your campaign


You can upload any kind of video, with great quality, great design or a simple self made one. But REMEMBER, is the content of the video the one that determinate your success. People don't want to waste his time with bored or unrelated video subjects. Begin uploading videos with funny content. If you have a hard time finding a funny content from your business or product here a tip: If you are promoting insurance, simple look in any mayor search engine for "insurance jokes", you will find some good ones. Make a video with you telling those jokes, or make a power point presentation with the jokes and use windows movie maker or any related software to combine the slide as video archive. Upload the video and use tags like funny, jokes, insurance. Then put your URL in the description.


When you are uploading a video be sure to complete all the information that the site requires. A very important box to be filling is the TAG's one. Most of the video sharing sites allows you to write up to 10 tags for each video. Here is a tip: again if you are promoting for example insurance, type the word insurance in the search box of the video sharing site. Look for the video that has more visitors of all. Go to that video and copy the tags that are being used by the publisher. Then copy that tags to your video and save the information. If you don't want to do this, just write all the tags that you can think in the box. Remember, more tags could be more ways that users found your videos.


With the success of YouTube, several sites like Metacafe and Dailymotion had acquired some name. Don't get me wrong, in my opinion; YouTube is the best video sharing site in the web. But other sites could help you to complement your campaign, you most think in getting a lot of viewers of your videos. Search for video sharing sites in the web and sing up for an account. Upload your videos to all the sites you can. (NOTE: some sites are very selective in what videos are going to publish; they don't like publicity of any kind. Be sure of not promoting directly your product or service in the video).

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