Video Directory Sites

There are a myriad of websites to choose from for hosting content. Some sites are general interest and serve as large portals or search engines (think YouTube). While others are meant to be for specific genres or audiences. Here are a few sites to keep in mind for your network:
  • 5min (www.5min.com) – Tutorial videos shorter than 5 minutes in duration.
  • Bing (www.bing.com) – Microsoft’s new search engine has a video directory.
  • Brightcove (www.brightcove.com) - A paid service that lets you targeT many outlets including mobile phones.
  • Cardomain (www.cardomain.com) – A site for automobile enthusiasts.
  • Dailymotion (www.dailymotion.com) – A broad interest site that also has distribution to many mobile devices.
  • Graspr (www.graspr.com) – A site that features educational videos only.
  • GrindTV (www.grindtv.com) – A site for extreme sports videos.
  • Howcast (www.howcast.com) – The site specializes in educational videos and offers applications for both the Android and Apple iOS platforms.
  • iFood.TV (www.ifood.tv) – A site all about food.
  • mDialog (www.mdialog.com) – A paid service that offers a flexible SDK for integrating video into iOS applications and dynamic ad insertion.
  • Metacafe (www.metacafe) – Another large portal site for general interest.
  • Sclipo (www.sclipo.com) – A paid site that offers e-learning systems.
  • Sportpost (www.sportpost.com) – A site for sports content.
  • Streetfire (www.streetfire.com) – A site for automobile enthusiasts.
  • StupidVideos (www.stupidvideos.com) – A site for humorous videos.
  • Viddler (www.Viddler.com) – A free service for video distribution.
  • videojug (www.videojug.com) – The site only offers “factual” content, rather than entertainment.
  • Yahoo! Video (video.yahoo.com) – A general interest search directory by the search engine company.
  • Zoopy (www.zoopy.com) – A site that offers video, audio, and photo sharing in one site.