New YouTube Competitor?
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 In a direct move against YouTube, the program Amazon Video Direct will let creators earn money from royalties and advertising for videos they upload, based on minutes streamed.Video creators, who will earn royalties from their videos based on minutes streamed, can choose how their content is viewable through Direct Video, including allowing viewers to stream, download, rent, or buy videos.

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Quote:For the first time, there’s a self-service option for video providers to get their content into a premium streaming subscription service,” Jim Freeman, vice president of Amazon Video, said in a statement.

The program will distribute $1 million a month to the makers of the 100 most popular programs videos within the AVD service. Video creators and providers who use AVD to make their titles available in Prime Video will automatically be enrolled.While YouTube has nearly one billion viewers, Amazon says its service will provide content makers with an already robust audience of tens of millions of Prime members who get video streaming as part of their subscription.

 They are also partnered with publishers and news organizations to make their content available to watch on Amazon Video. However,
alot of people are just ignoring the new platform, because of the video uploader. You will probably need someone to help you, if you are going to upload something on Amazon.

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