A new report on user generated video shows that almost half of all online video watched last year was provided by Internet users themselves. The report also predicts that this will rise to 55% by 2010. In other words, user generated content will dominate. However, for the online video sites user generated videos only represented 15% of revenues. That means more people watch user generated material, but they don’t pay for it, or it doesn’t support advertising. With the obvious benefits of user generated content and its attraction to Internet users, it is going to be tough for people to make money from it. It requires a wholesale change in business models and attitudes from company directors or individual marketers. Any ideas on how we can make money from user generated video content? So far, traditional models clearly aren’t working well.
How can you make money from user generated content?
Like this article?
Other posts that might be of interest
If you want to increase your sales, your business needs to make it easy to find everything. That means reviewing how your web search works. It suggests you might need to reconsider the navigation structure of your website. It might even mean you need to distribute your content away from your site and have it on a variety of different platforms.