Amazon Launches Amazon Video Direct to Take on YouTube

Amazon has announced the launch of ‘Amazon Video Direct’, a new self-service program that will let users make their video content available to Amazon customers.With AVD, starting today, video providers have the following self-service options for distributing their content:? Included in Prime Video at no additional charge to tens of millions of Prime members? Available as an add-on subscription through the Streaming Partners Program? Offered as a one-time rental price or a one-time purchase price? Available to all Amazon customers ad-supportedBenefits of Amazon Video Direct:? Access to Amazon’s most engaged streaming audience—video providers can distribute their content directly to tens of millions of Prime members and earn royalties based on minutes streamed? Choice of how to share titles—video providers can utilize the different options Amazon Video uses to share content to customers? Expanded customer reach—video providers can choose to make their titles available in any country where Amazon Video is available—the United States, Germany, Austria, United Kingdom and Japan; with support for all the devices Amazon Video is available on—Fire TV, Fire and other iOS and Android tablets, connected TVs, game consoles, iOS and Android phones, and laptops? Insightful performance metrics—video providers are given performance metrics, such as number of minutes a title was streamed, projected revenue, payment history, or number of subscribers, so they can optimize the way they offer and promote content to customers; video providers have full control and the flexibility to make changes based on these metricsShare Article:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Email,   Reddit,   Digg,   Delicious,   StumbleUponFollow iClarified:Facebook,   Twitter,   LinkedIn,   Google Plus,   Newsletter,   App Store,   YouTubeAdvertise Here

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