Top 7 Awesome YouTube Alternatives

Whats your favorite video sharing website? Answer should be YouTube. Whats next? Next? Dont know any other video sharing sites or not interested to know video sharing sites rather than YouTube. Thats its, YouTube, YouTube , YouTube yes if you want to upload and a share a video on the internet world definitely YouTube will be the webs default video sharing service.

Yes the Google owned video sharing service created by 3 former PayPal employees and launched in 2005. Google acquired in 2006 for US$1.65 billion. According to the reports the video sharing giant hits 4 billion views per day and in every second one hour of video is uploaded to YouTube.

In terms in the future there is no chance to overtake YouTube in video sharing category. Lets look some awesome alternatives for YouTube not in volume but in works and performance. Here we go with top 7 awesome YouTube alternatives as in our opinion.

1. Vimeo

The great video sharing service after YouTube. Launched on 2004 by Zach Klein and Jake Lodwick. Vimeo has low traffic  lower profile than YouTube but the US based network is something for users. Vimeo has about 60 million monthly unique visitors, around 250,000 websites using Vimeo but most users are professionals.

YouTube allows you to upload unlimited videos for free but you cant do it on Vimeo. Vimeo basic account now allows you 500/mb per week. There is no distracting banners or no 30 second commercial ads on Vimeo like YouTube. Vimeo allows you to protect your videos through password. With clean layout and well function definitely Vimeo is the best alternative for YouTube.

2. Flickr

Now its big. The Yahoo owned photo sharing website, its not just photo sharing site working and with great community Flickr is the Facebook of photo sharing. In last May Flickr upgrade and allows users 1TB of photo and video storage for free from just 2GB. 1TB is equal 537,731 in 6.5 megapixels.
Flick the largest photo sharing community in the world allows use to upload videos. With largest community of users if you upload Videos on Flickr that can be reach widely and can be seen by lot of users. You can upload High Definition but the option to view in HD will only show on pro accounts.

3. Dailymotion

Dailymotion the french video sharing website is one of the popular entertainment video network in the world. Now its one of the popular top 100 sites in the world according to Alexa. The site was founded on 2005 by a team including Cedric Tournay, CEO Benjamin Bejbaum etc. YouTube has some strict rules and in many cases lot of users reports that YouTube removed their videos with out any reasons.  But Dailymotion almost never remove your videos. Dailymotion now supports 2 GB and 60 minutes per video with HD available for all users.

Available in 34 Countries and 16 languages Dailymotion is the one of the popular and awesome video sharing service after YouTube.

4. the New York based video sharing site founded by Mike Hudack, Dina Kaplan, Justin Day, Jared Klett, and Charles Hope in 2005 is another best alternative for YouTube. The advantages of are easy of use and allows you to make money with your videos. Any users can sign up for an advertising account and can earn 50% of ad revenue. supports almost every video formats and allows users to upload has 1 GB of storage per video. If you are plan to run a series of videos and promote your work Blip is the finest choice.

5. Metacafe

Metacafe the old video sharing service founded in 2003, now head quartered in San Francisco, California but actually the network started in Tel Aviv, Israel. Metacafe user interface and layout is perfectly designed and users can easily navigate from videos to videos easily. Now Metacafe attracts more than 50 million unique visitors per month and most users are from United Sates. Its another good alternative for YouTube with lot of visitors, getting a chance to get more visitors on your channel.

 6. Hulu

I like YouTube but Hulu is better for full episodes. Hulu is an online video service that offers a selection of hit TV shows, clips, movies and more on the free. Hulu is more popular in United States. The California based video streaming site founded in 2007. Hulu is much popular, its a joint venture  NBCUniversal Television Group, Fox Broadcasting Company and Disney–ABC Television Group. In 2012 Hulu increases the native size of the player by 55 percent, the new video player covers a majority of the screen on most monitors.

7. Veoh

Another US based Californian startup Veoh, an internet television company. The company launched their early version in 2005 and the full beta service in March 2006. The site launched out of beta in 2007. In the time Veoh becomes more popular an attracted millions of users hits approximately 17 million unique visitors monthly according to a Quantcast study in 2008.

The biggest advantage of Veoh is you can upload upload videos in any length. You can upload videos in any format or in any size no need to worry.

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