Video website Vimeo the biggest competitor to Google’s YouTube service has this week announced that the company has launched a new Vimeo On Demand Publisher Network.
The company has now opened up its paid video-on-demand (VOD) library of more than 16,000 titles to third-party web publishers, for them to sell or rent directly from their sites or applications.
The new announced from Vimeo has revealed that the video streaming service has partnered with The Atlantic, CBS Interactive Media Group’s TV Guide.com, TV.com, Metacritc, and TEN: The Enthusiast Network to start the new Vimeo On Demand Publisher Network. CEO Kerry Trainor explains :
“By selling VOD content, the Publisher Network provides additional revenue streams — without advertising — not only for partners, but also for our creators exposed to a wider audience via premium publishers,”-“This supercharges the distribution of the content on Vimeo to third-party publishers… It opens up any web page on the Internet to purchase this content.”
Members of the Vimeo On Demand Publisher Network can either custom select the titles they would like to rent or sell from the 50,000 individual videos or can opt for a quick option and let Vimeo curate the title to be sold on their behalf.
For more information on the new Vimeo On Demand Publisher Network jump over to the Vimeo website for details.