Way back at the very beginning of this blog I spoke about the importance of video content when it came to search engine optimisation. What I didn’t discuss at the time was how to host these videos, and that is exactly what I will be doing in this article.
Firstly there are several players in the market when it comes to video hosting and if you’re running a site that depends on videos then there are other solutions for you that are not mentioned in this post. This post is designed to help the average company who wants to put promotional, training or even testimonial videos on their website.
YouTube is the world’s most well known and most used video streaming service behind Netflix. YouTube accounts for around 15% of all web bandwidth.
So, lets look at the three primary options you have when it comes to video hosting.
- Self Hosted
It should come as a surprise to anybody that YouTube has made this list, in fact it is the most used video platform on the market, second only to Netflix.