Vimeo On Demand lets content creators sell their videos direct


Last year Vimeo revealed it had some new ways to let content creators get paid for their content, and today at SXSW the company is launching its own self-distribution service called Vimeo On Demand. Members of the Vimeo Pro service can now sell their content, choosing the price as well as what counties it will be made available in. At $ 199 for a yearly subscription Vimeo Pro isn’t cheap, but the company is giving creators a healthy cut of On Demand revenue: 90 percent after transaction fees are subtracted. Vimeo has been experimenting with independent film rentals since last year, but the new service opens up that same option to all users.

Movies purchased through Vimeo On Demand will be available across the wide array of devices Vimeo…

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