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How-to sites like eHow, 5min, and Instructables are crowdsourcing their video content and then making money off the submissions. It follows, then, that these sites should offer the content creators some form of remuneration. While it’s difficult to discern what revenue sharing agreement some of these sites have in place, NYC-based Howcast has an Emerging Filmmakers program that lays out its terms very clearly. If you ever make tutorials or how-to videos — for any topic, not ust filmmaking — their program is worth a look: More »

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This video has 150 million views. Online video that’s high-quality by visual or narrative standards often struggles to find an audience in our era, yet if you film a baby biting another baby’s finger, you might just give rise to the most-viewed video on YouTube — of all time. More »