Vimeo’s president, Dae Mellencamp, likened Tip Jar to crowdfunding platforms such as Kickstarter or Indiegogo, but distinguished the feature as “crowdsourcing payments rather than funding.”
Tip Jar isn’t the only monetization platform Vimeo has in the works. The company also announced its new Vimeo pay-to-view service, which will officially launch in early 2013.
Vimeo describes its pay-to-view feature as an “open platform for video creators to sell access to their films and videos.” Think of it as the traditional VOD (Video On Demand) and rental model, but with more democratization.
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