Amazon Video Direct – Review

Amazon Video Direct was released a few days ago in rival with YouTube which was one of the top most video streaming website which was owned by Google. YouTube was at first started by a small company in the olden days, after seeing that YouTube was becoming more popular among the internet.

Google decided to buy it and now it was owning almost a biggest share in the Internet Video Market.More people are earning with the help of YouTube and there are nearly billions of videos in the YouTube Server which was also having high view rate.

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To knock out YouTube Amazon released the Amazon Video Direct as a subscription service which was only available in only some parts of the world. The main aim of the Amazon Video Direct Review was to show you how Amazon Video Direct can be subscribed

And what are all the things you need to do to open a account in Amazon Video Direct as a publisher. Amazon Video Direct was planning to get the video from the publishers account and sell then to the viewers, but the selling means only streaming option was available for the viewers.

In order to have a viewers account you need to have a amazon prime account to watch all the videos. Now lets see how to create a publisher account in the Amazon Video Direct.

You can create a account using this link https://videodirect.amazon.com/home/landing

Step 1: You need to have a valid email account to create a publisher account, As usual you can be a corporate sector, or an individual to open an account in the Amazon Video Direct.

After a long review about the Amazon Video Direct, it says that like YouTube, you need to fill out the tax information in the Amazon Video Direct even you are a US or NON US residential.

Step 2: After entering your credentials in the Amazon Video Direct you need to enter the TAX information. TAX Information says that you need to have a valid TIN number  if you are a US residential and if you are a NON US residential individual.

Then you don’t need all those stuff, simply you need to enter all the details which are asked in Amazon Video Direct and apply. You can also edit all the TAX related information later or while creating the account you can also skip it.

Step 3: You also need to have a valid bank account in the following countries

Amazon Video Direct Supported Bank Account Countries:

  • United States
    United Kingdom
    Canada
    Australia
    Austria
    Belgium
    Bulgaria
    Crotia
    Cyprus
    Czech Republic
    Denmark
    Estonia
    Finland
    France
    French Guiana
    Germany
    Gibraltar
    Greece
    Guadeloupe
    Hungary
    Iceland
    Ireland
    Italy
    Japan
    Latvia
    Liechtenstein
    Lithuania
    Luxemburg
    Malta
    Martinique
    Mayotte
    Mexico
    Monaco
    Netherlands
    New Zealand
    Norway
    Poland
    Portugal
    Reunion
    Romania
    Saint Barthelemy
    Saint Martin
    Saint Pierre And Miquelon
    San Marino
    Slovakia
    Slovenia
    Spain
    Sweden
    Switzerland

You need to have a valid bank account in any one of the above countries, then only you can complete your profile in the Amazon Video Direct.

Step 4 : As a publisher, you can start publishing the videos in the Amazon Video Direct.

If you are not having the bank account in any of these countries, then you need to wait till Amazon Video Direct updates your payment currencies, because in Amazon Video Direct you cannot upload the videos without updating your Bank account and also you cannot upload the videos without updating your TAX Information.

These are the simple review  of Amazon Video Direct which was released a few days ago. But we need to wait because Amazon Video Direct may have lot of plans in upgrading the Amazon Video Direct service. To compete with the YouTube they need to have lot of plans but it will take some time to execute it. Lets wait and see.

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