If you’re an eco-company looking to spread awareness through a new medium, check out Mediacore, a new video publishing platform that puts you in charge.The recent launch is the brainchild of Damien Tanner and Stuart Bowness, providing individuals and businesses with the ability to essentially create their own YouTube, having complete control over the video making process. This SaaS video publishing platform provides users a way to develop their own video site. Oh, and mobile apps are included.
If spreading awareness on the environment is a goal of yours, giving commercials for your products, or showcasing our planet in its glory, this is a way to do it.
Mediacore is designed for – you guessed it – media. It is specifically designed for managing and creating video and audio. It provides users with full control of the platform, and everything is up to you. A single media library lets you develop your own videos or upload from other sites, such as YouTube. Whether you’re on your desktop or mobile device, it provides highly reliable storage, and gets the word out as soon as you upload it.
Sound complex? Not it all.
Customers can upload content into the platform’s cloud-based infrastructure, and then the videos play through MediaCore’s player. The best part is you don’t have to worry about which type of browser the user is connecting with. Instead, Mediacore does it automatically, sorting out whether to launch it in Flash and HTML5. Videos can be uploaded in many formats, among them AVI, 3GP, FLV, MOV, MP3, MP4, MPEG, WAV, WMA, WMV, and others. Just upload, and Mediacore does the rest.
Visitors to your videos can browse your collections through a visual guide. You can easily organize your videos by category or tag, and the platform will automatically group your content by relevance and popularity.
For full customization, you can add your company or personal logo, a specific backgrounds, and change around the CSS to customize the appearance of the site. You can also add your own domain, making it the perfect branding fit to your organization.
If you’re looking for building your company even more, Mediacore has you covered. The designers built MediaCore with Google, Yahoo, and Bing in the forefront, creating video sitemaps, metadata, and permalinks for search engines to index your content in their search results and, most importantly, for you to be found.
In addition to videos, you can create podcasts. Just enter the details and submit it to iTunes. MediaCore lets you create as many podcasts as you want. Available in either audio or video format, they each have their own RSS feed and landing page.
MediaCore is currently offering a 15-day free trial, and after that, plans range from $99 to $499 a month. Those plans all include custom domains, white label player, custom branding, automated encoding, mobile apps for Android and iOS, social video embeds, and other key features.
Unlike some companies where the smallest rate plan gets you not much at all, Mediacore is different. Individuals, non-profit charities, and small business can take advantage of the low $99 fee. This includes all of the same features, along with 50 GB storage, 100 GB, 10 user administrators, and email support. 100 GB of bandwidth equals to about 14,000 minutes (233 hours) of video watched (and this is viewed, not just downloaded). If you exceed your amount that you purchase, Mediacore will automatically notify you before it happens so you can upgrade with ease. If you choose not to, you’ll be charged $1 per GB of bandwidth or storage that you go over. If you need massive amounts of space, discount are available for users who top 1 TB a month.
One example of an eco-friendly company who has jumped on the Mediacore bandwagon is Westar Energy, the largest electric utility company in Kansas. You can check out their energy saving tips and videos here.
For more information, visit mediacore.com.