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Top 8 Video Hosting Websites Ranked by Traffic

Video hosting websites refer to those websites that allow uploading videos on the web and sharing them. Since video content is on the rise whether its on youtube, Vimeo, Dailymotion or social apps like facebook, Whatsapp or other platforms, video content has slowly grown to become the most vital part of the internet.

People like to share their experiences and the best way to share your experience is through video content.

The Top 8 Video Hosting Websites Ranked by Traffic

The Top 8 Video Hosting Websites Ranked by Traffic

There are some very popular video hosting websites that are used for uploading videos to the web, some cost money, while some are free including youtube. You can use free or paid video hosting websites to upload your video content and embed these to your websites or blogs to increase the interaction period of content with your audience.

I've tried to find some popular video hosting websites, here they are arranged by increasing order of their worldwide website rank:

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1# Youtube

According to website rankings, Youtube is the worlds most popular video sharing website. It is ranked second in the world and the United States, behind Google, its parent organization. Google is the biggest traffic referrer to Youtube with 17% traffic of Youtube's traffic coming from Google.

With over 2.5 million incoming links. It has become a source of entertainment for millions of people worldwide on a daily basis. Also 17% of Youtube audience is from the United States which is the highest for youtube compared to other countries around the world.

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2# Twitch.tv

According to website rankings,  Twitch is one of the worlds most popular video hosting website. It is ranked 36th in the world and 13th in the United States. Youtube is the biggest traffic referrer to Twitch with almost 18% of Twitch's traffic coming from Youtube. Second is Google which refers 17% traffic to Twitch.

With over 25 thousand incoming links. It is a source of entertainment for millions of US visitors on a daily basis. Also 40% of Twitch's audience is from the United States which is the highest for Twitch compared to other countries around the world.

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3# Dailymotion - Explore and watch videos online

According to website rankings, Dailymotion is ranked 111th in the world and 179th in the United States. Google is the biggest traffic referrer to Dailymotion with 26% traffic coming from Google.

With over 170,000 incoming links. Also 13% of Dailymotion audience is from the United States which is the highest for Dailymotion compared to other countries around the world. Close behind is Japan with 12% audience.

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4# Vimeo - The high-quality home for video hosting and watching

According to website rankings, Vimeo is one of the worlds most popular video hosting website. It is ranked 135th in the world and 95th in the United States. Google is the biggest traffic referrer to Vimeo with almost 18% of Vimeo's traffic coming from Google.

With over 420,000 incoming links. Also 29% of Vimeo's audience is from the United States which is the highest for Vimeo compared to other countries around the world.

Vimeo - The high-quality home for video hosting and watching

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5# Metacafe - Online Video Entertainment

According to website rankings, Metacafe is ranked 11,336th in the world and 2,717th in the United States. Google is the second biggest traffic referrer to Metacafe with 10% traffic coming from Google.

59% of Metacafe audience is from the United States which is the highest for Metacafe compared to other countries around the world.

Metacafe - Online Video Entertainment

6# Brightcove - The Leading Online Video Platform

According to website rankings, BrightCove is ranked 22,208th in the world and 7,628th in the United States. Google is the biggest traffic referrer to BrightCove with 17% traffic coming from Google.

44% of BrightCove audience is from the United States which is the highest for BrightCove compared to other countries around the world.

Brightcove - The Leading Online Video Platform

7# Vidyard - Online Video Platform for Business

According to website rankings, Vidyard is ranked 32,298th in the world and 8,172th in the United States. Google is the biggest traffic referrer to Vidyard with 25% traffic coming from Google.

71% of Vidyard audience is from the United States which is the highest for Vidyard compared to other countries around the world, with over 700 incoming links.

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8# DropShots - Free Video Hosting & Photo Sharing

According to website rankings,  Dropshots is ranked 119,282nd in the world and 9,731th in India. Google is the biggest traffic referrer to Dropshots with almost 12% of Dropshots's traffic coming from Google.

With over 2 thousand incoming links. It is a source of entertainment for thousands of Indian visitors on a daily basis. Also 69% of Dropshots's audience is from India which is the highest for Dropshots compared to other countries.

DropShots - Free Video Hosting & Photo Sharing

Honorable Mentions

There are some sites that are not made for video sharing and well don't actually categorize as video hosting websites. These are somewhat independent. You can use these video hosting websites to upload your video content and embed these to your websites or blogs .
  • Facebook Video Network
  • Flickr
  • VK 

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That's all folks, I hope you like this article, this is list of top 8 video hosting websites that I conjured up. Don't forget to follow my blog Ali Khan Blogs on facebook & Twitter.
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