Security Posts

private videos for business

Videos aren’t just for marketing. They can also be leveraged for internal communications, training, collaboration, and in client deliverables.

In those types of scenarios, it’s critically important to be able to restrict your audience to a select group. In this post, we’ll walk through seven examples of when curtailing sharing is necessary, and best practices for securing your videos with the exact settings to use.

Video Privacy

Protecting your video content used to be as simple as setting a password and sharing a link. Today, video privacy options have evolved substantially, and generally for the better. With so many choices, it’s hard to know which is most appropriate for the videos you’d like to share.

In this guide, we’ll walk you through how to evaluate your video privacy needs, and pick the right settings for secure sharing.

make video part of corporate culture

Ever work on a project, and hear someone shout, “We should make a video!” near the end? Or, find that your company always treats video solely as standalone one-offs?

Video should never be an afterthought. In fact, if current trends continue, it’ll soon be the standard for business communications.

We’re not just talking about marketing. In many ways, marketing is already there with video.

So, how can you ensure your company is ahead of the curve? By integrating video throughout your company culture. It has to become your professional way of life.

Here’s how you can get started. Follow this in-depth guide to build habits and establish default behaviors to promote the use of video throughout your organization.

using viewer logins for business

Sometimes, you don’t want the whole world to see your video. In fact, many of the businesses we talk to are more concerned about the privacy of their videos than anything else.

Issuing a login to viewers, with which they can access your videos, is a highly secure and easy way to share your content. It’s simple to setup, straightforward for the viewer, and can be tightly controlled by the content owner.

In this post, we’ll walk you through eight of the most clever ways you can use logins for sharing your videos, with some tips and tricks thrown in to boot.

Share Corporate Video Securely

Corporate video is one of the best ways to communicate with large, dispersed teams. It enables people to stay coordinated and well-informed about the goings-on within the company. It’s especially important for big announcements, times of change, or on-boarding new team members.

The main sticking point for using video for internal communications, and one we hear about all the time at SproutVideo, is that online video is perceived as being extremely public – that once you post a video online, anyone could search for it, watch it, or share it.

That perception needs to change. To help with that, we are going to cover the five steps you need to take to ensure only designated people can view your videos. We’ll also cover how to track viewer interactions with your videos very closely to boot.

Corporate Video

It’s a message that no one wants to receive: your corporate video containing sensitive information was somehow shared outside of your company, and could potentially cause a PR nightmare. The question is, what do you do now?

A very common question we get asked at SproutVideo is pretty fundamental to the security of your online content: should I let people download my online hosted videos? Naturally the most appropriate answer is, “that depends,” but we can help you narrow it down for your specific circumstances, and ultimately make the best decision. Read on for our guide to allowing or disallowing downloads of your online videos, and how to do so securely.

Allow people to download your online hosted video

What to Do if Someone Steals Your Videos

One of the worst things that can happen to you is someone misappropriating your content online. Luckily, you can do a lot to prevent that from happening in the first place. Even in the worst case scenario, you still may have some recourse. Here are the key steps you need to take to ensure that your content will remain yours, and what to do if it falls into the wrong hands.

Marketing Paid Video Content

Monetizing your video content is a very popular business idea that works well in a variety of industries – not just entertainment. For instance, you can include paid video content as part of an online course, for consulting, or for personal training.

Here are the important steps to take for video security and marketing to make sure you’re building a sustainable business.

Sometimes, videos are so popular that other folks want to be able to share them with their audiences. That can be a good thing, but in plenty of cases, you might only want your videos to appear in a specific location, such as your own website.

It’s now possible to make sure that your videos only play on websites you specify. Introducing Allowed Domains!

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