Online File Sharing and Video Hosting For Small Businesses

File Sharing and Video Hosting

Are you looking for a way to store, share, or retrieve your data at any time, from anywhere on the web? Do you want to host video or other files on your websites fast and easy for free? Now you can do it yourself with cloud file sharing and video hosting.

With the ability to share and host video, cloud computing gives you, your website or anyone you desire a reliable, secure, and fast access to video, pictures, files and other content. When you use cloud computing to host your online data it will maximize benefits and pass those benefits onto clients and individuals which will help expand your business.

People have become comfortable using services such as Amazon S3 and YouTube to upload files and videos and host or have the content published on websites or blog posts ect. Amazon S3 is a pay service and YouTube is free although is it a social community that encourages engagement. Sometimes you need a way to host content or video without using go between providers.

What You Should Be Doing!

Now there is a free and easy way to host and share your online data. Cloud computing services are competing for your business. They want to offer highly beneficial features at no cost hoping you will ultimately sign up for paid storage. The services offered are expansive and abundant, so even if you find that you have reached your free threshold amount of storage, you can opt to purchase more or just sign up for another free service offering the same thing.  Just think of all you can do when you upload files:

  • Share large files
  • Send large files
  • Email large files
  • Embed files
  • Collaborate real time with co-workers, family or friends
  • Upload video
  • Free video hosting
  • Upload pictures
  • Free picture hosting
  • Upload music
  • Upload files
  • And much much more

Grow Your Business

We are in an age where sharing content is critical to businesses to thrive. Online being an extensive medium for small businesses and individuals to flourish. Being seen and heard will certainly grow your business. Use these new technologies to your advantage. They will only improve with time. Cloud computing offers free large file uploads, ability to send large files, share video where you can manage, control and update when you want or need to.

Decide on a Service

Once you have researched the many features available and decided on a cloud computing service is right for you; There are many out their (Google Drive, SkyDrive, DropBox, Amazon Cloud, iCloud and much more) you can upload your files which makes it organized to manage and edit from anywhere. Services are normally compatible with PCs, Smartphones, iPhone, and iPad.

Options to Share

Next you have options in the way you share. Unlike Facebook when you share pictures that everyone in your friends group can see the picture, with cloud computing you have the option to share with who you want and when you want. You can give access to have the person edit and collaborate on content if you want or just have them view. For a file or content all you have to do is select a file and send as an email to select individuals.

Another option is to make a file, video or picture public and send a hyperlink of the file. In effect you will be sharing the file so there is no upload time involved and the receiver doesn’t have to be signed up with the cloud service you utilize. The person in effect will see your file. You can choose to have them edit or simply view your choice!

One of the best options is to embed the file. You can embed a file or video right to your website, blog or other. Some services do have files size limitations but you shouldn’t have much of a problem because they services are so competitive that many of them are expanding their maximum thresholds to stay viable.

The Wrap Up!

Get organized, join a cloud computing service, start uploading and use the free file and video hosting for your small business.

Are you already using cloud computing in a unique way? Let us know in the comments below!

By Kevin Murtha,

Kevin Murtha is a leading specialist and aficionado on cloud computing who enjoys all things technology. He is also the editor in chief at his creative blog – NittyGrittyCloud which shares new, exciting, and informative discoveries related to cloud computing.

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