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Rumble – The Online Video Platform You Need To Know More About

Rumble is an alternative online video platform for YouTube. I joined several months ago after I could no longer watch some scientific videos over on YouTube.

Once on it, I liked how easy it was to use and I did a few videos about Parler on the Rumble network on my Rumble Channel.

I began to make a few cents on Rumble and thought, I need to explore this one more for my fellow bloggers and businesses.

I began to make a few cents on Rumble and thought, I need to explore this one more for my fellow bloggers and businesses. #Rumblevideo Click To Tweet

The YouTube Alternative

Today YouTube came out with the following statement:

“YouTube will remove content alleging fraud or errors that changed the outcome of the U.S. presidential election starting today, according to a statement by the company.

The video-sharing platform said the move comes because of Tuesday’s safe-harbor deadline for the election when enough states certified their election results for the president-elect.”

Some people are upset by this further censorship by YouTube and are looking for other places to go to post videos.

Recently the CEO of Rumble was on Fox Business News.  “By the end of Q1 2021, we were at 31.9 million average monthly users,” Pavlovski told FOX Business. “April is looking fairly consistent.”

That is up from Q1 2020 when the platform had an average monthly unique user rate of 1.2 million.

That’s a huge increase in monthly users on the Rumble video network! 

What better time for me to share about Rumble?

Some people are upset by this further censorship by YouTube and are looking for other places to go to post videos. #Rumblevideos Click To Tweet

What is Rumble – The Online Video Platform

Rumble is an online video platform. The online platform is considered a social media network like YouTube with Rumbles being voted and commented on.

Rumble has been around since October of 2013. But 2020 is when the network began to expand with all the censorship around the United States election and the Coronavirus.

It has been so busy over there that their forum for questions has been shut down. It was supposed to come back up this week but hasn’t as of yet. Like Parler, the user base has been exploding.

Getting Started with Rumble – The Online Video Platform

Rumble is very easy to use if you have used YouTube in the past. If not, it still is pretty easy. I have made a video as an overview. This video was done on the desktop version.

The mobile version is somewhat different and the ability to make money comes from the mobile app too.

Your Rumble Channel ID

You can have your own company/blog channel ID. But you first have to have 10 subscribers to do so. It took me a few minutes one day to figure that one out.

So you can learn it quickly here 🙂

Be sure to Add Descriptions on Your Videos

This is another mistake made that you can easily learn from. You can add links to your blog post and any other places you want people to go to after watching your Rumble video.  The length of videos does not seem to matter on Rumble, it is more about the videos themselves.

I see a lot of funny animal videos that make money and they are no longer at all. Some are less than a minute! Maybe that is why YouTube has YouTube shorts now!

Yes, you can see what others make on the Rumble channel too! A little incentive for you to upload videos on the Rumble – Online Video Platform.

You can add links to your blog post and any other places you want people to go to after watching your Rumble video. #rumblevideo Click To Tweet

Combining Rumble with YouTube and Other Video Channels

You may also share your videos on other video platforms if you choose. I did this for the Rumble video but not for my Parler videos.  You have all kinds of licensing options to choose from once you upload your Rumble video.

If you choose to add YouTube be sure to post that video to YouTube first. Then when you upload it to Rumble it will ask for the YouTube video link.

Scheduling is another feature that Rumble offers so you don’t have to post it right NOW.(YouTube also allows you to schedule videos.

The Exclusive Video Management license whereby Rumble.com will take care of the full distribution of the video across our network. This includes YouTube, Rumble’s own website as well as our 3rd party partners such as MSN, Yahoo, AOL, and others. Choosing this option gives you the most potential to make money from your Rumble video.

Another option, The Video Management license excluding YouTube is the same as the above license but without YouTube.

Another option is the Rumble Player license.  This option excludes YouTube and all 3rd party partners outside Rumble’s platform. The video is monetized on Rumble.com only and it is a non-exclusive license, meaning the creator can still manage their content on other media platforms on their own.

The last option is the Not For Sale license. This is where you retain full control and all rights. Rumble will not partake in any monetization relating to your content. Rumble will only retain the license to show your video on Rumble.com and the video will receive no promotion.

You have all kinds of licensing options to choose from once you upload your Rumble video. #rumblevideo Click To Tweet
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Monetized Rumble Videos

Yes, be patient with this one!  See below for my Rumble video examples. It’s been 21 days and monetization is still pending on the video. (They have since been monetized but not all are making money.)

With more people jumping from YouTube to Rumble I expect it may take longer.

Other Ways to Make Money on Rumble App

Swiping Rumbles

Now with the mobile app for Rumble, you can make money with the swipe key. Rumble users can make .25 cents per day (5 cents per video) for tagging them with the swipe. (Rumble will be updating their monetization for 2021 – see more below.)

Referrals to Rumble – The Online Video Platform

When you refer other people to rumble with your referral link you can earn dollars too. Just invite your friends, clients, and family to join the Rumble network. There are so many different videos that there is something for everyone.

My friend Ryan from Blogging from Paradise can also be seen on Rumble. Another friend Dana from I Am My Imagination is also on Rumble. They are both bloggers I’ve known for years.

Lottery on Rumble  – The Online Video Platform

You can win via Battle Tickets through the Rumble app. I awoke one morning to receive an email that I had won $5 via a Battle Ticket on Rumble. Entries into the lottery are done through the swiping of videos.

On the Rumble app, you must watch a video for at least 9 seconds before swiping. Many of the funny animal videos are less than one minute and some are just under 30 seconds.

Of course, there are also lengthy videos on various topics throughout the Rumble network. Whether you use Rumble for business, blogging, or pleasure there really is something for everyone here.

Livestreaming Comes to Rumble Now

I know many fellow bloggers out there who love to use Livestream. Well, Rumble has started to offer livestreaming now for paying customers! Those that have the FREE Rumble App will also be able to soon.

 

Rumble is offering livestreaming now! #Rumblevideo #livestreaming Click To Tweet

Your Turn on Rumble – The Online Video Platform

Are you ready to join Rumble – the Online Video Platform many are using today? Join me with my referral link today!   It is FREE to join and use.

I’d love to know what you think of this online video platform – please drop a comment below so we can discuss ⬇️⬇️⬇️

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