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How to make a movie streaming website?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by soa0611, Mar 29, 2016.

  1. soa0611

    soa0611 Senior Member

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    Hi,

    could anybody advise me , how can we make a website with free movies to watch?

    Maybe someone has some experience...

    I suppose , we have just to download movies from other movie websites and upload to our website?

    Also, probably we must have some tough hosting for it?
    And how do you monetize it usually?


    Answers from experienced people are much appreciated!
     
  2. Adrian112

    Adrian112 Supreme Member Premium Member

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    Yes, it's not like 3 minutes of work, XXX-XXXX to invest in hosting, script, people who are going upload all those movies and stuff.
     
  3. Shadexpwn

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    If you want to be like most streaming sites then simply open up the script to lead to external URL's rather than directly hosting content.

    In all means avoid breaking laws by hosting pirated content, instead use DMCA requirements while upholding yourself to grow with standards in place.

    For advertisements you can use popups from Popads, Popcash, PropellarAds & mix in some software installs from places like PerInstallCash or utilize CPA Networks to lock content.
     
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  4. Jaytizel

    Jaytizel Regular Member

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    Just go with a script. If you are doing from a scratch, its too much and effort and its over saturated, it means that its not guaranteed success.
     
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  5. miten99

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    Wouldn't a movie site be extremely hard considering there countless number of authority sites already
     
  6. Galleta

    Galleta Regular Member

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    Most important you need good real bulletproofed / off-shore hosting. Also you should hide yourself as good as possible.
    I can help you with that if you want, just give me your skype by PM.

    Regards
     
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    You can make a streaming website with only 10 dollars. You don't need to host your movies on your server (only if you want to) but like Adrian said, for that you'll need some money to start. You can host the movies on other websites and display the movies to your websites thru iframe. There are lots of website that actually pay you for views if you upload movies on their website. As for script, I had a website with movies on wordpress. If you budget is 10$ and buy a domain name and a hosting and start work.
     
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  8. thehighmind

    thehighmind Regular Member

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    As for the hosting, like Galleta said, you should go for offshore hosting, just search on google "hosting DMCA ignored" you'll find some hostings in Russia. Why? Because if you go for regular hosting you'll have your website shutdown on first complain.
     
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  9. Galleta

    Galleta Regular Member

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    just check for example kinox, they also own several "video uploader sites". Those pay both kinox (for the users) as well as the uploaders.

    In your case you can just take existing files and link to them through affiliate link.

    Regards
     
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    I'd just embed them because its going to be hard to find a host that will allow you to store all those videos on their servers.
     
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    zuix33 Junior Member

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    There is to many movie sites,dont worth to lose time on that
     
  12. soa0611

    soa0611 Senior Member

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    Thanks for your advises guys!

    I consider , I dont want really run it on my own hosting. It would cost pretty much.

    So, if go with script - to stream from other websites - will those websites know about what i am doing? Is it normal?

    It looks like i am parasiting on them.....
     
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  13. Galleta

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    Hey as I said, just analyze your future competition. Kinox (google it) is your biggest competitor. Lets take as Example any series. you can choose from every episode and season and often several languages, with subtitles or without. Depending on your choice, they have often the same file on multiple File hosting services, which are specialized on videos, so they are playing directly on the website. Kinox doesnt host anything themself, and they dont even use iframes anymore.
    Most, if not all, of the filehosters are actually launched (and closed regulalry) by kinox themselves, to get their money in a "legal" way. Some of the ex-owners of it were busted by the police time ago, they found several millions cash as well as luxury cars like Ferrari etc with them. Not sure what the final charge was, but for sure Tax Fraud was among it. That was when it became public that they are highly involved with all those video hosting services and even uploading themselves, but doing this allowed them some kind of cover. (the file hosting services operate within the law, but react also to DMCA notices, so they take down the videos, but I bet those people like kinox have scripts that automatically reupload the files in that case and post the new link to kinox website). So in the end its all very hard to proof. And the money they make is just affiliate/marketing money... Even the uploaders (which are just themselves) get money for every view of their videos, as well as the kinox website gets for every view. And the file hosting websites get much money by Pop-unders/popups (many of them), many ads on the sites also often Pay per install, also sometimes from hackers which publish their viruses/trojans through it (maybe also themselves who knows)etc, as well as through premium accounts (for instant streaming or high quality, not having to wait to buffer the videos first).
    Anyway after they were busted, some of them who were not caught actually relaunched the site (obviously some say for obvious reasons that they are not related) with, this time, a new, safer hosting company (from russia). :)

    I could go more into this, just ask (best by PM).

    Hope this helps

    Regards
     
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  14. Guerreromd

    Guerreromd Newbie

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    Don't listen to does who say that its "over-saturated" and "its a waste of time". I started my movie site not even a year ago and its doing really well. Great traffic from search engines, lots of traffic from social networks, a whole bunch of backlinks from sites that have added my site to their 'Top Movie Streaming Sites' articles.

    Here is what you do (what I did)

    1. Get your domain (obvious). I went with something brandable, but its your choice.
    2. Find a wordpress theme. There are a lot of wordpress themes out there that are designed specifically for streaming movies. They can fetch every info about a movie with just the IMDb id.
    3. Find an host who doesn't care about DMCA. This is where you are going to spend some money. You can start off with cheap shared hosting (I did this) but you're definitely going to need to upgrade.
    4. Set up the site. Use Yoast Seo. Have the following pages: Privacy Policy, Terms of Service, and a DMCA Notice page where you explain that the movies are hosted on third-party servers, that your site is not affiliated with etc. etc...
    5. Start adding movies. You never host the movies on your server, nobody does that. You use video hosts. I recommend Openload. Use at least two different video hosts. A lot of the movie sites out there used to use picasa as a host, but picasa is going away, so they have now figured out a way to host via blogspot (I haven't figured this out yet).
    6. How to get the movies? From torrent sites. There are sites out there that let you stream movie torrents online (do a google search). The way they work is that you go to a torrent site and copy the torrent link/magnet url and copy it into the 'site' and it will download the movie to its servers in like a minute depending on how many seeds the torrent has, and lets you watch the movie and also gives a direct download link. You grab that download link paste into the remote upload function of the video host that your using and the movie will be uploaded to your account in a couple minutes.
    7. How to Monetize? MGID ads - Ad-center - Propellerads - just a popup, lots of money.
    8. How to get traffic? Try not to put ads/popups on your site for the first few months. Instead, contact webmasters and ask them to add your site to their top movie streaming list (I did this). Join facebook groups. Reddit - there are a lot of subreddits for streaming movies online, find them and post your movies. And most importantly, keep adding movies. The more movies you add, the more traffic you get.
     
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  15. Galleta

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    Some additional notes here, also for you Guerreromd.

    The domain has to be fully bulletproofed, not just off-shore. Those people from hollywood etc will do everything they can to take you down and to bust you, doesnt even matter much in which country you are (except russia, malaysia etc) they will just pay your local police much money to bust you.

    Your host should not be just DMCA-ignoring, but fully bulletproof, from a country that HATES USA and would never accept any court-order from them (Like Russia). The Domain and the hosting you should do this fully anonymous with non-logging VPN- and proxy-servers! You should even pay those things anonymous either with bitcoin or real faked paypals.
    Also this, you have to be extremely careful about your own personal security, as described above. I can only recommend "Perfect Privacy" (google) to use 2 x Cascaded VPN servers from real offshore countries, and then a SSH Socks5 after it. (at the minimum). Dont use countries here like USA, European ones etc (not any country that has deals with USA). Servers can never be logging (very bad).

    Well when you are bigger you can launch your own file-hosters, also better for paying taxes then. As described above. Just be here also extrem careful about your security.

    And Guerrero, if they did not try to bust or shut you down yet, it is just because you are too little still. :)
    But they will definetly try to get you in the future!

    P.S: DISCLAIMER, All informaiton provided here by me in this thread, is purely for comedy- and educational purpose and is not intended to be taken serious. It is not a participation of any kind from my side to any actions that might be or might will be in future considered to be illegal by any known or unknown Country/law/court whatever. Besided English is not my native language and I dont even know what the things mean that I write, in at least 51% of the time!
     
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  16. soa0611

    soa0611 Senior Member

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    Wow thanks Galleta and Guerreromd for spending your time
     
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    soa0611 Senior Member

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    These advices are golden

    I must add - i want to promote this site on local , say, Eastern European part of Internet.
     
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    If you're going to use Propeller, don't use their banners. I had banners on and they caused my site to be flagged as having "Deceptive Content". Everything has been okay so far with just the popup.

    The popup is where the money is anyways.
     
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    soa0611 Senior Member

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    are popunders also good and safe as popups?

     
  20. Guerreromd

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    Yeah, Propeller has a pop-under, but I keep saying popup.:pat:

    I don't know whats going on with the banners for these types of networks. I was testing banners from another network and my Malwarebytes started blocking them. It did the same thing with the Propeller banners a few hours before I got that warning from G.
     
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