Acquired by on June 12, 2007
Austin, Texas
Expert Village is a user-generated instructional video site connecting freelance filmmakers and videographers with production assignments.

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Expert Village is a user-generated instructional video site. Expert Village has over 50,000 how-to videos through its platform that connects freelance filmmakers and videographers with specific production assignments.

In essence, Expert Village operates by presenting "assignments" for experts; these are based on topics that are the most searched for on the web. After the experts create a how-to video, Expert Village purchases the rights from the video's creators. The diversity of instructional videos is quite evident as soon as you enter the site. How-to videos range from eyebrow-waxing, checking automobile batteries for corrosion, to baking traditional Challah bread for example.

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Competitors (14)

  • 5min Media is a syndication platform for lifestyle, knowledge and instructional videos.
  • About.com is the largest source of expert content on the Internet that helps users solve problems, learn something new, or find inspiration.
  • eHow is a web-based platform that allows its users to search and view articles and how-to videos from any location.
  • FindHow is a How-To search engine that focuses on indexing only high-quality How-Tos, typically from well-known, recognized brand names or
  • Howcast is a website that provides instructional, short-form how-to videos and text content.
  • HowStuffWorks is a commercial edutainment website providing support, information and reviews with videos and illustrations.
  • Instructables is a website specializing in user-created and uploaded do-it-yourself projects.
  • MindBites is an end-to-end video publishing and commerce platform for video content creators.

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  • Office

    106 E. Sixth Street, Suite 750

    Austin, Texas 78701

    United States

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