I'm working on a video for a new blog post that is a few minutes long and was trying to decide where to post it...
I have accounts with both. Videos on both. But, There's something magical about the way vimeo
works - it's clean, it's pretty, it's simple and functional. If I had to guess, the most traffic is likely on YouTube
, so that is it's big advantage. And likely YouTube
videos come up 10x more often (that's a S.W.A.G. stat) in a Google
search than YouTube for popular subjects.
So, I thought I'd observe and take my own notes by doing a little discovery on Vimeo. And look at the cutest lil video I found from Kilogramme
. Doesn't that music make you want to get up and dance?
I did a quick search on YouTube for something of similar interest and caliber. I found two things of interest. The first, a movie clip about Fred Astaire in Easter Parade. Wow, how long has it been since Easter Parades stopped happening? Wouldn't it have been cool to go to a store and have them give you a personal fashion show? Wowie. That'd of been something. Listening to this chorus of singers so happy and melodious is uplifting. I wonder if there really were moments like this in the 40's or if they were just glamorized by Hollywood.
And that tap dance bit near the end?! Amazing. I've watched a lot of really good drummers play in my day, and I'd take a guess that he did most if not nearly all of the percussion himself. That kind of drumming is not for the faint of heart. And just because someone can dance
, doesn't mean they can be a good percussionist
, even if their dance is percussive the way tap is
. I'm really glad this was on YouTube. Because I don't recall ever watching this movie of Fred Estaire
's and now I want to look up Easter Parade
, and Amazon
to see who will offer me a download or streamed version to watch.
The second, is a stop motion video about the Smurfs having Easter fun. Is this cute or what?! This person who calls themself Smurf on YouTube
has gone to a lot of trouble to create some cute stop-motion videos. I got to see more of this. I love that they're quick and simple, but I know there were likely hours of work creating and editing!
How about you? Do you have a preferred video posting or viewing site?