What is Humix?
Humix is an all-in-one solution for video hosting, video sharing, and embedding network videos. As an online video platform and global network, Humix enables publishers to make the most out of their video content by being in direct control over how they share, display and configure monetization goals. Using Humix has proven to be a powerful tool in helping video content perform better in SEO, increase video playback counts, optimize video placement on web pages, and maximize ad revenue.
How do I use Humix?
Humix has so many powerful features, let’s breakdown each section:
Studio is where you can add/edit/delete new videos, create playlists, batch update multiple videos with keywords, categories, or links, and also appeal or delete blocked videos.
Site gives you control for choosing locations for video embeds, opting in to sharing or displaying network videos, selecting multiple embeds to update settings, excluding certain embeds from specified pages, disabling embeds and network videos by page, customizing your video player, and regenerating your video sitemap.
Monetization allows you to configure ads across your website, opt-in to share or display network videos, and adjust general settings for video.
Channel is where you will go for opting-in to share and/or display, exclude certain network videos, authorize and integrate your YouTube channel, update your channel information, manage comments, and view your Humix channel page.
Humix is currently only available with an Ezoic account.
How will Humix benefit me?
The creation of Humix was in direct response to being able to provide publishers with a video product that helps them build a more successful site and makes it easier to increase the amount of video content they can provide to their visitors while minimizing the work required to do so.
With Humix, you have several strategies to earn more revenue and boost your long-term site growth. Consider the total value of video — your own created videos that are shared with the network will gain SEO power by appearing in video search results that bring more traffic to their site, earning more video revenue. Publishers that display network videos are improving their site’s quality and usefulness by providing readers with more engaging content that benefits overall revenue and increased audience.
|Own videos that are uploaded and embedded on your site||– Build audience faster|
– Auto-indexed to appear in video search results
– Earn video revenue (no split)
|Share your videos for other sites to use from the network||– Increase SEO by appearing in video search results|
– New stream of traffic that visits shared content and Humix channel
– Earn additional video revenue (50/50 split)
|Display videos from the network on your site||– Keeps visitors engaged longer on their pages|
– Increases your site’s usefulness with relevant videos
– Earn additional video revenue (50/50 split)
|Adjust monetization settings||– Configure video ad settings to focus on optimization goals|
– Adjust the ad length and whether visitors can skip ads
– Enable auto-playing the next video from a playlist with another ad
What if I don’t have any videos to upload?
For non-video publishers, tap into the massive popularity (and income) of video content by opting in to display network videos. From your Humix dashboard, click “Site” from the left menu, and then the “Network opt-ins” tab. Click the toggle under “Engage: Display Network Videos” to enable displaying videos on pages from the network. You can also adjust the video relevancy and the behavior for how you want those network videos to be inserted on your pages.
How does a publisher start using Humix?
Publishers with an Ezoic account can access Humix directly from their dashboard by clicking on the Humix icon in the top navigation bar. Once you are on the Humix dashboard, you can start uploading your own videos, or go to “Site” to opt-in to network sharing and/or displaying.
What is Grow: Share Videos?
Under the Network opt-ins tab, by enabling “Grow: Share Videos” you would have the ability to select which of your uploaded videos you send and share to the global video network for other publishers to display on their sites. This option provided a new stream of traffic and revenue from your shared videos.
Do I have to share all of my videos with the video network?
No. You’re in control of which videos get shared with the video network. If you only want to select a small amount of videos to share, keep the “Grow: Share Videos” toggle off and use the “Share on Humix” toggles that appear on each video card to share a specific selection of videos. If you want the majority of your videos to be shared, change the Share toggle to on and then you can select certain videos to unshare using the toggle on that video card.
What is Engage: Display Network Videos?
Under the Network opt-ins tab, by enabling “Engage: Display Network Videos” you would have the ability to augment your content by adding videos from the network that are relevant to your page. Displaying videos from the video network on pages without videos provides your readers with more engaging content while providing additional streams of revenue from playback views. You can change the relevancy associated with this section by clicking “change”, and you can also adjust auto insert, allow float, and max video size by clicking “Display Settings”.
How will I earn additional revenue for sharing and/or displaying videos with the Humix network?
By sharing, you earn a 50/50 split revenue with the publisher who is displaying your video on the site.
By displaying, you earn a 50/50 split revenue with the publisher who shared their video.
Consider both! You can share and display to maximize your overall video earnings.
To increase your video earnings, we suggest the following best practices:
- Create videos that are relevant to your content
- Make sure you have a searchable title & description that reflects what the video content is about
- Include keywords and categories to help with SEO
- Enable autoplay, floating at the top of the page (videos cannot float until the user has viewed the video content on the page)