Frequently Asked Questions

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Vydia is an Inc 500 video technology company that empowers creators to easily manage their content and digital rights through one centralized platform. Utilized by over 170,000 musicians, influencers, and brands worldwide, the platform offers an array of monetization and distribution services that are conveniently accessible to creators on both desktop and mobile applications. Vydia is a premium partner of major digital publishers like Vevo, YouTube, Facebook and Dailymotion as well as networks like BET, MTV, and Music Choice.

Signing up with Vydia is easy and free! Click here to create an account and get started. If you would like to gain access to our premium services you can upgrade to a Pro Tier user for just $20 per year.

Pro Tier benefits include:
– The opportunity to apply for a custom Vevo channel
– Unlimited uploads and ISRCs
– Access to the Audio to Video (A2V) creator tool
– Content Protection across Facebook, Dailymotion, and YouTube
– Facebook monetization coming soon

 

To upgrade to a Pro Tier account, click here and select Upgrade next to your creator name.

 

If you are a Pro Tier user, you have the option to monetize your content. In order to start monetizing, users must create a release on their dashboard and select Vydia Content Protection. By turning monetization on, users can earn revenue from views and advertisements that are displayed alongside their content. Currently, monetization is available through YouTube, Vevo and Dailymotion.

Vydia Content Protection technology allows users to be more in control of their content across multiple platforms. Choose policies (based on platform availability) to Monetize, Block, or Permit your content to be uploaded by 3rd parties on social platforms like YouTube, Facebook, and Dailymotion.  Any content that you exclusively own the rights to is eligible for Vydia Content Protection. This includes the visual, sound recording, and/or composition rights.

Yes, though you will grant Vydia a license to monetize/protect your content, you will retain 100% ownership of your copyrights.

Vydia offers users complete transparency on their earnings and video performance through the analytics on their dashboard. These analytics include important data like Total Earnings and User-Generated Content (UGC) claims and can be accessed on  Vydia’s desktop or mobile application.

On Vydia Mobile, performance analytics can be viewed right on the home screen when entering the app.
On Desktop, you can access your Analytics in the top menu on your Dashboard.

Currently, over 170,000 video creators, including multi-platinum artists, social influencers, independent musicians and entertainment outlets, use the Vydia Platform worldwide. Some of the major artists we have worked with include Keith Urban, Jimmy Buffett, Def Leppard,  Andy Grammer, Fetty Wap, Aminé, Silentó, Krewella, Agnez Mo, Cypress Hill, AJR, and more!

Our Customer Service team is always happy to answer any questions you may have. You can contact them by submitting a support ticket here.

The Audio to Video tool allows users to create video files from an audio track and the album artwork. For a step-by-step walkthrough on how to use the A2V tool, click here. 

YouTube Ownership Conflicts occur when another YouTube partner attempts to claim ownership over an exclusive copyright Vydia is already administering for you. Ownership Conflicts can negatively affect content revenue, so it is important to resolve these conflicts as soon as possible.

To review and resolve any current conflicts, please click here.

Territories where Vydia Mobile is available are listed by the Apple Store  and the Google Store.

Yes, here’s how:

From your Dashboard:

(1) Select Analytics from the top menu bar and then choose Claims from the drop-down menu.
(2) Select the creator name
(3) Click the content title you’d like to review

Scroll to the bottom of the page where you see, “Don’t see a video that has your exclusive copyrights? Click here to report the video”. Click on the embedded link, copy and paste the video URL into the space provided, and click “submit” to complete the process.

Please keep in mind that claims which are manually submitted are reviewed on a monthly basis, so there may be a delay in protecting your content.  Please feel free to contact our support team for help with this process.

Yes, Vydia offers rush delivery for a $49 fee.  Orders will be processed within 48 hours instead of the standard 7-10 business day lead time.

The International Standard Recording Code (ISRC) is a unique, 12 character code that identifies specific sound recordings and/or music videos.

For more information on ISRCs, please click here.

If you are a Vydia Pro Tier user and do not have ISRCs for your content, Vydia will create them for you at no additional cost.

Once we receive earnings statements from our partner platforms, we will ingest them into our system. Partner platforms have various schedules for statements and payouts. Typically, it can take anywhere from 1 to 4 months (depending on the revenue source) before earned revenue is made available to you.

The earnings you accrue can either be used as a credit towards any services on our site or paid out to you directly once you register with our payment system, Tipalti. Once you accumulate a minimum balance of $35, payment will automatically be sent to you on a monthly basis.

For questions on Tipalti, please visit for Tipalti FAQ page here.Please note, all payments are subject to Vydia’s approval process. Vydia reserves the right to withhold earnings that do not comply with Domestic/International banking regulations as well as Vydia’s Terms and Conditions.

We do not guarantee network airplay. However, we guarantee that all content submitted through Vydia will be properly reviewed. This process typically takes around 10-14 days, however, some networks do take longer than others. Your release details will be updated on your dashboard soon as we receive feedback from any networks.

Your release details will be updated on your dashboard soon as we receive feedback from any networks.

Vydia makes it easy to manage an unlimited number of creators with an Agency account. As an Agency, you will be able to onboard your creators, manage their content, track their performance and collect revenue all from one centralized dashboard. Sign up for an Agency account here.

 

If you’re interested in an Agency Account, which allows you to manage multiple creators on one dashboard, please fill out an Agency Account request here.

You can invite new creator directly from your Vydia dashboard inside your Agency account. Click your email at the top of the page, select Users and then click the Invite New Creator button at the top right of the page. Fill out the creator’s information, and click Send Invitation. The creator will receive an invite via email to verify their account to begin uploading their content.

No, the Vydia Platform enables creators to manage and upload an unlimited amount of video content. If you manage multiple creators there is no limit to how many you can link to your Agency account.

Applying for a Vevo channel is a service that is only available to our Pro Tier users. If you are already subscribed as a Pro Tier user, you can create a release and select the option to publish on Vevo. Your video will be reviewed to meet Vevo requirements, which include certain metrics such as social media following, video performance, the authenticity of engagement, and quality of content. If your video is accepted, you will have the option to have a custom Vevo channel created for a $40 fee or you can choose to be added to the shared Vydia Vevo channel at no charge.

No, Vydia has a distribution partnership with Vevo and our service allows any artist to submit an application to be reviewed for acceptance to get their own Vevo channel.

Vydia works directly with the Vevo team to make any and all changes to your account. No login to the Vevo platform is available. In order to request an edit, please submit a support ticket here.

No, Vevo charges per artist page, not per video upload. In order to simplify this process, Vydia created an Agency account option for our users who manage several artists on one centralized dashboard. To get started, click here to fill out our Agency application.

If approved, your Vevo account name is based on your artist name. You can find out if the artist name is already being used by searching for it on Vevo. If there is a problem with the artist name you submit, we will contact you for another option.

After you set up your initial Vevo account, you can log on to the Vydia Platform and create a release to upload new videos to be added to your Vevo channel at no extra cost.

Yes, our Pro Tier user subscription enables users to create a release and submit new videos to be published on their pre-existing Vevo channel.

Vevo is intended for music content only. However, if you have other video content such as webisodes, vlogs, or live streams you can upload them onto the Vydia Platform to be published, protected, and monetized across different social media channels.

Vevo does not allow any beginning or end text/graphic slates before and after the music video, as well as no lower third corner text (also known as chyrons). If there are graphics and text used in a creative way as part of the video, then they will allow it.

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