Though not all video monetization platforms are designed with musicians in mind, there are ways to benefit from many current programs from YouTube and Vimeo to VideofyMe. If you're capable of creating an ongoing stream of content from music videos to behind-the-scenes footage then you might find such programs worth pursuing. Currently the business of video is in a very open ended moment with lots of possibility ahead for content creators.
Introducing Vimeo Tip Jar and More Creator Services
They are also developing a Pay-To-View service "giving video creators of all types flexible tools to charge for access to your videos, with no coding required."
Monetizing Music Videos with VideofyMe
Many programs for grassroots video professionals such as YouTube's Creator Hub were designed for video personalities, talking heads and oddball content.
CD Baby's YouTube Guide for Musicians
YouTube does have a Creator Playbook to help those who make videos in their Creator program.
Bonus: Translate your YouTube captions and reach a broader audience.
Hypebot Senior Contributor Clyde Smith (Twitter/App.net) blogs about music crowdfunding at Crowdfunding For Musicians (@CrowdfundingM). To suggest topics for Hypebot, contact: clyde(at)fluxresearch(dot)com.