YouTube may be a good option to view videos of your choice. But if you are looking for content on specific topics, searching such videos can often be a pain. This is when Niche video sites come to the rescue. Here is a list of seven websites one can visit for specific content:
This site is meant for those who love watching short films and documentaries on various cultures. Topics range from the story of a Muslim bride dresser to the poetic journey of a buffalo-rider-turned-professor Abhi Subedi in Kathmandu. There are genres to choose from, including health, race and gender, social progress, relationships, beliefs, culture and violence. Users are also able to upload films they shot on the site.
NyooTV is an online Social TV Network and one-stop shop for viewing movies, music videos and serials online. Registered users can get continuous updates about the new Bollywood movie trailers by following NyooTV through social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace and Twitter. The services are available in Hindi, English, Marathi, Tamil and Bengali. Chat facilities are also available for registered users.
If you are among those who spend hours listening to devotional and spiritual content, then this is the site for you. On totalbhakti.com, can one not only listen to discourses by religious leaders, but also download content. Be it a Ramdev Baba yoga video or a Radhe Maa preaching, the website has it all. One can also shop or download popular bhajans and devotional songs online. There are yoga videos for children, women, pregnant women and senior citizens. Other details, including popular Hindu baby names, daily horoscope and astrological information is available.
This is a website solely focused on healthcare videos. From important medical breakthroughs to the latest diets, from recipes for people with diabetes to blogs by cancer patients, this site covers them all. One can find any health-oriented videos from hundreds of certified medical and health professionals, as well as from people dealing with the such issues.
SciVee was founded in 2007 by two researchers, Phil Bourne and Leo Chalupa, as a science community site to promote researchers' work and collaboration. The site offers solutions to the scientific, technical and medical market. SciVee attempts to make science visible. It includes content from science and research conferences, video tips and medical research content.
This site is about 'do-it-yourself' projects and instructional videos. A host of videos, of five minutes or less, mark this site as distinct from the others. Users can choose videos from categories like home, food, games, auto, fashion tips, health and several others. It includes broadband instructional, knowledge and lifestyle videos. It offers a one-stop solution for online video - providing a rich, segmented offering of tens of thousands of videos; empowering websites to integrate videos throughout their sites with just hours of work; and creating incremental revenue, traffic and engagement.
It is a treat for animal lovers. The name itself explains the content of the site. There is also a widget option, that allows a user to show videos or galleries from the web on one’s own site just by ‘copy and paste’ of generated code. Displayed content is automatically updated to show one’s visitors new content every day. Similar to YouTube, one can become a member to rate videos and post comments.