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Background on Dailymotion


Dailymotion is a video-sharing website based in the country of France created in 2005. Every month, more than 116 million unique visitors visit the site. You can do a variety of things on Dailymotion: you can share videos, recommend videos from other users, browse videos through search and video tags, and more. Dailymotion is accessible internationally, ensuring diverse groups of users get access to your videos.

Hosting your videos through top sites like Dailymotion enables a broader range of visitors to potentially view your business’s services. Like most video sharing sites, Dailymotion’s videos cover a wide range of subject matter, including anything from short news updates and entertainment to business presentations and informational seminars. In this guide, we walk you through creating an account, as well as giving you several best practices that you can experiment with.

Without further ado, here’s our walkthrough!

How to Create an Account on Dailymotion

Step 1. Go to

Step 2. Click “Sign in” on the upper right-hand corner of the homepage. Then, click “Sign up” in the newly opened modal window. Alternative you can sign up with your Facebook account.

Step 3. Enter your Email, Password, and your Date of Birth. Then click, “Next.”

Step 4. Create your Public Name, your link URL, and enter the passcode to create your account and complete the process.

Step 5. Congratulations! That was quick and painless. Once you’ve completed the process, go to your email address and click the confirmation link to activate your account.

Best Practices for Dailymotion

Here are some more quick tips to help you with your DailyMotion account:

  • The more videos you can upload, the better. As a quick tip: Begin by adding whatever videos you’ve completed in the past before creating new ones. Whether you are advertising a specific product, a promotion, how to perform a specific procedure, etc., there are so many options for videos! Create content that will help or boost your audience. Valuable video content that satisfies your audience’s needs is crucial.

  • DailyMotion specializes in 34 localized versions so be sure to check if your location is listed.

  • Be sure to add keywords to your title, tag, and descriptions for your videos so that they can be easily found on the web and therefore better optimized for search results.

  • After posting a video on DailyMotion make sure that you always share it on your social sites and blog right after. This step should be a build-in step of the video set-up process. Share your video socially as soon as it’s posted.

  • You can check out the FAQ for more helpful tips.

UpCity members, please follow the pathway to complete this task in your UpCity account: Optimize Your Presence > Expand Your Presence > Social 102: Top Social Sites.