Cameo – service for booking personalized video shout-outs from your favorite people.
Estimated Annual Revenue – $2.5M
Downloads – 140k/mo (SensorTower* Jul 2021 updated)
Co-Founder & CEO – Steven Galanis
Founded – 2017
Platform – iOS, Android, Website
- https://twitter.com/BookCameo – 45.1K Followers
- https://www.facebook.com/Cameo/ – 100K Followers
- https://www.instagram.com/cameo/ – 340k Followers
How does the Cameo-like app work?
Cameo is mobile apps and website that connects C-list and B-list celebrities from the music, sports, and film industries with fans who would like to receive personalized video messages or send them to their friends.
This app allows users to wish their friends a happy birthday with a personalized video from, for example, Snoop Dogg. Prices are different for every celebrity and range from $15 to $10,000.
I found several alternatives and similar apps or websites that can be used.
Starsona is a web platform that publishes reviews and videos of artists.
iOS & Android
Downloads < 5k
Revenue < $5k
Greetzly is an online platform that allows fans to receive personal video greetings from their idols.
by AB42 GmbH
Downloads < 5k
Celebrity Video Messaging
Celebrity Video Messaging is a platform like Cameo for celebrities to record personal videos messages for birthdays, proposals and endorsements.
Base: 770 Celebrities
Meerkat Cameo by Life On Air, Inc.
Invite viewers to take over your stream. It is a streaming-video app that allows people to live-broadcast anytime from anywhere via their Twitter feeds or Facebook page.
Wideo provides a simple and intuitive tool that enables people without previous knowledge or training to create quality online videos. The tool allows make explainer or demo videos, create educational videos, bring animated e-cards to life and lots more.
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Founded in 2011
Cameos on Google iOS and Android App
Get celebrities to answer your top Q&As
The app is aimed at celebrities and other public figures, who are often the subject of people’s Google searches.
Celebrity entertainment booking platform by Ja Rule
Iconn is built on a foundation of verified talent buyers and a digital booking management and payment system that allows a secure one-to-one connection between both parties.
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Video Q&A w/ influencers + experts
Now w/ comments!
Cameo by Vimeo Web and iOS [Closed]
Edit and share cinematic videos on your phone
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So how exactly does Cameo make money?
The app takes 25% of every purchase, and the platform suggests users only shop online to skip Apple’s outrageous 30% App Store commission.
Cameo’s estimated annual revenue is currently $42.5M per year. Cameo received $50M in venture funding in June 2019. Cameo’s total funding is $165.2M.
How do You make an App Like a Cameo?
Here are four steps to make your Cameo–like app idea come to life and simplify the development process.