Looking for cloud service that will allow anyone who has the link can upload a file.

I have about 200 members that are participating in a video contest. I want for them to give me their videos the easiest way possible. I  thought about using Dropbox. During testing, I send them a Dropbox link; when they tried to "drop" me a file, they are asked to create a Dropbox account. That idea did not go over well.

Any suggestions or comments are welcome!
Elton BrownAsked:
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Bill PrewCommented:
I suspect a requirement of yours may be that people can't see or delete other members files?  If so that is a problem for both Microsoft OneDrive and Google Drive as far as I know.  They only give you two choices for folders you want to share - people you give the link to either get view only access, or they get both view and update access, allowing them to upload files, but also change other files.  I suspect that may rule them out, although maybe was also the same for DropBox?

I assume the files are larger than you want to have them email to you?

The "members" don't have personal repositories that they could place the video in, and then send you a link to that file?

Another thought if this isn't sensitive content is one of the free store and forward type file transfer services.  You might be able to use that, but again it places some effort back on you to collect the submissions (electronically) and then place them someplace for your review.  A few to give you the idea:


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Elton BrownAuthor Commented:
Thank you Bill for replying! I will check out the given links and get back to you by Tuesday night.
Shaun VermaakTechnical Specialist IVCommented:
I agree with the recommendation of WeTransfer. I use it constantly
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