Here's another. It's not better IMO, but it is the way I learned first.Judy's Magic Cast On (Starting Toe Up Socks)
I do something different because I don't have any stitches sitting the wrong way.
I've also used the Figure 8 Cast On
There are others. Do you have a particular pattern in mind?
ETA Since Jan can't link to youtube right now, here are some Turkish Cast On
videos for you.