Author Archives: Max Wilbert

5 Essential Tools: Live Broadcasting for Media and Event Agencies

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Modern media companies are adapting to a rapidly changing landscape. In just a few short years, we’ve seen the decline of traditional and cable TV and a corresponding explosion in online video. Today, live broadcasting for media and event agencies play a key role in their business success. Why should media and event agencies invest […]

The Ooyala Online Video Platform Is Shutting Down. What Are Your Options?

In February 2019, Brightcove announced that it was acquiring the Ooyala online video platform. This $15 million deal brought together two major players in the OTT solutions and video hosting industry. Now, current customers of the Ooyala online video platform face a bad situation. Brightcove is pulling the plug on Ooyala completely. In fact, Ooyala will […]

Video Live Streaming: History, Present, and Future

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As industry magazine Streaming Media puts it, “we’ve seen the meteoric rise of streaming video across every aspect of modern work and entertainment.” It’s only by looking backward that we can truly appreciate how rapid this rise in video streaming has been. In fact, 15 to 20 years ago, online video didn’t really exist. Today, […]

Which is the Best Online Video Player?

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In today’s highly digital world, publishers have a lot on their plates already. Content, marketing, metrics, contracts, monetization–and the list goes on. In recent years, online video has grown explosively. Relatedly, with video streaming rising 72.4% between Q1 2018 and Q1 2019, publishers today have even more to keep track of. As a result, professional […]

5 Success Stories for Marketing Your Business Using a Video Hosting Solution

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Here at Dacast, we’ve worked with thousands of customers in all sorts of different industries. Despite their differences, all of them have sought a business video hosting solution that can help their work to succeed. Whether in education, sales, sports, government, banking, or something else, professionals need a video hosting manager with certain basic features. […]

5 Ways to Measure Your Live Video Streaming Impact

The live streaming industry is booming. All sorts of organizations are seeing great results from live streaming. In fact, companies that use video are likely to have 41% more web traffic from search than non-users. In short, it’s an excellent time to stream live video. But is your live video streaming effective? Is it reaching […]

6 Reasons Why You Should Use a Video Marketing Platform

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According to We are Social, 70% of marketers plan to use video marketing this year. That’s because it’s highly effective. Animoto’s Social Video Forecast suggests that 76.5% of marketers and small business owners are getting results with video marketing. And the right video marketing platform can make all the difference. In this article, we’ll share and […]

Podcasting and Audio Streaming Platform

Podcasts and other forms of audio streaming are exploding in popularity. 2019, in particular, has experienced a dramatic jump in podcast listener-ship. At this point, more than half of all people in the U.S. have listened to podcasts. Moreover, a one-third of these listeners stream podcasts at least monthly. Audio streaming is a format for […]

Video Monetization: Alternatives to YouTube to Earn Money from Video

Online video is a huge opportunity for businesses. What used to be the exclusive domain of television is now widely accessible. Cord-cutting is hitting record-setting levels as consumers acknowledge the end of TV. On-demand platforms, as well as linear live streaming, are now replacing traditional more and more. Recognizing this, businesses are shifting their video […]

Finding the Right Secure Video Platform for your Business

Online video is increasingly a major component of business. Cord cutting is hitting record-setting levels, as consumers follow suit. Whether for marketing, events, or as a product itself, video is critical to modern businesses. Experts estimate that video will make up a full 76% of web traffic by 2020. Most of this video will be […]