53 Must Know Live Streaming Statistics [2020 Update]

live streaming statistics

The live streaming industry is growing faster than ever. However, some people are still unsure whether or not incorporating professional broadcasting into their business is worth it.  We’ve put together the top 53 live streaming statistics that show the growth and current state of the live streaming industry. With these numbers in mind, you should have […]

Church Live Streaming Statistics – Trends in Streaming Virtual Services for 2020

Church Live Streaming Statistics

In the past decade, the internet has become more and more accessible. This has contributed to the popularization of online video content, specifically, live streams. Many businesses, schools, and other organizations have jumped on the trend to reach their audiences in this new way. Churches are one of these types of organizations that are taking […]

How to Embed Facebook Live Streams: The Guide for Professionals

embed live stream on Facebook

Facebook is a massive platform, with more than 2.3 billion active users. As a professional broadcaster, this massive audience can be used in your favor.  Unfortunately, Facebook wasn’t designed for professional users in many senses, so it takes a little bit of extra effort to make it work for you. This is true whether you […]

How to Setup an RTMP Encoder for Live Video Streaming

Setup an RTMP Encoder

For many B2C broadcasters, software encoders suffice. However, as a professional broadcaster, it is important to consider using RTMP. RTMP is a video streaming protocol that makes high quality live streaming possible.  Today we’re going to dive into one of the more complicated live streaming topics: RTMP encoding. Let’s discuss how video transcoding fits into […]

How to Use OBS Studio for Professional Video Streaming

OBS for Professional Video

Anyone involved in live streaming needs to use a live video encoder. Encoding can be done at the software or hardware level. Software encoders like OBS Studio provide the most versatility and are used by the majority of professional broadcasters. OBS Studio is a free, open-source video encoder and streaming application. This encoding software is […]

Multi-Bitrate Streaming with vMix and Wirecast: What You Need to Know

Wirecast Multiple Stream Video Broadcasting Software

Successful live streaming requires a lot of moving parts. Software, hardware, and configuration come together to create a highly effective form of communication. One element that is key for successful live events is multi-bitrate streaming.  Multi-bitrate streaming can fix most problems that occur with buffering, lagging, and so on. However, it’s not always easy to […]

How to Live Stream Sports: Making Your Virtual Sporting Event a Success

live stream sports

Live sports streaming is currently one of the most popular uses for live video broadcasting. After all, what’s the point of watching the big game if you aren’t watching it live?  Given the increased accessibility of broadband Internet and mobile technologies, it’s easier than ever to stream live video to viewers around the world. Live […]

Broadcasting for Business: How to Increase Live Stream Viewers by 800%

How to get Live Stream Viewers

In today’s video-dominant world, live video streaming has proven to be particularly valuable for businesses. No matter what the desired end result may be, the common goal for businesses who live stream is to get in front of their target audience.  Starting your first live stream and automatically getting thousands of viewers would be nice, […]

Video on Demand Software – What Every Broadcaster Needs to Know

Dacast Video On Demand VOD Software

Today’s viewers want complete control over their video streaming experience. That’s why many broadcasters are providing video on demand (VOD) streaming content for their audiences. Choosing a video on demand software solution, however, can be challenging. Let’s take a closer look at video on demand and how it differs from live streaming. We’ll also cover […]

Video Monetization – The Ultimate Guide for Broadcasters

video monetization guide

Video monetization is skyrocketing growth for broadcasters and online brands. Research shows that overall video ads grew by 46% last year with live content doubling in market share. Not to mention that online viewership is up by 72% and consumer spending for streaming services is expected to reach nearly $17B in 2020. Clearly, audiences are […]