How To Choose An OTT Video Management Platform

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A video content management system is an integral part of doing business nowadays. With more people telecommuting or working off-site, video has become a primary means to communicate, collaborate, and conduct business. However, as much of a blessing as live video streaming and video on demand are for broadcasters, they also create unique challenges in […]

8 Steps to Building a VOD Platform with OTT Delivery

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Streaming on-demand has evolved over the past few years. In fact, every area of home entertainment spending has declined except for online video. For example, advertising on OTT content distributed via smart TVs alone is expected to hit $20.1 billion this year. Many businesses are finding value in creating video on demand (VOD) platforms for […]

Top 5 Video Streaming Platforms for Business: A Comparison for 2020

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When it comes to live video streaming, it can be a challenge to know where to start. Before going live, broadcasters need to consider which online video platform (OVP) suits their streaming needs.  With so many video streaming platforms on the market, it can be difficult to decide which is right for you. When it […]

8 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Video Streaming API

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Choosing a video streaming API is a huge undertaking for professional broadcasters. It is one of the most important decision points to make and can be especially daunting for those who want maximum customization capabilities when it comes to optimizing the player in their online video platform. The API you choose to integrate with your video […]

Virtual Graduation Live Streaming: What You Need to Know

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Schools use live video broadcasting for many things, including remote learning and live streaming of sporting events and theater productions.  Since the outbreak of the coronavirus, high schools and universities have been forced to step into a “new normal” while trying to give graduating seniors the commencement ceremonies they’ve worked hard for. Dacast and other professional […]

Video Monetization Strategies – Generating Revenue from Online Audiences

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A strategic video monetization strategy represents a tremendous opportunity for today’s broadcasters. Organizations of all sizes are using modern live streaming platforms, video on demand, and OTT technologies to distribute content quickly and effectively while generating income at the same time.  Yet, with traditional cable and satellite networks pushing their own video marketing and subscription […]

Video Hosting Platform Comparison: 4 Alternatives to Wistia [Updated for 2020]

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Live streaming continues to grow along with online video, gaining popularity in recent years across all age groups. Mobile viewing is a huge factor contributing to this increase in online video consumption. In 2017 alone, the amount of time spent watching online videos on mobile devices increased by an average of 35 percent. Given this […]

White Label Video Streaming: How Does It Work?

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The video streaming industry is growing rapidly. As a broadcaster, you want the ability to keep your viewers focused on your content. With white label-video streaming, you can nix third-party branding and advertisements that often come with free video hosting platforms, and put the focus on your brand. White label video platforms give you the […]

How to Setup an RTMP Encoder for Live Video Streaming

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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 encoding fits into a […]

Video Marketing Strategies for Business – 2020 Guide and Beyond

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In today’s world, a comprehensive video marketing strategy is no longer optional but an integral part of doing business. According to marketing giant HubSpot, online video has eclipsed all other forms of media and is now the most requested type of user content.  Brands are taking notice as 87% of businesses report using video as […]