Video for Sales: The Definitive Guide to Accelerating Lead Generation

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Every business wants more leads, ready to make a purchase, and become a loyal customer. But finding and closing those leads can be time-consuming and frustrating. To help you stand out from the crowd, you need tools and techniques that catch the attention of your prospects.  Using a video strategy in your sales process is […]

Why Your Business Needs to Use Training Video Software

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As offices become more globalized and remote work increases in necessity and popularity, many business leaders are looking for ways to distribute training to employees in the most cost-effective, and efficient ways. Rather than sending a trainer all across the country to speak to different offices or bringing employees to one location for training, many […]

How to Live Stream Video with Multiple Sources in 6 Steps

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As live streaming becomes more accessible, many users are looking for a way to spice up their broadcasts. It’s easy enough to start using free services and simple equipment, but many are left wondering how they can take things to the next level.  Live streaming with multiple sources is a great way to boost the […]

Adaptive Bitrate Streaming: Optimizing the User Experience

Adaptive Bitrate Streaming

For most broadcasters, the user experience they provide is crucial because most viewers won’t deal with a poor stream for long. In fact, over half of the viewers will abandon a poor quality stream in 90 seconds or less. That means one bad stream could be devastating for business. The problem is that most users […]

Comparing the Top 12 Cloud Video Streaming Platforms – What You Need to Know [2021 Update]

Cloud Video Streaming

Cloud video streaming is ideal for most modern marketers that need a straightforward and scalable video infrastructure. That way, brands can focus on putting out good video content without dealing with a lot of technical challenges. Let’s take a deep dive into cloud video streaming and the most important features to look for in video […]

Cloud Video Encoding vs. Transcoding – What Broadcasters Need to Know [2021 Update]

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The terms “transcoding” and “encoding” are thrown around regularly when it comes to online cloud video streaming. Both of these processes are very important to make live streaming possible and to maintain the video quality on both live and on-demand content. In this post, we’re going to clear up any confusion between the two by […]

How to Create an OTT Pricing Model for Your Streaming Service

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The OTT industry is booming since more consumers are abandoning traditional cable for online streaming every day. Many broadcasters are jumping on this growing trend since the video streaming industry is slated to be worth $124.6 billion by 2025. One main concern that broadcasters are faced with as they build their OTT streaming services is […]

Best Live Streaming Software for Mac – A Comparison [Updated for 2020]

Live Streaming Software for Mac

With nearly a 90 percent share of users, Windows remains the leader of the Desktop OS market. Mobile device usage is also on the rise. That said, Mac OS (formerly OS X) is becoming increasingly popular. As of October 2020, macOS usage accounts for over 13 percent of total computer usage. In fact, the core […]

RTMP vs. RTSP: Which Streaming Protocol is Right for Your Business?

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The ability to smoothly, professionally stream live video online is essential to the success of your content. If your viewers have too much difficulty watching the videos you stream, or if your streaming process is too complicated, the content you create won’t be seen by the people you’re most looking to draw in and you’ll […]

Mobile Live Streaming: Why Convert RTMP to HLS?

Converting RTMP to HLS

With the help of streaming solutions, like Dacast, it can be easy to forget that there is a highly technical process that occurs behind the scenes of live streaming. The technology that transports live streams between recording equipment, the encoder, the live streaming platform, and the user-facing video player is called a streaming protocol. The […]