Author Archives: Emily Krings

The Broadcaster’s Guide to CDNs (Content Delivery Networks)

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Delivering top-tier online video can be challenging. Content files are getting larger and users expect HD streaming to happen instantly. Broadcasters who value quality are incorporating CDNs (content delivery networks) to meet this growing demand.  The modern Web is a mixture of text, images, audio, and video with data centers around the world supplying information […]

Video Monetization – The Ultimate Guide for Broadcasters

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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 […]

How to Choose Online Video Hosting for Professional Broadcasting

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In the past few years, video streaming has completely upended the world of broadcasting. Many industries are finding ways to use professional broadcasting and online video hosting to support their goals. Businesses are using live video streaming for everything from simple product demos and to large-scale live events.  Today, we’ll take a look at what a video […]

Livestream vs. IBM Cloud Video (Ustream) Live Streaming: A Comparison

As technology evolves, our ability to capture moments on video continues to expand. Video broadcasting is becoming more and more useful for business owners. It is used as a tool for business or an entire business model, itself. In order to get started with professional broadcasting, you need a streaming platform that is the best […]

Top 10 Live Streaming Solutions for Professional Broadcasters [Updated for 2020]

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The year is 2020 and professionals are using live streaming solutions more than ever before. In fact, video has become a key component of corporate communications, marketing, sales, business development, and beyond while the world transitions to primarily working from home. Whichever industry sector you consider, live streaming is booming. More than 4.6 million people […]

Your Guide to the Best Live Streaming Equipment [2020 Update]

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Streaming live video in 2020 is a must for many businesses. Whether it’s streaming video to stay connected with customers, or staying in touch with employees while they work remotely, video content is booming right now. The fastest way to go live is to use the equipment you already have. Like your mobile phone and […]

Top 11 Secure Video Hosting Platforms for Professionals

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An October 2019 survey of marketers by the Content Marketing Institute found that 71 percent of B2B organizations utilized video as a documented part of their content marketing strategy. And 57 percent of respondents said they use webinars and online events as part of their marketing. Data from Google shows that 55 percent of online […]

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 […]

Simulcasting: The Ultimate Guide to Multi-Destination Streaming

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The purpose of broadcasting is to bring video content to your target audience. What if you could stretch the reach of your broadcast and bring your video to more people? With simulcasting, you can reach larger audiences by broadcasting your content on more platforms. Think beyond your video player. Think Facebook, Youtube, and the other […]

How to Stream to Multiple Platforms Simultaneously with Dacast

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Even though broadcasting videos on your website through a professional online video platform (OVP) gives you the most control over your video content and live streams, streaming on other platforms comes with its own set of benefits. You likely have followers on Youtube, Facebook, and other social media platforms with live streaming functions, so why […]