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The Rise of High-Quality Live Streaming and Subscription OTT

11 months ago

TV shows are rapidly shifting to online or on-demand viewing. To illustrate this, out of the 100 most watched live broadcasted sporting events in the US in 2005, only 14 were sporting events. Ten years later, in 2015 sporting events comprised 93 of the top 100 telecasts. TV networks rely on live broadcasts of the […]

Organize and Monetize Your Live Sports Event

11 months ago

So you’re looking to monetize a live sports event? Luckily for you, no matter the size of the event, the venue, or the number of athletes, the same principles apply when it comes to monetizing your event and making sure that you end up getting a good return on your investment. In today’s world, it […]

21 Crucial Live Video Streaming Statistics

1 year ago

The world has been overwhelmed by live video streaming for a few years now with no intention of slowing down. That’s great news since the obsession only continues to grow. This makes live video streaming huge business with insane amount of engagement and ability to build followers trust.   The personal nature of live video […]

How to Start and Monetize a Live Stream Podcast

2 years ago

The way audience engage is changing every day and very fast. When speaking about what has changed listeners engagement in recent years, we can’t help but think of  live stream podcasts. They have entered the scene in the late 2000s and continue to impress huge audience of listeners by offering real time chats and new concepts […]

5 Highest Viewed PPV Sporting Events in History

2 years ago

Driven by all the new technology modern time has given us, PPV (Pay-per-View) has become both a huge sensation and a big business. Our thirst for the next live performance or sporting event has never been greater. Our viewing habits as customers have changed to the extent that we demand to watch content on any […]

Best Practices to Monetize Live Stream Conferences

2 years ago

There has been a steady rise in live streaming of conferences in the past ten years. Conferences as such are a wonderful opportunity to nurture relationships, start networking, exchange information, discuss best practices, and more. If your company is organizing conferences or has plans to organize one, time has never been better to start live […]

The Growing Opportunity with Audio Content

2 years ago

It is undeniable that across the sporting world there has never been more focus on how to drive increasing value from your premium content. Whether you are a club, league, federation or tournament the conundrum is the same – how should we monetise our rights across an increasingly ‘digital first’ landscape. Last week saw a […]

3 Tips for Organising a Live Streamed Conference for Your Online Community

2 years ago

Building a vibrant online community is difficult. If you’ve done that, well done! Seriously. And, for those of you looking to take our project to the next level, live streamed conferences may be just the thing for you. Live streamed conferences allow community members to talk in real time and forge relationships that go beyond […]

Music Streaming Biggest Revenue Earner For US Music Industry

2 years ago

For the first time, the paid subscription model is finally working for the US music industry. However, there are still things that could be improved. According to data recently released by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIIA), in 2016 music streaming services contributed the largest chunk of all music revenue in the US for the first […]

How Live Streaming is Helping Churches Reach More People

3 years ago

Live streaming technology is revolutionizing the way churches are engaging with their communities. Every day, more and more faith-based organizations are live streaming services and rapidly growing their online audiences. Live streaming allows churches to give more people access to the church experience – no matter where they are in the world. Of course, this […]

By 2021, 428 Million Homes Worldwide Will Have SVOD

3 years ago

According to the Global SVOD Forecasts report, the number of Subscription Video On Demand (SVOD) homes will reach 428 million across 200 countries by 2021 – a massive increase on 2015’s 177 million and 2016’s 248 million! Currently, North America is the country where consumers are most likely to subscribe to SVOD service. However, by 2019, […]

Monetize Your Live Theater Stream with A Paywall

3 years ago

Digital theater is becoming more prevalent. With new shows such as The Book of Mormon, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and Blackbird luring in millions of viewers, and classics such as Cats, Aladdin, and The Lion King remaining ever popular, theater is back in vogue. However, modern technology allows great theater shows to reach […]

Tips for Monetizing Live Music Event

3 years ago

Organizing a live music event is difficult and expensive, and so it makes sense to make as much money off a single event as possible. Modern technology allows event organizers to increase the number of people who have access to a show without scaling up to a bigger venue. By live streaming an event, you […]

Using Social Media to Promote Your Live Content

3 years ago

Live content has always been an appealing proposition, and social media has taken it to a new level. If you provide live premium content, using social media to drive engagement is a great marketing option. So, which social media networks should you use? And how? Which Platforms? Facebook Live Facebook’s new live feature – Facebook […]

Millions to Ditch Their TV License for a Streaming Service

3 years ago

Streaming services are becoming more popular every year. But, according to a new survey, as VOD and SVOD continue to embed themselves in our lives, almost 10 million Brits will get rid of their TV license. So what will this mean for the future of television? Around the world, tens of millions of people now […]

NHL and MLB Will Use Twitter to Live Stream Games

3 years ago

One of Twitter’s USPs is its ability to deliver live, up-to-date coverage and reaction to events. Indeed, the platform is most alive in the midst of major political, entertainment, and social events. Now Twitter plans capitalise on that USP by live streaming MLB and NHL games (as well as a nightly highlights program for 120 […]

Video Streaming: One of the Fastest Growing Entertainment Methods

3 years ago

Streamed video on demand (SVOD) is still a relatively new concept. Even 10 years ago, the idea of being able to choose exactly which shows you wish to watch at exactly the times that suit you would have seemed extremely foreign – not to mention exciting! So why is SVOD growing so quickly? And will […]

Will Millennials Be the Death of Cable Television?

3 years ago

Though the generation which first embraced cable television are increasingly cutting the cord, we’re not seeing cable television being abandoned anywhere nearly as quickly as many initially predicted. However, millennials are proving to be much more willing to turn to streaming services. Indeed, the millennial’s preference for on-demand content may eventually be the death of […]

How Integrating Video with Live Events Can Boost ROI Pt 2

3 years ago

In my last blog post, I’ve discussed on how effective video marketing and event marketing are when it comes to increasing ROI and engagement. Indeed, they have both become go-to tactics for the most successful marketers. But how are companies combining the two? In a recent article, I wrote about how live streaming is about to boom, […]

How Integrating Video with Live Events Can Boost ROI Pt 1

3 years ago

Video and events are both incredibly effective marketing techniques. However, the two are usually thought of as distinct. But now, as live video sharing and other digital video developments take grip, these two techniques are being combined in order to increase marketing ROI dramatically. Now, more than ever, marketing professionals need to produce content and […]

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