Why Live Event Streaming is Here to Stay

Live video broadcasting (webcasting) is not some passing fad. Forward thinking individuals and organization now recognize it as a powerful communications tool that will keep increasing in value for the foreseeable future. TV has been around for decades, and it’s still going strong. Live streaming no different. Keeping this in mind, organizations entering …

The Online Presenter’s Checklist

Presenting successfully to an online audience during a Live Webcast is slightly different to speaking to a local audience and there are a number of issues one should be familiar with in order to present successfully and look professional. Here are some suggestions for your online presentation checklist… Make sure …

5 Ways to Increase Viewership of Your Live Event Webcast

Event Webcasting success is all about generating more views. Whether its a free or a paid event, you need get more viewers online, to either increase the promotional value of your organization or to generate revenue respectively.   By the very fact that you are streaming live, you’ve already positioned …

10 Ticket Pricing Tips for Live Event Webcasts

Adapted from the blog by Jeff Kear of PlanningPod.com In an extremely useful blog posting by Jeff Kear, he discusses pricing strategies for events, which we have drawn upon for how to also set pricing for online events such as Live Webcasts. As Jeff has stated, pricing strategy for your online …

10 Ways to Generate More Revenue From Your Live Webcasts

1. Charge for Access to the Live Event Charging for access to the event that you’re live streaming is simple and effective. This can be combined with other options for larger total revenues… 2. Sell the Recordings as VOD (Video-on-Demand) One simple way to generate revenue is to sell the …

Internet Speed and Your Broadcast Stream

Its common knowledge (or should be) that the speed of your internet connection is crucial for webcasting through any online streaming service. This applies both to your upload speed (the rate at which you can transmit information out) and your viewers’ download speed (the rate at which they can pull …

Best Practices & Tips for Your Live Webcast

Acknowledging your Online Audience: At the very onset, when starting the event, get the announcer to make eye contact with the camera and welcome the online audience who will be viewing your event over the internet. Make them feel part of the event – which they certainly are. This introduction can …

What is Buffering?

Video is streamed by transmitting chunks of video data called packets. Now even if a single packet of data is lost due to any interruption, the video player application at the receiving end stops receiving data and waits & waits interminably until the lost packet is received. This can quickly become a problem, as the …

More Advantages of Live Event Webcasting

The Benefits & Advantages of Using Live Event Webcasting: Engage a global audience – make it easy for prospective customers to understand and retain your message with streaming audio, video and even PowerPoint slides. Remote Presenters – bring in presenters from anywhere in the world using our convenient Skype link… Now …

Do You Put Your Archived Webcasts to Good Use?

Webcasting tools & techniques have made a huge impact on forward-thinking organizations of all sorts, allowing them to leverage the technology to broaden their reach, spread their message and/or to share vital information. While enabling near-real-time collaboration, remote training and online meetings, some important side-benefits of this technology have also been an increase in …