Archives for Sydney Roy (Whalen)

Sydney works for Wowza as a content writer and Marketing Communications Specialist, leveraging roughly a decade of experience in copywriting, technical writing, and content development. When observed in the wild, she can be found gaming, reading, hiking, parenting, overspending at the Renaissance Festival, and leaving coffee cups around the house.

Fan Engagement in Sports Streaming: Mastering Audience Growth

May 23, 2024

A successful sports industry or organization starts and ends with the fans, and fan engagement in sports streaming has become increasingly more critical in securing audience loyalty and growth. It’s therefore no wonder that sports…

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5 VOD Benefits You Could Be Missing Out On

April 25, 2024

Video on demand (VOD) is not only the future of streaming media, but also the past. Companies have been exploring and expanding on this technology for decades. In fact, if you’ve landed on this page,…

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Reinventing the Game: How to Repurpose Sports Live Streams

April 19, 2024

As Millennials and Gen Z increasingly turn away from traditional TV in favor of streaming media, it’s clear that the way in which audiences consume sports content is evolving. Already we’ve seen a huge pushes…

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AVOD: What Is It and How Is It Changing the Game?

April 4, 2024

AVOD, short for Advertising-based Video on Demand, is transforming how you access video content, making it easier and more cost-effective for publishers and consumers alike. This model integrates advertisements into your viewing experience, appearing before,…

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6 Ways to Increase Church Donations with Video

March 26, 2024

Imagine a virtual space where sermons resonate, communities grow, and the call to support meaningful causes echoes louder than ever. In this digital era, the intersection of faith and technology is not only redefining how…

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Smart City Trends to Watch for in 2024 and Beyond (Update)

March 20, 2024

Back when we first wrote this collection of smart city trends, it was amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The general sentiment at the time was that shut-down had put many smart city plans on hold. We…

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VOD Use Cases for Sports Entertainment

November 16, 2023

Some 12 years ago, I found myself lined up field-side at the New England Patriots training camp to watch players practice, run drills, and sign autographs. Not being a die-hard football fan, it took me…

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How VOD Streaming Works (Update)

November 10, 2023

When most people think of video streaming, they envision popular services like Netflix, Hulu, and DisneyPlus. These video-on-demand or VOD streaming services act as content platforms from which users can view pre-recorded videos at their…

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SVOD (Subscription Video on Demand): What It Is and Why You Need It

November 1, 2023

2007 was a big year in media: the Sopranos ended on a now infamous note, the first iPhone was released, and Netflix started the first subscription movie streaming service. It’s hard to imagine that less…

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Video-on-Demand (VOD) Monetization: Make the Most of Your Content

October 23, 2023

Whether you’re striving to be the next Disney+ or you’re just looking for additional revenue streams for your business, video-on-demand (VOD) streaming could be the ticket. It allows you to warehouse custom and/or licensed video…

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13 Ways to Grow Your B2B Live Stream Audience

September 6, 2023

It’s open mic at a hot comedy spot in your city, and you’re gearing up to perform. But little beads of doubt are forming in the back of your mind.  Go on, what are you…

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Best Video CDN Services for Live Streaming (Update)

August 16, 2023

It should come as no surprise at this point that live streaming has become a crucial component for many businesses, whether they use it simply for marketing and events or whether it is a core…

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