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How to Build a Live Streaming App (Top 4 Easiest, No-Code Methods for 2021).

Live streaming is a booming industry. From news channel updates to brands showcasing products on IGTV, mobile live streaming apps have become a go-to for many businesses and content creators. Live streaming apps allow audiences to view and interact with content live and around the clock, making it a powerful tool for business owners and marketers. Some of today’s most popular video streaming platforms that come to mind are Twitch, YouTube and Periscope.

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MAZ vs Uscreen vs Vimeo OTT: Which is the Best OTT Platform for Your Business?

Are you looking to launch or grow your video channels on OTT? If so, then you may be looking into some popular video streaming solutions like MAZ, Uscreen, Vimeo OTT or other alternatives. But how do these services compare? How much does it cost to launch OTT channels on Roku, AppleTV and Amazon FireTV? And between MAZ, Uscreen, and Vimeo OTT (or VHX), which is going to be the right OTT platform solution for your business?

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7 Ways to Create a Strong Online Community Throughout Social Distancing

Whether you have content on a website, mobile app, connected TV app, or a presence on social media, you might be asking yourself, how can I be helpful during the COVID-19 crisis? How can I enhance communications to engage with audiences, and is there a way to support local, small businesses? While no business or person is unaffected by the current status of the world, there are positive ways to approach this difficult time. 

1. Support local businesses with banner ads or sponsored content
Consider pro-bono or affordable ad banners, section takeovers or sponsored content to the local businesses in your city. With restaurants moving to take-out or delivery only, nonessential businesses relying on online orders, and museums, and nonprofits struggling to stay afloat – give these businesses another outlet through your dedicated audience.

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Free Apps To Check Out While You’re Practicing Social Distancing

While you are social distancing in the coming weeks, you may find yourself with an overload of content options. Perhaps Netflix isn’t cutting it for you, and you’ve had enough of scrolling through Instagram.

Consider an alternative source of entertainment from smaller niche publishers, musicians, instructors, and even puppies. Check out these free TV and mobile apps:

MUSIC APPS:
Musicians and producers around the world are making the best of a crazy situation by bringing music and concerts into the home.

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How TV Has Changed in The Last 10 Years

Television has had a major overhaul in the past decade, with the era of streaming changing how viewers watch the small screen forever. With the emergence of multiple platforms and the dropping price of high quality TV sets, consumers found reasons to let go of their cable boxes and embrace cord-cutting for good.


THE RISE OF CORD CUTTERS
The 2010s marked the official emergence of over the top (OTT) channels, with the period cementing the video content streaming trend as a television mainstay. In fact as the decade comes to an end, cord cutting is expected to be at its peak so far, with nearly 5 million households reportedly ditching cable this year. This phenomenon has in fact resulted in a generation of consumers who never opted into cable plans to begin with for their new households, and instead going straight to streaming.

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