[INTERVIEW:] How This Devoted Church Conquered Its Snowstorm Problem

March 01, 2016

We love doing what we do because it allows people to share in moments that they couldn’t have otherwise.

Brandon Lovelace of Parkwood Baptist Church (NC) opened up to us about the ways that BoxCast has helped him reach his community members, even when snowstorms or thousands of miles keep them from attending church.

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4 Super Simple Ways to Promote Your Live Video Stream

February 17, 2016

The big day of your event has arrived. You and your team have done everything you can to ensure that the event goes flawlessly. As an added service to your community – both near and far – you’ve decided to live video stream it.

The event goes even better than you had imagined it would, yet upon reviewing your live stream stats, you see that nobody tuned in to watch it. What went wrong?

Chances are, you didn’t properly get the word out: you forgot to market your stream.

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8 Easy Ways to Improve Your Live Video Stream

February 17, 2016

You’ve solved the puzzle: live video streaming doesn’t have to be complicated. As you’ve already figured out, it can actually be as simple as connecting your BoxCaster to a camera and the internet.

Still, now that you’ve gotten started, is your stream as good as it could be? Below are eight ways that you can really take your stream to the next level.  

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[Interview:] How to Convince Your Church to Stream

February 16, 2016

We were recently lucky enough to speak with John V. DiPietro of Cathedral Church of St. Peter, an Episcopal cathedral in St. Petersburg, Florida. He talked to us about his BoxCast experience as well as how he was able to convince his church to stream.

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How LeBron is Transforming What it Means to be an Athlete

December 11, 2015


What do LeBron James and the nine U.S. Supreme Court justices have in common?

As of this week, they all have jobs for life.

Justices are guaranteed their positions until they retire. James, according to credible media sources, just signed a lifetime deal to endorse Nike shoes.

A lifetime deal. What does that even mean?

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[Interview:] This is Why Students Should Run Your Broadcasts

November 23, 2015

At BoxCast, we know that testimonials from our customers are much more valuable than anything we write ourselves. So, each month we reach out to someone, hoping that the way they use BoxCast can inspire you to do something similar.

This month, we were lucky enough to chat with Glenn Gonsalves, the Associate Director of Athletics and Recreation Operations at Bridgewater State University (MA). He and his team were early to the streaming game, having started seven years ago. They made the switch to BoxCast earlier this year and aren't looking back.

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What Ever Happened With the NFLPA and ACE Media?

November 23, 2015


Remember when the NFL Players Association announced their brand new venture, ACE Media?

Well...maybe not.


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5 Easy Ways to Improve the Audio of your Church's Live Streams

November 12, 2015

Live video streaming is taking off. Churches around the country are realizing that when they stream, they can connect with their communities in new ways and engage members when they can’t make it in person.

Still, even the most devout believer is going to have a hard time watching with a live stream if the sound quality is poor.

Muffled sound, background noise, wild swings in volume and distortion can essentially ruin a live stream. Anyone who has ever watched an amateur video or live stream knows that the sound is one of the hardest things to get right — and one of the most difficult flaws to overlook.

While most viewers don’t expect Hollywood-caliber post-production sound, there are simple things a church can do to improve the audio on its broadcasts:

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The 4 Reasons Basketball is the Best Sport to Stream

November 12, 2015

 

There’s little sports fans love more than passionately fighting about issues that have no real winner: the best sports team, the best sports city, the best sport. (All answers are obviously secondary to the Cavaliers, Cleveland, basketball).

Though those topics may be heavily contested, there's one thing we're certain of: when it comes to streaming, basketball is easiest. 

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The Best Live Video Streaming Equipment for Your Ministry

November 11, 2015

Ministries around the country are finding the value in live video streaming, as it allows them to reach and engage their communities in ways that they were unable to before. Since you’ve found your way to this article, chances are high that you’ve decided that streaming could enhance your own ministry! 

Choosing video equipment can be an overwhelming task. We’ve put together a list of our favorite equipment to make your decision as simple as possible.

Though BoxCast works well with all kinds of cameras and production equipment, these are our top choices for whether you’re new to the world of streaming, a professional videographer, or fall somewhere in between.

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