The BoxCast Blog

Learn along your live streaming journey with posts designed to help you become a better broadcaster.

The Unconventional Way this Church is Attracting its Youth

This post tells the story of a church that made a big investment in it's future by investing in it's youth. It's part of our series on church growth.

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How to Add Sponsors and Ads to Your Live Stream

This post covers how to make money from a live stream with sponsorships using the Graphic Overlays feature from BoxCast. It's part of our series on ...

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BoxCast Flow vs. RTMP: A Comparison of Streaming Protocols 

You’re watching a video online. It plays for a couple of seconds, and then it starts to buffer. This can be frustrating for any type of video content...

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What is Live Video Encoding, Decoding, and Transcoding?

This post covers encoding, decoding, and transcoding, the processes behind sending live streams efficiently across the internet to your viewers. It's...

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How Do I Set Up a Single Camera Stream for Baseball?

This post covers the equipment you need to start streaming a baseball game with a single camera. It's part of our series on sports live streaming.

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1080p vs. 720p — What's the Best Resolution for HD Live Streaming?

This post explains why a 1080p video stream does not always look better than a 720p stream. It's the main post in our series on HD live streaming.

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Research Shows This is Why People Switch Churches

This post addresses what the data says about why people move to a new church. It's part of our series on church growth.

Approximately half of U.S....

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What is Frame Rate (fps) and Why Does it Matter in Live Streaming?

This post addresses frame rate (fps) and the role that it plays in creating a great quality live stream. It's part of our series on HD live streaming.

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3 Easy Ways to Grow Your Church

Here are three ways you can continue to grow your ministry and reach new audiences for your church. It's the centerpiece of our series on church...

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SD vs. HD vs. 4K: Live Streaming Video Resolutions Explained

This post is an overview of live streaming video resolution. We talk about standard-definition (480p + 480i), high-definition (720p, 1080i, + 1080p)...

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The Best Ways to Buy Used Video Equipment for Your Church

This post covers the best strategies for acquiring used AV equipment for your church or ministry. It's part of our series on church live streaming.

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How to Make Highlight Clips from Your Live Stream

This post covers how to make the most of the significant moments in your live stream with highlight clipping. It's part of our series on BoxCast...

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How to Create a High Quality Live Stream on Your iPhone

This post talks about how to create high quality live video from your iPhone. It covers internet, stabilization, audio, and choosing the right...

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