Monetization

The Detailed Evolution of OTT Platforms Which Spans a Decade

Over the Top (OTT) media is a type of media service that allows users to access content directly using the internet. It bypasses all mediators in the process to serve the content directly to the viewers. What makes OTT a popular and better alternative over the traditional mediums is its flexibility across gadgets, convenience, and great value for money.  How OTT Differs from Traditional TV? D...[Read More]

When Do You Need Paid Video Distribution & How To Use It?

Marketing to expand and reach the right audience for your business or brand requires a lot of upfront work and effort put into creating posts and blogs across social media platforms, websites, and of course, video channels. Therefore, video distribution is one of the more vital aspects of marketing for your business and should play an integral part in your strategy.   Videos can present ...[Read More]

5 Top Rated Video Apps For Shopify Stores in 2021

Online video has proven to increase conversion on the web, especially when paired with ecommerce and web store experiences. This article focuses on web stores built on Shopify. If you’ve chosen Shopify to manage your store, it is now easier than ever to add video to your commerce experiences From product video creation, video galleries, video player presentation, live streaming and more, the...[Read More]

4 Great Video Monetization Apps and Software To Consider in 2021

If you are looking to build a business around video, then the vendors featured in this article are just for you! These software apps provide platforms and tools for monetizing video content on the web, mobile and across connected TVs. From subscriptions, pay-per-view and rentals — these vendors help you print money from your videos. As always, you can find these software tools and over 500 o...[Read More]

OTT App Localization: Expanding Internationally

Over-the-top (OTT) streaming services are on the rise in the United States and internationally. The global expansion of the OTT streaming service providers proves that the need for OTT app development is also expanding. To incorporate a positive global user experience – also known as global UX – into your OTT app build, you need a basic understanding of the specific culture you are building for. W...[Read More]

Is Your Video Software Compatible with the Common Streaming Protocols?

Mobile video streaming traffic is on the rise, and as recent studies suggest, overall internet video traffic will account for 82% of internet traffic in 2022. It is for this reason it is vital to understand common streaming protocols and how to use those to create high-quality streaming experiences. Below, you will learn what they are and how each one can benefit your stream.   Why Strea...[Read More]

Video Monetization: SSAI & DAI Explained

As an app developer looking to design OTT streaming platforms that easily monetize content, you have come to loathe ad-blocking software. Ad-blockers are the gatekeepers that dismiss ads that might disrupt the viewer’s experience. However, as personalized advertising replaces general-audience campaigns, avoiding these ad-blockers becomes a necessity. The solution to circumvent this software? Ad-st...[Read More]

The State of Online Video Distribution in 2020

50Wheel recently ran a survey across our web properties asking users about how they currently distribute video in 2020. What we wanted to find out is what distribution channels are businesses utilizing, what content are they sharing across those channels and where and how are they finding success? Those questions were answered by thousands 50Wheel users in the months of May and June 2020 via our i...[Read More]

The Best OTT Video Platforms To Create Connected TV Apps in 2020

This year it is more important than ever to deliver video content where your audience is. With the outbreak of COVID-19 and the global population at home, brands and educators alike are rushing to create meaningful content on social media, YouTube among other channels. Content creators that once relied on websites to deliver premium video are now looking to bring that same experience to the living...[Read More]

Top Software Tools To Make Your Own Video Streaming Service in 2020

Get started building your own video streaming service. Software to create AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire and Samsung video apps without spending a lot of money.

How to Build an Online Video Streaming Business From Scratch

Video subscription offerings are growing tremendously. Subject matter experts and organizations are creating new revenue streams by sharing expertise, skill development, training and other high value information via online video. Over the last few years, we’ve seen organizations of all sizes create new offerings or transition a DVD-based video business to an online version. Online video technology...[Read More]

7 Video Platforms To Help Launch Your OTT Subscription Service

If your brand depends on video to drive sales or video content is your product then you MUST make sure you have video experiences across all screens including next generation TVs. The timing has never been better to use video to engage audiences outside of YouTube and Facebook by creating video apps. Research shows that subscription OTT video service viewers will rise to 170.1 million or 51.7% of ...[Read More]

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