Business of Streaming and Digital Media

  • 3h 57m
  • Dan Rayburn, Michael Hoch
  • CRC Press
  • 2005

This book answers the question, "What is the value of using streaming and digital media for my business and what can I expect in return?" The Business of Steaming and Digital Media gives you a concise and direct analysis of how to implement a scalable, profitable venture, as well as the common and hidden pitfalls to avoid in your business. By focusing on both the business implications and technical differences between rich media and traditional broadcast distribution, you will learn how to gain significant time-to-market and cost-saving advantages by effectively using streaming and digital media technologies.

  • Strategies to build profitable businesses using streaming and rich media technologies;
  • Critical implications of streaming and digital media technologies on today's business;
  • Recommendations for evaluating, selecting and implementing the audio and video needs of your company;
  • Hard data on the financial aspects of streaming projects and the demographics of users;
  • Real-world ROI case studies of what has worked--and what hasn't--from companies such as Ernst & Young, JPMorgan Chase, Bumble & bumble, New York City Public Schools, MasterCard, Unisys, and More.

In this Book

  • The Business of Streaming and Digital Media
  • Introduction
  • Why Get into Streaming and Digital Media?
  • Technology Primer—The Basics of Streaming and Digital Media
  • The Four Keys to a Profitable Streaming or Digital Media Business
  • It’s Not Child’s Play—Learning from the Pitfalls of the Past Three Years
  • Quality and Content Are King and Queen of the Digital Media Realm
  • Streaming or Digital Media Project Management—How to Implement and Manage a Profitable Business
  • Beyond Streaming Media— What Streaming and Digital Media Means to Other Areas of a Media Business