Raghav Gupta's Posts

E-Commerce & Video

E-Commerce & Video

Here's a great article on results on the use of video by Zappos and the results they're seeing - 6% - 30% uplift in sales.  The ROI is such that they're investing in 10 full time video studios with the goal of having 50,000 videos next year (up from 8,000 today).  Wow!  This is very much a trend that we're seeing with e-commerce reta...

Next London Meetup With Jeremy & Bob

Next London Meetup With Jeremy & Bob

Our next Meetup in London will be held on Thursday June 11th from 6 pm at the Pitcher & Piano, Trafalgar Square.  Jeremy and Bob (our CTO) will be the special guests so don't miss this opportunity to meet them and ask them your questions on roadmap, etc!  RSVP here.

Brightcove Partners With Sevenload

Brightcove Partners With Sevenload

Yesterday during their panel at the Next09 show, Jeremy and Axel Schmiegelow, the CEO of Sevenload, announced a partnership between the two companies.  We are very excited to be working with Sevenload who operate one of the largest video portals in Germany and several other territories.  Brightcove customers will now be able to easily hav...

Online Video Generating Substantial Revenue For Newspapers

Online Video Generating Substantial Revenue For Newspapers

Editor & Publisher writes of a newspaper industry report from Borrell (hat tip to Beet.tv).  Of particular note was the stat that: "Those newspapers investing in online video -- though only a small percent -- are reaping ad dollars. On average 27.7% of their total online revenue comes from video.

Top UK Newspaper Sites

Top UK Newspaper Sites

The latest ABCe results show telegraph.co.uk back at the top with guardian.co.uk second followed by MailOnline and then TimesOnline.  Great to see Brightcove customers also succeeding in their general websites!

Newspaper Sites Pushing Online Video

Newspaper Sites Pushing Online Video

We just released the results of a study of our US newspaper customers and the growth they've experienced in their online video businesses, which has gotten some good coverage.  While we plan on doing the same for our European newspaper customers (The Guardian, The Telegraph, The Times and many others), I would guess the same trend wo...