True Streaming, Adaptive Streaming and Progressive Downloads

True Streaming, Adaptive Streaming and Progressive Downloads: So what does it really mean to stream audio or video? Is downloading a file the same as streaming? Does every video you watch online a streaming video?

The 3 types of “streaming”, why one of them is not even actual streaming, what you should know about, why you should care, and the way it impacts how you deliver content to your audience.

That’s what I talk about on the latest episode of my podcast at

Listen to it below:

I boil it down to some simple concepts and examples so you too know just enough to come across as a well-informed person at your next technical conversation at a party of geeks and nerds.

But seriously, the more important thing is that I want you to be able to make an informed decision when it comes to the media that you’re creating and and how you’re delivering it to your website visitors, subscribers and paid and free members.

So give the episode a listen above, and also check out my Podcast about Digital Marketing, creating Membership Sites and Online Courses, how to Create, Sell and Deliver Digital Content, Content Marketing, Creating Audio, Video and PDF’s and Reports and Kindle books, at .

Or you can also search for “” as one word, in your favorite podcast app - like Apple Podcasts, Overcast and even Spotify. On my home page at , you can see a number of different platforms where you can listen to my show.


– Ravi Jayagopal