10 Tips for Creating Fast Loading HTML5 Videos

By Nathan Segal

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    Decide where the video will be used. Is it for desktop, laptop and/or mobile

Video is all the rage on the Internet and is becoming more popular with every passing day. To give you an idea of what that means in real life, here are some important statistics:

·    Online video makes up 50 percent of all mobile traffic and as much as 69 percent of traffic on some networks. (Bytemobile Mobile Analytics Report)

·    If a video doesn't load in two seconds, users tend to give up. (University of Massachusetts Amherst and Akamai Technologies)

·    Uses with a mobile device or tablet are three times more likely to look at a video, as opposed to laptop or desktop users.

·    YouTube attracts 1 billion+ unique users each month. Those users spend more than 4 billion hours watching videos (YouTube).

With this information in mind it's crucial that your videos are well-designed and load quickly. Here are ten tips to use when you create your video.

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