All Posts by Ross Brand

MLB & YouTube TV Extend Partnership

Livestream Universe Update for THURS, March 15, 2018:
** MLB & YouTube TV extend their partnership for 2 more years
** Vimeo study reports over 60% of people who do a free OTT trial end up paying for the service (HT: Streaming Media)
** Only 25% of IG influencers are compliant with FTC guidelines (Find out which industries were the best & worst) via Mobile Marketer.
** Chris Brogan is the guest on Business SHEnanigans hosted by Kathy Klotz-Guest and Kerry O’Shea Gorgone, 6pm ET on Kathy’s personal FB profile.
** Professor Nez is relaunching #NezNation at 12pm ET on the Professor Nez FB page.
** Jeff Adams talks about coping with stress at 3pm ET on Live Positive with Jeff Adams on the FB page.
** Learn how to add scrolling text to your broadcasts in minutes at
Livestreaming Resources:

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LiveU Livestream Universe Update

Livestreaming Connects LAPD with Community via LiveU Encoders

Livestream Universe Update for TUES, March 13, 2018:
** introduces it’s call-to-action feature (scrolling text) on #BeLiveWeekly w/ Owen Video.
** Livestream Universe has a brief tutorial on how to add scrolling text to your broadcasts:
** #BestofBeLive w/ Ross & Rachel, at 8pm ET, features LegalHour.Live (Mitch Jackson, Joey Vitale) vs Super Sidekick Services (Madelaine Gordon):
** Replay of the Day: The most recent episode of Live Stream Insiders(Krishna De, Peter Stewart) includes discussion of 3 updates coming to Facebook Live.
** Five Favorites Podcast (Chris Barrows, Amir Zonozi) has a new look, but the same great content.
** The LAPD Headquarters is using LiveU encoders to connect with the community via #livestreaming (via Sports Video Group)

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Andrew Haley Wirecast Live Livestream Universe Update

Andrew Haley of Telestream Wirecast & Instagram Direct Dialing (Ep 033)

Livestream Universe Update – Ep 33
Friday’s Livestream Universe​ Update includes:
*On Wirecast Live, Andrew Haley​ of Telestream Wirecast​ has a simpler way for Ross Brand to change shots while recording updates
*Instagram’s code reveals possible audio and video calling (via TechCrunch​)
*Livestreaming College Basketball Tournaments on The ACC Digital Network and TuneIn​.
*On Ross & Nez​, we discuss NCAA basketball scandals, Mark Cuban and more. 
*It’s Day 4 of the Content Creators Summit hosted by Kim Doyal​ of LeadSurveys​ and featuring Coach Jennie Mustafa-Julock​ and Steven B. O’Sullivan​.
*Kathy Klotz-Guest​ has a new episode of “YesandBrand”
*Michael Murphy​ talks EBooks on Mike Murphy Unplugged
*It’s Nimmin​ Live Sat, 9am ET providing advice on growing and optimizing your YouTube channel.

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Mitch Jackson Debuts Legal Hour on (Ep 032)

On Wed’s Livestream Universe update, Mitch Jackson previews his new LegalHour.Live show debuting at 2pm ET on Also today, Professor Nez is speaking at the Content Creators Summit today, starting at 1pm ET (LINK in COMMENTS) hosted by Kim Doyal of LeadSurveys. And Ross Brand will be a guest on Telestream’s Wirecast Live show THURS at 5:30pm ET.

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Content Creators Summit & Nicole Sanchez on Best of BeLive (Ep 031)

The Content Creators Summit, hosted by Kim Doyal and Lead Surveys, kicks off today and runs through Friday featuring speakers sharing their content creation knowledge, insights and tips. Ross Brand will be the second speaker on day 1 with his session beginning at 2:15pm ET. It’s free to attend:

Tonight at 8pm ET, Ross Brand and Rachel Moore host Best of BeLive on the Facebook page. Nicole Sanchez, who livestreams using BeLive on the Cisco Certifications Facebook page, will be a live guest on the show. She also discusses why she chose BeLive and the features that she uses in today’s Livestream Universe Update. 

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Best Budget Mic for Livestreaming & Podcasting (Ep 030)

What’s the best microphone under $75 for #livestreaming and #podcasting? I watched popular podcaster Pat Flynn (of Smart Passive Income with Pat Flynn) test 3 mics and I thought one was clearly the winner, but at the end he equally endorsed 2 of the 3 mics. I will tell you why the Samson Q2u is the best podcast mic under $75, better than the more well-known ATR 2100 from Audio-Technica and much better than the condenser Blue Snowball (for livestreaming and podcasting). You want to use a dynamic mic for podcast recording and livestream video because it will pick up less room noise. Both the Samson Q2U and ATR 2100 come with XLR and USB cables. Podcast Date: March 5, 2018.

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