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F8 Facebook Developer Conference: Behind the Scenes

Ross Brand with your Livestream Universe Update and Flash Briefing for Thursday, May 10th, 2018.

The music industry excited about the future of live streaming to social media platforms. What’s most interesting is that live video of concerts is actually increasing concert ticket sales. Musicians can monetizing live streams through premium charges for access to view entire concerts, since that won’t have a negative impact on concert attendance.

On today’s viewing schedule:

At 2pm ET, learn how to make Mother’s Day breakfast nachos on Lunch with Leslie, hosted by Leslie Nance. That’s on Twitter Live at @go2kitchens.

At 3pm ET, it’s Live Positive with Jeff Adams on the BeLive TV Facebook page. Eddie Garrison joins Jeff to talk about how not to be a lone wolf on your entrepreneurial journey.

At 5pm ET, Stephanie Liu takes you behind the scenes at the F8 Facebook Developer Conference. Catch Lights, Camera, Live on the Hey Stephanie Liu Facebook page.

At 9pm ET, Jim Collison hosts Home Gadget Geeks. View at theaverageguy.tv/live.

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Wirecast 9 Alexa flash briefing

Wirecast 9 is Available: New Facebook Live Features

Ross Brand with your Livestream Universe Update and Flash Briefing for Thursday, May 3rd, 2018.

The latest version of Telestream’s award-winning live video production and encoding software is available. Wirecast 9 has several new features. A few of the standouts are a brand new custom controller from X-keys, a faster and more convenient way to stream to Facebook pages, and Facebook Live comments. The pro version also includes remote control of PTZ Optics cameras.

More information on Wirecast 9 at LivestreamUniverse.com/Resources.

On today’s viewing schedule:

At 1pm ET, RJ Redden of Black Belt Bots will discuss Day 2 of the F8 Facebook Developer Conference, focusing on topics related Messenger Bots. View on the Black Belt Bots Facebook page.

At 3pm ET, it’s Live Positive with Jeff Adams on the BeLive TV Facebook page.

At 7pm ET, it’s time to Shop the Show! Join us for Livestream Deals. Guests include Tiffany Yarde, who will talk wine and your career, Julia McCoy will discuss Content Strategy, Eddie Garrison shares some Facebook Live tips and RJ Redden has a special offer to help you get started building messenger bots. That’s 7pm ET on the Livestream Universe Facebook page.

At 9pm ET, Jim Collison hosts Home Gadget Geeks. View at theaverageguy.tv/live.

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Julia McCoy Livestream Universe

Update Old Content for New Sales

Ross Brand with your Livestream Universe Update and Flash Briefing for Thursday, April 26th, 2018.

As livestreamers, we often think the content process is over once the blog post is written and any repurposing is complete. Yet a few simple updates can often breathe new life into past material.

On yesterday’s Classroom Without Walls, Express Writers’ CEO Julia McCoy discussed the value of content maintenance.

How do you know when old posts need updating?

You can watch Julia’s entire interview with Ai Addyson-Zhang on Ai’s Facebook page.

On today’s viewing schedule:

At 3pm ET, it’s Live Positive with Jeff Adams on the BeLive TV Facebook page. His guest is Kerry Decker of Sideways Relationships, helping people improve their marriages.

At 9pm ET, Jim Collison hosts Home Gadget Geeks. View at theaverageguy.tv/live.

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Newsjacking with Nick Rishwain

Ross Brand with your Livestream Universe Update and Flash Briefing for Wednesday, April 18th, 2018.

Technode is reporting China’s Ministry of Culture and Tourism shut down 370 live streaming apps after examining nearly 5-thousand of them. There are also some major players in China’s livestream industry that are under investigation, including two that received a combined one billion dollars in funding. Areas being investigated include content that promotes “violence, pornography, gambling, superstition, and other values harmful to public morality.”

Beyonce racked up the highest YouTube livestream viewership of any performance in Coachella’s history. She had 458,000 simultaneous live viewers during her Saturday set.

Our Wednesday Spotlight theme features musicians who livestream:

Azania Noah is an international singer, song-writer and recording artist. She’s been invited to perform for 4 heads of state and in some of the most prestigious venues in the world. Azania won first prize in a French TV competition similar to American Idol. She was also featured on “The Voice” in France, seen by more than 8 million viewers. In addition to sharing her singing voice on livestreams, Azania uses live video meetings to provide vocal training and career coaching to aspiring singers through her Singer Elite program.

Claudia Santiago is also a bilingual singer and international recording artist who performs live in many different musical styles. Claudia has a new album coming out soon. Her live streaming talk shows cover a wide range of topics including health, careers, women’s empowerment and art. She also livestreams her rehearsals. Claudia organized full-day music festivals in support of Mario Armstrong’s Never Settle Show.

Speaking of the Emmy winning Never Settle Show, co-produced by Roker Media, the show’s band features Cassandra Kubinski on keyboards and lead vocals and Tony Daniels on guitar. Cassandra has released 6 albums and her songs have been chosen for tv shows and commercials. She’s collaborated with some of the biggest stars in the music business, including Billy Joel. She wrote the inspiring song “Not So Different” in support of Autism Speaks. Tony is an accomplished voice actor doing everything from movie and commercial characters to tv promos, animation and narration. He’s the voice of Tony the Tiger and does a wide range of accents.

On the viewing schedule:

At 12pm ET, it’s the Business of Video Podcast with Owen Video and Nick Nimmin on the Owen Video Facebook page. Video Marketing World Founder Jeremy Vest shares million dollar brand strategies for YouTube.

At 2pm ET, it’s Legal Hour Live with Mitch Jackson and Joey Vitale talking about what podcasters and live streamers should know when recording phone conversations. Do you need interview agreements with your guests? View on the Legal Hour Live Facebook page.

At 3pm ET today, it’s Camera Confidence Live with Molly Mahoney on the BeLive TV Facebook page.

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Kim Doyal LeadSurveys

Convert with LeadSurveys; Mobile Live Video Pop-Up Studios

Ross Brand with your Livestream Universe Update and Flash Briefing for Thursday, April 12th, 2018. 

Lead generation is one the many ways entrepreneurs and businesses are using live streaming. Of course, not all prospects who visit your website are seeking the same content or services. So how do you segment new subscribers to ensure you send the right message to the right people?

Kim Doyal has just launched a new SaaS product called LeadSurveys that employs simple and easy to use surveys to segment new subscribers. On #LivestreamDeals, Kim talked about how LeadSurveys benefits entrepreneurs. 

Kim will discuss personalized marketing and provide a demo of LeadSurveys today at 4pm ET. That’s on the LeadSurveys Facebook page.

Fascinating discussion about assembling mobile pop-up studios for live streaming in challenging locations. On LiveU’s “The Studio Goes Rogue” show, VP of Marketing Claudia Barbiero talked about why pairing the LiveU Solo with SlingStudio can be an effective solution.

You can catch the replay on the LiveU Facebook page. LiveU is streaming multiple times per day from the NABShow in Las Vegas.

On today’s viewing schedule:

At 2pm ET, Mike Murphy brings his knowledge of tech and content creation tools to NEZNATION LIVE. He’ll chat with Professor Nez on the Professor Nez Facebook page.

At 3:15pm ET today, Jeff Adams and his fellow hosts of the official NABshow live broadcast will share their favorite products they found on the exhibit floor. See it at NABSHOW.com

Jeff’s Live Positive show on the BeLive TV Facebook page returns next week at 3pm ET.

At 9pm ET, Jim Collison hosts Home Gadget Geeks. Chris Nesi joins Jim to talk Educational Technology. View at theaverageguy.tv/live

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Blackmagic 4k pocket cinema camera

Blackmagic Design 4k Pocket Cinema Camera; TheNo1Alex on IRL Livestreaming

Ross Brand with your Livestream Universe Update and Alexa Flash Briefing for Tuesday, April 10th, 2018.

A portable cinema camera is emerging as the headliner at the NAB Show in Las Vegas. The Blackmagic Design 4k Pocket Cinema Camera is light in weigh and looks similar in design to many mirrorless cameras. It produces full 4k frame resolution at 60 frames per second. For audio, it includes 4 built-in mics plus a mini XLR input with phantom power. it is set to retail at $1295.

Of course there’s lots of live streaming from NAB. In addition to the official event livestream with Jeff Adams, keep an eye out for broadcasts from live video production brands and services.

Yesterday, Andrew Haley provided a tour of Telestream Wirecast’s booth and shared some of the features he’s most excited about.

Today, Telestream’s Debralee Merchant will be on Facebook Live production panel.

LiveU is streaming multiple times a day from NAB, with a live show every evening. LiveU product manager Chris Perry is the host.

Last night’s show featured Twitch IRL star TheNo1Alex, who uses a custom backpack to livestream with the LiveU Solo. So what is IRL live streaming?

TheNo1Alex talking to LiveU’s Chris Perry last night. Alex streams 12 hours a day and has made live streaming his full time job.

Switchboard Live is launching a partnership with Stretch Internet to livestream college sports to multiple social media and online streaming platforms. Stretch Internet provides streaming services for 650 colleges and universities in the US and Canada.

Also check out the replay of Switchboard CEO Rudy J. Ellis moderating the SPROCKIT panel on Going Digital Across TV, Mobile & Online Channels. That’s on the Switchbroad Live Facebook page.

And tonight at 8pm ET, it’s Best of BeLive with Ross and Rachel. We’re featuring author, vlogger and “cathartic shove” practitioner Coach Jennie and Chris Seaward of internet radio station RadioBuzzD. Join us live on the BeLive.tv Facebook Page at 8pm ET.

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Jeff Adams NAB Show

Jeff Adams Host NAB Livestream; Congratulations to Jim Collison

Ross Brand with your Livestream Universe Update and Alexa Flash Briefing for Monday, April 9th, 2018.

The National Association of Broadcaster’s holds it’s annual NAB Show Las Vegas this week. Exhibits run today through Thursday. 17-hundred exhibitors and 100-thousand attendees are expected, with a record 244 companies exhibiting for the first time.

BeLive TV personality and veteran internet broadcaster Jeff Adams has a big on-air role for the official NAB livestream. He says it’s been a privilege hosting for the past 5 years…

More than a million people watch the broadcast each year. You can view live coverage of the event at NABshow.com.

Also check out Jeff Adams Thursdays, 3pm ET hosting Live Positive on the BeLive TV Facebook page.

Congratulations are in order for Jim Collison on reaching episode 350 of Home Gadget Geeks. Jim says he’s not into milestone shows and doesn’t plan on celebrating his 400th episode either. So what did our humble host do for Home Gaget Geeks 350?

That was Jim Collison on Ask the Podcast Coach with Dave Jackson Saturday morning. You can see episode 350 of Home Gadget Geeks, and all of Jim’s previous shows, at TheAverageGuy.tv.

On the viewing schedule:

Monday’s Must See Replay – Check out the latest Live Stream Insiders with Krishna De and Peter Stewart. They cover lots of interesting ground including the upcoming roll out of Skype Creator, live streaming for the travel industry and Disney’s marketing priorities. View the show on the Live Stream Insiders Facebook page.

Coach Jennie is launching Coach Jennie Live Mondays to Fridays at 12:30pm ET on the Coach Jennie Facebook page. Drop in for a cathartic shove and learn how to quiet your inner naysayer.

At 3pm ET today, Owen Video hosts BeLive Weekly on the BeLive TV Facebook page. His guest is Phil Gerbyshak. They’ll discuss how to put together the perfect Facebook Live interview.

And look out for the possible return of “Ask Mike Murphy” on Monday nights. Get your tech and podcasting questions ready.

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Wirecast 9 Rob Greenlee Spreaker

Wirecast 9 Beta; Livestream Deals: Spreaker, Lead Survey, Social Media Week Lima

Ross Brand with your Livestream Universe Update and Alexa Flash Briefing for Thursday, April 5th, 2018.

Telestream has just released the beta version of Wirecast 9. It includes x-key controller integration, a redesign of the menu for adding sources, and a set-and-forget workflow that requires minimal configuration before each broadcast. Andrew Haley will have more details at 5:30pm ET on Wirecast Live. That’s on the Telestream Wirecast Facebook page. A link to the info sheet with specs for Wirecast 9 Beta will be in the notes at LivestreamUniverse.com.

We have a new product for lead generation, a complete podcasting solution and the Midwest’s biggest social media event highlighting tonight’s episode of #LivestreamDeals. We go live at  7pm ET on the Livestream Universe Facebook page and we’ll have special offers for our viewers. Guests include:

Rob Greenlee, Head of Partnerships at Spreaker, the highly-regarded podcast platform that includes the ability to host live shows
Kim Doyal, founder of Lead Surveys, an easy-to-use software solution that segments your subscriber list for increased conversions
Jessika Phillips, founder and organizer of one of 2018’s premier social media conferences. Jessika will tell us about Social Media Week Lima, Ohio and the lineup of sessions at this summer’s event.
Join us for LiveStream Deals at 7pm ET. RossBrand.Live will take you there.

Other shows of note on the schedule:

At 3pm ET today, Jeff Adams hosts Live Positive on the BeLive TV Facebook page. Fallon Zoe — wow, she’s a popular BeLive guest — returns to discuss organic growth for your personal brand.

At 5pm ET today, Stephanie Liu welcomes the Thinkific crew to Lights, Camera, Live. They’ll have tips on creating and launching an online course, including the right gear and software for recording it. That’s on the @HeyStephanieLiu Facebook page

And this week’s Best of BeLive winner Phil Gerbyshak is co-hosting Social Chatter with Christian Karasiewicz, also a past Best of BeLive honoree. Their guest — yes, you guessed it — former Best of BeLiver Anh Nguyen from #MobileChat and AppyHour. Catch Social Chatter Live at 10pm ET on the Social Chefs Facebook page.

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More Honors for Never Settle Show; Best of BeLive Picks

Ross Brand with your Livestream Universe Update for Thursday, March 29th, 2018.

Award nominations keep pouring in for Mario Armstrong’s groundbreaking Never Settle Show. Tonight it’s the DigiDay Awards, where the Never Settle Show presented by Nasdaq is up for Best Use of Facebook Live. The Digiday Awards honor the most creative content from brands, marketers and publishers. Competition is tough in the Facebook Live category — other nominees include NBC News, Refinery 29, Ball is life and Bleacher Report’s NFL Draft Show.

This week’s Best of BeLive winner is the Royal Caribbean Blog founded by Matt Hochberg, who livestreams daily on Facebook Live using the BeLive.tv platform. Matt says cruises make the best vacations.

Our other Best of BeLive pick this week is Be Live in Five hosted by Steven Healey and Tina Shang. in addition to live streaming 4 times a week, they also offer a free course on getting started with BeLive. Nearly 4000 students have completed their course! Rachel Moore and I host Best of BeLive every Tuesday at 8pm ET on the BeLive.tv FB page.

At 3pm ET today on the BeLive.tv Facebook page, Jeff Adams hosts Live Positive. Jeff’s guest is Fallon Zoe, who specializes is Branding & Organic Growth for your personal brand using Social Media.

Show links at our website. For LivestreamUniverse.com, I’m Ross Brand. Have a great day!

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