BeLive.TV Celebrates World Social Media Day 2018 (Update Ep97)

Livestream Universe Update & Amazon Alexa Flash Briefing

Ross Brand with your Livestream Universe Update podcast and Alexa Flash Briefing for Monday, July 2nd, 2018.

Mashable held the first Social Media Day event in New York City in 2010. On Friday, BeLive TV celebrated World Social Media Day 2018 with a global live show. 16 show hosts representing seven countries talked about live streaming trends in their industries and shared insights on the future of live streaming in their countries. Thanks to Jeff Adams for producing this ambitious undertaking and to all the guests who joined us, including BeLive host Molly Mahoney.

Mari Smith Ross Brand World Social Media Day

One of the highlights of the show was having the honor of speaking with Facebook expert and influencer Mari Smith. Known as the “Queen of Facebook” and a prolific live streamer herself, Mari offered advice for those new to live video.

Mari said there are tools that simplify the technical side of going live.

You can catch the replay on the BeLive TV Facebook page. Learn more about Mari Smith on her Facebook page or at her website,

On today’s viewing schedule:

At 3pm ET, Owen Video hosts BeLive Weekly. eVision Publishing will talk about overcoming obstacles to deliver a high-quality live video show. That’s on the BeLive TV Facebook page.

At 9pm ET, it’s “Ask Mike Murphy.” Mike takes your tech and podcasting questions at the Mike Murphy LLC Facebook page.

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

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About Ross Brand


Ross Brand applies his background as a radio host to conduct interviews and lead livestream conversations that inform and entertain. He is the founder and editor of Livestream Universe, covering the latest and greatest in livestreaming and online broadcasting.

Ross hosts #LivestreamStars Mondays and Thursdays at 7pm ET at RossBrand.LIVE. The show features talented broadcasters delivering high-quality content across livestream platforms. He also hosts #LivestreamDeals and #BestofBeLive.

Ross is the co-founder of You can find Ross on Twitter: @iRossBrand. His Instagram username is @RossBrand1.

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