Livestream Universe Guide to Black Friday 2019
Some of our favorite products on sale for Black Friday:
50% OFF – The time has come for independent content creators and online media professionals in the eastern half of the United States to have an event that focuses on the People of Video! Dan Currier of Creator Fundamentals is hosting 2020’s premier event for East Coast video creators, May 2-3, in Albany, New York. Featured speakers include Nick Nimmin, Tim Schmoyer, Judi Fox, Brian G. Johnson and Cody Wannar. Get your ticket at Eventbrite!
10% OFF – Already an affordable option for getting started with the award-winning Wirecast live video streaming and production software, Telestream is providing a special offer for Black Friday. Take advantage of many of the same professional features that users of the Studio and Pro versions of Wirecast employ to make their broadcasts stand out for quality and customization. Buy at Telestream.
$20 OFF – There is no reason to continue using a built-in computer webcam when this terrific product from Logitech is $49.99 today. For those needing a second webcam for multicam setups, Black Friday is your opportunity as well. The Logitech c920S comes with a camera lens cover to ensure privacy when not in use. Buy on Amazon: https://amzn.to/33yizA9.
$50 OFF – Using a mouse and keyboard to produce a live show while hosting and trying to keep your eye on the camera can be a challenge. Thanks to the Elgato Stream Deck, you can now launch actions and switch shots with the touch of a well-lit button, without having to memorize keyboard shortcuts or keep your hand on your mouse. Stream Deck automatically detects scenes, media and audio sources. This is great for OBS and Wirecast users and gamers, giving a level of control previously available only on professional broadcast productions. Rumor has it StreamYard integration is coming in 2020. Buy on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2L5oZ3m.
$250 OFF – With the second generation of MIxPre recorders/mixers/audio interfaces having just been released by Sound Devices, B&H is offering major discounts on first generation models. You won’t find another device in this class of product that comes close to the MIxPre-6 in terms of sound quality and versatility, other than it’s sibling the MixPre-3. Buy at B&H.
$100 OFF – If you don’t need a fourth XLR microphone preamp or to plugin 1/4 cables, the first generation MixPre-3 mixers/recorders/audio interfaces from Sound Devices will serve as your audio interface for live streaming while simultaneously recording your audio for a podcast on its SD card. It’s also designed to be taken on video shoots to feed high-quality audio into your camera and record an even higher-quality file with multi-track capability on the SD card. It’s small, light and durable for travel and serves as the audio hub of my home studio. Buy at B&H.
$60.99 OFF – Mackie has a reputation for building quality mixers with good, quiet XLR microphone preamps. The Mackie ProFXv2 is a solid option not only for mixing multiple microphones and audio input sources for podcasting and live streaming, but works great for live bands, panel discussions and on-stage presentations. This model comes with 16 built-in effects, 3-band EQ and a USB interface for streaming or recording to your computer. Buy on Amazon: https://amzn.to/34InmR7
25% OFF – Elegant Themes makes it easy to build attractive, highly-functional websites quickly with their signature theme Divi, which I use for the Brand On Broadcasting website and the ecommerce theme Extra, which I use for Livestream Deals. In addition to 25% off on annual and lifetime plans that include a full range of themes, plugins and templates, the Black Friday deals include giveaways and special discounted offers for related services. These plans are great for developers and web designers who can use Divi and Extra on an unlimited number of websites. Buy at Elegant Themes.
About Ross Brand
Ross Brand is a live streamer who has served in many capacities such as Red Carpet host for the Emmy Award winning Never Settle Show, produced by Al Roker Entertainment, brand ambassador for Wirecast, and on-camera host for multiple Facebook Live Video and LinkedIn Live developers and broadcast solutions, including StreamYard, BeLive and LiveU.
He was selected one of 5 Live Video Experts to Follow by Switcher Studio, the Number One Twitter Account for Learning Live Stream Marketing by Amp Live and a Top 25 Video Marketing Influencer by Onalytica.
Ross’ Livestream & Podcast Gear
- Live Video Production, Streaming & Recording App: StreamYard
- Screen Recording & Audio/Video Editing Software: Screenflow
- Primary Studio Microphone: Shure SM7B Microphone
- Primary Handheld/Reporter Microphone: Electro-voice RE50
- Guest/Backup Microphone: Sennheiser e835
- USB Microphone: Samson Q2u
- Primary Audio Interface/Recorder/Mixer: Sound Devices MixPre-3
- Backup Studio Audio Interface: Audient iD14
- Mobile Audio Interface: Shure MVi
- Mobile XLR Interface: Rode i-XLR
- Mobile Audio Interface: iRig Pre
- XLR Mic Recorder: Tascam DR-10x
- External Webcam: Logitech c922 Camera
- Handheld/Desktop 11″ Tripod for Webcam or Phone: Arkon Mounts (Discount code: ROSSBRAND)
- Computer: Macbook Pro
Disclaimer – Some of the links here are affiliate links. That means I may receive a small commission when you purchase an item at no extra cost to you. This has no impact on the products I am recommending above. -Ross