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Broadcasting Video to Facebook Live – Pages vs. Groups vs. Events

After remaining silent for so long, I felt it necessary to address a matter I feel if of great importance when it comes to businesses creating content on Facebook. First off, if you want to create any type of significant brand awareness for your company, you should start with a branded website. Once that is established, you can begin to put your energy into some kind of social media strategy, and there is honestly no better place to start one than with Facebook. Facebook gives an individual business owner the same ability as any other business to tap what is […]

Conversations Behind The Mic – 1st Edition

“Conversations Behind The Mic” – The #1 Best Selling Book on Amazon by Raven Glover is available for PRE-ORDER now for only $0.99!! Along with the announcement of the book, which contains over 40 Radio/TV talk show host producers/performers at the top of their game, Raven is holding a Radio/TV Global Summit hosting all of the contributors inside the pages of the book with 40 candid (not canned) interviews that don’t “Get You In…” but rather “Let You In…” behind the scenes; behind the mic. To get your FREE DAILY PASS to the Summit – CLICK HERE!  While inside, look […]

What is Bandwidth and How Much Do I Need for Streaming LIVE Video?

WHAT IS BANDWIDTH? How about we begin with the textbook definition: band·width ˈbandˌwidTH noun ELECTRONICS The range of frequencies within a given band, in particular that used for transmitting a signal.      The term bandwidth, in general, refers to the volume of data per unit of time that a transmission system (www) can handle. An internet connection with higher bandwidth can move a specific amount of information (like an audio or video file) tremendously faster than an internet connection with a lesser bandwidth. Bandwidth is typically expressed in bits per second, like 100 Mbps or 100 Mb/s to define a […]

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Top 7 Live Streaming Software Encoder Applications of 2017

Why use a 3rd Party Software Application? For all intents and purposes, you could just go jump into Facebook or Youtube or [insert site here], and use what is considered the native user interface, and stream away to your hearts content. The only problem with that IS just that. It can start to get boring. With no branding, lower 3rds, graphics or screen sharing capabilities, the “Plain Jane” look and feel is going to show up to the party just like everyone else. Is that how you want your brand to be remembered? There is, however, a variety of 3rd […]

How to Zoom, Draw and Annotate on a Screen Share During a LIVE Stream Video. (PC Only)

I’m about to let you in on a simple little trick to get the most out of your video hosting experience, especially if you intend on using a particular feature:  SCREEN SHARING! As it stands today, there is MUCH lacking in way of many of the Google extensions required for screen sharing in many of the live video sites that offer them, but that hole can be filled (for Windows users anyway) with a little bit of software that has been around for quite some time now.  What is that software? Zoom It 4.5 (follow the link to get yours […]

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Did BeLive.tv Just Say “Talk Show” Free-for-All?!

Wow! A month full of Talk Shows and Talking Heads! Did you see what’s happened in Live Streaming over the past few weeks?  Wasn’t it incredible to see the pace at which the broadcast offerings available have expanded and are now almost looking limitless?  Kind of like the universe just clicked on fast forward, wouldn’t you say? Today BeLive.tv made a few announcements from across the pond in Israel with their latest feature updates.  Now that their BETA testing phase has come to a close, they are welcoming in a few new esthetic tweaks and are giving EVERYONE a 14 day […]

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vMix – A Biased Review and Brief Tutorial of the Best Live Production Software!

What is vMix and Why Do I Need a Live Production Software Package? If these are questions you’re asking yourself, then maybe you’re not quite ready for what vMix is, but let’s just test the waters you’re wading in a little bit before we go making rash decisions or just leave you there with that gawd-awful look on your face. A Little About Me Hey there!  My name is Leland Best, and as a live stream broadcaster myself, it came as somewhat of a shock that I hadn’t crossed paths with vMix software sooner than I did.  I’ve been involved with […]